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Friday May 8, 2015

Friday May 8, 2015


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Missouri State (FCS): Missouri defensive analyst Justin Kramer will join Dave Steckel's staff as tight ends coach/special teams coordinator according to the Kansas City Star.

Minnesota: Former Chicago Bears offensive assistant Carson Walch has joined Minnesota's staff as an offensive consultant working with the Gophers' passing game according to Guy Limbeck of the Rochester (Minn.) Post-Bulletin.

Simpson (D-III - IA): Defiance College (D-III - OH) defensive coordinator Jeff Judge has accepted the offensive coordinator job at Simpson. Prior to joining the Defiance staff Judge spent nine seasons as the head coach at Anderson (D-III - IN).

Carleton College (D-III - MN): Carleton College seeks applications for a full-time defensive coach. Preference would be for a defensive backs coach. Candidates with recruiting backgrounds from highly selective institutions is also a plus, but all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references to head coach Bob Pagel at

Dakota State (NAIA - SD): Dakota State (NAIA, SD) is looking to hire a Graduate Assistant for next season. The candidate should have at least 3.5 undergraduate GPA and be interested in DSU’s Master’s of Science in Educational Technology. Candidate could work with defensive position group (LB’s or DB’s) depending on experience. Duties will include coaching that position group, film breakdown, equipment duties, recruiting, along with other duties as assigned by the Head Coach. Compensation is a $12,000 stipend along with 2/3 tuition reduction for the MSET program. All interested and qualified applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and references to to be considered.

Gavilan (JC - CA): Offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach / wide receivers coach Mike Dovenberg has been named head coach. Dovenberg has been on staff for a year and a half and previously coached the wide receivers at Kansas Wesleyan (NAIA). This marks Dovenberg's first head coaching job.

Tampa Bay Bucs: The Bucs have made a number of changes to front office personnel. Director of pro scouting Scott Coehn is no longer with the team, and four staffers have received promotions. National scout Rob McCartney will now be the team's pro scouting coordinator, Byron Kiefer has been promoted from college scout to national scout, Donovan Cotton moves from scouting assistant to pro scout, and Zack Grossi is being promoted from scouting assistant to pro scout. Also, Shane Scannell has been hired as a scouting assistant.

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Pace (D-II - NY): Pace University is looking to hire a full-time equipment manager. Full details can be found on DFO Scoop.

Savannah State (FCS): Linebackers coach Tony Pierce has added the title of special teams coordinator, per source.

Rutgers: Per source, Maine Maritime (D-III) assistant Kevin Burke has accepted a player development job at Rutgers.

Copiah-Lincoln (CC - MS): Copiah- Lincoln Community College seeks applicants and nominations for the position of assistant football coach working with linebackers or defensive line. Qualifications/Experience: Minimum of Master’s degree in History or a Master’s degree with 18 hours of history, collegiate coaching experience, and a demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested Candidates send cover letter, resume, three references and transcripts to head coach Glenn Davis at No phone calls please! Copiah- Lincoln Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity educator and employer.