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The Scoop - Friday April 27, 2018

Friday April 27, 2018


Virginia Tech: Co-defensive coordinator Galen Scott abruptly resigned today. Justin Fuente then announced director of player development - defense Justin Hamilton is being promoted to a coaching position on an interim basis.

Kentucky: As FootballScoop reported more than a week ago, Kentucky has announced the hiring of E.K. Franks as director of recruiting operations. Mark Stoops has also announced that former director of recruiting operations Dan Berezowitz has been promoted to chief of staff, Josh Pruitt has moved from director of player development to quality control, Josh Estes-Waugh has moved from assistant director of recruiting operations to quality control, and former UK quarterback Freddie Maggard has been hired as director of player development, replacing Pruitt.

Southern Arkansas (D-II): Southern Arkansas University has a graduate assistant opening to coach the linebackers. Interested applicants need to send their cover letter and resume to

Coffeyville CC (KS): Coffeyville Community College is looking for a Wide Receivers coach. Wide Receiver coaching or playing experience at the collegiate level preferred. Position pays Room, Meals, Full Benefits, and a monthly stipend. Please send resume to Offensive Coordinator Ryan Lusby at NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Southeastern Oklahoma State (D-II): Southeastern Oklahoma State University is accepting applications for Offensive Line graduate assistant. No housing or meals will be provided. Responsibilities include practice/game preparation, recruiting, equipment, video, and other duties assigned by the head coach or offensive coordinator. Experience playing and/or coaching Offensive Line is preferred. Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume, and references to Chad Speer, at Successful candidates must pass a background check and gain acceptance into the graduate school of choice. No phone calls please.

Georgia Southern: Georgia Southern University is currently seeking applicants for an offensive graduate assistant working with a skilled position. Applicants must be accepted into a graduate program here at Georgia Southern University by June 1, and are required to have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0; Interested applicants must email their resume, cover letter, and list of references to No phone calls please.

Southern (FCS - LA): Former Georgia Southern linebackers coach Pat Bastien has joined the Southern staff on the defensive side of the ball. The former captain on UAB's squad coached the past three seasons at Georgia Southern and began his coaching career as a defensive grad assistant at UCF.

ESPN: Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten is planning to retire to become the lead analyst on ESPN's Monday Night Football, tweets Chris Mortensen.

29 of last night's 32 first round picks were multi-sport athletes in high school

Florida: Virginia Tech director of player personnel Chuck Cantor will be Florida's new director of player personnel sources tell FootballScoop. Update: Cantor has now announced the move.

UAB: University of Alabama director of player personnel Jody Wright will return to UAB sources confirmed to FootballScoop. Wright, who previously coached running backs and served as assistant head coach at UAB before joining Nick Saban's staff, is expected to serve as offensive line coach, assistant head coach and recruiting coordinator we are told. is reporting the same.

Thomas More College (D-III - KY): Thomas More College is seeking applicants for two intern coaching positions (one offense/one defense). Preference will be given to collegiate playing and/or prior coaching experience. Candidates will be responsible for coaching their own position group, on the road recruiting, film editing/breakdown (HUDL), as well as other duties assigned by the head football coach. A Bachelor’s degree and valid driver’s license is required. The position is a stipend position, with room and board. To apply, e-mail a cover letter, resume, and three references to head coach, Trevor Stellman at No phone calls please.

The first CTE lawsuit against the NCAA is set to head to trial.

Colorado State-Pueblo (D-II): CSUP Football is seeking quality control /analyst positions one for offense and one for defense. Qualifications must include: Proficiency with video editing systems as well as Microsoft Excel, looking to fill these positions ASAP. Please email all defensive interest to and all offensive interest to

Hocking College (JC - OH):Hocking College is looking for a Home Scrimmage the weekend of August 23, 24, or 25 (Thu,Fri,Sat). We are interested in scrimmaging NAIA, NCAA D-2, or NCAA D-3 teams. Please contact Head Coach Al Matthews @ 740-753-6098 or e-mail:

Southern Arkansas (D-II): We have an offensive graduate assistant opening to coach the running backs. Interested applicants need to send their cover letter and resume to Benson Jordan. My email is

Rutgers: Rutgers is looking for an assistant video coordinator. Candidates must have XOS experience. Please send your resumes to