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Monday March 2, 2015

Monday March 2, 2015


FootballScoop is proud to report another month of record viewership. The number of users visiting the site grew 26% over Feb 2014 & 88% over Feb 2013. We thank you all.

Arizona State: Senior associate head coach Paul Randolph is "making a career change and moving into an administrative role in the Sun Devils Athletics Department" and Todd Graham has hired Shawn Slocum as associate head coach / special teams coordinator / outside linebackers. Slocum, RC's son, coached the special teams for the Green Bay Packers for the last nine seasons. Randolph's new title will be associate athletic director for championship life.

Coaches agents: Listen to three excellent interviews from FootballScoop radio with Patrick Strong (Balch Sports), Walker Jones (CAA) and Warren McCarty (MPIF).

William and Mary (FCS - VA): Marvin Clecidor has now been announced as the defensive backs coach, Trey Henderson will oversee all of the defensive secondary and will continue to serve as recruiting coordinator, and Joe Brady will now serve as video coordinator and will continue to work with the Tribe linebackers.

Oregon State: Gary Andersen has announced that inside linebackers coach Ilaisa Tuiaki has added special teams coordinator duties.

Eastern Illinois: Mark Hutson, who served as offensive coordinator / offensive line coach at EIU from 2003-2005 and as interim head coach in 2006, has returned to the program as offensive line coach. Hutson spent the last three years as an assistant with the Oakland Raiders.

Southwest Baptist University (D-II - MO):Southwest Baptist University is looking to fill one open date on 11-7-15. We will play FCS, D2 or an NAIA school to fill this date. Possible home and home for 2016 season. Will consider all options. Please contact assistant head coach Robert Clardy at

ASA Miami (JC - FL): Former North Carolina player and grad assistant Tommy Richardson has been named head coach. ASA Miami opened in the Spring of 2014 and is the only Junior College that plays football in Florida.

Florida A&M: Former offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach Quinn Gray has been named head coach at Duval Charter HS (FL).

Morehead State (FCS - KY): John Perin has been hired to coach the defensive backs and special teams at Morehead State. Perin spent last season as a grad assistant at Eastern Michigan, and the year before that as the defensive coordinator at Capital (D-III - OH).

Montana Tech (NAIA): Montana Tech has an immediate opening for an offensive line coach. This is a fulltime 10 month contract position, with benefits. Primary responsibilities include coaching the offensive line, and assisting the head coach in all phases of the football program. Other responsibilities include assisting the offensive coordinator with run game planning, recruiting a specific region, and film editing. Must be proficient in using Hudl, Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint. Email letter of application, resume, and references to offensive coordinator Pete Sterbick at No phone calls please.

Minnesota: The Gophers have announced the hiring of Terry Szucs as a defensive quality control assistant and Adam Weber as an offensive graduate assistant.

Northern Arizona (FCS): Northern Arizona University is looking to hire an assistant football coach – offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach. Previous Division 1 collegiate coaching experience is required. Interested candidates must apply through the NAU Human Resources website here.

Northern Illinois: Ross Watson's role at NIU will be linebackers coach, head coach Rod Carey noted today. Watson is a former Youngstown State assistant.

Youngstown State: YSU has announced 9 of Bo Pelini's assistant coaches; Shane Montgomery (OC / QBs), Carmen Bricillo (OL), Ron Brown (associate HC / RBs), Brian Crist (WRs), Kyle Brey (TEs), Ron Stoops, Jr. (DC), TJ Hollowell (LBs), Richard McNutt (DBs), and Tim Marlowe (assistant secondary). Additionally, per source, while not finalized yet, multiple sources tell FootballScoop that Carl Pelini will join the staff.

Northern Arizona (FCS): Northern Arizona University is looking to hire an assistant football coach - offensive line. Previous Division 1 collegiate coaching experience is required. Interested candidates must apply through the NAU Human Resources website here.

