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High School Scoop - Thursday Janauary 5, 2017

Thursday January 5, 2017


Northern (MD): Patuxent HS (MD) head coach Steve Crounse has stepped down and has accepted the head coaching job at Northern HS (MD).

Mauldin (SC): Head coach Lee Taylor has decided to step down after four seasons.

Samuel Wolfson (FL): Samuel Wolfson HS is looking for a Varsity wide receivers coach. This is not a coordinator position. We are located in Jacksonville, FL and we are in the 4A Classification. We are wanting an energetic and enthusiastic coach to lead and mentor our receivers. Playing experience and varsity coaching experience is preferred but not required. You must be able to be at the school by 2pm and attend staff meetings on the weekends. At this time there are no teaching positions available but it could change the closer we get to summer. Please email your resume to Coach Bullock at

San Antonio Legacy (TX): John Tarvin is the new head coach, per Carl Padilla.

Ridgeview (FL): Ridgeview HS in Orange Park, FL is in need of a defensive assistant coach that is certified in Social Studies. Please contact Cameron Porch at 904-860-4205

Delphos (OH): Head coach Chris Sommers has resigned.

Upper Scioto Valley (OH) (OH): Head coach Josh Spencer has resigned after four seasons.

St, Joseph Regional (Montvale, NJ):St. Joseph Regional HS in Montvale, NJ is looking for a home game week zero. Please reach out to Head Coach Augie Hoffmann with inquiries at

Smiths Station (AL): Smiths Station HS is looking for a game on September 29th OR November 3rd. We are looking a home game and for a ONE year contract. please email if interested.

Selma (AL): Selma High School in Selma, Alabama is looking for WR,OL, and DL. You must have your certification or already have passed the Praxis. You must be energetic on the field and in the classroom. Teaching positions available are Agri-Science, Business Tech, Special Ed,Spanish, Secondary Science, and Elementary. Please email your resume to head coach Keon Handley, Sr. at You must go to and apply online as well. This position needs to be filled immediately. P.E. need not apply for any positions.

New Research: Ferris State’s Power Read/Jet Read Concepts - Ferris State University continued their offensive prominence this season setting a school record 51 rushing TD’s and 7,190 yards of total offense, including 254 yards on the ground per game. Much of this success has been attributed to their 10/11 personnel power read and jet read concepts. In their exclusive clinic report with X&O Labs, the offensive staff at Ferris State details how they run these concepts against Bear and Odd fronts, including how they teach double teams, strain blocks and skip pulls. Click here to read the report and watch the video.

Priceville (AL): Priceville High School is looking for a Fall jamboree opponent for the 2017 season. We are a 4A school located in Alabama. Dates are August 24 or 25. We are willing to travel. Please contact head coach Dirk Strunk via email at

Wesleyan (GA): Wesleyan School is a Class A School (505 students) competing in GHSA Class A-Private looking for a varsity game for 2017 on one of the following dates: 9/1, 10/13, or 11/3. Would prefer to host if possible but will consider all reasonable opportunities. Please contact gead coach Franklin Pridgen by email at

Admiral Farragut (FL): Defensive coordinator Rick Kravitz has been promoted to head coach.

Grand Rapids West Catholic (MI): West Catholic HS is in need of a defensive coordinator and offensive line coach both at the varsity level. For more information please contact the athletic director at

Morgan Academy (Selma, AL): Morgan Academy in Selma, AL is looking to hire an assistant coach to work on either or both sides of the ball. Teaching position to be determined. The potential coach will need to be well versed in spread and gap scheme terminologies. Also someone who can help with practice scripts, in the weight room and be someone who helps forward the head coaches vision for the program. All candidates should forward a resume to Emails that's don't include a resume and references will be ignored.

Atlantic Coast (FL): Jimmy Hill has been tabbed as the new head coach of the program. Hill comes to the school from Detroit Northwestern HS (MI), where he served as the head coach.

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