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Friday June 8, 2012

Friday June 8, 2012

University of Chicago (D-III): Lehigh University (FCS) outside linebackers coach Justin Weaver has been hired to coach the linebackers.

Northwestern State (FCS - LA): Northwestern State has announced that defensive coordinator Brad Laird has accepted a position of Director of Advancement at Northwestern State. Bradley Dale Peveto said that filling Laird's role (defensive coordinator / safeties) is "maybe the most important hire I've had to make here." Peveto said he'll focus on getting the right guy, not rushing to fill the slot. 

Northeastern Oklahoma A&M (JUCO): Northeastern Oklahoma A&M has an opening for a Restricted Earnings Coach. Position: Offensive Skill Position: Running Backs, Wide Receivers, or Tight Ends based on the applicants qualifications. Responsibilities: Assist the Head Football Coach in all aspects of an intercollegiate football program, including recruitment of qualified student-athletes, organizing and conducting practices, maintenance, safety management, Film analysis and break down. Dorm management and operations oversight. (Must live in the dorm). Perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required. Computer Skills preferred, with an understanding of NJCAA policies. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply. How to Apply: Applicants submit resume and references through e-mail to Doug Buckmaster, Offensive Coordinator

Rutgers: Don Bosco Prep offensive coordinator Anthony Campanile will join the Rutgers staff as an offensive grad assistant according to Stephen Spiewak of Maxpreps. 

Georgia: Defensive coordinator Todd Grantham's compensation has been bumped up to $825,000 according to Marc Weiszer of the Athens Banner Herald. Gratham's contract includes language stating that he will not owe the university any buyout in the event he leaves as a head coach (NCAA or NFL) or as a defensive coordinator in the NFL. Athletic director Greg McGarity received a new contract yesterday as well that runs through the end of 2017. McGarity is scheduled to make $500,000 this year under the new agreement. 

LSU: The LSU Board of Supervisors is meeting today. On the agenda is approving raises for the football coaches. John Chavis is expected to receive a $200,000 raise to $900,000 for this season (which will go to $1.1 million in 2013 and $1.3 million in 2014). Running backs coach Frank Wilson is up for a $225,000 raise, going to $550,000 this season ($600,000 in 2013 and $650,000 in 2014). Wilson will also add the title of associate head coach. Offensive coordinator Greg Studrawa will move up to $500,000 and have a three year agreement and Steve Kragthorpe's new salary will be $400,000 this season (rising to $450,000 in 2014). Steve Ensminger will move up to $230,000, Brick Haley bumps up to $400,000 and Thomas McGaughey will make $275,000 this season (all 3 also have three year agreements with raises). Newcomers Adam Henry and Corey Raymond are both expected to make $300,000 this year (with 3 year agreements). 

Augustana College (D-III - IL): We have learned that Augustana has hired former Western Illinois defensive coordinator Tom Casey as defensive coordinator. 

Dartmouth: Dartmouth football has an opening for a Video Coordinator/Assistant Director of Football Operations. This position oversees the entire video organization and operation for the football program, including videotaping of all practices and games; breakdown of opponents' video; maintaining a video library; inventory and maintenance of video equipment; and all other aspects of video operations (experience with DV Sport preferred). The role will also have significant operations responsibilities which may include team travel, facilities, game day organization, alumni events, etc. Cover letter, resume, and contact information for at least three references can be faxed to 603-646-3576 or emailed to Michael Bruno at