West Virginia: Former Youngstown State assistant Dan Gerberry is joining Holgo's staff as an offensive grad assistant working with the tight ends, per Dana Balash. Gerberry coached the YSU tight ends last season.

Mississippi State: Football recruiting assistant Brian Squeglia has been promoted to football recruiting specialist, per source.

Concordia University (NAIA - Ann Arbor, MI): Concordia is accepting applications for an offensive graduate assistant. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: coaching a position group, managing a recruiting area, video breakdown, and other duties assigned by the head coach and offensive coordinator. The position will begin this fall. Interested applicants should email resume, references and statement of faith to offensive coordinator Andrew Rode at

Austin College (D-III - TX): Austin College is currently accepting applications for assistant football coach (offensive line / Campus Fitness Center Director). The 10 month position will pay in the low 30’s and include Medical Benefits. The position will include coaching a position, recruiting, teaching, and game day administration. A Bachelor’s degree (Physical Education or related) is required. To apply please send resume including three references and unofficial copies of transcripts and completed AC employment application to Finalist(s) will be required to undergo a background check. Official transcripts will be required if invited for on campus interview. Starting date, April 1, 2015. E-mail questions to Head Coach Loren Dawson at

Northwestern State (FCS - LA): Northwestern State is looking to a hire an offensive graduate assistant working with the offensive line. Looking for college playing or coaching experience with the offensive line. Please send resumes to

Notre Dame: Brian Kelly has officially announced the hirings of Autry Denson (RBs), Keith Gilmore (DL), Todd Lyght (DBs), and Mike Sanford (OC / QBs). Also, receivers coach Mike Denbrock has added the associate head coach for offense title, Mike Elston will coach the linebackers and be the recruiting coordinator, Ron Powlus will serve as director of player development, Bob Elliott will be a special assistant to the head coach, and Maurice Crum Jr. and Donovan Raiola have joined the staff as grad assistants.

Trinity College (D-III - CT): Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut is accepting applications for a graduate assistant (position TBD). Candidates will be responsible for coaching their own position group, recruiting a specific area, assisting in video editing and breakdowns, and performing all other duties assigned by the head coach and athletic director. Compensation includes a stipend, housing, meals, and full tuition remission at Trinity’s graduate school. Preferred candidates will have at least one year of coaching experience and knowledge of DVSport video editing software. Applicants with disabilities should request, in advance, any accommodation in order to participate more fully in the application process. Please contact Assistant Coach Kyle Duncan at if interested.

Temple: Temple has now formally announced the addition of Frisman Jackson as receivers coach, Glenn Thomas as quarterbacks coach, and Adam DiMichele (who coached the receivers last season) has been reassigned to director of player development.

Miami Dolphins: Head analyst Dennis Lock has been promoted to director of analytics.

Davidson (FCS - NC): With offensive coordinator Bush Hamdan leaving for a position at the University of Washington, sources tell us that Paul Nichols plans to hire a quarterbacks coach & promote from within to fill the offensive coordinator role.

Los Angeles Valley College (JC - CA): Reggie Stover, who spent last season as the pass game coordinator / receivers coach at Salesian HS (CA), has joined the LAVC staff in the same role, per source.

Occidental (D-III - CA): Per source, Occidental College has hired Wilbert Gilmore, Jr. as their new linebackers coach. Gilmore was part of the Gonzaga College HS (Washington, DC) staff last season.

Villanova: Yale special teams and defensive line intern/grad assistant Mark Powell has joined the Villanova staff in a restricted earnings position, per source.

Methodist University (D-III - NC): Methodist University invites applicants for opening of assistant coach (defensive coordinator). Preference given to demonstrated ability in a 3-4 Scheme. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree required. Demonstrated ability in recruitment of student-athletes (Division III experience preferred). Candidates should email a cover letter, resume and names and contact information of 3 professional references to head coach C.J. Goss at No phone calls, please. Applicant review begins immediately and will continue.