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The Scoop - Friday August 2, 2019

Friday August 2, 2019


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

Urban Meyer: Ohio State released thousands of Urban's texts this afternoon....and oh my, there's a lot here.

Augustana (D-II - SD): Augustana University, located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota has an immediate need for a restricted earnings position on the offensive side of the ball (WR/TE). Compensation is commensurate with experience up to 10k and includes partial meal plan. The position does not include benefits. All interested and qualified applicants please email cover letter, resume, and references to Offensive Coordinator, James Schrenk at

West Virginia State (D-II): West Virginia State is seeking an opponent for Week #1 in 2020 and 2021. FCS OR D2. Any interested teams please contact head football coach John Pennington at

United States Coast Guard Academy (D-III - CT): The United States Coast Guard Academy is searching for an assistant football coach. This is a 10 month position with full benefits. The salary will be approximately $25,000.00. The minimum qualifications are coaching experience at the college or high school level and/or collegiate playing experience. Experience with Hudl is preferred. To apply for this position you must apply via this link (note: link removed as we have received an extraordinary amount of applications). For questions about this position please contact Bill George, Head Football Coach, at

Urbana (D-II - OH):Urbana University is seeking an opponent for Week #1 in 2020 and 2021. We prefer a home and home contract. Any interested teams please contact head football coach Tyler Haines at

Florida State: Former Seminoles defensive back Stanford Samuels, Jr., will join the staff as a defensive analyst, Willie Taggart has confirmed.

19 for 19: Six years ago, Mike Gundy plucked Mike Yurcich from Division II obscurity and now he's at Ohio State. Gundy's next offensive coordinator hire is even more interesting than that. Meet Sean Gleeson.

Football participation in California is down roughly 10 percent over the last four years

UNLV: Lafayette College tight ends/fullbacks coach Ronnie Regula has been hired as tight ends coach. Regula replaces offensive coordinator/tight ends coach Barney Cotton, who stepped down last month due to health reasons.

Ball State: Offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Joey Lynch has added an assistant head coach title, sources tell FootballScoop. Other moves, per sources, include GA Dan Reineck becoming the Cardinals' special teams quality control coach and Kyle Hoogeveen being named video coordinator. The following will serve as Ball State's GAs this year: Zach Greiner (OL), Joey Hecklinski (WRs), Jack Nudo (DBs) and Phil Schron (DL).

Tennessee: Jeremy Pruitt got a do-over for his all-important offensive coordinator hire and went with a known commodity in the SEC. This one had better stick.

Southern Miss: Joe Pappalardo Jr., a former 4-year student assistant at UMass-Dartmouth has been hired as the special teams quality control/recruiting assistant at Southern Miss, per source.

Leeds Beckett (UK): UK National Champions, Leeds Beckett University, are looking for College and High School programs to arrange a short visit for several coaches with in late April 2020. Our coaches would like to observe programs in their day to day activities, talk to other coaches about all things football and introduce the potential for players to attend LBU to study and extend their playing abroad at the end of their playing career in the USA. Interested parties should contact HC Dale Bottomely at

$1 million club: The strength profession is getting closer to their first $1 million coach.


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Stonehill College (D-II - MA): Ken Goodwin has been promoted to defensive coordinator and John Gomes has been promoted to special teams coordinator.

West Virginia Wesleyan College (D-II): WV Wesleyan College is seeking an opponent for Week #1 in 2020 as well as 2021. FCS opponents preferred. Please contact Head Coach Tony Testa at if interested.

Monterey Peninsula College (JC - CA): Monterey Peninsula College has a part time coaching position open. Position area is flexible. Stipend is $2,900 for the season. Contact head coach Mike Rasmussen at

Catholic (D-III - DC): The Catholic University of America is looking for an assistant coach to work on Defense. The qualified candidate will handle his own position group. The position comes with a modest stipend. There is no housing, no meals, no benefits. The position will begin immediately. Previous playing or coaching experience is preferred. The position is ideal for candidates already living in the DMV area (including former HS coaches) who might be looking for an opportunity to coach college football. The selected candidate must submit to a background check. Interested candidates can email their resumes, three references, and cover letter to Bill Bachman at No phone calls please.

Butler (JC - KS): Butler Community College has an immediate opening for an entry level football coach to work on the defensive side of the ball. Coaching/playing DB’s or LB’s is preferred. This position involves computer work, data entry, recruiting, scouting and special teams. This is also a dorm position with limited dorm responsibilities. Compensation includes $800 a month, plus a room in the dorms and unlimited meals at the cafeteria. Interested candidates should contact Coach Thompson at: