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Friday February 1, 2013

Friday February 1, 2013

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Quick thank you from all of us at FootballScoop for another record month. A couple of fairly amazing stats... viewership of our "news" articles (on the homepage) was up over 100% over last January and views of High School Scoop were up over 50%. Total "mobile" viewership of the site was 43% of all views. Amazing mobile growth. More great things to come in February...

Texas A&M: Texas A&M has now officially announced the hiring of Mark Hagen as linebackers coach. 

Montana State (FCS): Former New Hampshire and Florida International offensive coordinator Tim Cramsey has been hired to the same position at Montana State, the school announced Friday. 

Jacksonville Jaguars: Sources tell us the Jaguars have hired Matthew Smiley as their assistant special teams coach. His previous job was as the special teams coordinator for Charleston Southern. 

Boise State: Former Broncos linebacker Byron Hout has been hired as a defensive graduate assistant. Hout served in the same role at Washington State in 2012. He will help with the linebackers at Boise State. 

Middle Tennessee: Rick Stockstill has now officially announced the hiring of Geep Wade as the Blue Raiders' offensive line coach. Wade previously worked at Marshall and Chattanooga. 

Tampa Bay Bucs: Dave Wannstedt will join Greg Schiano's staff as special teams coordinator, according to Adam Schefter.

Arizona Cardinals: Several outlets reported a few weeks back that Todd McNair would be joining the Cardinals staff. Scott Enyeart tweeted this afternoon that McNair has said he will not be joining the Cardinals. 

Indiana State (FCS): Sources tell us Mike Sanford has hired former Indiana quality control David Kenney as defensive line coach. 

Louisiana Lafayette: Sources tell us that James Willis will be named defensive coordinator at ULL. 

Kutztown (D-II - PA): Sources tell us that defensive coordinator Dennis Iezzi will not return.

College of the Canyons (CC - CA): Ted Iacenda has been named head coach. Iacenda previously served as an assistant at Alemany HS (CA).

Morgan State (FCS): Former South Florida and South Alabama offensive coordinator Greg Gregory has been hired to the same position at Morgan State. 

New Mexico State: As expected, sources tell us Doug Martin has been offered and has accepted the head coaching position at New Mexico State. 

Bethany College (D-III - WV): Head coach Tim Weaver has stepped down to "pursue an opportunity at the Division I level". Offensive coordinator Bill Garvey has been promoted to head coach. Additionally, director of sports information Brian Rose will serve as the acting director of athletics and recreation, a position that Weaver also held.

Citadel: Cody Worley has been promoted to quarterbacks / fullbacks coach. Worley served as a quality control assistant the past two seasons.

Rhodes College (D-III - TN):Rhodes College in Memphis, TN is looking for an opponent for September 20, 2014. If interested, please contact head coach Dan Gritti at grittid@rhodes.edu.

Grand Valley State (D-II - MI): Grand Valley has announced a few changes in their coaching staff. Offensive line coach Tim Morrison has been promoted to offensive coordinator, and Jack Ginn will move from receivers to quarterbacks. Additionally, running backs coach Eddie Brown has resigned to accept the defensive backs job with the Toronto Argonauts of the CFL.

Averett (D-III - VA): Averett has filled their offensive grad assistant position with the hiring of former Robert Morris University (PA) receiver Anthony Coleman.

Lakeland College (D-III - WI): Alma College offensive line coach Tyler Wellman has accepted the offensive line / run game coordinator job at Lakeland.

Baldwin Wallace (D-III - OH): Baldwin Wallace is now accepting applicants for their offensive line vacancy. To apply, please visit this link and combine your resume, cover letter, and references into a single word document to submit.

McKendree University (D-II - IL): McKendree University is seeking qualified candidates (2) for the position of defensive graduate assistant coach (Defensive Line and Secondary). These positions will begin immediately. College coaching or playing experience preferred. Interested candidates should e-mail a cover letter, resume, and at least 3 professional references to: Steve Barrows, Defensive Coordinator at: sdbarrows@mckendree.edu. No phone calls or faxes, please.

Urbana (D-II - OH): We have learned that linebackers coach Trevor Zeiders is no longer with the program.