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Friday April 10, 2015

Friday April 10, 2015


Please join us in praying for the family of former Florida head coach and athletic director Ray Graves, who passed away at 96 years old.

South Florida: Delaware State (FCS) running backs/tight ends coach Donte' Pimpleton will coach the running backs at USF according to Sports Illustrated. We can confirm the hire. Pimpleton just joined the Delaware State staff in February. Southeastern Louisiana (FCS): Per source, Southeastern Louisiana has hired former William Jewell head coach Jerod Kruse as assistant head coach/special teams coordinator/defensive backs coach.

Alderson Broaddus (D-II - WV): Alderson Broaddus University, an NCAA Division II program located in Philippi, W.Va., has an immediate opening for a receiver coach. This is a varsity position with its own recruiting area. The position pays a stipend and also includes meals, housing, and health insurance. The successful candidate must have either played receiver at the college level or coached receivers at the college level. Candidates without receiver playing or coaching experience at the college level will not be considered. If interested please email your resume to Head Football Coach Denny Creehan at No phone calls please.

Chad Morris on installing a new system: "You have to teach them how to practice."

Fordham (FCS – NY): Fordham University is looking to schedule a Home and Home with a FCS opponent in 2016 and 2017. Available dates are 9/10/16 or 9/17/16, and 9/2/17. Please email Greg Marmaros at if interested.

Miami Dolphins: Former University of Nebraska video coordinator Mike Nobler has joined the Dolphins staff as video director.

Arizona State: Per source, South Alabama offensive grad assistant Lamontis Gardner has accepted an offensive quality control position at Arizona State. Gardner worked with the receivers at USA.

DFO Spring Meeting: The DFO National Committee has set their meeting agenda for Phoenix on May 4-5. Click here for information on the topics, sponsors and details. We hear that hotels are going fast, so be sure to reserve today. The DFOs have set up a great two-day session with Stanford Head Coach David Shaw kicking off the agenda with a talk on “How to Lead Leaders”. The 2015 national committee is complete, with new district reps Matt Lewis (TCU, District 6), Cody Cejda (Northwestern, District 5), Mike Parrish (Arizona, District 9), Kevin Cristello (District 4, Eastern Kentucky), Sarah Gigantino (Georgia State, at-large) and Joe McIntyre (Dartmouth, at-large). Additionally, Kyle Wiest (Oregon) has moved from District 9 rep, up to the executive committee as 3rd Vice President. Click here for a complete 2015 DFO National Committee and List. It is important that you RSVP to Jason Grooms ( so they can have accurate numbers for meals and events.

St. Francis (FCS - PA): Saint Francis University is looking for a guarantee game with FCS opponent in 2016 (9/3, 9/24 or 10/1 ) . Please email Mike Craig at if interested.

Illinois: As expected, Illinois has now formally named Ryan Cubit quarterbacks coach / recruiting coordinator. Cubit was director of student athlete development for the Illini last year, and was the co-offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach at Western Michigan prior to that.

Adrian College (D-III - MI): Adrian College has an opening for an intern level WRs coach. Compensation will include a $7,500 stipend, housing, meals, and a partial tuition waiver. Please send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to head coach Jim Deere by email at Please no phone calls.

Boise State: Per source, Arizona State senior associate offensive analyst Matt Butterfield has joined the Boise State staff.

If your program does not have its own version of Boise State's "True Blue" video... you need to get on that.

Coffeyville CC (KS): Coffeyville Community College is looking for offensive and defensive interns to work the 2015 football season. The intern positions will start in late July and are unpaid, volunteer positions with NO MEAL PLAN and NO HOUSING. However, interns from the previous year were promoted to paid positions. The interns will work with a position group and help with film breakdown. Interested candidates should email their resume to coach Mack at

Adrian College (D-III - MI):Adrian College is looking to fill a home and home on November 2nd, 2017 and November 8th, 2018. Please contact Harry Bailey via email at if interested.

Bridgewater (D-III - VA): Bridgewater College has open dates in 2016/17 Week #2 (September 10th) or Week #4 (September 24th). Prefer Week #2 option and looking for home game in 2016 and travel date in 2017. Contact head coach Michael Clark at

Edward Waters College (NAIA - FL):EWC is looking for a game for 2015, September 19th. If interested, please contact Willie Jackson at

Missouri Valley (NAIA): Missouri Valley is seeking applicants for student assistant coaching positions. These positions are intended for individuals who are trying to finish up their undergraduate education. Individuals will receive a scholarship package covering a percentage of tuition, room, and board. Previous equipment management, football coaching or playing experience is a plus. Interested applicants should email assistant coach Monty Roe at