Friday January 19, 2018
Incarnate Word (FCS – TX): Navarro College (JC – TX) head coach Cody Crill has accepted the offensive coordinator job at Incarnate Word, per source.
Navarro College (JC – TX): With Crill off to Incarnate Word, we are told defensive coordinator Jim Gush has been named interim head coach and is a strong candidate to be named the full-time head coach.
UTSA: Auburn offensive analyst Al Borges is expected to be UTSA’s offensive coordinator, tweets Bruce Feldman. This will be the 10th FBS school in which Borges has served as offensive coordinator, including Auburn, Michigan, UCLA and Oregon.
Briar Cliff (NAIA- IA): Briar Cliff has a graduate assistant opening working with the safeties. This is a 10 month position and includes a $5000 stipend, free tuition, and meal plan. Responsibilities include running positional meetings, assisting with special teams, helping with weekly game plan, film breakdown and data entry (HUDL), recruiting, and other duties assigned by the Head Football Coach. The ideal candidate would have a minimum 1 year coaching experience or collegiate playing experience at Defensive Back. Candidates must be able to gain acceptance to graduate school, which is a 3.0 requirement. Review of candidates will begin immediately. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and references to Defensive Coordinator Eric Daniels at [email protected]
Georgia: Former Georgia Southern head coach Tyson Summers is now officially on Georgia’s staff reports Seth Emerson. We reported a few months back that Tyson was helping Kirby out. Emerson reports Summers will serve as a defensive quality control role; but notes Kirby hasn’t announced the 10th assistant yet.
Texas: Coaching staff update.
Purdue: Special teams coordinator/co-offensive coordinator/tight ends coach Tony Levine has resigned to pursue opportunities outside of coaching.
Northwestern State (FCS – LA): Brad Smiley (OC) and J Pond (OL) have joined the staff from Trinity Valley CC. Alvin Slaughter has been retained as receivers coach.
Alabama: Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College defensive backs coach Stevon Moore will join the Tide staff as a defensive analyst, according to Bama Insider. Moore played under Nick Saban with the Cleveland Browns.
Seton Hill (D-II – PA): The Seton Hill University Athletic Department has a part-time 10 month intern position (paid over 12 months). The purpose of this position is to recruit, coach, and retain full roster team. Annual compensation is $11,000, incumbent will also be provided with $800 in dining hall flex annually. No housing or benefits offered. A bachelor’s degree is required, master’s preferred. Two years prior college coaching experience preferred. Defensive line experience desired and on the road recruiting experience at the college level is required. Excellent computer skills are necessary. The incumbent must be able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing, as well as represent the University well. This individual must follow all NCAA/PSAC guidelines and have full understanding of the NCAA eligibility compliances; assist in maintaining and setting policies for student athletes, and other duties as assigned. E-mail letter of interest, resume and references to Mr. Isaac Collins, Head Football Coach [email protected]. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Please no phone calls.
Alma College (D-III – MI): Per source, Rose-Hulman (D-III – IN) defensive backs coach Scottie Cole has accepted a position on staff at Alma.
Carolina Panthers: Assistant special teams coordinator Chase Blackburn has now officially been promoted to special teams coordinator. Thomas McGaughey who served in that role this season has interviewed with the Browns and is expected to meet with the Giants as well reports Joe Person.
Head coaching changes: 2017-18 NFL & college head coaching changes.