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Friday July 31, 2015

Friday July 31, 2015


Ripon College (D-III - WI) head coach Ron Ernst lost his father this morning. Please join us in keeping him and his family in your prayers.

Texas A&M: BJ Denker has been hired as an offensive graduate assistant on Kevin Sumlin's staff.

Jacksonville University (FCS): Per source, Nease HS (FL) defensive backs coach Leonard Smith has accepted a defensive graduate assistant position at Jacksonville University.

Wagner (FCS - NY): Wagner College is seeking a wide receiver coach. The job is an entry-level grad assistant position - responsible for coaching the wide receivers and recruiting assigned areas. For more information, email AJ Firestone at

#TakeASide: Barry Alvarez believes that coaches should play a role in the admissions process. Is he right?

William Penn (NAIA - IA): William Penn is seeking applicants for the position of defensive graduate assistant working with the defensive line. Prior experience playing or coaching in the defensive line is preferred. Applicants must be accepted into William Penn Master’s program. Stipend, tuition waiver, and possible housing included. Please email cover letter, resume, and references to defensive coordinator Clayton Norberg with the subject "D-Line GA” to No phone calls.

Butler (FCS - IN): We understand that Butler is no longer accepting applications for their defensive assistant position. Thank you for the overwhelming interest in the position.

Millsaps (D-III - MS): Per source, Aaron Fisher has been hired to coach the corners and Daniel Lopez has been hired as linebackers coach. Fisher worked as a defensive grad assistant (corners) last year at Southwest Baptist (D-II - MO) and Lopez was a defensive grad assistant (linebackers) at ULM last year.

Shorter University (D-II - GA): Justin "JJ" Jefferson has been hired to coach the defensive line, per source. Jefferson spent the last four seasons coaching the defensive line at Brevard College (D-II - NC).

Friday's One Minute Warm Up has something for everyone

Alma (D-III - MI): Alma College has an immediate opening for a quarterback coach. This will be a part-time / entry level position. Local coaches encouraged to apply. The job will include a small stipend with some meals and possible housing included. Send all resumes to RJ Chidester at

Myrtle Beach Freedom (Indoor - SC): The Myrtle Beach Freedom Professional Indoor Football team, a member of the X-League is looking for its first ever head coach for its inaugural 2016 season. The ideal candidate must have coaching experience in the indoor/arena game. Head coach experience preferred. Hudl experience is required. Housing and meals are an option as well as supplemental work. Pay is salary based, signing bonus, playoff/championship win bonus plus net profit share. Interested applicants can send their resume to subject line "Head Coach". We will accept resumes thru Saturday August 15th. No phone calls please.

Florida: Per source, Valdosta State defensive backs coach Ryan McNamara has accepted a quality control position at Florida.

Limestone College (D-II - SC): Limestone College is looking for an intern to coach the running backs. The position is 10 months and the salary is $10,000. Interested applicants should sent their resume to No phone calls please. The position is open immediately.

Navarro (JC - TX): Navarro JC has hired Cal quality control coach Hunter McWilliams as wide receivers coach / special teams coordinator.

Davidson College (FCS): Davidson is looking to fill an hourly assistant equipment manager position. Details can be found on The Ops Scoop.