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The Scoop - Friday June 2, 2017

Friday June 2, 2017


Michael Vick: The former No. 1 draft pick said on Adam Schefter's "Know Them From Adam" podcast he would like to return to the league as a coach.

Kansas State: The Wildcats have released Corey Sutton from their scholarship. Do yourself and your program a favor: Get on the right side of history

">More on the story (and why Bill Snyder should've never fought this battle in the first place) here.

Purdue: Former Western Kentucky defensive backs coach Mike Cassity has joined the staff as director of high school relations. Additionally, former Austin Peay tight ends coach Ryan Wallace and former Connecticut special teams coordinator/linebackers coach Kevin Wolthausen have been hired as quality control assistants. 

MIT (D-III): Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a nationally recognized university in Cambridge, Mass., invites applicants for an intern assistant coach position from August until January. Duties include, but are not limited to, coaching a defensive position, assisting with practice and game planning, film breakdown, academic monitoring, recruiting and any other duties assigned by the head coach. Previous coaching and/or playing experience required. Compensation for the position will be a stipend of up to $4,000. There is no housing, meals or benefits included, so Boston area applicants are preferred. If interested, please email head coach Chad Martinovich at MIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No phone calls please.

Lindsey Wilson (NAIA - KY): Lindsey Wilson College is accepting applications for a restricted earnings assistant football coach. The position will likely be assisting in the defensive backfield. Responsibilities include on-field coaching, recruiting, video editing, assisting with the strength and conditioning program, and other duties within the football program. Compensation includes housing, meals, and a $500 monthly stipend. To apply, submit a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for 3 professional references to Head Coach Chris Oliver via email at No phone calls please. LWC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and encourages diversity among applicants for all positions. Successful candidates must have a valid driver’s license and pass a background check.

Western Illinois (FCS): The operations GA position has been filled. Thank you for your interest.

Virginia: The University of Virginia is a highly competitive Division I program committed to academic and athletic excellence. The Department of Athletics at the University of Virginia is now accepting applications for the position of Football Analyst to support the University’s Football program. The University, located in Charlottesville, Virginia, is a selective public institution known for its teaching, research, and public service. The University of Virginia sponsors a twenty-five sport intercollegiate athletics program, which includes approximately 650 student-athletes. The Football Analyst position is responsible for providing the football coaching staff with valuable information designed to improve the efficiency and success of the program, on and off the field. The incumbent will conduct in-depth research and perform high level analysis, utilizing various platforms in order to generate statistical reports and evaluate critical facets of the sport program. The resulting efforts of their work will allow coaches and staff to streamline processes, focus on competitive advantage, and improve practice and game protocols to achieve desired outcomes. The incumbent will also play an instrumental part in evaluating and providing feedback on coaches' clinics, community relations, fundraising, and recruiting efforts. A critical piece of this role is film evaluation and analysis and the incumbent must have a solid understanding of analyzing game tape and film breakdown in order to outline opponent tendencies and provide full scouting reports to the coaching staff. The Football Analyst position is a non-coaching role requiring considerable experience either playing, coaching, or analyzing the sport of football at the collegiate or professional level. This is a restricted term position with an anticipated end date of 12/31/2018. Continuation in the position will be evaluated annually. Required qualifications include: a Bachelor's degree and considerable (4-7 years’) experience playing, coaching, or performing analytics for the sport of Football at the collegiate or professional level. Also required: Experience with game tape analysis, film evaluation, video breakdown, and drafting scouting reports; knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations; demonstrated ability to evaluate and apply information and provide advice; demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team; excellent written and verbal communication skills; excellent administrative and organizational skills; working knowledge of various database and software programs. Preferred qualifications include: Extensive (7+ years’) experience playing, coaching, or performing analytics for a Division I or professional-level program and intermediate computer software skills and video system expertise. The position will remain open to applications until June 30, 2017. To apply, create an application at: by searching under Posting Number 0621073. In addition, please attach a cover letter and CV/Resume. Please do not submit any candidate materials directly to the Department of Athletics, Coaching Staff, or the University of Virginia. All candidate materials must submitted through the Jobs@UVA website in order to be considered.

