The Scoop – Tuesday February 21, 2017

Tuesday February 21, 2017

Detroit Lions: Former Houston Texans offensive coordinator George Godsey has been hired as a defensive analyst for special projects.

West Virginia State: Marhsall defensive analyst George Shehl has been hired as defensive coordinator at West Virginia State.

Stonehill College (MA): Stonehill College has hired Casey Tosches, former grad assistant at Springfield College, as video coordinator/ tight ends coach source tells FootballScoop. Also, Jake Petrarca, who coached receivers last year at Stonehill, has been promoted to recruiting coordinator / quarterbacks coach.

Oklahoma: Ryan Dougherty has accepted a Special Teams Quality Control position with the University of Oklahoma source tells FootballScoop. Dougherty was previously the Special Teams Coordinator at Lehigh University. Before Lehigh, Dougherty was a grad assistant and Special Teams quality control at  ECU after punting two seasons in the NFL.

“Putting in more hours doesn’t make you a ‘grinder.’ It just means you spend more time at work.”

Northwestern State (FCS – LA): Northwestern State has an opening for a defensive line grad assistant, an offensive line grad assistant, and an offensive skill grad assistant (RB/WR). Applicants will have to be able to get into Grad School program at NSU.  Please send resumes to Will Weaver at [email protected]

Reedley College (JC – CA): Reedley College is looking to hire a defensive assistant coach (DL, LB, or DB). There is flexibility within the staff to accommodate the best candidate.  It is a stipend position with no additional benefits. Must meet the minimum qualifications (associates degree). Local candidates preferred all will be considered. Please send resumes to head coach Eric Marty at [email protected]. No phone calls please.

East Carolina: Former ECU wide receiver Jason Nichols is returning to campus as running backs coach, according to ESPN’s Adam Rittenberg. He spent the ’16 season on Western Carolina’s staff.

Charlotte: Source tells FootballScoop Brad Lambert is adding former Oklahoma State offensive line coach Greg Adkins to his staff in the same capacity. With the move, it is expected current offensive line coach Johnson Richardson will move to tight ends.

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Morehead State: Slots / tight ends coach Milo Austin has added the co-special teams coordinator title we are told. Austin also serves as the programs director of football operations.

Presentation College (NAIA – SD): Presentation College has an opening for a full time offensive assistant.

Mary Hardin-Baylor (D-III – TX): The Mary Hardin-Baylor football program is looking for a home game on September 8, 2018. UMHB would travel the following year in 2019. Preferred NCAA Division III opponents. Interested programs, please email [email protected].

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