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Monday April 2, 2012

Monday April 2, 2012

Cincinnati: Sources tell us that UT Martin defensive grad assistant Chase Gibson will join the Cincinnati staff in the same capacity. 

Citadel: John Hauser has been hired to coach the safeties. Hauser, who spent the last four seasons as defensive coordinator at Wayne State, had accepted the director of player personnel job at Illinois in January. 

Hawaii: American River College defensive coordinator Jared Vanderbeek will join the Hawaii staff as a defensive grad assistant this Summer. 

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Bethune Cookman: Bethune Cookman is looking to hire a grad assistant to work with the quarterbacks. Those interested please email your resume to tight ends coach Lawal McCray at

University of Mary (D-II - ND): John Kelling has been hired as the new defensive coordinator. Kelling comes to the University of Mary from the University of North Dakota where he served as the co-defensive coordinator for the past six seasons.

Wheaton College (D-III - IL): Wheaton has promoted assistant defensive line coach Jesse Scott to the offensive line position. Former Trinity International receivers coach Jonathan Brown has been brought on staff to coach the receivers and former Purdue receiver Kurt Lichtenberg has been hired to serve as an offensive assistant.

Colorado School of Mines: We hear Scott "DH" Kinecki has been hired to coach the outside linebackers.

Northern Arizona: Jeff Lewis has been hired to coach the receivers. Lewis is a Northern Arizona alum and former NFL player and spent last season coaching the quarterbacks and receivers at Prescott HS (AZ).

University of New Haven (D-II): New Haven is looking for a game on September 29, 2012. We are looking for a DII opponent and need a home game, we can return in 2013. We will also take a guarantee game with FCS opponent. Contact Head Coach Pete Rossomando at

Central College (D-III - IA): Carl Coleman has been hired to work with the defensive backs and alum Nick Mulder has been hired to coach the defensive line. Coleman served as a graduate assistant at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (TX) the past three seasons and Mulder worked with the defensive line at Anderson University (IN) the past two seasons.

McNeese State: We hear defensive grad assistant Eman Naghavi has been promoted to tackles / tight ends coach. We hear the defensive grad assistant job has not been filled yet although we're told that there are some in-house options. 

Bobby Petrino: Coach Petrino was in a one vehicle motorcycle accident last night. He is hospitalized; but his injuries are said to be non-life threatening

Southwest Minnesota State University (D-II): Southwest Minnesotat State is looking for a graduate assistant (Running Backs). Responsibilities include practice/game preparation, recruiting, summer camps, equipment, video and all other aspects of the football program. Qualifications include acceptance into graduate school (3.0 minimum GPA), enrolling in a minimum of six credits per semester, and candidate must meet the MnSCU vehicle driving qualifications. Compensation package includes $8,000 and tuition waiver. Review of candidates will begin in two weeks and continue until filled. Expected start date in July. Send letter of interest, resume, and references to Cory Sauter - Head Football Coach, Southwest Minnesota State University, 1501 State Street, FH 317, Marshall, MN 56258 or e-mail to No phone calls please.

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Northwestern Oklahoma State (NAIA): NWOSU is looking to fill two grad assistant positions. One will be receivers and the other will be inside linebackers in the 3-3 defense. Both positions will pay $10,000 on a 10 month contract. Graduate tuition will be paid for OK residents. There is NO room and board as part of the agreement. You may submit resumes and cover letters to Alan Hall at

Concordia College (D-III - MN): We hear Kyle Bakken (who was serving as interim defensive coordinator) has been named the defensive coordinator. 

Southern University (FCS - LA): William Broussard has been named athletic director at Southern.