Jerry Sandusky: Former Penn State president Graham Spanier and former vice president Gary Schultz have been sentenced to two months in jail and former AD Tim Curley three months for their role in the Sandusky sexual assault scandal. All three will serve their sentences in house arrest.

New Mexico: AD Paul Krebs will step down effective June 30. He is being investigated for an improper use of state funds after a university-funded booster golf trip to Ireland.

Do yourself and your program a favor: Get on the right side of history

Florida Tech (D-II - FL): Florida Tech is looking for a volunteer football coach. The position will work as quality control on the defensive side of the ball and assist with the defensive line/outside linebackers. If interested, email your resume, cover letter, and references to This is an unpaid, volunteer position. No phone calls please.

Dixie State (D-II - UT): Dixie State University is looking for a volunteer football coach. The coach will work on the Offensive side of the ball (RB or TE). The right candidate would have his own position to coach, area to recruit, and would be considered like any other full time coach. If interested email Shay McClure at This is an unpaid, volunteer position.

Wisconsin-Oshkosh (D-III):The University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh is looking for two games for the 2017 season. We are open (week 2) Sept. 9th, (week 3) Sept. 16th and (week 4) Sept. 23rd. Please contact Athletic Director Darryl Sims or call 920-216-8680

Bret Bielema has an idea to tweak recruiting that’s worth considering

Robert Morris (NAIA - IL): Robert Morris University in Chicago is looking for a defensive graduate assistant. Compensation will include full coverage of graduate school tuition and a $5,000 stipend. If interested, please send cover letter, resume and references to Erik Osborne at

Avila (NAIA - MO): Avila University, an NAIA school located in Kansas City, MO, is seeking a Linebacker Assistant Coach. The candidates must have playing and coaching experience at this specific position. This is a 12-month coaching job that begins July, 1st 2017. Optional benefits include tuition to graduate school, a $7,000 stipend, and potentially on-campus housing with RA duties. Responsibilities will include: coaching specific position, assisting with weekly scouting, game planning, film-breakdown, recruiting, and other tasks assigned by the head coach. Interested applicants should email their resume and cover letter to Defensive Coordinator Andre’ Pope at No phone calls please.

Illinois College (D-III - IL): Illinois College, a private co-ed liberal arts college in Jacksonville, Illinois, is seeking applications for an Assistant Football Coach/Video Coordinator (Defensive Backs). This is a part time, nine month, $10,000 position, no housing or benefits. The coach is responsible for coaching position, running meetings, game planning, assisting the Defensive Coordinator and the Head Coach. The coach should have experience with Hudl Video Software. A bachelor's degree is required. Please submit a letter of application, resume and three references to Illinois College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from underrepresented minorities and women.

Buena Vista (D-III - IA): Buena Vista University, an NCAA Division III institution and member of the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, is accepting applications for an Entry Level - Assistant Football Coach (Defensive Line). The position will help plan, oversee, instruct, and implement the Defensive philosophy, goals, and strategies of the BVU Football program as determined by the Head Coach and Defensive Coordinator. Recruit quality student-athletes that help the BVU Football program and fit the mission and objectives of Buena Vista University. Additional Duties (depending on qualifications/experience) may include Film Coordinator, Recruiting Coordinator, and Special Teams coaching responsibilities. Experience coaching/playing Defensive Line/LB’s at the collegiate level is required along with a Bachelor’s Degree. Master’s degree in health, exercise science or a related field is preferred. No phone calls please. A background check will be conducted on the final candidate. To apply please complete the following items: An electronic application (BVU Employment Application) and; Send a cover letter and resume to Human Resources one of three ways. Email: Mail to: Buena Vista University, Human Resources Department, 610 W. 4th St., Storm Lake, IA 50588. Fax: 712.749.1449.

Montana State-Northern (NAIA): Montana State University Northern, an NAIA school located in Havre, Mt., is looking for a defensive graduate assistant coach and an offensive graduate assistant coach to start in July. Interested applicants should email their resume and cover letter to Head Coach Aaron Christensen at No phone calls please.

Victor Valley College (CC - CA): Victor Valley College has an open position for a defensive back coach. This is a full adjunct position with summer hours available. Candidate must have a Masters in Kinesiology. No other degree will be accepted. Looking for a coach with playing/coaching experience at the collegiate level. Compensation should be around $35,000 to $40,000 a year. Please send applications to