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The Scoop - Friday April 7, 2017

Friday April 7, 2017


James Madison: Fontel Mines, who coached the wide receivers at Richmond (FCS - VA) the past five seasons, has joined the staff as tight ends and inside receivers coach. Prior to Richmond, Mines coached the wide receivers at Delaware. Bryan Stinespring (who was the run game coordinator / tight ends coach last year) will coach the offensive line, and Drew Dudzik, who coached the receiver unit last year, will now coach outside wide receivers.

Cincinnati Bengals: Marvin Lewis, who is heading into the final year of his deal, notes that he does not expect to sign a contract extension before the start of the 2017 season. Lewis is the second longest tenured head in the NFL with a single franchise (behind only Bill Belichick) and has been with the Bengals since 2003.

American Athletic Conference: In a non-football move, Wichita State has been approved to join the AAC for the 2017-18 academic year.

Indiana Wesleyan (NAIA): Indiana Wesleyan is looking to hire a restricted earnings Defensive Assistant coach. Qualified candidates will either assist in coaching Defensive Backs, Linebackers or Defensive Line. Seeking someone that embodies the Christian mission at IWU, who has experience playing or coaching the position and is looking to get experience in the profession. Along with a small stipend, housing will be provided. Email defensive coordinator Evan Knight at with cover letter and resume if interested. No phone calls please.

Dickinson (D-III -PA): Dickinson College has an immediate opening for an offensive intern position. Responsibilities will include coaching your own position and having your own recruiting area, along with any duties assigned by the OC and/or head coach. The position will include a $7,800 stipend, meals, and housing. Candidate must have experience coaching an offensive skill position. Interested candidates should send a resume and references to Brad Fordyce at No phone calls please.

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Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL): Head coach Mike O'Shea has announced that Marty Costello has joined the team and will coach the offensive line. Costello spent last season working with offensive line coach Bob Wylie, and prior to that was the run game coordinator and offensive line coach at UW-Stevens Point (D-III - WI).

LA Valley College (JC - CA): Los Angeles Valley College has an opening for a Wide Receivers Coach. This is a stipend only position beginning immediately. Local candidates are encouraged to apply. LA Valley College is located in Valley Glen, CA and is coming off an 11-0 season in 2016. Interviews will be conducted accordingly until the position is filled. Interested candidates can send their resume to

Oklahoma Panhandle State (NAIA):Oklahoma Panhandle State Univ. (NAIA): Panhandle State is in search of a game on September 9, 2017. We are open to all options of all levels but would prefer to play an NAIA opponent. We are prepared to work out a home and home or offer a guarantee to programs willing to travel on a one year deal. Interested programs can contact head coach Russell Gaskamp at

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