Monday November 21, 2011 Scoop

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Monday November 21, 2011

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Anderson University (D-III - IN): We hear that head coach Jeff Judge will not return. Judge had been the head coach for nine seasons. 

Arizona: AD Greg Byrne just confirmed our report (and set the bar high for future announcements). See it here

Arizona: We hear the new head coach will be announced tonight by AD Greg Byrne on Twitter (@Greg_Byrne)...multiple sources have confirmed to us that Rich Rod will be named the new head coach. 

Southeastern Louisiana (FCS): We hear head coach Mike Lucas will not return. 

UMass: The entire staff has also been released from their contracts. Running backs coach and recruiting coordinator Andrew Dees, who was in his first year with the staff after coming from Temple, "has been asked to stay on to remain in contact with recruits."

Texas A&M University - Kingsville (DII): Texas A&M University - Kingsville is looking to fill a home-and-home or both home games in Kingsville, Texas with a game guarantee: September 7, 2013 and Saturday, September 6, 2014. Please contact Kenneth Oliver, Director of Athletics, at (361-593-4787) or by email at kenneth.oliver@tamuk.edu.

Tulane: Rich Rod has declined Tulane's overtures. 

Malone (DII - OH): Malone University, an NCAA Division II Year-Two Candidacy institution located in Canton, OH, is seeking applications for the full-time position of Offensive Coordinator for the football program. Malone has recently become a member of the GLIAC conference and is also a member of the NCCAA. Applicants for this position should possess a bachelor’s degree with a master’s degree preferred. An experienced coordinator at the intercollegiate level is required and experience with the spread option is preferred. Malone University is an evangelical Christian liberal arts college associated with the Friends Church whose faculty and staff affirm a Statement of Faith and adhere to lifestyle expectations. Applicants need to send a Letter of application, Resume, Statement of Faith, especially concerned with the integration of your Christian beliefs with football, and 3 names of references. Please send this information to ehehman@malone.edu (no phone calls please). A review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

UMass: Head coach Kevin Morris has been released from his contract. A "National Search" is now under way. Reminder: UMass will compete in the MAC next season, it's first in the FBS. 

Stony Brook (FCS): Stony Brook University located in Long Island, NY is looking for an FBS opponent on the following date 9/15/12 (other dates are available and can discuss). Also looking for DIV 1-FCS program in 2013 on 9/21/13 or 10/5/13 or 10/19/13. Looking for a Home-Home scenario in 2013-2014. 2013 at Stony Brook and a road game in 2014. Depending on conference affiliation a guarantee is negotiable in 2013. If interested please contact DFO Michael Derice at 631-632-4670 or email him at michael.derice@stonybrook.edu or Associate AD Matthew Larsen at matthew.larsen@stonybrook.edu.

Coaches: Finalists for the FootballScoop 2011 Offensive Coordinator of the Year presented by SpeedTracs have been released. Previous winners are Kevin Wilson (Oklahoma, 2008), Bryan Harsin (Boise State, 2009) and Gus Malzahn (Auburn, 2010). 

Kenyon College (DIII - OH): Kenyon College is accepting applications for the position of Head Football Coach. This is a full-time appointment. The College embraces diversity and encourages applications from members of historically underrepresented groups. Kenyon College, located 50 miles northeast of Columbus, is a highly selective liberal arts college and a member of the North Coast Athletic Conference and the NCAA Division III. Responsibilities of Head Football Coach: The primary duties of this position focus on the overall development and rebuilding of the football program, including successful recruitment of qualified student athletes that will represent the college competitively in the NCAC while keeping the primary focus on the academic integrity required at Kenyon. Principle duties include: practice and game preparation and coaching; planning and executing daily workouts, evaluating talent, player development, strength and conditioning; scouting; team travel; attending to player issues; recruiting qualified student-athletes; staff development; administrative duties, including budget maintenance, purchasing and monitoring equipment, making travel arrangements and, maintaining correspondence, public relations and promotion of the football program. Secondary duties include administration, teaching, and/or game management as assigned by the Director of Athletics. Bachelor's degree required; previous collegiate coaching experience as head coach or coordinator essential. The ideal candidate should demonstrate exceptional leadership, a commitment to working in a NCAA Division III intercollegiate athletics setting, and an understanding and appreciation of the principles that guide Division III athletics. This individual must also possess strong written and oral communication skills, solid planning and organizational abilities, and demonstrate knowledge of NCAA and North Coast Athletic Conference rules and regulations. Master's degree strongly preferred. To apply visit: https://employment.kenyon.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=50741

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Benedict College (DII - SC): Benedict College is seeking a home game on September 15, 2012 and will return in 2013 on same corresponding weekend. Please contact Offensive Coordinator / AHC Lamonte Massie at MassieL@benedict.edu or 904-759-5578. Benedict College is located in Columbia, South Carolina and competes in the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.