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Friday January 31, 2014

Friday January 31, 2014

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Rutgers: The school has announced the hiring of Ralph Friedgen as offensive coordinator, the promotion of Joe Rossi to defensive coordinator and the naming of Bob Fraser as special teams coordinator. 

Buffalo Bills: Pepper Johnson is joining the defensive staff per ESPN. 

South Alabama: Inside linebackers coach Travis Pearson will be promoted to defensive coordinator according to Tommy Hicks of the Mobile Press-Register. 

Elon (FCS - NC): Head coach Rich Skrosky has announced the hiring of former Tufts assistant Patrick Madden. Madden will work on the defensive side and the ball and with the special teams. 

Hawaii: Jordan Wynn has been promoted to full-time quarterbacks coach and will call the plays per sources. 

Northern Colorado: Texas A&M defensive grad assistant Scott Aligo will be the new defensive ends coach at Northern Colorado per sources. 

Minnesota Vikings: Multiple outlets are now reporting that former Idaho head coach Robb Akey will join the Vikings as defensive line coach. 

Texas A&M Commerce: Sources tell us that Darren Garrigan, who spent last season coaching the defensive backs at East Central University (D-II - OK), has accepted the defensive backs job at Texas A&M Commerce.

West Florida (D-II): UNC Pembroke (D-II) head coach Pete Shinnick will be the new head coach at West Florida which is beginning their program, per sources. 

Colorado School of Mines: Oklahoma State defensive grad assistant Jason Semore has been named defensive coordinator at Mines. 

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Oklahoma State: Oklahoma State is seeking applicants for an offensive line graduate assistant with experience coaching the offensive line. Please send resumes and all correspondence to At Oklahoma State, we understand they intend to fill the defensive grad assistant position internally and are not looking for new applicants for that position. 

Kennesaw State: Sources tell us that Mike Daniels has been hired to coach the receivers. Daniels served as the offensive coordinator at Statesboro HS (GA) last year, and also previously worked at Cincinnati and Buffalo.

Simon Fraser (D-II - Canada): Longtime BC Lions offensive coordinator, and former SFU player, Jacques Chapdelaine has been offered the head coaching job, according to a report from The Province.

Georgia: Defensive line coach Tracy Rocker will make $300,000, and defensive assistant Kevin Sherrer will make $200,000 annually.

Notre Dame: Notre Dame has announced the hiring of Mike Hiestand and Kyle McCarthy as defensive grad assistants. 

West Georgia (D-II): West Georgia is looking for games in 2015. The dates are 9/5/15 and 9/19/15. We are looking for D2 opponents. Possible Home and Home with 2016 as well. Please contact Director of Football Operations, Clay Carroll, if interested.

Welsh Rugby Union (UK): The National Squad is looking to hire a full-time assistant strength coach. Excellent opportunity. See the full details on the Strength Scoop. 

Notre Dame: Former Notre Dame captain Kyle McCarthy is joining the staff as a defensive grad assistant per sources. McCarthy has been in the league the past few years with the Broncos, Chiefs and Raiders. 

Muhlenberg (D-III - PA): Sources tell us that Patrick Ruley has joined the staff and will coach the outside linebackers. Ruley previously served as the defensive quality control coach at Towson.

Montana Western (NAIA): Head coach BJ Robertson has announced the addition of Cotter HS (Winona, MN) head coach Bruce Carpenter as offensive coordinator.

Kentucky Christian (NAIA): Kentucky Christian University is seeking an offensive line coach. Applicants must have thorough knowledge of the spread offense, zone blocking, pass blocking, uploading and downloading HUDL, recruiting, breaking down film, working camps, and other duties as assign by the head coach. Compensation will include room, meals (while school is in session) and a stipend. Pay will run from June till December. Room and meals will still be available immediately. Send Cover Letter, resume, and references to

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West Los Angeles College (CC - CA): Sources tell us that El Camino CC (CA) co-defensive coordinator Matt Kirk is taking the defensive coordinator position.