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The Scoop - Friday May 3, 2019

Friday May 3, 2019


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

New Mexico: The University of New Mexico Football program is accepting resumes for an offensive line graduate assistant and a defensive line graduate assistant. Applicants should have previous experience coaching one of the two positions, have an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 and meet all NCAA requirements to hold a graduate assistantship. Interested candidates should send their resumes to No phone calls please.

Houston Texans: Southeast area scout John Ritcher, who joined the organization last year after seven seasons with the Cardinals, is expected to become the team's new national scout, per Neil Stratton.

Duke: Duke has extended David Cutcliffe through the 2022 season. Details here.

Adrian (D-III - MI): Adrian College is looking for a defensive assistant coach. Bachelor's degree required. This position will be responsible for coaching a position, having a recruiting territory, and other duties assigned by the head coach. Playing/coaching experience at the college level is preferred. Housing and meals provided. Resume and 3 references can be sent to Travis Rubingh at

Atlanta Falcons: Longtime scout Shepley Heard has been promoted to director of pro personnel and Joe Collier is moving into a national scout role.

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St. Mary (NAIA - KS): The University of Saint Mary (Leavenworth, KS) (NAIA-KCAC) is seeking applicants for a Graduate Assistant Football Coach. USM is located in the Kansas City metro area. Complete description and procedure can be found online via this link. Applicants must gain acceptance to the University of Saint Mary graduate school.

Dallas Cowboys: Senior personnel executive Tom Ciskowski is retiring, per Neil Stratton. Ciskowski originally joined the team in 1992.

Clemson: The college basketball corruption trial has managed to pull Dabo Swinney and Clemson into the conversation. Here's how Dabo has addressed the situation.

Carolina Panthers: Panthers regional director of college Mike Szabo will not return, according to Neil Stratton. Szabo had been with the organization for 17 season and previously served as the team's national scout.

Oakland Raiders: Dallas Cowboys west coast scout Jim Abrams is expected to become the new college scouting director for the Raiders, per Alex Marvez.

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Ferris State (D-II - MI):Ferris State is looking to fill aa game for November 19, 2019, and are also open week 2 in 2020 and 2021, where they're seeking a home-and-home deal. In 2021, they're looking to fill a week 3 game as well. Interested programs can contact assistant coach Brian Rock at

Occidental (D-III - CA): Occidental College is looking to add a Football Recruiting Specialist with possible additional coaching duties. The emphasis of this position is recruiting high academic student-athletes to a nationally ranked Liberal Arts college. The position will include identifying, contacting, and communicating with prospective players through the recruiting process. An on the field coaching position may be included depending on the candidate. This is a 10-month position, Aug-May, and pays $15,000. It does not include housing ,meals, or benefits. A Bachelor's degree is required and the candidate must successfully pass a background check. Please email resume and references to head coach Rob Cushman at No phone calls please.

Mary Hardin-Baylor (D-III – TX):Mary Hardin-Baylor is looking for a home and home series for September 5th, 2020 and September 4th, 2021. We would like the September 5th, 2020 game to be played in Belton, TX and then would be willing to travel in 2021. Please only Division III football institutions, no preference on location. Interested schools can email

Texas A&M: The Aggies have a Pac-12 AD on their short list of candidates to become their new athletic director, per report.

Simon Fraser (D-II - Canada): Simon Fraser University, a Division II school in Burnaby, B.C., Canada, is looking for a Defensive Line coach. This is an entry level position with no housing or benefits. This position will be responsible for a recruiting area and will also serve as the Video Coordinator. Experience with Hudl is a mandatory. Priority will be given to those w defensive line playing and/or coaching experience. Candidates with Canadian citizenship are strongly encouraged to apply. Please send resume, cover letter and references to defensive coordinator Taylor Summers at

South Carolina State (FCS): Head coach Buddy Pough has signed a one-year extension with an option for a second year, according to multiple reports.

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