The Scoop – Monday May 22, 2017

Monday May 22, 2017

Husson (D-III – ME): Husson is no longer accepting applicants for their full-time offensive assistant job. Thank you for the overwhelming interest.

Carolina Panthers: The organization has announced that director of pro scouting Mark Koncz has been promoted to director of player personnel, assistant director of college scouting Jeff Morrow is moving to director of college scouting, pro scout Matt Allen has been elevated to director of pro personnel, director of player personnel Don Gregory is no the senior executive scout, Eli Montague is now an area scout, and college scouting assistant Jonathan Fields has been elevated to pro scouting assistant.

Southwest Minnesota State (D-II): Per source, Dakota State (NAIA – SD) offensive line coach / special teams coordinator Sam Gooding has accepted the graduate assistant job, working with the running backs.

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Dakota State (NAIA – SD): Dakota State is seeking applicants for an open full-time offensive coaching assistant position. Experience coaching or playing college football, specifically OL and/or Special Teams experience preferred. However, we encourage all applicants with college experience as we will take the best fit possible. Specific recruiting responsibilities will be determined by the head coach and will include on and off campus recruiting. This position will also be responsible for other duties as assigned by the head coach and/or athletic director. The position has a 10-month contract with a salary of $21,770 a year that includes state benefits. Bachelor’s degree required. There is no housing or meals associated with this position. Interested and qualified applicants should apply online via this link. Please, no phone calls or emails from any applicants or references. We will contact you, and your references, should it come to that point.

LA Rams: Jacques McClendon has been named director of player engagement for the Rams.

Concordia – St. Paul (D-II – MN): Concordia University – St Paul, located in the Saint Paul/Minneapolis metro area is seeking a defensive graduate assistant (position TBD), best candidate available. Responsibilities include assisting in practice preparation, film, recruiting, administrative responsibilities, game day duties and other duties as assigned by the head coach and defensive coordinator. Bachelor’s degree is required. Strong oral and written communication skills are necessary. Playing and/or coaching experience preferred. Compensation for the position is graduate school tuition and $5,000 stipend. If interested, please send resume and references to defensive coordinator Craig Stern at [email protected]. No phone calls.

Morrisville State (D-III – NY): King’s College (D-III – PA) outside linebackers coach Patrick Colligan has accepted the special teams coordinator / linebackers job, per source.

Minnesota Vikings: The Vikings have announced that head coach Mike Zimmer will be taking some time away from the team as they begin OTAs to dedicate to recovering from his most recent eye surgery, adding in the official release “We all agree Mike’s health is the priority and we believe rest and recovery are in his best interest for the long term.” Zimmer is expected to be back with the team in a few weeks.

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Kutztown (D-II – PA): Kutztown is looking to add a defensive / video graduate assistant. Interested candidates need to apply online via this link to graduate school and get accepted first before applying online. You can email resume and references to [email protected] after applying to grad school.

Charleston Southern: Mike DeTerlizzi has joined the staff as tight ends coach / video coordinator after spending the last two seasons coaching the wide receivers at Millsaps College (D-III – MS). Malcolm Dixon, who coached the tight ends last year, has moved to running backs.

Western Carolina (FCS): Blake Gideon, in his second year on staff coaching the defensive backs after playing at Texas, and working in a variety of roles at Florida, Auburn, and South Carolina, has added the title of passing game coordinator.

Penn State: Former Nittany Lion corner Justin King has joined the staff in an assistant recruiting coordinator role.

North Dakota (FCS): Malcolm Agnew, who has worked as a player personnel assistant at Nebraska, has joined the staff coaching the running backs.

Southern Miss: Bryan Stork, a former NFL offensive lineman, has joined the staff as a graduate assistant working with the offensive line.

Michigan: Offensive analyst Antonio “Bam” Richards, who previously worked as an assistant at Prattville HS (AL), has left to become the head coach at Loachapoka HS (AL).

UW-Oshkosh (D-III): The University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh is looking for one game for the 2017 season.  We are open week 2 Sept. 9th and week 4 Sept. 23. Please contact Athletic Director Darryl Sims at [email protected] or call 920-216-8680.

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