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Our condolences go out to the family and loved ones of coach Phil Hower, who passed away over the weekend. Hower coached successful teams at the NAIA and high school level. Please pray for his family.

Maryland: Some updated contract info at Maryland via Alex Prewitt of the Washington Post…Keenan McCardell (WRs) and Greg Studrawa (OL) received two year deals; whereas Chad Wilt (DL) received a one year agreement. OC Mike Locksley will now make $625,000 per year and defensive coordinator Brian Stewart will now make $418,000. 

Dakota State (NAIA – SD): Dakota State University is taking applications for a graduate assistant coach. Primary responsibilities include coaching a position group, recruiting and other duties as assigned. Bachelor’s degree and admission to Dakota State University’s Master of Education Technology graduate program is required (program is ranked in the Top 3 in the Nation). Any applicants must have a minimum of a 3.25 undergraduate GPA and must take the GRE. There is 2/3 Tuition assistance for graduate school and a $12,000 stipend for the year. Please send a cover letter, resume, an unofficial copy of college transcripts, and a reference list to defensive coordinator Mike Collins at [email protected].

Humboldt State (D-II – CA): Humboldt State University is looking to fill a restricted earnings defensive coaching position. Responsibilities include coaching your own position, having a recruiting area and other duties assigned by the Head Coach. No Benefits, housing, or meals included. Best candidate will be hired regardless of defensive position. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Please email resume to Shay McClure at [email protected]. No phone calls please.

Orange Coast (JC – CA): Former San Bernardino Valley College (JC – CA) head coach Kevin Emerson has now officially been named head coach at Orange Coast College.

Tarleton State (D-II – TX): Tarleton State University is looking for a home game September 4th or 6th of 2014. Will pay a guarantee. Contact Head Coach Cary Fowler at [email protected].

Concordia College (NAIA – Selma, AL): Per source, former Benedict College (D-II – SC) head coach Stanley Conner has accepted the head coaching job at Concordia College.

Louisiana-Lafayette: UL and head coach Mark Hudspeth have agreed in principal on a contract amendment that will take him through the end of the 2019 season. The new deal, which has yet to be officially signed, includes a pay raise, modified buyout terms, and a contract “designed to keep Hudspeth in Lafayette as long as possible.”

Butler (FCS – IN): Tom Dilley, who coached the tight ends last year, has been hired as the new head coach at Guerin Catholic HS (IN). Dilley previously served as head coach at Lawrence North HS (IN) and Bishop Chatard HS (IN) where he won back-to-back state titles in 2001 and 2002.

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