The Scoop – Thursday February 22, 2018

Thursday February 22, 2018

ESPN: With Jon Gruden now in Oakland, Kirk Herbstreit will step in to sit alongside Mel Kiper, Jr., on ESPN’s NFL draft coverage, tweets the AP’s Ralph Russo.

South Carolina State (FCS): Offensive coordinator/recruiting coordinator Danny Lewis has left the staff to become the head coach at Heathwood Hall Episcopal School in Columbia, S.C.

Temple: We’re told defensive quality control assistant Josh Linam has left the staff to become the head coach and defensive coordinator of the Monash Warriors of the Gridiron Victoria League in Melbourne, Australia.

Carthage College (D-III – WI): Per source, Iowa State graduate assistant Kenny McClendon is the new defensive line coach at Carthage.

Mid-Route Adjustments and Progressions in Air Raid Concepts: One of the intangibles of the Air Raid offense is its malleable enough to be adjusted off of an offense’s personnel. Routes like the shallow, snag, stick and option routes make it harder for a defense to decipher the plays being run. One play can look like four different plays out of the same formation. In an exclusive clinic report for X&O Labs, Moniteau High School (PA) head coach Jon McCune details how he’s adjusted these Air Raid staples to fit into any offense. X&O Labs will release this report Tuesday morning at 7 am EST to its email list of 60,000 football coaches. To ensure you receive this report directly in your inbox, click here and enter your email.

Missouri Southern (D-II): Missouri Southern is looking to fill several openings. Apply online here. No phone calls please.

Montana State-Northern (NAIA – MT): Montana State-Northern is seeking applicants for the position of assistant football coach for offense (Wide Receivers) to begin immediately. Preferred candidates will have prior experience playing/coaching on the offensive side of the ball, preferably with the Wide Receivers. Candidates will be responsible for coaching their own position group, a recruiting area, film editing/breakdown (HUDL), and all other duties assigned by the head football coach. A bachelor’s degree and valid driver’s license is required. This is a restricted earnings position that will pay $10,000. Review of candidates will begin immediately. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and references to Offensive Line Coach, Steven Oliver ([email protected]). No phone calls.

Dakota State (NAIA – SD): Dakota State University in Madison, S.D., is looking for a football graduate assistant to start in July. The graduate program is a Master’s in Educational Technology. This program from Dakota State is one of the best MSET Programs in the country. Video, Equipment, and recruiting experience a plus. Compensation is a stipend of $12,000 and 2/3 tuition reduction. Cost of living is also very affordable in Madison. This program is a 1-year Master’s program and a commitment longer than 1 year is not required. An undergraduate GPA of 3.25 or higher and a GRE score is required for admission to the grad program. Please send resumes to [email protected].

Shorter (D-II – GA): Shorter is looking for a defensive GA to work with defensive backs. Resumes and cover letters will be accepted at [email protected]. The new hire will be expected to start immediately.

Montana State (FCS): Former Northern Illinois offensive coordinator and current Northwestern quality control assistant Bob Cole has joined the staff as passing game coordinator, and former Bobcat and Washington GA Cole Moore has returned to his alma mater as director of football operations and player personnel.

Dartmouth (FCS – NH): Dartmouth College, a member of the Ivy League, seeks an Assistant Football Coach – Receivers.  The successful candidate will assist with all areas of the program including recruiting, practice/game planning and coaching, individual skill development, and administrative tasks.  Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience; six years’ experience playing and/or coaching at the high school or college level; experience coaching receivers preferred; excellent organization and communication skills, and the ability to recruit effectively within the Ivy League philosophy of no athletic scholarships and highly selective admissions standards.  Applicants can view a full job description and complete a required online application at A letter of application, resume, and names of at least three professional references are required.

Anna Maria College (D-III – MA): Anna Maria College, located in Paxton, Mass., is accepting applications for a Spring Intern Coach. This position could turn into a part time position in the fall. Defensive Side (DL) or (LB). The position of Assistant Football Coach – (Intern) reports to the Head Football Coach and is responsible for assisting the entire operation of the program including (but not limited to) the recruitment of student-athletes, film breakdown and evaluation, practice planning, participate in player skill development, meetings with players and staff and other duties assigned by the Head Coach. Some meals will be provided as well as a marginal Stipend. Candidates should have success coaching or playing football, the ability to recruit and motivate student-athletes, a strong commitment to academic success as well as compliance with the NCAA and institutional policies and procedures. Bachelor’s Degree required. Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Local Candidates encouraged. Submit cover letter, resume, and three references to HC Dan Mulrooney, [email protected] EMAIL ONLY PLEASE.

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

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