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The Scoop - Friday May 4, 2018

Friday May 4, 2018


Oregon State v. Hawaii: Oregon State has addressed the matter of its recruiting mailings addressing current Hawaii players.

Lindsey Wilson (NAIA - KY):  Lindsey Wilson College is accepting applications for a full-time assistant coach. This position will work in the defensive backfield and be responsible for other duties within the football program. This is a 12-month, full-time position with benefits. To apply, submit a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for 3 professional references to Head Coach Chris Oliver via email at 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.

Apprentice School (D-III - VA): Per source, former Charleston Southern tight ends coach / recruiting coordinator Charlie Skalaski IV will be named offensive coordinator at the Apprentice School.

Notre Dame: The Irish are looking to hire a coordinator of on-campus recruiting. View the posting here.

The difference between coaching and skill development, according to a former NBA head coach.

Carolina Panthers: Defensive backs coach Curtis Fuller resigned abruptly Wednesday. ESPN is reporting this was in connection with a harassment investigation into inappropriate behavior.

Hawaii: Nick Rolovich publicly calls out a Pac-12 program for actively trying to poach players on his roster with recruiting mailings.

Jason Witten's answer for building a long NFL career: "The secret is in the dirt."

Millikin (D-III - IL): Millikin University has an opening for an Assistant Football Coaching Intern. It is a 11 month position with a stipend, housing, and meal allowance. For more information, visitthis link or email head coach Dan Gritti

Southwest Mississippi CC (JC - MS): Southwest MS has a defensive opening on staff, preferably working with the defensive backs. Position will live in dorm, with meals, salary, and benefits. Application Deadline May 8th. Apply via this link.

Buffalo Bills: Dan Morgan is expected to join the organization as a high-ranking member of their front office, per a tweet from Mike Garafolo. Morgan previously served as the director of player personnel for the Seahawks and is a former All-Pro linebacker with the Panthers. Update:The Bills have announced the hire.

Bill Belichick: Coach Belichick is being appointed to a position on President Trump's "Council on Sports, Fitness, and Nutrition," according to Axios.

Dabo, Malzahn, Brian Kelly and a handful more coaches read mean tweets

Coe College (D-III - IA): Coe College is accepting applications for the position of defensive coordinator. This individual will assist the Head Coach in all phases of a NCAA Division III Football Program. This is a non-tenure-track appointment. Review of application materials will begin immediately and remain open until the position is filled. Salary is commensurate with experience The responsibilities include, but are not limited to: recruitment of student-athletes on and off-campus, on field coaching, practice planning, monitoring student-athlete academic progress, video editing with and other administrative duties as assigned by the Head Coach. This position will involve additional duties assigned by the Director of Athletics. Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree is required; Master’s Degree preferred. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and three professional references via this link.

UAB: Former offensive line coach Trey Clark has accepted the full-time head strenght job at Thompson HS (AL).

Mount St. Joseph (D-III - OH):Mount St. Joseph University is looking for opponents for two available dates in both 2019 and 2020: September 7 & 14, 2019, September 5 & 12, 2020. Will consider both Home and Away agreements as well as single game. Interested teams please email Head Coach Tyler Hopperton at

NCAA: The NCAA will be cracking down on some ridiculous uniform guidelines this fall.

San Diego Mesa (JC - CA): San Diego Mesa College has immediate openings for two or three volunteer interns (Defense-Defensive Backs Preferred) / Offense / Special Teams). Responsibilities include film breakdown, assist coaching a position group, practice preparation, assist with on campus recruiting and any assignments delegated by the head coach or coordinators. We are looking for candidates that have a desire to get into the college coaching profession. We are looking for dedicated and detail orientated people who want to advance their career in the coaching profession, and ideal candidates are detailed oriented and have a proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Visio, Docs, PowerPoint and other computer skills. These are strictly volunteer positions, with no compensation, housing or benefits. All interested applicants please send an email with your resume and 3 references to No phone calls please.

Minnesota Vikings: North Marion HS (FL) head coach Willie Offord has been selected for the Bill Walsh Coaching Fellowship program with the Vikings. Offord is a former special teams captain with the Vikings.

Fitchburg State (D-III - MA): Fitchburg State has an immediate opening for a part-time linebackers coach. Must have the ability to take a special teams assignment This is strictly a part-time position. No meals or housing available. In season recruiting is required. Please send resume and brief cover letter to coach Walsh at

LSU: The Tigers are planning some major facility improvements to their football ops building

Dallas Cowboys: Per a tweet from Neil Stratton, Jessica McClanahan is joining the organization in personnel role after spending the previous five seasons with the Titans, most recently as the scouting coordinator.

Head coaching changes: 2017-18 NFL & college head coaching changes.