The Scoop – Friday January 20th, 2017

Friday January 20, 2017

Middle Tennessee: Former Syracuse head coach Scott Shafer is joining the Middle Tennessee staff as defensive coordinator. Shafer had joined DJ Durkin’s staff at Maryland in December 2015; but stepped down just months later and did not coach this past season.

Tom Herman: “The price of a championship exists and it’s really high. It’s never going to change. It’s never going to come down to our level — ever.”

Dickinson College (D-III – PA): Bucknell linebackers coach and recruiting coordinator Brad Fordyce has been named Dickinson’s head coach.

LSU: Head strength coach Tommy Moffitt’s new contract is a three-year deal beginning at $400,000, with $15,000 raises in year 2 and 3 reports Ross Dellenger of The Advocate.

Teamworks: “Teamworks has really improved the effectiveness of our communication. It has been extremely successful in eliminating the clutter and distractions around us, which keeps everyone focused and moving in the right direction.” – Dale Steele, James Madison UniversityBegin your free trial of the industry’s best communication & collaboration tool today.

Western New Mexico (D-II): Western New Mexico University, part of the Lone Star conference, is searching for a Defensive Backs Coach/Video Coordinator. The position will pay $8,000 for a 10 month contract, will include a dorm room, and will also include some funding for graduate courses if desired. Preferred Experience Includes; college coaching with the secondary, video coordinating/highlight film creation, and recruiting your own area. Please send resumes and references to Head Coach Adam Clark at [email protected] 

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