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  • Friday April 24, 2015


    Missouri: Gary Pinkel has received a new contract taking him through 2021, raising his base salary to $4.02 million per year (a raise of $800,000 from 2014).

    Liberty (FCS – VA): Per source, Youngstown State associate head coach Ron Brown has now formally accepted the receivers position at Liberty.

    Salaries: Baylor head coach Art Briles was credited with more than $4.2 million in compensation during the 2013 calendar year according to tax documents obtained by USA Today. TCU head coach Gary Patterson earned more than $3.9 million during that same year, while Boston College head coach Steve Addazio made nearly $2.6 million.

    Cal: Pierre Ingram’s contract will not be renewed and he will be leaving the program.

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    Southwest Baptist University (D-II – MO): Southwest Baptist University is looking to fill open dates in the 2015 and 2016 season. 2015 open date is 11-7-15. Open dates in 2016 on 9-1/3, 9-10 & 11-5. Will play FCS, D2 or an NAIA school to fill these dates. Will consider all options. Please contact assistant head coach Robert Clardy at

    Illinois Wesleyan (D-III): Illinois Wesleyan University is looking for a home and home for the 2016-17 football seasons. The open date in 2016 is Sept 3rd. The open date in 2017 is Sept. 2nd. Please contact Norm Eash at if interested.

    Pitt: Utah State AD Scott Barnes will be announced today as the new athletic director at Pitt.

    John Harbaugh’s “Why Football Matters” has been added to our list of Must Reads here on FootballScoop.

  • Thursday April 23, 2015


    Minot State (D-II – ND): Minot State is looking to hire an offensive and defensive graduate assistant. Previous collegiate experience coaching or playing is preferred. The job includes coaching a position, recruiting, use of digital editing system, and other administrative duties as assigned by the Head Coach and/or Coordinator. The position will begin August 1st. Compensation includes a stipend and full tuition to Minot State’s graduate school. Candidates must apply and be accepted into the Graduate school to be considered. Interested candidates should send their resume to head football coach Tyler Hughes at

    Nichols College (D-III – MA): Luke Bakanowsky is the new quarterbacks coach at Nichols College. Bakanowsky previously served as a a student assistant at Merrimack College (D-II – MA).

    Buffalo: Per source, former Missouri State linebackers coach Taiwo Onatulo is joining Lance Leipold’s staff as director of player personnel.

    Harding (D-II – AR): Harding University is seeking applicants for an Offensive Graduate Assistant coaching position. Most importantly, we are interested in someone who has a desire to serve God and who sees coaching as an avenue to impact lives for Christ. Responsibilities include assisting a coach with a position group (most likely RB’s), film break down, assisting with recruiting, and other duties as assigned. This position carries with it $3,500 of tuition credit per semester.  No housing, meals, or stipend is included. A Bachelor’s degree is required. Those interested in applying for this position should email Matt Underwood at Please include a letter of application, resume, and three references. No phone calls please.

    FAU: FAU is seeking to hire a recruiting / administrative intern. The position will begin July 1 and compensation is expected to be approximately $18,000. To apply, please email resume, brief cover letter and references to director of football operations Heather Henderson at

    College of DuPage (JC – IL): The College of DuPage has posted their head coaching position. The head coach will also serve as assistant athletic director.

    Florida Tech (D-II): Florida Tech has hired Mark Smith as their defensive line coach, per source. Smith spent the past four seasons at Michigan, where he coached the linebackers for a few seasons and the defensive line for a year on Brady Hoke’s staff.

    Minnesota Duluth (D-II): The University of Minnesota Duluth has an opening for a graduate intern. Applicants must enroll in graduate school in the college of education and meet admission requirements. WR Playing and coaching experience required. Please e-mail resume to Dan Larson at

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    St. Franis (NAIA – IL): The University of St. Francis is seeking applicants for student-assistant coaching positions. These positions are intended for individuals who are trying to finish up their undergraduate education. Individuals will receive a scholarship package covering a percentage of tuition, room, and board. Previous football coaching or playing experience is a plus but not required. Interested applicants should email head coach Joe Curry at

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    Ole Miss: Christian Robinson has joined the staff as a graduate assistant. A former Georgia linebacker, Robinson spent the past two years in a similar post on the Bulldogs’ staff.

