Saturday March 2, 2013
Western Carolina (FCS): Sources tell us South Carolina graduate assistant Dennis Thomas has joined the Western Carolina staff and will coach the defensive tackles.
Chicago Rush (AFL): The team has hired Siaha Burley, a 10-year AFL wide receiver and former Arizona Rattlers wide receivers coach, as offensive coordinator.
Williamette (D-III - OR): As we reported last week, Williamette has officially announced the hiring of BYU graduate assistant Kelly Bills as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach.
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Duke: Multiple outlets have reported Zac Roper will move from running backs to tight ends while adding special teams coordinator and recruiting coordinator duties.
Towson (FCS): Sources tell us Maryland grad assistant Tyler Bowen will be the new tight ends / special teams at Towson.
UT Martin (FCS): Sources tell us co-offensive coordinator / offensive line Mac Bryan has accepted the head coaching position at Ooltewah High School in Chattanooga. We have heard that Kevin Bannon will come back to Martin to coach the offensive line. Will update...
Tennessee: Sources tell us that both Georgia's Tony Ball and West Virginia's Robert Gillespie interviewed yesterday in Knoxville. We are told Ball "accepted Georgia's counter" today. Update> Butch Jones has now announced that Gillespie will be the new running backs coach at UT.
Oklahoma: Oklahoma has hired Wisconsin tight ends coach/special teams coordinator Jay Boulware to the same position.
Florida: Defensive coordinator DJ Durkin will make a base salary of $490,000, receivers coach / recruiting coordinator Joker Phillips will make $265,000, and defensive line coach Brad Lawing will make $390,000. Durkin and Phillips have two year contracts, and Lawing's contract is good for three years.
Methodist (D-III - NC): We have learned that a number of changes have taken place on the defensive side of the ball. Defensive intern Andrew Christie has been promoted to full time defensive line coach, safeties coach Zach Hufford will move from safeties to outside linebackers, and Michael Epstein has been hired to coach the safeties. Epstein formerly coached the defensive backs at Brockport (D-III - NY).
Olivet Nazarene (NAIA - IL): Olivet Nazarene University is looking to schedule 4 JV games for the 2013 season. Games would need to be played on Monday afternoon or evening. Away games would need to be against opponents in the greater Chicago / Central Illinois vicinity and home games could be scheduled with anyone willing to travel to Bourbonnais, IL. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for scheduling arrangements.
Wisconsin-Stout (D-III): University of Wisconsin – Stout a DIII University (WIAC Conference) located one hour east of Minneapolis, MN in the city of Menomonie, WI is accepting applications for a Full Time position of Assistant Football Coach – Offensive Line / Instructor. O-Line coaching experience required. This position is a 9 month Contract (salary range: $35,000+) with excellent benefits. A Master’s Degree is recommended but not required. To apply, send a letter of interest, current resume and the names and telephone numbers of at least three professional references to: Head Coach Clayt Birmingham at email@example.com . Criminal history background check required for finalists.
Princeton: Sources tell us that Farleigh Dickinson offensive coordinator Sean Gleeson has accepted the running backs job.
Stevenson University: Farleigh Dickinson outside linebackers coach Sam McGrath has accepted the same position at D-III Stevenson University (MD).
BYU: Bronco Mendenhall has announced that offensive coordinator Robert Anae will also serve as assistant head coach, secondary coach Nick Howell will serve as defensive coordinator, and outside linebackers coach Kelly Poppinga has added the title of special teams coordinator.
SMU: June Jones has now formally announced that linebackers coach Joe Haering and offensive line coach Bob Palcic will not return.
Dakota State (NAIA - SD): Dakota State University has an opening for Defensive Coordinator/Position Coach. This is a 9-month full-time coaching position only. There are no other duties assigned outside of the football program. Bachelor’s degree and relevant recruiting experience required. Master’s Degree preferred but not required. Applicants with college coaching, having played college football, and knowledge and experience with Strength and Conditioning preferred. No phone calls please. Sunday Update> We have received a tremendous amount of applicants already and are no longer accepting resumes. Thank you for all of the interest.
