The Scoop – Friday February 23, 2018

Friday February 23, 2018

Purdue: Utah State running backs coach/special teams coordinator Mark Tommerdahl will join the Purdue staff, sources tell FootballScoop.

Where Were They Then? Examining where every FBS head coach was at this point 10 years ago.

Texas: AD Chris Del Conte has signed a 7-year contract that will pay him $1.3 million this year and rise to $1.57 million by the final year of the contract, with a $400,000 retention bonus to be paid on Aug. 31, 2024. The school will send a $1 million payment to TCU to buy Del Conte out of his contract there.

You’re going to love the wrinkle the NFL added to this spring’s draft.

ASA College Miami (JC – FL): ASA College Miami has two full time job openings: 1. Special Teams Coordinator/LB Coach, & 2. QB Coach. This is a full time job with no housing, or meals. Salaries in the mid to low 30’s. Please put the job your are interested in in the subject line of the email. Interested applicants can apply by submitting your cover letter, resume, and references to Head Coach Chris Boden: [email protected]. No phone calls please.

East Tennessee State (FCS): Former Tennessee Tech DFO Price Patrick is now the tight ends coach at East Tennessee State.

Indianapolis Colts: Former Oakland Raiders tight ends coach Bobby Johnson will come aboard as assistant offensive line coach, according to Alex Marvez.

Texas: Defensive coordinator Todd Orlando would see a raise from $1.1 million to $1.7 million pending board approval. Additionally, new offensive line coach Herb Hand has signed a 3-year deal worth $640,000 a year.

Simon Fraser (D-II – Canada): We’re told Taylor Summers has been hired as defensive coordinator and Mike Rigell has been hired as special teams coordinator.

Alabama: Nick Saban has announced what is essentially an entirely new staff for the 2018 season. 

East Texas Baptist (D-III): Offensive coordinator/wide receivers coach Demo Odems has resigned to pursue other opportunities, sources tell FootballScoop.

Alderson Broaddus (D-II – WV): Alderson Broaddus has an immediate opening for a Defensive Line Coach with potential to add Coordinator duties. DL coaching or playing experience is required. Please send cover letter and resume to [email protected].

Kentucky Wesleyan (D-II): Kentucky Wesleyan College is looking to fill an open date this coming season on October 6, 2018. We must have a home game for this date but will consider traveling with quality guarantee. If interested, please contact Brent Holsclaw at [email protected] or 270-302-8373

Head coaching changes: 2017-18 NFL & college head coaching changes.

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