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Monday March 12, 2012

Monday March 12, 2012

At about 9AM we're wheels up on our way to Seattle along with OT Scout to kick off the FootballScoop Pac-12 tour. Plenty of updates over the next 10 days on the home page and on Twitter

Waldorf (NAIA - IA): Carrol University (D-III - WI) tight ends / fullbacks coach Brent Allen has been hired to coach the offensive line.

Chadron State (D-II - NE): Head coach Jay Long has appointed Black Hills State defensive coordinator / defensive backs coach Jeff Larson the defensive coordinator. Long also announced recently that he has retained quarterbacks coach / offensive coordinator Chris Stein and defensive backs coach Craig Jersild.

McPherson College (NAIA - KS): Iowa State defensive quality control coach Ben Barkema has taken the linebackers / special teams coordinator job at McPherson.

Tennessee Titans: We are seeing multiple reports that Dennis Polian has been brought on to serve as assistant to the head coach.

Atlanta Falcons: is reporting that Devin Bonik will join the staff as an assistant to the head coach. Bonik served in the same capacity for the Titans last season. 

East Los Angeles (JUCO): New head coach Steven Mojarro has appointed Luis Marin kickers coach.

Georgia: UGA Director of Athletics Greg McGarity has announced that Mark Richt will receive a 3 year contract extension that will take him through the 2016 season. Also, defensive coordinator Todd Grantham will receive a two year extension added on to the one year remaining on his contract to take him through the 2014 season. 

Ellsworth CC (IA): The three finalists for the head coaching vacancy are former Coffeyville CC (KS) head coach Skip Foster, Upper Iowa offensive coordinator Brian Frana, and Hutchinson CC (KS) offensive coordinator Josh Gooch.

Senior Bowl: Steve Hale, President and CEO of the Senior Bowl, and parent company Mobile Arts and Sports Association have "mutually decided to part ways".

Fordham: Former Cornell defensive tackles coach Peter McCarty is now coaching the defensive line at Fordham. 

Northern Michigan (D-II): Northern Michigan is looking to hire a defensive intern. It will be a defensive position with the potential to assist special teams. It is preferred that candidates have experience playing / coaching defensive backs / linebackers and 1 year of collegiate coaching experience. The position will pay a $9,000 stipend. The position will also have on the road recruiting responsibilities. The position is available immediately. Interested candidates should email their resume and references to

American River College (JC - Sacramento, CA): ARC is looking for to hire a receivers coach. For more information or to apply, please contact Chris Parry at