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Monday February 22, 2016

Monday February 22, 2016


Youngstown State: Per source, Nic McKissic-Luke has left South Dakota State to be the running backs coach at Youngstown State.

Kent State: Former Southern Miss recruiting coordinator Dayne Brown has been hired as director of football operations at Kent State per source.

Memphis: Mark Bonis, who had left his post as the head coach at Brother Martin HS (LA) to join the Memphis staff, has decided to return to Brother Martin HS, per Doug Mouton.

Independence CC (KS): Independence CC is looking to hire two student assistants who will be offered housing and meals. Looking to hire an Assistant Offensive Line/TE coach who has playing experience and video editing experience, along with Microsoft Visio, excel, power point experience. Someone who can recruit and handle a meeting room on his own. Looking to hire an Assistant Defensive Line Coach who also has playing experience and video editing experience, along with Microsoft Visio, excel, power point and someone who can recruit and handle his own meeting room. Both positions will also be assigned other duties as instructed by the head coach. Please email for defense, and for offense. Please no phone calls.

Notre Dame College (D-II - OH): Per source, Notre Dame College has added the following assistant coaches to the staff; Tony Neymeiyer - OL (former offensive GA at Eastern Michigan), Jahmal Brown - co-DC / DBs (previously coached the DBs at Division II Saginaw Valley State), Marty Gibbons - WRs, James Daniels - RBs coach (previously at Division III Ohio Northern), and Carter Melo will move from running backs to inside receivers and will remain special teams coordinator.

Scoop him up:Steve Broussard, a 9 year veteran of the NFL, spent last season as the offensive coordinator at Pasadena City College (JC - CA) and has an outstanding resume with some top notch coaches at really good programs. Past coaching stops for Broussard include Portland State (RBs), Washington State (RBs / STC), Arizona State (WRs / Recruiting Coordinator), UCLA, and SMU. Broussard has directly coached a number of All Americans and standouts at the college level including Johnathan Franklin and Myles Jack (UCLA), and Chris Ivory (Washington State). During his coaching career, Broussard has had an opportunity to build relationships with June Jones, Jim Mora Jr., Tim Wlash, and Bill Doba, among a number of others. Coach Broussard can be reached via email at

Nebraska: Northern Michigan (D-II) defensive line coach John Parrella has been offered the defensive line position at Nebraksa source tells FootballScoop. HuskerOnline is reporting that once the paperwork is complete, Parrella will be the new defensive line coach.

Michigan: Per 247, Oklahoma quality control assistant Courtney "Chip" Viney is interviewing for a defensive back assistant job with the Wolverines vacated by Greg Jackson's departure to coach the safeties with the Dallas Cowboys.

Whittier (D-III - CA): Per sources, former FIU defensive graduate assistant Ryan Jirgl has accepted the defensive coordinator job. Prior to joining FIU, Jirgl worked at South Dakota (FCS) as safeties coach, and coached the linebackers at Albright College (D-III - PA).

Oklahoma Panhandle State (D-II): Former Nicholls State (FCS - LA) safeties coach Le'Marcus Gibson is joining the staff as defensive backs coach, per source.

Arkansas-Monticello (D-II): The University of Arkansas at Monticello is accepting applications for an offensive graduate assistant working with the tight ends / H-backs. The candidate will assist with all aspects of a NCAA Division II football program including compliance with NCAA and University rules, coaching tight ends, recruiting, video editing and breakdown and other duties as assigned by the head coach. Previous playing and/or coaching experience with tight ends are required. Must be able to be admitted to the Graduate School per University Policy. There will be NO pay but will get 6 hours of tuition and fees for graduate school and a meal plan. Please send resumes to head coach Hud Jackson and Phone calls will not be accepted.

Cincinnati: Source tells FootballScoop with Steve Clinkscale headed to Kentucky, associate head coach Robert Prunty will lead / call the defense for upcoming Spring ball and defensive grad assistant Kenyon Blue will coach the defensive backs.

Bethune Cookman (FCS - FL): Bethune Cookman University would like to thank those who applied for the graduate assistant positions. At this time the team is no longer accepting resumes. Thanks for the interest.

Podcast: Discussing the Charlie Strong situation

Oklahoma: Sources tell FootballScoop Oklahoma has interviewed at least three candidates and is expected to make a hire for their defensive line position early this week. Per sources, Mississippi State's defensive line coach David Turner has interviewed and Kansas defensive line coach Calvin Thibodeaux is interviewing today. The Oklahoman's Jason Kersey has confirmed both as well. Will update when the decision has been made.

Kentucky: Cincinnati co-defensive coordinatorSteve Clinkscale is joining the UK staff as defensive backs coach.

Texas A&M: Texas A&M is looking to hire a recruiting assistant. This will be an administrative position that works under the guidance of the Director of Recruiting. Please send all inquiries to

Carthage College (D-III - WI): Carthage College is seeking applicants for a graduate assistant coach with wide receiver playing or coaching experience. The position includes a $5,000 stipend, most meals, and free graduate school. Housing is not included. The successful candidate will have his own recruiting area. Start date is ASAP. Please email resume and references to head coach Mike Yeager at No phone calls please

James Madison: Dale Steele has been appointed director of football administration / recruiting coordinator on Mike Houston's staff at JMU. Steele was most recently the director of football administration at East Carolina, a role he held for three seasons.

UT Chattanooga: Per source, West Alabama (D-II) offensive line coach / recruiting coordinator Adam Ross will be the new offensive line coach.

Colorado School of Mines (D-II): Per source, head coach Gregg Brandon has hired Brandon Moore to coach the linebackers, and Mike McGlinchey to handle the defensive line and special teams.

Charlie Strong & Texas' director of athletics both released statements last night concerning the divorce case of a Louisville board of trustees member

Jacksonville State (FCS - AL): Per source, Kevin Revis is the new offensive line coach at JSU. Revis was a graduate assistant working with the offensive line prior to this promotion.

Defiance (D-III - OH): Sources tell FootballScoop that interim head coach / defensive coordinator Casey Goff expects no changes to his coaching staff heading into the 2016 season.