Wisconsin-Stevens Point (D-III): UWSP, in the WIAC, is looking for a game in 2015, Week 2: Sept. 12 preferred but will consider Week 4: Sept. 26. We also have one open date in 2016 and 2017 so we will consider 1 year, 2 year or 4 year contract. Please contact Head Coach Tom Journell at Tom.Journell@uwsp.edu. We are full for 2013 and 2014.
Louisiana Monroe: Beau Brence has been brought on staff on in a grad assistant role. Brence just wrapped up his playing career at UNLV.
Bucknell: Pitt grad assistant Eric Wicks has joined the Bucknell staff and will coach the corners.
Columbia: Former Marshall defensive coordinator Chris Rippon has been named the defensive coordinator and secondary coach at Columbia.
Youngstown State (FCS): There is a local report that Mark Mangino will join the Youngstown staff. Will update. Sources tell us he will serve as tight ends coach. Update> YSU has announced Mangino has assistant head coach / tight ends / recruiting coordinator.
San Bernardino Valley (CC - CA): San Bernardino Valley College is looking for two coaches on the defensive side of the ball. These are stipend positions only. If interested email your coaching resume to offensive coordinator Pat Meech at pmeech@
Georgia Military College (CC): GMC, a NJCAA member institution, is seeking applicants for a Defensive (LB or DL) restricted earnings position. Coaches who have had experience coaching Linebackers or the Defensive Line are encouraged to apply. Details include a salary, housing, and a recruiting area. Please contact Defensive Coordinator Rob Manchester at firstname.lastname@example.org in order to inquire about the position.
Salve Regina (D-III - RI): We have learned that King's College (D-III - PA) defensive coordinator Casey Goff has accepted the same position on Salve Regina's staff.
West Virginia Wesleyan (D-II): Sources tell us that former University of Charleston student assistant Luke Barker is now serving as an offensive grad assistant at West Virginia Wesleyan working with the running backs.
University of Charleston (D-II - WV): Offensive line coach Paul Johnson has added the title of run game coordinator.
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Avila (NAIA - MO): Avila University has an immediate opening for a Defensive Line Coach. This is a 12 month position and compensation is $10,000 annually. Applicants with college coaching experience and knowledge of a 4 man front preferred. Interested applicants please send materials to Chris Eads, Defensive Coordinator at Chris.Eads@avila.edu.
Alabama: Sources tell us that Jake Peetz has been hired to serve as an offensive quality control coach for the Crimson Tide. Peetz previously served in the same capacity for the Jacksonville Jaguars.
South Carolina: Assistant coaches Deke Adams, Kirk Botkin, Grady Brown, Shawn Elliot, G.A. Magnus, Joe Robinson, Everette Sands and Steve Spurrier Jr. have all received two-year contract extensions through the 2014 season. Defensive coordinator Lorenzo Ward received a three-year extension through 2015.
Onondaga CC (NY): We have learned that former Penn State All-American Pete Curkendall will join the staff as defensive coordinator.
Missouri Southern State (D-II): Former Western Illinois tight ends coach Derek Moore has accepted the offensive line job.
Kent State: Offensive line coach Shawn Clark has added the title of run game coordinator.
Marian (NAIA - IN): Sources tell us that Wartburg College (D-III - IA) linebackers coach Scott Power will be the new defensive coordinator at Marian University.
Newberry (D-II - SC): Offensive line coach Cedric Williams has been named assistant head coach.
Louisiana College (D-III): Louisiana College is looking for an opponent for week 8 in the 2014 (Oct. 25) and 2015 (Oct. 31) playing seasons with a Home / Home agreement. If interested please contact assistant coach Clay Matchett at email@example.com.
