The Scoop – Tuesday February 28, 2017

Tuesday February 28, 2017

Tennessee: Kansas State AD John Currie has been hired as Tennessee’s new AD, according to Jimmy Hyams.

Hamline (D-III – MN): Hamline University, an NCAA Division III institution in the heart of the Twin Cities, is seeking applicants for the position of recruiting coordinator/offensive line coach. Preference will be given to candidates with a successful history of collegiate recruiting and a strong background in offensive line play. The selected individual will take a lead role in all phases of recruiting, including personnel evaluation, social media messaging and monitoring progress toward the program’s recruiting goals. Interested candidates should forward their resume, cover letter and reference list to Brian Sheehan at [email protected]. No phone calls please.

Utah State: Mark Tommerdahl has been announced as special teams coordinator and running backs coach. He spent the past four years at California as assistant head coach and special teams coordinator while coaching tight ends, fullbacks and wide receivers. Additionally, offensive coordinator David Yost will coach quarterbacks, Luke Wells will handle inside receivers and tight ends, Jovon Bouknight will coach outside receivers, and Stacy Collins will switch to linebackers. 

Oregon: Per source, Raymond Woodie has been promoted to outside linebackers coach and special teams coordinator. Defensive coordinator Jim Leavitt will handle inside linebackers.

Mississippi State: In case you missed it, Dan Mullen will be paid $4.5 million next year on a new contract running through the 2020 season.

Alderson Broaddus (D-II – WV): Alderson Broaddus University has an immediate opening for a full time offensive line coach. Preference will be given to candidates with at least two years of coaching experience. Applications will be reviewed immediately upon arrival and continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should send a letter of application, resume and contact information on three professional references to Head Football Coach Kirk Campbell at [email protected]. No phone calls, please.

LA Chargers: Hall of Fame running back LaDanian Tomlinson is landing a front office position with the team, per Fred Roggin.

Southwest Minnesota State (D-II): Southwest Minnesota State University is looking for a graduate assistant running backs coach in an offense that has produced an all-conference RB 4 of the last 5 years. 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. Coaching/Playing experience preferred. Compensation package includes $8,000/year and Full-Tuition waiver. Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until filled. Please email resume and references to head coach Cory Sauter at [email protected].

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