Monday March 23, 2015
Please join us in praying for the family of former Florida running backs coach Vince Kendrick, who passed away over the weekend.
Wagner (FCS - NY): All coaching positions at Wagner College have been filled. Thank you for all of the inquiries.
Alfred State (D-III - NY): Per source, offensive coordinator / offensive line coach Anthony Scott has been named interim head coach. Mick Caba, who led the program the last 15 years, officially retired at the end of February.
Miami Dolphins: Dolphins owner Stephen Ross announced today that they have extended the contract of head coach Joe Philbin one year.
Rutgers: We understand that Springfield College (D-III - MA) outside linebackers coach Jared Keyte has joined the staff in an off the field capacity.
Concordia (D-III - Chicago, IL): We understand that Concordia is no longer accepting resumes for their defensive grad assistant position. Thanks for the overwhelming interest.
Texas: Charlie Strong announced Monday that new tight ends coach Jeff Traylor will also handle the Longhorns' special teams.
Ball State: Per source, Pete Lembo has hired Wayne State (D-II - MI) receivers coach Alex Bailey to coach the Ball State wide receivers. Bailey has previous coaching stops with the receivers at Defiance College (D-III - OH), Valparaiso (FCS - IN), and Dayton (FCS - OH). We can confirm the hire.
Rutgers: Per source, Albright College (D-III - PA) running backs coach / assistant special teams coordinator Matt Moran has been hired at Rutgers in a player development / defensive quality control role.
NFL: Per Adam Schefter, Roger Goodell has informed NFL owners that Todd Jones, the former Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tabacco, and Firearms will soon join the league as Special Counsel for Conduct.
Northwood (D-II - MI): Northwood is no longer accepting applicants for their vacant positions. Thank you for the overwhelming response.
Morrisville State (D-III - NY): Morrisville State College located in Morrisville, NY (30 miles southeast of Syracuse) is seeking applicants for a restricted earnings assistant coaching position. Preferred candidates will have playing and/or coaching experience at Wide Receiver, as well as on special teams. Responsibilities include (but are not limited to): Coaching your own position, academic monitoring of student-athletes, practice and game film breakdown (HUDL), as well as the successful recruitment of qualified and competitive student-athletes in your assigned recruiting area. Compensation package includes: $5,000 stipend, housing, some meals, plus other possible opportunities to supplement income within the athletic and/or academic support departments. In addition, because of employment within SUNY, this position is entitled to receive a tuition waiver for one graduate class per semester at any other SUNY institution (preferably online classes). Probable start date is August 1st, 2015. Interested candidates should email assistant coach Patrick Rotchford at firstname.lastname@example.org. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
South Dakota (FCS): In addition to the hiring of Marty Biagi we reported on Saturday, here are a few other adjustments to the staff at South Dakota; defensive line coach Marquice Williams has added the special teams coordinator title, receivers coach Matt Middleton has added recruiting coordinator responsibilities, Morningside College (NAIA - IA) running backs coach Collin Prosser has been hired hired to coach the tackles and tight ends. Also, DFO Luke Groth ahs added the title of On Campus recruiting coordinator.
Austin College (D-III - TX); Joe Morgan has been hired to coach the offensive line. Morgan spent last season as the offensive line coach at Cornell College.
Southern Arkansas (D-II): Per source,Dylan Swarers has accepted a defensive grad assistant position. Swarers was a defensive grad assistant at Minot State (D-II - ND) last season.
Fresno State: Ricky Manning Jr., who coached the special teams and secondary at Fresno City College (CC - CA), is heading to Fresno State as the defensive grad assistant, per source.
Pace University (D-II - NY): Steve Ciocci has joined the staff as offensive line coach. Ciocci previously coached the tackles and tight ends at Wagner (FCS - NY).
Fresno City College (CC - CA): Quarterbacks coach Mark Hetherington has been hired as the head coach at Fresno Central HS (CA).
Northern Colorado (FCS): Northern Colorado is no longer accepting resumes for their open undergrad and volunteer positions. Thank you for the overwhelming interest.