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Monday February 11, 2013

Monday February 11, 2013

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Jacksonville Jaguars: Sources tell us that Tennessee Tech special teams coordinator Tyler Wolf has been hired as assistant to the head coach with the Jaguars. 

Newberry College (D-II - SC): Sources tell us Gray Military Academy head coach Hunter Spivey has accepted the running backs job at Newberry. The Newberry offense just got better. 

Western Carolina: NFL veteran wide receiver David Patten has joined the staff.

Kansas: Charlie Weis has announced a number of changes to his coaching staff today. Dave Campo has added the title of assistant head coach for defense, Scott Vestal (who previously served assistant DFO) has been elevated to assistant defensive backs coach, and Rod Jones and Maurice Crum Jr. (who both served as defensive grad assistants) will now work as director of high school relations and assistant director of operations, respectively. Quality control coach Matt Shula will now work as a grad assistant with special teams, and intern Mark Ross will transition to an offensive quality control role. New additions to the staff include Louie Matsakis (director of personnel), Max Onyegbule (defensive grad assistant) and Ty Greenwood (defensive quality control). 

Webber International (NAIA - FL): Webber International University, Babson Park, FL is looking to hire 2 assistant football coaches. Offensive position open to coach either TE or WR depending on the candidate. Please send resume to Offensive Coordinator Matt Leone at leonemj@webber.edu. Defensive secondary position open to coach Corners. Please send resume to Defensive Coordinator Eric Potochney at potochneyes@webber.edu. Both position are full time with benefits and retirement option. Salary will be $17,000 - $20,000. Prefer candidates that played and coached the position and has Florida recruiting experience. Emails only NO phone calls.

University of Central Arkansas (FCS): Central Arkansas is looking for a game on September 28, October 5, or October 12. Would like to play an FCS home and home but would consider paying a guarantee to an FCS or DII If interested call Brad Teague 501-450-5244.

Washington Redskins: Sources tell us Denver Broncos assistant special teams coordinator Keith Burns has accepted the special teams coordinator role with the Redskins. 

North Dakota: Sources tell us that defensive coordinator Mike Mannausau has resigned and has taken a position in the fund raising department for the University.

Southeastern University (NAIA - FL): Southeastern University in Lakeland, FL is beginning competition in football and is looking to schedule games (home and away) starting with the Fall 2014 season. Contact Head Coach Keith Barefield at kbarefield@seu.edu if interested and for more information.

Purdue: Newly hired tight ends coach Gerad Parker will also serve as recruiting coordinator.

St. Louis Rams: The Rams are interviewing Detroit secondary coach Tim Walton for their defensive coordinator position, according to Rams beat writer Jim Thomas

Hawaii: Norm Chow has announced the addition of NFL veteran Chris Naeole to the coaching staff, with his assignment to be determined. Naeole coached the past three seasons at Iolani HS (HI)

North Carolina: Arizona State co-defensive coordinator Ron West is joining Larry Fedora's staff.

Northern Illinois: Sources tell us that Alabama defensive quality control coach Kelvin Sigler has joined the staff and will coach the defensive backs.

St. Olaf (D-III - MN): Assistant head coach / defensive coordinator Craig Stern has been promoted to head coach.

University of Buffalo: We hear corners coach Mo Linguist has added the title of defensive pass game coordinator. 

Findlay (D-II - OH): The University of Findlay is looking to fill two GA positions on the offensive side of the ball to coach RB’s and WR’s immediately. Resumes can be emailed to Troy Rothenbuhler at rothenbuhler@findlay.edu.

Eastern Michigan: We have learned that Ferris State (D-II - MI) defensive coordinator Ryan Oshnock has accepted the special teams job at Eastern Michigan.

Sam Houston State (FCS):Sam Houston State is looking for a home game on August 31, 2013. Would like to play an FCS or D2 team. Will pay guarantee or do a home and home if FCS. If interested call Robby Discher, assistant coach at 816 809 0580.

Murray State (FCS - KY): Sources tell us that Alabama defensive analyst Russ Callaway is joining the Murray State staff as receivers coach.

Indiana: We have learned that Oklahoma offensive line coach James Patton will join the staff at Indiana. The Hoosiers have announced that he will serve as assistant defensive line coach / special teams coordinator / recruiting coordinator. 

Texas A&M Commerce: Sources tell us that Justin Deason has joined the staff. Deason served as the defensive coordinator at East Central University (D-II - OK) for the past four seasons.

Slippery Rock (D-II - PA): Slippery Rock has an opening for an assistant coach. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree; minimum of 2 years successful collegiate football coaching or playing experience at the linebacker position; recruiting experience; experience working with diverse populations; and successful performance in an on-campus interview required. Special Instructions to Applicants: Must provide listing of 3 references with current contact information. Original transcripts will be required of the candidate being recommended for hire. All applications must be submitted online via the SRU Job Posting Website, which can be found at this link:

Rockord College (D-III - IL): Rockford College is looking for games on the following dates 9/6/14 (home), 9/5/15 (away), 9/3/16(home or away) and 9/2/17 (home or away). We are open to two or four year agreements. If interested please contact Antoine Manning at amanning@rockford.ed or (815) 394-3736.

Duke: Scottie Montgomery will carry the title of associate head coach / wide receivers and coordinate the pass game as announced by Duke Football's Twitter account. They also report that offensive coordinator Kurt Roper's duties will remain the same and he will continue to call the plays on game day.

Utah: Former Arizona State head coach Dennis Erickson has been hired as the co-offensive coordinator for the Utes.

Oklahoma: Sources tell us that offensive line coach James Patton will not return.

Southeastern Oklahoma State (D-II): Sources tell us that former McMurray (D-II - TX) running backs coach Scott Highsmith has joined the staff and will coach the quarterbacks and offensive line coach Chad Speer has been promoted to offensive coordinator. Also, we hear that Travis Kincheloe has joined the staff as an offensive graduate assistant.

Waldorf College (NAIA - IA):Waldorf College is seeking to fill the following open dates for 2013. Aug 31, Sept. 28, and Oct. 5. We are open to a possible 2013 /14 agreement. If interested please contact Head Football Coach Kent Anderson at kent.anderson@waldorf.edu

Northern Illinois: Rod Carey has announced a number of adjustments to his coaching staff. Bob Cole will serve as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach, Kevin Kane will continue to work with the linebackers and has added the title of special teams coordinator, Joe Tripodi will move from fullbacks / tight ends to offensive line coach, and Brett Diersen will serve as defensive line coach / recruiting coordinator.

Millersville University (D-II - PA): Defensive coordinator Ron Rankin has been promoted to interim head coach.

Newberry College (D-II - SC): Sources tell us that running backs coach Bennett Swygert has been promoted to offensive coordinator.