The Scoop – Wednesday December 7, 2016

Wednesday December 7, 2016


Dickinson (D-III – PA): Sources tell FootballScoop that longtime Dickinson College head coach Darwin Breaux will not return. The legendary Breaux, who is the program’s all time winngest coach, won over 130 games leading the program for 24 seasons, leading the team to postseason play five times.

North Alabama: The school will join Division I in the 2018-19 academic year. The Lions will be in the Atlantic Sun Conference for Olympic sports while football will join the Big South in 2019.

USF: Willie Taggart will owe USF a $1.7 million buyout, per his contract.

Siena Heights (NAIA – MI): Matt Kohn, who spent this pasts season as the interim head coach, has formally been announced as the new head coach. Kohn led the team to a 5-5 mark, which included a win over a nationally ranked team, and a two-point loss to a team playing in the NAIA title game next weekend. He

USF: Brett McMurphy notes that the top candidates for the opening at USF are Florida State co-offensive coordinator Lawrence Dawsey, Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin, and Ohio State associate head coach / defensive coordinator Greg Schiano.

Oregon: USF head coach Willie Taggart will be the new Oregon head coach sources confirm to FootballScoop. ESPN’s Brett McMurphy first reported the news. Taggart went 2-10 his first season at USF in 2013, followed by a 4-8 finish in 2014, and an 8-5 mark in 2015 before hitting the double digit win mark with a 10-2 finish this year heading into their bowl game.

UT Permian Basin (D-II – TX): UT Permian Basin is seeking a home game for October 21, 2017 and will pay a guarantee. UTPB is open to playing a D2, D3 or NAIA opponent. For more information contact Head Coach Justin Carrigan at [email protected].

Cincinnati Christian (NAIA – OH): CCU has an open date on 11-4-2017. We are looking to play NAIA or NCAA D2. Please contact head coach David Fulcher at 513-244-8192 or [email protected].

Princeton: Princeton University is looking to fill a recruiting / operations intern position.  Previous Ivy League experience is preferred. This position is strictly an off the field position. The role will be responsible for a diverse range of tasks, including maintaining the recruiting database. Knowledge of ARMS Recruiting Software is a plus. This is an internship position with no housing, no meals or benefits provided. Local applicants are encouraged to apply. Please send a resume and cover letter to Director of Operations Mike Cerullo at [email protected]. No phone calls please.

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