Wednesday June 17, 2020
NCAA: The Division I Council has formally approved the preseason schedule, beginning as soon as July 6. Details here.
SEC Network: Jordan Rodgers will replace Paul Finebaum and Marcus Spears on SEC Nation, the network’s version of College GameDay, according to the New York Post. Finebaum will remain with the network, while Spears is expected to appear more on ESPN’s NFL studio shows. Laura Rutledge will continue to host the show.
Indianapolis Colts: The Colts are hiring a diversity, equity and inclusion coordinator, according to the Indianapolis Star. The position will “develop, lead and oversee diversity, equity and inclusion plans and initiatives that ensure awareness, respect and acceptance in the workplace.”
Ranking the top non-FBS head coaching destinations: The team occupying our top spot at the NAIA level got an edge based on location, location, location.
Yuba (JC – CA): Yuba College in Northern California is currently seeking a defensive coordinator. This is an off campus stipend position. Interested candidates can email resume to [email protected].
Prairie View A&M (FCS): Donald Reed, the senior associate athletic director and executive at Buffalo, has been named the school’s new athletic director.
Valley City State (NAIA – ND): Valley City State University is re-opening for their offensive graduate assistant position. Responsibilities include assisting in practice preparation, game day duties, film, recruiting along with any duties assigned by the OC and/or head coach. The position will include a $5,500 stipend, tuition waiver, meal stipend, and housing. Candidate should have coaching or playing experience – offensive skill position preferred. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Qualified candidate must meet entrance requirements for master’s program at VCSU. Interested candidates should send a resume, undergraduate transcripts and references to Dennis McCulloch at [email protected]. No phone calls please.
20 for 20: Penn State may never have a better chance to make the Playoff under James Franklin than it does this fall. Time to get to work, Kirk Ciarrocca.
Yuba (JC – CA): Yuba College still has open positions for volunteer football coaches. Interested coaches can email resumes to [email protected].
Fairleigh Dickinson (D-III – NJ): Fairleigh Dickinson University has multiple openings on staff. We are looking for best fit (offense and defense; all positional groups will be considered). Potential positions include GA, intern, and part-time coaches. Compensation package includes a small stipend and tuition waiver (full tuition waiver if a GA; partial tuition waiver if an intern or part-time coach). Local candidates are encouraged to apply as there are NO housing, meals, or benefits included. Responsibilities include coaching your own position group, recruiting your own area (all expenses covered), and any additional responsibilities as assigned by the head coach or coordinators. Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until filled. If interested, please email cover letter, resume, and references to Head Coach Jimmy Robertson at [email protected]. Please indicate if you are interested in a GA, intern, or part-time position in your email. Please put “FDU Coaching Candidate” as the email subject. No phone calls please.
Black Hills State (D-II – SD): Black Hills State University is seeking applicants for a defensive graduate assistant cornerbacks coach. A minimum GPA of 2.5 and a bachelors degree is required. The position provides free tuition and a $3,000 annual stipend. Housing and food is not included. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Please send resume and cover letter to [email protected].
Cincinnati Bengals: McKendree (D-II – IL) defensive line coach Kenny-Ray Augustus, Cincinnati wide receivers coach Mike Brown and Princeton HS (OH) coach Mike Daniels will join the Bengals as Bill Walsh Minority Fellows for the final portion of the club’s summer workouts.
New York Giants: Courtney Kennedy is joining the organization as a full-time data analyst, according to multiple reports. Kennedy served in an intern role with the Giants last season.
Austin Peay (FCS – TN): Kody Schexnayder has been announced as the new director of football ops / recruiting for the Governors. Schexnayder arrives from Mississippi State, where he worked last season.
Southern Heritage Classic: The 31st annual Southern Heritage Classic pitting Jackson State against Tennessee State, scheduled for Sept. 12 at Memphis’s Liberty Bowl, has been canceled.
Warner (NAIA – FL): Warner University is no longer accepting applications for their open offensive line job. Thanks to all that reached out, as the response was overwhelming. A special thanks to those that wrote a faith statement.
Mike Gundy: Mike Gundy met with his team. He listened. He apologized. He’s working towards solutions. Have a look at the video.
Sul Ross State (D-III – TX): Sul Ross State University has an IMMEDIATE opening for a defensive and offensive full-time position. Each position needs to have a masters in kinesiology or related field as they are expected to teach. This is a best available candidate for the position. Apply to the defensive position via this link, and the offensive position via this link.
FootballScoop Online Clinic 2020: Catch all of the content from the FootballScoop Online Clinic here.
Ranking the top non-FBS head coaching destinations: A powerhouse program – with all the tools to be a juggernaut for years to come – checks in at #2. Truly, the battle between the #1 and #2 spots on our NAIA list could have come down to a coin flip.
NFL and College Head Coaching Changes: Keep track of all the head coaching changes from NFL to FBS to NAIA via this page.