The Scoop – Thursday October 27, 2016

Thursday October 27, 2016


Danube Dragons (Vienaa, Austria): The Danube Dragons of Austria are currently looking for an experienced coach to fill the OC / QB coaching position for the 2017 season. Time frame, February 1st through seasons end, latest end of July. Candidates should have college coaching experience or extensive high school coaching experience on the offensive side of the ball and must display knowledge and have experience using HUDL. Position offers: Round Trip Flight, Monthly Stipend, Furnished Apartment, Health Insurance and Public Transportation Pass. Interested coaches please send updated resumes to head coach Stefan Pokorny at [email protected].

Packaging Gap Schemes With Pre-Snap and Post-Snap Options: Sure, gap schemes are a mainstay in most offensive packages, but how many coaches are pairing them with front side quick screens, backside choice routes, quarterback keep reads and pop passes all built in? What may seem like a complicated process for the quarterback, it’s what Lee Weber, the head coach at Wamego High School calls the “quintessential packaged play” because it makes the defense defend every inch of the field. In this exclusive clinic report on, Coach Weber writes about how he compartmentalizes his gap run concept to identify and take advantage of weaknesses in defensive scheme, leverage, space and alignment. Read the report here.

Southwest Baptist (D-II – MO): Southwest Baptist University is looking to fill open dates in the 2017 season. Open dates in 2017 on September 9th & November 4th. Will consider all options. Please contact head coach Robert Clardy at [email protected].

Michigan: Defensive coordinator Don Brown was asked about his desire in becoming a head coach again, and he responded by saying “I don’t think beyond what I’m doing,” before adding “Let’s just say this, if this ended up being it for me, I’d be more than happy.” Brown led the UMass program from 2004-2008 and was the head coach at FCS Northeastern prior to that.

Drake (FCS – IA): Drake University is looking for a home game on 9/9/17. Interested programs can contact Dave Haskin at [email protected].

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