Friday January 27, 2012
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Cleveland Browns: Brad Childress has been named offensive coordinator.
Princeton: We hear the DFO position is open.
Detroit Lions: Receivers coach Shawn Jefferson has re-signed with the team.
Thiel College (D-III - PA): Thiel is looking for a full time intern assistant coach. This position will report to the Head football Coach and the Director of Athletics. Responsibilities: assist the Head Football Coach in all aspects of game and practice preparations, mentor and monitor the student-athletes academic progress, evaluate personnel, follow all rules and guidelines set forth by the NCAA Division III, the Presidents Athletic Conference, and Thiel College. In addition, this position will be held accountable to recruit and retain quality student-athletes for the college and the football program. Perform other administrative duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics and Head Football Coach. This position is a 10 month position with stipend, full housing, meal plan, and benefits, and will require some responsibilities within the residence life area. Education and/or Experience: Bachelor’s degree required. Previous experience in collegiate football as a coach preferred. Deadline for application is Wednesday, February 15, 2012. Submit cover letter and resume via e-mail to the Office of Human Resources at Thiel College, 75 College Ave., Greenville, PA 16125.
New York Jets: We have learned that Karl Dunbar will join the staff. Dunbar served as the defensive line coach with the Vikings last season.
Bridgewater College: Former Averett University offensive coordinator JD Shaw has been named offensive coordinator at Bridgewater in Virginia.
Tennessee: We have learned that Charlie Coiner to Tennessee is now official. Coiner, a 20+ year veteran coach, was on the UNC staff in 2010. He spent a good bit of time in 2011 creating the FirstDownApp. Pretty cool if you haven't already seen it.
South Carolina: Multiple sources telling us this morning that safeties coach Jeep Hunter is no longer with the program. Details to come...
Villanova: Former EIU defensive coordinator Roc Bellantoni has been hired as defensive line / special teams coordinator and Tony Trisciani has been hired to coach the secondary. Trisciani has been the head coach at Whitehall HS (PA) for the last five years. As we told you weeks ago, Billy Crocker has been promoted to defensive coordinator.
Baltimore Ravens: Linebackers coach Dean Pees has been promoted to defensive coordinator. Cam Cameron will return as offensive coordinator as well.
Ouachita Baptist (D-II - AR): OBU is seeking applicants for defensive line coach. Please email resume and cover letter to defensive coordinator Shep Campbell at firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
Pitt: As anticipated, Bobby Engram has been hired to coach the receivers. Engram was an offensive assistant for the 49ers this season.
Willamette (D-III - OR): Willamette University in Salem, Oregon is seeking applicants for offensive coordinator. This is a full-time postion with good benefits. Bachelor's degree and at least two years of coaching experience required. To apply you need a cover letter and resume. Please apply: Jobs.Willamette.Edu
Mercer: Sources tell us former Presbyterian College grad assistant Justin Brown has been hired to coach the defensive line.
Rutgers: We expect this one to play out quickly. Hear what the AD had to say and the names we're hearing right here.
New Mexico Military Institute (JC): We hear West Texas A&M tight ends coach Brandon Romero has accepeted the offensive line job.
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