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Friday February 15, 2013

Friday February 15, 2013

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BYU: Former UTEP receivers coach Guy Holliday will be the new receivers coach at BYU. 

Central Connecticut State: We have learned that special teams coordinator / running backs coach Michael Smith has resigned to accept a position outside of football. We hear that they have filled the position from within.

Navarro College (CC - TX): Sources tell us that Cy-Ranch HS (TX) defensive coordinator Scott Joseph has been hired as defensive coordinator.

Cam Cameron was introduced as LSU's offensive coordinator today. Check out what he had to say.

Troy: Head coach Larry Blakeney has now officially announced Jim Dye as offensive line coach.

South Carolina: Offensive line coach Shawn Elliott has stated he will not join the staff at Alabama and will remain in Columbia. 

Arizona: We hear that Arizona already has a candidate lined up to fill the grad assistant position that opened up with the promotion of Matt Caponi to safeties coach. 

Alabama: Miami associate head coach / tight ends coach, and former FIU head coach, Mario Cristobal will interview for the offensive line job, according to a report from Miami's 247Sports site.

New Mexico Military: Receivers coach Drew Thatcher will be promoted to offensive coordinator (and will continue working with the receivers) we hear. 

Nevada: Ricky Thomas will coach the corners. Thomas coached at Georgia State in 2012.

Nebraska: Offensive line coach Barney Cotton is moving to tight ends / run game coordinator and will continue to work with the offensive line; however John Garrison, who was assistant offensive line coach, will now "meet with the offensive line by himself on a more regular basis". 

Pikeville (NAIA - KY): University Of Pikeville, a NAIA School that competes in the Mid-South Conference, is seeking applications for a Defensive Coordinator / Recruiting Coordinator Coach. A bachelor’s degree is required. Defensive coordinator experience is preferred. Preference will be given to candidates that have demonstrated successful coaching and recruiting skills and experience at the collegiate level. Applicants must demonstrate leadership skills and the ability to work with and motivate student athletes. Interested applicants should submit a completed application, resume, three professional references, and a letter of interest by email submission to hr@upike.edu Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will be filled as soon as possible. 

Stanford: Stanford has hired Joe Ashfield and Jarrett Huk as offensive and defensive interns. Ashfield spent two years as a grad assistant at Stanford and spent the last few years at New Mexico Military Institute as offensive coordinator. Jarrett Huk spent the 2012 season as a volunteer on the Stanford staff.

Auburn: Spain Park HS (AL) head coach Chip Lindsey has accepted an off the field role on Gus Malzahn's staff. Lindsey previously coached the quarterbacks for a season at Troy before taking the Spain Park job in 2010.

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Pikeville (NAIA - KY): University Of Pikeville, a NAIA School that competes in the Mid-South Conference, is seeking applications for a Defensive Line Coach. Requirements include a bachelor’s degree with college coaching experience preferred. Applicants must be able to work with students and possess good interpersonal skills. Interested applicants should submit a completed University of Pikeville application, resume, three professional references, and a letter of interest by email submission to hr@upike.eduReview of applications will begin immediately and the position will be filled as soon as possible.

Arizona: Sources tell us grad assistant Matt Caponi will be promoted to safeties coach. You might recall Caponi being one of our initial Grad Assistants of the Day

Liberty (FCS): With the retirement of Carl Torbush, Turner Gill has announced that special teams coordinator Josh Bookbinder is shifting to outside linebackers coach. Also, defensive coordinator Robert Wimberly will coach inside linebackers and safeties and Marshall Roberts will continue as recruiting coordinator and coach defensive backs. 

College of Wooster (D-III - OH): The College of Wooster is seeking a linebackers coach / special teams coordinator. This is a full time position with benefits. Duties include, but are not limited to, installation and management of defensive game plans, video breakdown and analysis, participation in the planning of in season and out of season practices, assist in the recruitment of outstanding student athletes, and any other duties assigned by the head coach. Please email cover letter, resume and references to head coach Frank Colaprete fcolaprete@wooster.edu.

Northeastern State (D-II - OK): Sources tell us that Northeastern Oklahoma A&M (CC) running backs coach Bradley Thomas will be the new receivers coach.

Carroll University (D-III - WI): Carroll, located in Waukesha, WI is looking for a part time defensive line coach as well as special teams coach. Interested candidates can email Mark Krzykowski at mkrzykow@carrollu.edu.

Chowan University (D-II - NC): Chowan University (Murfreesboro, NC) is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Coach: Corners. This full-time (12-month) position will report to the Head Football Coach and will be responsible for assisting in all aspects of the University’s intercollegiate football program. Requirements are as follows: BA/BS degree and 5+ years college coaching experience working with defensive backs. Preferences include experience working with kickers/punters, experience recruiting Southeastern states as well as video breakdown, analysis and editing with Hudl. If interested please forward cover letter, resume and references to PlaceT@Chowan.Edu. No phone calls, please.