The Scoop – Friday January 20th, 2017

Friday January 20, 2017

Presbyterian: Mitch Doolittle has joined the staff as defensive coordinator and Taylor Cornett as tight ends coach.

William Jewell (D-II – MO): Quinn Brown has accepted a position as the OL coach at William Jewell. Brown was most recently an OL graduate assistant at Northern Colorado and Wyoming. He played at the University of Missouri from 2008-2011.

United States Coast Guard Academy (D-III – CT): The United States Coast Guard Academy is seeking a scrimmage opponent for the upcoming season. Please contact head coach Bill George at 860-444-8584 or [email protected].

Alabama: Alabama has given Mike Locksley a co-offensive coordinator title, per Bruce Feldman.

Washington State: Jeff Phelps has been hired as defensive line coach, according to CougFan.com.

Seattle Seahawks: The Seahawks have hired Bears outside linebackers coach Clint Hurtt as defensive line coach, according to Adam Caplan of ESPN.

Green Bay Packers: The Packers have signed director of player personnel Brian Gutekunst to a new contract, according to multiple reports. Gutenkunst was reportedly the leading candidate for the 49ers’ GM job.

Emporia State (D-II – KS): Emporia State has filled its graduate assistant position. Thank you for your interest.

Carthage College (D-III – WI): Carthage College is seeking applicants for a defensive graduate assistant coach, preferably with DB playing or coaching experience.  The position includes a $7,000 stipend, most meals, and free graduate school. Housing is not included. The successful candidate will have his own recruiting area. Start date is ASAP. Please email resume and references to Head Coach, Mike Yeager at [email protected]. No phone calls please.

Adrian College (D-III – MI): Adrian College is seeking a scrimmage opponent for 2017. Looking to establish an annual agreement. Willing to travel this year. Preferrably teams within a 2 and a half hour drive. Contact Harry Bailey [email protected] or 517-416-7197 if interested.

Middle Tennessee: Former Syracuse head coach Scott Shafer is joining the Middle Tennessee staff as defensive coordinator. Shafer had joined DJ Durkin’s staff at Maryland in December 2015; but stepped down just months later and did not coach this past season.

Tom Herman: “The price of a championship exists and it’s really high. It’s never going to change. It’s never going to come down to our level — ever.”

Dickinson College (D-III – PA): Bucknell linebackers coach and recruiting coordinator Brad Fordyce has been named Dickinson’s head coach.

LSU: Head strength coach Tommy Moffitt’s new contract is a three-year deal beginning at $400,000, with $15,000 raises in year 2 and 3 reports Ross Dellenger of The Advocate.

Teamworks: “Teamworks has really improved the effectiveness of our communication. It has been extremely successful in eliminating the clutter and distractions around us, which keeps everyone focused and moving in the right direction.” – Dale Steele, James Madison UniversityBegin your free trial of the industry’s best communication & collaboration tool today.

Western New Mexico (D-II): Western New Mexico University, part of the Lone Star conference, is searching for a Defensive Backs Coach/Video Coordinator. The position will pay $8,000 for a 10 month contract, will include a dorm room, and will also include some funding for graduate courses if desired. Preferred Experience Includes; college coaching with the secondary, video coordinating/highlight film creation, and recruiting your own area. Please send resumes and references to Head Coach Adam Clark at [email protected] 

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