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Monday July 14, 2014

Monday July 14, 2014

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Abilene Christian: Ken Collums has hired former Tarleton State offensive coordinator Scott Carey as offensive line coach. Cody Moore (who spent last season as the assistant recruiting coordinator at Arkansas and was the defensive line coach at Central Arkansas prior to that) is now coaching the defensive line and former ACU quarterback John David Baker is joining the staff as a grad assistant. 

Mount Union: Chris Kappas has been promoted to defensive coordinator. Head coach Vince Kehres served as the defensive coordinator last season, his first with both titles/responsibilities. 

Arizona Western (JC - AZ): Arizona Western has announced the hiring of linebacker coach Steffon Martin. Martin played linebacker at Arizona Western, as well as Arizona State.

NCAA: The NCAA paid president Mark Emmert $1.7 million in 2012, according to tax documents obtained by USA Today. Chief operating officer Jim Irsch earned $1.01 million, and VP/chief legal officer Donald Remy made $620,000.

Santa Barbara City College (CC - CA): Santa Barbara City College is accepting applications for an intern running backs position. Responsibilities include assisting the head coach in all facets of the program, including coaching a position, the recruitment of quality student athletes, organization and planning of all practices, game preparation, film breakdown, and monitoring the academic progress of student athletes. A Bachelor’s degree is required. Previous participation and/or coaching experience preferred but not required. This is an entry-level position and pays a small stipend only. Preference will be given to local candidates. Please send resume, cover letter, and references to assistant coach Dan Lever at dwlever@pipeline.sbcc.edu. No phone calls please.

SEC Network: Longtime college football writer Tony Barnhart, ESPN play-by-play voices Tom Hart and Dave Neal, and current Longhorn Network reporter Kaylee Hartung have each joined SEC Network. Additionally, analysts Matt Stinchcomb and Andre Ware have signed multi-year agreements with the network.

Marshall: The Thundering Herd have announced a two-year contract extension for head coach Doc Holliday, keeping him under contract through 2018. While his $600,000 base salary has not changed, Holliday is now eligible for $30,000 bonuses both for winning a Conference USA championship and reaching a bowl game. The school notes his buyout structure of $600,000 for leaving for another head coaching job and a $3 million buyout for taking the West Virginia job remain intact. Holliday is 27-24 in four seasons at Marshall.

Savannah State (FCS - GA): We have learned that defensive coordinator / secondary coach Corey Barlow has been let go. We understand the position is expected to be filled from within.

Concordia (NAIA - Ann Arbor, MI): Concordia University in Ann Arbor is looking for a safeties coach. This is a part-time position and includes a small stipend ($2,000 for the fall with the potential for another small stipend for spring practice) but does not provide room or board. This position is responsible for coaching the safeties, holding position meetings, assisting with day-to-day operations / defensive practice preparation and any other areas assigned by the head coach or defensive coordinator. Previous experience coaching or playing is preferred but all applicants will be considered. Interested candidates should e-mail their letter of interest, resume and references to defensive coordinator Joshua.Schumacher@cuaa.edu. No phone calls please.

Adrian (D-III - MI) : Adrian College has an opening for a part-time coach working on the offensive side of the ball. Position includes a $1,200 stipend with no housing or meals. All interested candidates please email hbailey@adrian.edu. No phone calls please.

Fox Sports: Erin Andrews has replaced Pam Oliver as the sideline reporter for FOX's top NFL crew, according to Richard Deitsch of SI.com. Oliver will work with FOX's No. 2 crew consisting of Kevin Burkhardt and John Lynch for the 2014 season, and will then move to a different role within the network following the season.

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Malone University (D-II - OH): Malone is accepting applications for an intern position. Responsibilities include assisting the head coach in all facets of the program, including coaching a position on offense (probably TE’s), the recruitment of quality student athletes, organization and planning of all practices, game preparation, film breakdown, and monitoring the academic progress of student athletes. A Bachelor’s degree is required. Position will ideally turn into a GA position beginning in the summer of 2015. Previous participation and/or coaching experience required. This is a 10 month position and includes a monthly stipend, but not housing. Applicants must specifically articulate a Christian statement of faith. Please send resume, cover letter, and references to head coach Eric Hehman at ehehman@malone.edu. No phone calls please.

Fox Sports 1: Fox Sports 1 has hired ESPNU college football play-by-play voice Joe Davis to work Big 12 and Pac-12 games, according to Richard Deitsch of SI.com.

Bethel College (NAIA - KS): Bethel College has an immediate opening for GA position. Applicants must have prior playing experience and or coaching experience. This position must have a valid drivers license and social security card. The position will pay $3,000 a year with room and board, and is a 12 month position. Please e-mail cover letter, resume, and three professional references attention Coach Mathis to mmathis@bethelks.edu if interested.

Murray State (FCS - KY): We hear that Murray State will fill the defensive line opening from within the staff.

East Mississippi (JC): Murray State defensive line coach Davern Williams has accepted a position on the East Mississippi staff.