    Culver-Stockton (NAIA – MO): Culver-Stockton College, a comprehensive private college located in Canton, MO seeks candidates for the position of a full-time assistant football coach. Candidates should possess 2 years of successful collegiate coaching or 10 years of high school coaching experience and the ability to recruit and motivate student-athletes. Bachelor’s Degree required. Salary is commensurate with experience Culver-Stockton College also offers a competitive benefits package. Applicants for this position should submit a cover letter, resume, and list of 3 professional references to head football coach Jeff Duvendeck at

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    Independence CC (KS): Tommy Chandler has accepted the defensive line job at Independence CC. Chandler spent last season as a grad assistant at UAB.

    Ventura College (CC – CA): Ventura College is looking for offensive and defensive interns for the 2015 season. The intern positions will start July 6th and are unpaid volunteer positions (with the exception of pre-game meals, gear, and travel). The volunteers will a assist with a position group, set up the field and drills with the offensive and defensive coaches, film practice, and have assigned responsibilities on game day. Interested programs should email their resume to coach Mooshigian at

  • Wednesday April 22, 2015


    Please join us in praying for the family of longtime college assistant Ron McCrone, who passed away this past weekend at 71 years old. McCrone coached at Vandy, Auburn, Florida, Duke, Southern Miss, Ole Miss, UCF, and Temple among various other stops

    Florida: Per source, John Van Dam has been hired as an offensive analyst at Florida. He previously served as an offensive quality control assistant at Michigan and a GA at Alabama.

    Earlham College (D-III – IN): Earlham College is seeking applicants for an Assistant Football Coach. Preference will be given to individuals who have coach multiple offensive skill positions, a proven track record in recruiting and are certified in strength and conditioning. This is a 10-month, full-time administrative faculty appointment. Compensation includes benefits. Please send a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three references as a single electronic file to the Earlham College Human Resources Office at: More information about the position can be found here. No Phone Calls Please.

    Colgate (FCS – NY): Colgate has announced the hiring of Siriki Diabate as assistant defensive backs coach and Jordan Brown as linebackers coach. Diabate arrives at Colgate after a two-year stint as a Syracuse GA, while Brown served as a GA at Buffalo.

    Moorpark College (CC – CA): Moorpark College is looking for offensive & defensive interns to work the 2015 football season. The intern positions will start in June and are unpaid, volunteer positions. However, volunteers have in some cases been promoted to stipend positions. The volunteers will assist with a position group on offense/defense and help with film breakdown. Interested candidates should email their resume to coach Sowers at

    South Dakota State: SDSU is looking for a head equipment manager. Details on the Ops Scoop.

    Dean College (JC – MA): Dean College invites applications for a part-time (August 1-December 2015) defensive position coach. Responsibilities include: coaching your own position, assisting with the defensive game plan, recruiting incoming athletes, and placement of outgoing prospects to four-year schools. An additional responsibility such as operations, video, strength or equipment will be assigned as well. This position will also serve as an academic liaison monitoring student/athletes academic progress. Minimum qualifications include: Associate’s degree, playing and/or coaching experience, excellent communication and computer skills. Compensation includes a moderate stipend based on experience level, the option of taking two undergraduate classes per semester if desired, and two meals per day during the season. NO housing is available at this time. Local applicants with New England ties are strongly encouraged to apply. Email resumes and references to associate head coach Matt Chapman at No phone calls please.

    Cincinnati Bengals: The club has announced a one-year extension for head coach Marvin Lewis, keeping him under contract through the 2016 season.

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    Earlham (D-III – IN): Former head coach Neil Kazmierczak has been hired as the new head coach at Lebanon HS (IN).

    Miami: Per source, Miami plans to hire Brooke Wilson as their assistant director of football operations / recruiting. Wilson was at FAU last year as the Intercollegiate Athletics Coordinator.

    St. Olaf (D-III – MN): St. Olaf College is looking for a defensive intern. The position will include a position to coach, an area to recruit and other duties assigned by the head coach. Ideally, the successful candidate will have experience playing or coaching DL or LB. This is a great opportunity for a young coach looking to start his college coaching career. Please send resume to defensive coordinator Justin Lerfald at Review of materials will start immediately and will continue until position is filled.

