The Scoop – Tuesday November 21, 2017

Tuesday November 21, 2017

Auburn: An update on the situation with Gus at Auburn (& Arkansas) and what we are hearing in the profession.

What’s on the line this weekend in college football? Everything.

UAB: Source tells FootballScoop Bill Clark’s extension with UAB (which was pending Board approval) has now been finalized and signed. Clark has his Blazers bowl eligible in year one back from the dead. Impressive things happening in Birmingham.

Alabama State (FCS): Sources tell FootballScoop, Troy corners coach / recruiting coordinator Al Pogue and Texas Southern head coach (& former Miami of Ohio head coach) Mike Haywood are among the strong candidates for the head coaching position at Alabama State.

Air Force Prep: The US Air Force Academy Preparatory School is accepting applications for an offensive coaching position. AF Prep is located on base at the Air Force Academy and plays a JUCO schedule. A minimum of high school coaching experience is required, but college experience is preferred. Applicants may be required to teach a class in English, Science, or Math during the spring quarters. As a result, applicants must have a bachelor’s in one of those disciplines and 3 years of teaching experience or a master’s in a field related to one of those disciplines. Salary would be roughly $50K, but is subject to change based on experience. Please go to to submit full applications.

Presentation College (NAIA – SD): Interim head coach Chuck Miesbauer has had the interim tag removed and now takes over as the second head coach in program history. Miesbauer took over as interim head coach following the resignation of Andrew Carr back on July 18th and led the program to a 4-6 mark.

Wayne State College (D-II – NE): Wayne State College is seeking a restricted earnings coach to work with either the WRs, RBs, or TEs. Responsibilities will include coaching your own position as well as running your own meetings, video breakdown, scout cards, will be given a designated recruiting area, and any other responsibilities assigned by the head coach or offensive coordinator. Salary is $10,000 along with camp money. There are no benefits provided.  Previous coaching/playing experience required. Those interested please e-mail cover letter, resume, and three references to Coach McLaughlin at No phone calls please.

Illinois State (FCS): Head coach Brock Spack has announced that co-offensive coordinators Billy Dicken (QBs) and Dan Clark (OL), as well as wide receivers coach Kane Keirnan have been let go.

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Tennessee: Here’s the latest on what we’re hearing at Tennessee.

Adams State (D-II – CO): Adams State University is seeking applicants for the position of Defensive Coordinator. This position includes but is not limited to overseeing the defensive staff, coaching a position group, Special Teams responsibilities, game planning and calling the defense. As well as recruiting a specific region and other administrative duties. This is a full benefits position. Cover Letter and resumes should be emailed to head coach Timm Rosenbach at

Wayne State College (D-II – NE): Wayne State College has an immediate opening for one offensive graduate assistant coach.The graduate assistant’s primary coaching responsibilities will be working with the Running Backs. Previous experience is required. The position requires a highly motivated person to assist with the implementation of practices, evaluation of prospective student athletes, off and on campus recruiting, scouting opponents, and other duties as assigned by the head coach. Applicants must qualify for the State of Nebraska defensive driving certificate. Graduate Assistantships are granted based on acceptance into Graduate School at Wayne State College. This is a 10 month reporting position with a $650.00 stipend per month ($6500.00 total) and tuition waiver for the academic year.Please email a letter of application, resume, and references to Dan McLaughlin at Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Phone calls will not be accepted.

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


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