High School Scoop – Thursday October 19, 2017

Thursday October 19, 2017

David Crockett (Jonesborough, TN): The program just named their third head coach in the span of a week. Head coach, and former NFL safety, Gerald Sensabaugh was recently placed on administrative leave. Assistant coach Brandon Qualls then stepped in for a less than a week before being dismissed. Nick Lingerfelt, who was hired as the baseball coach a few months ago, and is a teacher in the building, has been tabbed as the new interim head coach and is only retaining one assistant coach from the previous staff.

New Research: Emporia State’s In-Season Tackle Drill Catalog – Traditionally speaking, Emporia State football has been known more for its prolific offensive outputs than its defensive production. That was, until the defensive staff made an earnest effort in improving tackling by breaking into five tackle groups instead of three. In doing so, the Hornets improved in nearly every defensive category. In his X&O Labs exclusive clinic report, defensive Backs coach Nathan Linsey details the five in-season circuit drills the defensive staff will incorporate on a weekly basis to improve tackling. Click here to read.

Salesian (Los Angeles, CA): Salesian HS is looking for an offensive coordinator for the 2018-2019 football season. We are in a rebuilding mode and this is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic coach to come in and be part of something special. Right now this is a walk on position with a stipend. Anyone that is interested please send head coach Ariel Bellofiore your resume to [email protected].

Desert Edge (Goodyear, AZ): Desert Edge HS is looking for a out of state opponent for the 2018 and 2019 seasons. We would like to schedule it out for the 2 year block where we travel one year and host one year. Looking to travel to any neighboring state. Next year we will be a 4A school in the state of AZ with an enrollment of around 1700. If you are interested please email [email protected].

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