The Scoop – Thursday April 15, 2021

Thursday April 15, 2021

FBS Staff Tracker: The 2020-21 FBS Staff Tracker page, where you can see how each new head coach is filling their staff, is up and running.


New Mexico State: Kevin Maurice has accepted the inside receivers and tight ends position at New Mexico State, sources tell FootballScoop. Maurice, who earlier in his career served as director of player personnel at Purdue and had stints at Cincinnati, Miami and Nevada, would go on to coach running backs at North Dakota three seasons and the past four seasons has coached running backs at Eastern Washington.

Colorado School of Mines (D-II): Colorado School of Mines has an opening for tight ends coach. In addition to coaching responsibilities, position requires proficiency with Hudl, Excel, PowerPoint, and various computer programs.  Duties will begin 8/1 and end 12/31.  Stipend is $1,000 per month. The job is best suited for local candidates (Denver area) or coach who can provide own housing. This is a great opportunity for a young coach to get experience at the collegiate level. Send resume and references to [email protected].

Mississippi State: Sources tell FootballScoop Matt Dudek will be the new director of recruiting for Mike Leach’s staff at Mississippi State.

Bud Foster Part 3 – Mini and Key Coverage to Defend the Multiple RPO System: In X&O Labs’ continuing series with Coach Foster, the legendary defensive coordinator shows you a simple match-up zone coverage concept to get “man eyes” on receivers to contest the RPO game all while keeping the run-box clean. This report includes over 1-hour of narrated instructional video from Coach Foster—as well as game film. This report is available right now: Go here to begin reading/watching.

Southwest Minnesota State (D-II): SMSU Football is seeking 2 graduate assistant football coaches; DL and DB . These positions are responsible for developing our student-athletes on and off the field, run own position meetings, assist with special teams, and have own recruiting area. Must have be extremely motivated, and accepted into one of our competitive graduate programs (3.0 minimum GPA). Compensation package includes an $8,000 stipend ($4000 per semester) and full tuition waiver. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Please email resume and references to [email protected]. No phone calls please.

Big 12: Following the NCAA’s move to eliminate the year-in-residence rule, the Big 12 has reportedly eliminated its own rule requiring intra-conference transfers to sit. What that means for Lincoln Riley, Gary Patterson and Chad Morris.

Concord (D-II – WV): Concord is looking for a defensive graduate assistant that will be starting in Summer 2021. Candidates need to have playing or coaching experience. Candidates need to be proficient in Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Excel, and Hudl. Weight room coaching experience is preferred as well. The position includes a $8,000 stipend and tuition waiver for graduate courses. Please send your cover letter, resume, and references to [email protected]. No phone calls please.

Virginia Lynchburg (NCCAA): Virginia University of Lynchburg is currently seeking Assistant Football Coaches, including Defensive Coordinator and all position coaches. We are looking for Graduate Assistants and athletic interns too. These positions include a stipend and there is potential for housing on campus as Dorm Advisors. Experience playing and coaching is preferred. Responsibilities include all aspects of the football program, including practice organization, academic support and recruiting. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Interested applicants should send a letter of application, resume, and three recommendation contacts including phone numbers to Head Coach Tim Newman at [email protected].

Tennessee State (FCS): Jeff Fisher is helping Eddie George fill out his new TSU staff, but it was Fisher’s advice that inspired George to take the job in the first place.

New Coaching Changes Page: Keep track of all the 2020-21 NFL and College head coaching movement here.

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