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The Scoop - Friday March 17, 2017

Friday March 17, 2017


Navy: Source tells FootballScoop Ken Niumatalolo has offered the position of director of football operations to former player, & current United State Marine, Brian Blick. Blick is expected to join the staff. We understand that with the move, Bryce McDonald is expected to move into a coaching role.

Rex Ryan: The former Jets and Bills head coach has agreed to a multi-year deal to appear on Sunday NFL Countdown, per Manish Meta of the New York Daily News.

Georgia: Former Miami defensive back Dallas Crawford has joined the staff in an off-the-field role, and Jake Stroot has joined the program as director of football technology after serving in a similar role at Louisville since 2014. Stroot previously served as the video coordinator at Appalachian State for 15 seasons.

Wayne State College (D-II - NE): Per source, Upper Iowa (D-II) offensive coordinator Ben Curran is leaving to become the offensive coordinator at Wayne State.

Michigan: Sean McGee (director of player personnel) will earn $200k annually, Kevin Lempa (senior defensive analyst) will make $150k, and Scott Turner (analyst) will make $50k, per MLive.

Temple: Stan Hixon has joined the staff as wide receivers coach. Hixon is 36-year coaching veteran who previously coached the receivers under Bill O'Brien first at Penn State, and then in the NFL with the Houston Texans.


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Southern Connecticut State (D-II): Outside linebackers coach Jack Petion has been named head coach at Stratford HS (CT).

Davidson (FCS - NC): Texas State offensive skill and special teams graduate assistant Jeff McDaniels has been named corners coach at Davidson. McDaniels played for Davidson head coach Paul Nichols and previously served in an offensive quality control role at Old Dominion.

Methodist (D-III - NC): Methodist University is accepting applications for a full-time assistant coaching position. Responsibilities will include coaching the Defensive Line, also assisting the head coach in all aspects of organizing, developing and implementing best practices for our football program in accordance with NCAA III and Methodist University guidelines, regulations and philosophies. Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred. Successful coaching experience required with demonstrated experience in the recruitment of student/athletes at the NCAA III level. Please apply send a copy of your resume to head coach Keven Williams at Applications will be reviewed immediately upon arrival and continue until the position is filled.

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