Cal Lutheran (D-III): California Lutheran University is seeking a home and home series for 2014-2015. CLU would host on September 20, 2014 and be the visitor on September 19, 2015. If interested, please email Head Coach Ben McEnroe at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oregon: Former Ducks quarterback Nate Costa has told Comcast SportsNet Northwest he is joining Oregon's staff as a graduate assistant. "I really like watching young players develop and improve," he said. "I'm so excited about this opportunity to get into coaching."
Texas A&M: According to the Dallas Morning News. Kevin Sumlin's new contract will pay him $3.1 million annually through 2017. The pool for his assistants also increases from $2.7 million last season to $3.4 million. Sumlin can also earn a $100,000 bonus per year for meeting the NCAA benchmark APR score. Here's what you need to know.
Youngstown State (FCS): Kurt Beathard will coach the receivers, head coach Eric Wolford has announced.
Purdue: Rubin Carter has officially be named defensive line coach.
Atlanta Falcons: Nick Polk has been named director of football operations for the franchise. Polk has been with the team for ten seasons, and has served the past five seasons as the team's director of football administration.
Wartburg College (D-III - IA): Wartburg College is accepting applications for a full-time, ten-month assistant football coach. The position will assist the head coach with general organization, practice and game preparation, recruiting, and public relations, and coach either the linebackers or defensive backs. There will be an additional assignment as Strength and Conditioning coach. Required qualifications include a Bachelors Degree, relevant football coaching and recruiting experience, appropriate strength and conditioning certification or willingness to complete. Send materials to Chris Winter, Defensive Coordinator, Christopher.winter@wartburg.
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Hawaii: Aaron Price has officially been added to the coaching staff as offensive coordinator / receivers coach. Additionally, Norm Chow has announced that Chris Wiesehan will coach the running backs, Chris Naeole will coach the offensive line, and Keith Uperesa (who coached the running backs last season) will now serve as director of player personnel.
Oregon: Former Duck quarterback Nate Costa has accepted a grad assistant job at Oregon, according to Josh Wilcox. Costa had been working as a TV analyst for Comcast SportsNet.
Alabama: Sources tell us that former Northwestern State tight ends coach / special teams coordinator Brendan Farrell has been named special teams analyst at Alabama. Farrell previously held a similar role at LSU.
Southwest Mississippi (CC): Sources tell us that former East Mississippi CC defensive coordinator Kelby Bowman will join the staff as defensive coordinator / linebackers coach.
Arizona State: ASU beat writer Doug Haller is reporting that Todd Graham has dismissed offensive line coach Bob Connelly. As we reported back on the 24th, look for running backs coach Chris Thomsen to make the move to offensive line.
Wofford (FCS): We hear corners coach ShaDon Brown has been promoted to special teams coordinator.
Kentucky Christian (NAIA): Sources tell us that James Gibson, Southern Tech defensive line coach / recruiting coordinator, is joining the staff at Kentucky Christian and will coach the defensive line.
St. Joseph's (D-II - IN): Saint Joseph’s College is seeking applicants for a restricted earnings defensive line job, $14,000-$17,000. Housing and benefits are included. Contact Head Coach Cory Sanders by email email@example.com. No phone calls please.
Alabama: Sources tell us that Joe Palcic has joined Nick Saban's staff as a defensive quality control coach. Palcic was the defensive backs coach at Ashland University (D-II - OH) last season before accepting the special teams job at Miami of Ohio earlier this off season.
Assumption (D-II - MA): Sources tell us that Anna Maria (D-III - MA) co-defensive coordinator / linebackers coach Rocco DiMeco has accepted a position as a defensive assistant at Assumption College.
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Clark Atlanta (D-II - GA): Sources tell us new head coach Kevin Weston's staff will consist of Rob Armstrong (assistant head coach/quarterbacks), Willie Gary (defensive backs/special teams coordinator), James Miller (offensive line/run game coordinator), Braxton Kelley (linebackers/recruiting coordinator) and Barry Gardner (slot receivers/tight ends).
