The Scoop – Wednesday January 18, 2017

Wednesday January 18, 2017

Nebraska-Kearney (D-II): Eastern New Mexico (D-II) coaches Scott Lewis (DC) and special teams coordinator / defensive line coach Levi Gallas are both joining Josh Lynn at UNK, per Dave Griek of KHGI.

Early signing dates: The NCAA’s Football Oversight Committee on Tuesday night forwarded its support for a December signing period but dropped its June signing period. Read more here.

North Carolina Central (FCS): TC Taylor has dropped the title of co-offensive coordinator title and has been named offensive coordinator for the program, per source.

Western Michigan: Tim Daoust, who served as the defensive coordinator at Ball State last season, has joined Tim Lester’s staff as co-defensive coordinator.

Houston Texans: Per Albert Breer, the Texans are promoting linebackers coach Mike Vrabel to defensive coordinator and Romeo Crennel is expected to stay on staff, likely as assistant head coach.

Lindenwood-Belleville (NAIA – IL): Kevin Turco has been named head coach of the program. Turco, who has nearly two decades of coaching experience, spent the past two seasons as the assistant head coach and offensive line coach at Urbana University (D-II – OH).

Minot State (D-II – ND): The three finalists for the head coaching job at Minot state are former Missouri Western State (D-II) head coach Jerry Partridge, Southwest Minnesota State (D-II), associate head coach Mike Aldrich, and former Lindenwood University (D-II – MO) head coach Patrick Ross. The three finalists will receive on-campus interviews beginning Monday January 23rd. Partridge will interview the 23rd, Aldrich will interview the 25th and Ross will be on campus for his interview the 27th.

Concordia (NAIA – Ann Arbor, MI): Concordia University Ann Arbor is looking for a game on September 2nd, 2017. Please contact Joshua Schumacher at [email protected] if interested.

Davenport (D-II – MI): Davenport football is looking for a game on September 2nd against D2 or NAIA opponents. Interested programs can contact interim head coach / offensive coordinator Steve Casula at [email protected].

Glendale Community College (JC – CA): Glendale Community College is seeking a defensive line coach. Duties include assisting with football operations, recruiting, practice organization video editing, and other football related activities. Bachelor’s degree and two years’ experience is required. Adjunct teaching position available depending upon qualifications. No housing or benefits offered. Please email a letter of interest, resume, and references to: Head Football Coach John Rome at [email protected]. Applications accepted until position is filled.

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