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    Southern University (LA): Former TCU player Chris Scott Jr. has been hired by Southern University as the defensive backs coach.

    Black Hills State (D-II – SD): Black Hills State University is currently seeking a qualified candidate for an offensive intern position (TE and/or RB experience preferred). Preference will be given to those who have previous collegiate playing experience and/or coached a position at the High School or collegiate level. The positions will pay $5,000 over 10 months. No housing or benefits are included. All qualified and interested candidates should email resume and references to

  • Tuesday April 21, 2015


    Vanderbilt: Player development assistant Vavae Tata has been named the head coach at Kahuku High School in Hawaii according to the Honolulu Star-Advertiser.

    Wisconsin-Platteville (D-III): Former University of Dubuque (D-III – IA) defensive coordinator / recruiting coordinator Mike Schmidt has joined the staff as defensive coordinator / linebackers coach, per source.

    The NFL has released its 2015 schedule.

    Minnesota Vikings: Bacone College (NAIA – OK) wide receivers coach Jeremy Richardson has accepted an internship with the Vikings as part of the Bill Walsh Minority Coaching Fellowship program.

    Webber International (NAIA – FL): Webber International University is looking for games for the 2016-17 football seasons. Open dates in 2016 are Aug 27th, Sept 3rd, Sept 10th, Sept 24th, and Oct 1st with corresponding dates in 2017. We are looking for home and home games against NAIA opponents. Interested programs can contact defensive coordinator Eric Potochney at

    Wisconsin Lutheran (D-III): Per source, Whitnall HS (WI) offensive coordinator Dave Archibald has accepted a position on the Wisconsin Lutheran staff.

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    Liberty (FCS): Per source, pending final clearance, Youngstown State (FCS – OH) running backs coach / assistant head coach Ron Brown will be joining the staff and coaching the receivers.

    Richmond (FCS – VA): David Rocco, who spent the last three seasons as an offensive intern and quality control assistant, has been promoted to director of player personnel.

    Monterey Peninsula College (CC – CA): Monterey Peninsula College has an opening for a defensive line coach. Minimum requirements are a Bachelors degree, and two years of college coaching experience. Duties include coaching, video operation, strength program, and recruiting. Stipend is $10,000 for coaching. There is an oppurtunity to earn an additional $5,000 to $10,000 through program fund raising. Contact head coach Mike Rasmussen at

    Southwest Minnesota State (D-II): Southwest Minnesota State is looking for an offensive graduate assistant (tight ends). Qualifications include acceptance into graduate school (3.0 minimum GPA), enrolled in a minimum of six credits per semester, and meet the MnSCU vehicle driving qualifications. Compensation package includes $8,000 and Full-Tuition waiver. Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until filled. Please email resume and references to head football coach Cory Sauter at

    Kentucky: We have learned that offensive grad assistant Josh Pruitt has been promoted to director of player development at Kentucky.

    Houston: Reports out of Houston state that the Cougars have narrowed the AD search down to three finalists. See details on the AD Scoop.

    Northern Arizona (FCS): Northern Arizona is looking to hire an assistant football coach (corners). Previous Division 1 collegiate coaching experience is required. Interested candidates must apply through the NAU Human Resources website via this link.

    University of Dubuque (D-III – IA): The University of Dubuque is seeking a full-time assistant coach to fill the role of defensive backs coach and/or defensive coordinator. Candidates must have their Bachelor’s degree, an understanding of the NCAA Division III rules and regulations, and ability to recruit Chicago and SE Wisconsin. Prior playing and coaching experience is preferred. For more information, please see this link. Please send resumes and letter of interest to offensive coordinator Drew Nystrom at with the subject line “Defensive Backs Position”. No phone calls please.

    Minnesota Vikings: Newberry College (D-II – SC) assistant head coach / offensive line coach Cedric Williams has accepted an internship with the Vikings as part of the Bill Walsh Minority Coaching Fellowship.

  • Monday April 20, 2015


    Sioux Falls (D-II – SD): Head coach Jed Stugart has announced the addition of Brian Hermanson to the defensive staff. Hermanson, a longtime successful high school coach in the area, will coach the defensive backs along with Eric Inama.

    Cal: Receivers coach Pierre Ingram has been placed on administrative leave.