Holmes CC (MS): Sources tell us former Northwest CC offensive coordinator Jack Wright will join the Holmes staff as offensive line / director of strength and conditioning for football.
James Madison (FCS): As expected, former UVA defensive line coach Jeff Hanson has been named defensive line coach at JMU. Sources tell us no decision is expected this week regarding the offensive coordinator job. We'll keep you posted...
Union College (D-III - NY): We are currently looking for an opponent for the 2015 season on September 19, 2015. We would like this to be an away game. We are willing to do a 4 year commit for the 2016, 1017, and 2018 seasons as well on the corresponding date. Please contact our Defensive Coordinator Pete Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org if interested.
Florida State: Sources tell us Mississippi State tight ends coach Tim Brewster is joining the staff at Florida State, coaching the tight ends.
Purdue: Sources tell us that Towson defensive line coach Rubin Carter will join the Purdue staff in the same capacity.
Gardner-Webb (FCS - NC): Carroll McCray has announced his nine member coaching staff. To recap, the new members of the staff include Dale Steel (offensive coordinator), Randall McCray (defensive coordinator), and Travis Cunningham (inside linebackers). McCray also brought six assistants with him from his previous head coaching job at North Greenville (D-II - SC) including; Kenny Ray (assistant head coach / offensive line coach), Brett Nichols (quarterbacks coach), La'Donte Harris (receivers), Issac Mooring (defensive line), Brett Hickman (outside linebackers / special teams coordinator), and Rocco Adrian (corners).
Michigan State: Sources tell us that former Ohio State offensive coordinator, and current Purdue offensive line coach, Jim Bollman is expected to join the Michigan State staff as offensive coordinator.
Sacramento State (FCS): Sources tell us that former Seattle Seahawks offensive line coach Bill Laveroni will become the offensive line coach at Sac State.
Virginia State (D-II): Recapping Latrell Scott's staff at Virginia State...Scott will serve as offensive coordinator, Chris Malone will serve as offensive line / run game coordinator, Jerry Taylor will coach the quarterbacks, Brian Barlow will coach the running backs, Matt Dawson will be defensive coordinator, Keith Braxton will coach the defensive line and Rodney Redd will coach the defensive backs.
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Clark Atlanta (D-II): Sources tell us former Kentucky and Denver Broncos linebackers Braxton Kelly has accepted the linebackers / recruiting coordinator role at Clark Atlanta.
Merrimack College (D-II - MA): Merrimack, in the Northeast-10 Conference, is looking for a home game on the weekend of September 7th, 2013. Willing to do a home and home for 2014. Looking for a Division II or III opponent. Please contact Head Coach Dan Curran 978-837-5343 or email firstname.lastname@example.org if interested.
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UMass: Sources tell us former Cincinnati (and WVU) assistant Dave Johnson will join the UMass staff as offensive line / run game coordinator.
New Mexico State: Sources tell us Valdosta State's Derrick Elder will head to New Mexico State as a graduate assistant working with the offensive line.
California Univ. of Pennsylvania (D-II): Former Fairmont State head coach Mike Lopez has been named the Vulcans' defensive coordinator.
South Florida: Marquel Blackwell will serve as director of player development, and Stu Holt has been promoted from director of player personnel to special teams coordinator. Paul Gonnella's title will be director of player personnel.
Arizona State: Jackie Shipp has now officially been announced as defensive line coach at Arizona State. Defensive coordinator Paul Randolph now moves to linebackers. Further, safeties coach Chris Ball has been promoted to co-defensive coordinator.
Stony Brook (FCS): Defensive backs coach Lyle Hemphill has been promoted to defensive coordinator.
Bowling Green: Stony Brook (FCS) defensive coordinator Rob Neviaser has accepted a position at Bowling Green coaching the linebackers.
