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Monday August 10, 2015

Monday August 10, 2015


Please join us in praying for the family of longtime college coach Jake Hallum, who recently passed. Hallum's college stops include Morehead State, Maryland, Kentucky, and Arizona State and he also served as a senior scout for the Patriots, Brown and Eagles.

East Central University (D-II - OK): We hear that defensive line coach / recruiting coordinator Chad Roark will be promoted to defensive coordinator. Roark takes over for Randy Pippin who is headed to UAB as the director of player personnel on Bill Clark's staff (see below).

Maritime College (D-III - NY): Chris Bright has joined the staff for the 2015 season. Bright spent the 2013 season as an assistant at East Meadow HS (NY) working with the linebackers, and assisting with the special teams.

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Arkansas Baptist College (JC): Per source, Drametrice Smith has accepted the tight ends and H-backs position at Arkansas Baptist. Smith most recently was the co-defensive coordinator at the University of Faith (FL) last season.

Texas Permian Basin (D-II): The University of Texas Permian Basin is seeking a defensive backs coach. This is a stipend position only, no benefits, and no housing $8,000. The candidate will be responsible for coaching their own position, film-breakdown, scouting reports, recruiting, and other duties as assigned by the Head Coach. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Computer and Hudl proficiency also preferred. Prior coaching or playing experience at college or high school level. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume and references to co-defensive coordinator Jacob Martin at

Nebraska Wesleyan (D-III - NE): Nebraska Wesleyan is looking for two games, September 3, 2016 and September 2, 2017. Prefer to play a D-III opponent. Please contact head coach Brian Keller at 402-465-2354 or via email at

LA Tech: Per source, director of football operations Lance Basler has accepted an operations role with the US National Lacrosse team.

UAB: Per source, East Central University (D-II - OK) defensive coordinator Randy Pippin has resigned his position and plans to accept the director of player personnel position at UAB. We expect the formal hiring process to take another week or two.

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Fitchburg State (D-III - MA): Fitchburg State has an immediate opening for a defensive line coach. Previous playing and/or coaching experience required. Benefits include a $5,000 stipend, graduate classes, as well as housing and meals through camp only. Interested applicants should send their resume to head coach Patrick Haverty at No phone calls please.

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RPI (D-III - NY): Per source, Damik Scafe has been hired to coach the defensive line, Nick Marcella has been hired to coach the wide receivers and defensive backs Coach Ryan Turnbull has been promoted to special teams coordinator.

Coffeyville CC (KS): Coffeyville Community College has an open position on staff as a defensive quality control coach / video coordinator. This position comes with a room and meals. Also a stipend will be earned each month through being a resident assistant in the dorm hall. This position calls for someone who is proficient in hudl and is capable of learning the process of uploading film. The position also includes the opportunity to work with one of the top defenses in the Jay-hawk Conference. Depeding on experience, an additional title of an assistant position coach may be available, preferably in secondary play, but not required. On grass experience will be gained in this position. Only those who are seriously interested in a career as a college football coach are encouraged to apply. Please send resumes to coach Bryson at

Husson (D-III - ME): Lindenwood University (D-II - MO) offensive grad assistant Taylor Ewen has accepted an assistant coaching job on the Husson staff, per source.

San Bernardino Valley (JC - CA): San Bernardino Valley College is looking for a defensive assistant coach. There is a stipend for this position. Please contact Head Coach John Shipp at 714-745-1628.

Jacksonville (FCS - FL): Per source, Orange Park HS (FL) defensive line coach Rolando Fines has been hired to coach the defensive line at Jacksonville.

Navarro (JC - TX): Per source, Jimmy Fowler (who coached the running backs at Navarro back in 2012) has returned to the coaching staff and will coach the outside linebackers, and will also serve as director of football operations and academic coordinator.