The Scoop – Monday December 11, 2017

Monday December 11, 2017

Jamestown (NAIA – ND): The University of Jamestown is seeking a defensive graduate assistant, any position, best candidate available. Responsibilities include assisting in practice preparation, game day duties, film, recruiting 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. Coaching and playing experience preferred. If interested please contact Head Football Coach, Josh Kittel at [email protected]. Please send cover letter, resume, and references and put “Defensive Graduate Assistant Application” in the subject line. Please no phone calls.

Colorado State: Sources tell FootballScoop former Florida State defensive coordinator Charles Kelly is a candidate for the Rams’ defensive coordinator job. We’re told he’s interviewing today with Mike Bobo.

TCU: With Chris Del Conte off to Texas, TCU will promote deputy AD for external affairs  Jeremiah Donati to AD, a source tells FootballScoop. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram has also reported the same. TCU has called a 2 p.m. CT press conference to introduce its new AD.

UTEP: Mike Canales, who coached the quarterbacks at Tennessee last season, is heading to UTEP to join Dana Dimel’s staff as offensive coordinator, according to multiple reports.

Missouri: Following the departure of offensive line coach Glen Elarbee (who joined Josh Heupel’s staff at UCF), offensive analyst Jon Cooper is stepping in to coach the offensive line for their bowl game.

SMU: Sources tell FootballScoop Sonny Dykes will be named head coach. Our read on the move, including who was first offered the position.

UCF: Source tells FootballScoop Eastern Kentucky director of recruiting Brandon Lawson has agreed to join the UCF staff as Josh Heupel’s director of player personnel. Prior to his two-year stint at EKU, Lawson spent two seasons as director of player personnel at Middle Tennessee.

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Edinboro (D-II – PA): Edinboro University is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of defensive intern. Preference will be given to those who have previous playing experience. Compensation includes a reference for future opportunities within the profession, and offers the opportunity to commence a career in coaching. Position to begin July 24, 2017. All interested applicants can email their resume to [email protected].

Head coaching changes: 2017-18 NFL & college head coaching changes.



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