    Simpson (D-III – IA): Simpson College has a full-time assistant coaching position available on the offensive side of the ball (WRs/RBs/QBs). The right candidate may be considered for the offensive coordinator spot. The qualified candidate will hold a bachelor’s degree with athletics/sports emphasis. Send letter of application, resume, names and addresses of three references to (in Word format). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please no phone calls.

    Shasta College (CC – CA): Shasta College is looking for an tenure track (full-time) assistant football coach / head track and field coach. Apply via this link. No phone calls or emails please.

    Gavilan (CC – CA): Per source, Gavilan CC is advertising for a part-time head coach and Kinesiology instructor. We understand that eight assistant coaching stipends will be available for a staff.

    Bluffton (D-III – OH): The Bluffton University football and baseball programs are accepting applications for a single graduate assistant position. The selected applicant will coach football in the fall (preferably an offensive position), and then transition to baseball in the spring. The position will include coaching and recruiting duties with both sports. The position offers room and board, tuition, and stipend. Previous playing experience in college football and/or baseball is required. Applicants with prior collegiate coaching experience are preferred. Bluffton University offers an MBA with concentrations in accounting and financial management, health care management, leadership, sport management, and production and operations management. Interested candidates should contact head football coach Denny Dorrel ( and head baseball coach and James Grandey ( with their cover letter and resume as an attachment.

    Morrisville State (D-III – NY): Per source, Tyler Moseley has been hired to coach the safeties. Moseley spent last season coaching the strong safeties at The College of Wooster (D-III – OH). We understand that Taylor Hall, who coached the safeties last year, will move to the offensive side of the ball and coach the wide receivers.

    Old Dominion: Head coach Bobby Wilder has signed a one-year contract extension through the 2019 season.

    Carroll University (D-III – WI): Carroll University has an open position for a football graduate assistant. This position will serve as an offensive skill position coach either RBs or WRs. For consideration please submit cover letter and resume to head coach Mark Krzykowski at

    Arkansas: The Razorbacks are looking to hire an assistant athletic director for communications. See full details, and how to apply, on AD Scoop.

    Western New England (D-III – MA): Western New England University is seeking an offensive skill position coach. Bachelor’s degree is required. This is an entry-level, nine month labor intensive coaching and recruiting position. Compensation is $7500 with access to low rent housing. Classes are NOT available. Start date is August 3rd. Please email resume, cover letter and list of 3 references to offensive coordinator Jason Lebeau at First year coaches who reside in the northeast are encouraged to apply.

    Augsburg (D-III – MN): Augsburg College is looking for a full time assistant coach. Proven track record as a productive recruiter at the D-III required. Will also coach either DL or DB and serve as Special Teams coordinator. The right candidate would be considered for defensive coordinator placement. Will also teach a few activity classes, be in charge of football equipment and summer camp program. Please apply online with HR via this link. No other calls or emails please.

    Pat Hill: Former Fresno State head coach Pat Hill will join the ESPN 940 radio team as a color analyst. Hill did telecasts for several ESPN college football events last season.

    Wittenberg (D-III – OH): Per source, Lake Erie College (D-II – OH) defensive grad assistant Nate Wilson is the new defensive backs coach at Wittenberg.

    Steve Spurrier: The head ball coach turns 70 today (and is in better shape than most 50 year olds).

    Monmouth College (D-III – IL): Mitch Russell, who coached the defensive line last season, has been promoted to a full-time role.

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    Midwestern State (D-II – TX): Midwestern State University is currently seeking an offensive graduate assistant football coach. The position includes a stipend, housing, and tuition assistance for graduate school. Coaching responsibilities to include; but not limited to, tight ends and offensive line. Experience playing and coaching tight ends or offensive line is preferred. Responsibilities include all aspects of the football program including; but not limited to, video editing, practice organization, contest preparation, recruitment weekends, student athlete development, and other duties as assigned by the Head Football Coach. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. Interested applicants should send a letter of application, resume, and three recommendation contacts including phone numbers to: Adam Austin, Assistant Coach, Please no phone calls.

    Nevada: Offensive line coach Ron Hudson is not coaching this spring as he recovers from open-heart surgery that he underwent seven weeks ago. Hudson is expected back on the sidelines in the fall. Please keep him in your thoughts as he continues to recover.