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The Scoop - Monday April 15, 2019

Monday April 15, 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

Game of Thrones meets college football: The return of the world's most popular TV show allowed college football's graphic designers to showcase their talents.

XFL: The XFL is reportedly close to naming the head coach of its New York franchise. Details here.

What goes into a championship ring

Dayton (FCS - OH): James Daniels, a GA at Buffalo in 2018 has joined Dayton as an assistant coach with the defense coaching linebackers and nickels. Christian Bryan, wide receivers coach with IUP in 2018, has joined the staff as the wide receivers coach. Tee Overman, formerly a quality control at Washington State, has joined the staff as the new defensive coordinator and safeties coach. Overman is returning to UD after serving as the linebackers coach in 2016. Brian Steiner, DC and DL coach at Clarion, has joined the staff as the new special teams coordinator and defensive line coach. Steiner is returning to UD after serving as the DL coach from 2006-08.

Oklahoma Panhandle State (NAIA): Fredrick Alexander has been hired as the defensive line coach. Alexander spent last season at John Creek High School in Atlanta coaching the defensive line and also played for the Atlanta Havoc arena. Prior to that, Alexander was the defensive line Coach at Clark Atlanta (D-II).

McDaniel College (D-III - MD): McDaniel College invites applications for an Assistant Football Coach – Offensive Coordinator. Salary for this full-time, 12-month position is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Reporting to the Head Football Coach, the Offensive Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the offensive unit of the team, including practice and game planning, and overall management and coordination of assistant coaches in each offensive position. Additional responsibilities include assisting the Head Coach in all facets of the program to develop a competitive NCAA Division III Football program within the Centennial Conference on the field, in the classroom, and in the community. Please send resumes to Head Coach Demarcus White at Also please apply at No phone calls please.

West Hills (JC - CA): West Hills Community College has an opening for an assistant football coach working with the Defensive Line. This is a part time, stipend only position ($5,000). Interested applicants please email all materials (Resume, Cover Letter and References) to Defensive Coordinator Jermod Mapp at

Anna Maria College (D-III - MA): Anna Maria College, located in Paxton, Mass., is accepting applications for a wide receivers. Candidates should have success coaching or playing football, 1-3 years at the collegiate level, and the ability to recruit and motivate student-athletes. Bachelor’s Degree required. The Position will be a 10-month contract (August – May) starting August 1. Salary is $7,500. The position also provides free housing on campus and a meal plan. Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Submit cover letter, resume, and three references to HC Dan Mulrooney at EMAIL/TWITTER ONLY PLEASE.

Nichols College (D-III - MA):Nichols College is looking for a game either September 11 or 12, 2021. Willing to play at home or on the road. Interested schools can reach Head Coach Dale Olmsted at 508.213.2362 or for more information.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Bruce Arians' first staff in Tampa Bay may be the largest in NFL history.

Carleton College (D-III - MN): Per source, Matt Sosinsky has been named the wide receivers coach and recruiting coordinator. Sosinksy was previously an offensive graduate assistant at Carroll University.

Nick Saban: Saban could be out of commission this spring and summer to fix a nagging hip ailment. But don't get your hopes up, SEC.

Augustana (D-II - SD): University of Buffalo assistant AD for football operations Luke Groth was recently named assistant AD at Augustana. Prior to going to Buffalo, Groth had spent five years in South Dakota at USD.

Duke: Former Duke graduate assistant, Nate Leonard, has been named offensive coordinator at Clear Lake High School (Houston, TX).

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Buffalo State College (D-III - NY): Buffalo State College (D-III-NY) is currently seeking a full-time 12-month defensive backs coach. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, coaching your own position group, managing a recruiting area, film editing/breakdown, game/practice preparation, as well as other duties assigned by the head football coach. Candidates must have great work ethic, excellent communication skills, collegiate recruiting experience, and experience working with a diverse student population. In addition, a minimum of 2 years of collegiate coaching experience. A Bachelor’s degree and successful completion of a background check is required. Position will pay $15,600.00 with full New York State benefits. Start date will be July 1, 2019. Buffalo State College is committed to fostering diversity, is an equal opportunity employer, and welcomes the candidacy of underrepresented groups. To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and three professional references to Head Football Coach Christian Ozolins at

Illinois: Brent Jackson, former student assistant at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, has joined the Illinois staff as a grad assistant working with the defensive backs.

2019 Coach/Analyst/GA Summit by RII Sports Technology: Limited space is available for RII Sports Technology’s Football Analytics Summit on Friday May 17, 2019 from 1:00-4:30pm at the Colorado Golf Club in Parker, CO. Learn how to most effectively use your film breakdown data to (1) Diagnose & Correct Issues in Season; (2) Expose Hundreds of your Opponent’s High-Probability Tendencies; and (3) Optimize your Offensive & Defensive Play Calling. Participation is free of charge but space is limited. Lunch is provided from 12-1pm. For more information and to reserve a spot visit

New uniforms: Baylor unveiled a clean set of brand new uniforms, while Michigan State debuted a screaming-loud alternate. You're going to like one more than the other.

ASA Miami (JC - FL): ASA Miami has an opening for a full-time Offensive Coordinator position. Job responsibilities include: Coordinate the offense and coach a position group, assist the head football coach with all duties of successfully operating our football program, including but not limited to recruiting student-athletes, assisting with training sessions/game preparation/game-day coaching, monitoring the student-athletes academically and managing game day responsibilities. Previous coordinating experience is preferred. The position comes with benefits and a $40k salary. Interested applicants should email their resume and cover letter to Head Coach Roosevelt Williams at

Albany Empire (AFL): The Albany Empire in the Arena Football League have immediate openings for two non-paid internships in coaching and player personnel. These positions will work directly with the coaching staff in all aspects of player personnel, practice and game preparation. Serious candidates can email for more information.

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Head coaching changes: See all of the 2018 NFL and College head coaching changes here – including a new interactive map.