University of Ottawa: CFL coaching veteran Dr. Jamie Barresi has been named head coach. Barresi served as the run game coordinator for the Edmonton Eskimos last season.
Coffeyville CC (KS): Coffeyville Community College has a restricted earnings position open. Candidates should have playing or coaching experience with Defensive Backs. This is a 10 month position that requires R.A. duties. The posion includes housing, meals, benifits, and hourly pay. Interested candidates contact Defensive Coordinator Paige Anders by email only email@example.com No phone calls please.
East Coast Prep (post grad): East Coast Prep, located in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, is seeking 2 assistant coaches for the 2013 season. You will coach your own position and have off field duties assigned by the head coach. Compensation includes room and board as well as a stipend. This is a 4 month position (August-December) Please forward your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. no later than March,3,2013. No phone calls please.
St. Thomas (D-III - MN): Univ. of St. Thomas is looking for a Home and Home Week 2: Sept 13, 2014 and Sept. 12, 2015. If interested, please contact Head Coach Glenn Caruso at Caruso@stthomas.edu.
Illinois Wesleyan (D-III): Illinois Wesleyan is looking for a Home and Home for Sept. 6, 2014 and Sept. 5, 2015. We will need to be at home in 2014 and on the road in 2015. Please contact Offensive Coordinator Billy Dicken at email@example.com if interested.
Western Michigan: Bill Kenney has joined the staff as offensive line coach. Kenney was a longtime assistant at Penn State, most recently coaching the tight ends and tackles in 2011.
Salve Regina (D-III - RI): Salve Regina University is looking to fill a home game for Saturday September 21, 2013. Please contact Kevin Gilmartin at firstname.lastname@example.org i
Onondaga CC (NY): Sources tell us that former St. John Fisher College (D-III - NY) assistant coach John Evans has been named head coach. Evans most recently coached at Geneva HS (NY).
Louisburg College (CC - NC): Louisburg College, a small, private, Christian school located 30 minutes NE of Raleigh, NC has an opening for assistant coach, position to be announced. Louisburg is a member of the NJCAA and Northeast Football Conference. This opportunity is a 10 month contract beginning in August and offers on campus housing, meals and a $5,000 stipend. This is a football only position. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. To apply please send information to Head Coach John Sala at email@example.com
UMass-Dartmouth (D-III - MA): UMass-Dartmouth has two part time openings with a $4,000 stipend. Prefer offensive line and secondary candidates. No meals or housing is provided. If interested, please email head coach Mark Robichaud at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The Citadel (FCS - SC): The Citadel is seeking applicants for the position of Video Coordinator. This position consists of a $10,000 salary, meals and a Master’s Degree in Health Exercise Sports Studies. As the Video Coordinator you will be expected to manage a film department that will be responsible for the filming of games, practices and producing weekly specialized videos. This individual should have knowledge of the XOS Thunder film editing program and DragonFly film delivery program. All interested applicants should email cover letter and resume to Nelson Burch at email@example.com
Western Kentucky: Bobby Petrino has now officially hired former UAB head coach Neil Callaway to coach the offensive line.
Nevada: The Reno Gazette-Journal reports that Brian Polian's staff will earn $150,000 more than last season's staff. The salaries for the staff are as follows; head coach Brian Polian ($535,000 base salary), defensive coordinator / linebackers coach Scottie Hazleton ($157,468), associate head coach / receivers coach Jim Hofher ($131,225), special teams coordinator / running backs coach Jeff Genyk ($131,225), offensive line coach Ron Hudson ($131,225), corners coach Ricky Thomas ($104, 979), defensive line coach Bill Teerlinch ($104,979), recruiting coordinator / safeties coach Mike Bradeson ($150,974), offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach Nick Rolovich ($125,975), tight ends coach James Spady ($89,231), director of football ops David Fox ($68,237), and director of player personnel Andy Vaughn ($52,500).