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Friday August 9, 2013

Friday August 9, 2013

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Juniata (D-III - PA): Sources tell us that former Bethany College grad assistant Kevin Waters is now coaching the linebackers at Juniata College.

Central Washington (D-II): Central Washington has announced that they've released head coach Blaine Bennett from his contract. Longtime assistant coach John Picha, who most recently has coached the linebackers and served as recruiting coordinator, will serve as interim head coach for the season. A national search will begin in the fall.

Louisiana Lafayette: Mark Hudspeth has tweaked his defensive staff's duties. David Saunders (who previously worked with the corners) will now coach the outside linebackers and longtime ULL assistant Tim Rebowe (who worked with the safeties last year) will now coach the secondary and have some assistance from defensive grad assistant Tommy Rybacki.

St. Thomas (D-III -MN): Sources tell us that Hudson HS (WI) defensive backs coach Jamison Bolt has been hired to coach the corners.

Auburn: Offensive line coach JB Grimes underwent a medical procedure Wednesday and is recovering and is currently feeling much better, even observing yesterday's morning practice.

Pitt: Paul Chryst announced a few moves within the staff today. Running backs coach Desmond Robinson is moving off the field to director of player personnel. Offensive coordinator Joe Rudolph will now also coach the running backs. Offensive grad assistant Mickey Turner will take over Rudolph's role working with the tight ends. Dann Kabala's new title is recruiting coordinator. 

Duquesne (FCS - PA): Former Arizona Cardinals linebackers coach Matt Raich has been hired to the same post at Duquesne. 

Butte College (CC - CA): Head coach Jeff Jordan has added former Butte College quarterback Jon Hays as an assistant quarterback coach, and has also hired Kevin York (former head coach at Durham HS) and Wally Funk (former offensive coordinator at West Valley HS). York will work with the offensive line and tight ends and Funk will coach the running backs and handle some of the special teams duties.

Savannah State: Former assistant head coach Eddie Johnson has been hired as offensive coordinator at Ridgeland-Hardeeville HS (SC).

Mansfield University (Sprint - PA): Mansfield University is looking for a wide receiver or tight end coach. Preference will be given to applicants who have computer skills and working knowledge of HUDL. This is a temporary position that runs from August 12th until the end of the season. A stipend and housing are provided. All interested applicants please click on this link and complete the application process.

Albright College (D-III - PA): Albright College is looking to pick up a scrimmage during fall camp. The dates we're considering are; Saturday August 31 (after 4:30pm), Thursday August 29 (6pm), Tuesday August 27 (5pm), Friday August 23 (between 9am and 2pm). We are looking for teams located in the East or Northeast region (Albright is located in Reading, PA). Interested candidates can email assistant coach Ryan Jirgl at

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Kentucky Christian (NAIA): Kentucky Christian University has an immediate opening for an Outside Linebacker Coach. KCU is a private Christian school that plays in the Mid-South Conference. Applicant must possess knowledge in linebacker skills and be willing to learn. Preference will be given to applicants who have computer skills and a working knowledge of HUDL. Applicant must possess skills to coach and mentor young Christian men. Compensation includes room and board and a small stipend. This position runs through the football season. Send resume to