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The Scoop - Friday April 12, 2019

Friday April 12, 2019


#StaffTracker: A one stop page where you can keep track of how the new head coaches are filling their staffs. NFL – FBS – FCS – D-II

Former Cleveland Browns, Cincinnati Bengals, Green Bay Packers and SMU head coach Forrest Gregg passed away today at the age of 85. Gregg was also a 5-time NFL champion, a 7-time First Team All-Pro and a Pro Football Hall of Famer as a player. Please keep his family in your thoughts.

Western Michigan: DFO/chief of staff Drew Robinson has been promoted to assistant AD for football operations.

Western Oregon (D-II - OR): Western Oregon is seeking a defensive GA. This position will work with the Defensive Line, along with having a recruiting area, assisting with film responsibilities, and other tasks assigned by head coach. Must be able to gain acceptance into graduate program. Interested candidates please email cover letter, resume, and references to Head Coach Arne Ferguson at No phone calls please.

Purdue: For the second time in as many years, Jeff Brohm got a new contract and a big raise to stay at Purdue. Details on he and his staff's raises here.

ASA Miami (JC - FL): ASA MIAMI, the only junior college in the state of Florida, has hired Roosevelt Williams as the new Head Coach. A former NFL player player with coaching stops at Widener, Southwest Baptist, Seton Hill, Williams was the defensive coordinator for ASA Miami last season.

Sean Payton: Asked about the Dallas Cowboys' possible interest in him after this season, the New Orleans Saints head coach had a great answer.

Hudl: This morning Hudl has announced a bit of a compromise.

South Atlantic Conference (D-II):The SAC has announced Limestone College will join the league as a full member effective July 1, 2020.

Greenville (D-III - IL): Greenville University is looking to hire a GA. View the job posting here.

Philadelphia Eagles: Cedric Williams has accepted the Bill Walsh Fellowship with the Eagles. Williams is the former offensive line coach at Georgia State who also had served as assistant Strength coach at South Carolina.

Michigan: At least one member of Michigan's staff is taking Greg Mattison and Al Washington's departure for Ohio State personally.

Offensive coordinators: Join Tony Franklin, Herb Hand, Rob Likens, Jake Spavital, Brandon Jones, Kirk Martin, Jason Mohns and others May 10 & 11 to learn more about how to become the best possible offensive coordinator. Have a look at the schedule and think through how much better of a ball coach you will be when you leave....

Valparaiso (FCS - IN): A recap of Landon Fox' staff at Valpo: Staff includes, Chris Limbach, Offensive Coordinator/QB Coach, Brian Dougherty, Defensive Coordinator/Safeties Coach, Dave Bucar , Assistant Head Coach/Offensive Line/Run Game Coordinator, Jon Robinson, Linebackers Coach/Special Teams Coordinator, Brannon Dunn, Defensive Line Coach/Run Game Coordinator, Devin Figaro, WR Coach, and retained Zach Greiner, Tight Ends Coach, a holdover from the 2018 coaching staff, Cory Colder, Running Back Coach, Brandon Frase, Nickelback Coach, Zach Carney, Defensive Line Assistant and Alex Curtis, Strength and Conditioning Coach.

XFL: XFL overtimes are going to be an absolute trip.

Hinds Community College: Former Hinds & Mississippi Gulf Coast running backs coach Earvin Moore has accepted the offensive coordinator position at Brusly High (LA) source tells FootballScoop.

Michael Lombardi’s book Gridiron Genius details the lessons learned while working alongside some of the most successful coaches and influential football minds of the past few decades - Bill Belichick, Al Davis, and Bill Walsh. The book is full of behind the scenes stories, lessons on game planning, using personnel, in-game coaching decisions and organizational skills, and so much more from his time as a decision maker in NFL front offices. Available on Amazon Prime.

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Dabo Swinney: The text Dabo sent to Virginia head basketball coach Tony Bennett before Monday night's title game was peak Dabo.

Franklin College (D-III - IN): Franklin College has an opening for Week 1 (or potentially Week 4) for the 2020 and 2021 Seasons and is looking for an NCAA Division III opponent. If interested, please contact head coach Mike Leonard at

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Head coaching changes: See all the 2018 NFL and College head coaching changes here – including a new interactive map.