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The Scoop - Monday April 17, 2017

Monday April 17, 2017


Texas: Texas president Greg Fenves told a Dallas Morning News editorial board meeting Monday he sees AD Mike Perrin staying on through at least the 2017 calendar year. Perrin, a former Longhorn under Darrell Royal, works without a contract with the understanding he stay aboard as UT's long-term interim AD through the 2017-18 academic year. Many in Austin pegged the spring of 2017 as when Texas would begin searching for a full-time AD but that, obviously, has not happened.

DFO Spring Meetings: Rise is helping a few deserving people with expenses to attend the DFO Spring Meetings in Atlanta on 5/7 and 5/8. Visit this link for more info.

Eastern Washington (FCS): Kevin Maurice, who joined the staff earlier this year from North Dakota, has added the title of co-special teams coordinator.

Independence (JC - KS): Drametrice Smith, who spent the past two seasons at Arkansas Baptist (D-II) coaching the tight ends and H-Backs, has joined the staff as assistant linebackers coach.

Wyoming: The University of Wyoming, a Division I member of the NCAA and a member of the Mountain West Conference (MWC), has an immediate full-time opening for the Director of Recruiting. This position will develop, implement and direct the strategic planning process for recruiting prospective student-athletes and assist the Director of Player Personnel with additional duties associated with, but not limited to, recruiting travel (coaches and prospective student-athletes), on-campus recruiting activities, recruiting correspondence, etc. The successful candidate will be a person of integrity with high ethical standards and exhibit a strict adherence to NCAA, MWC, University and departmental rules regulations. Salary is commensurate with experience. You must apply online via this link. No phone calls please.

D-III coach addresses latest two-a-day ban, noting a “Reduction of opportunity does not breed safety”

Utica (D-III - NY): Utica College is currently seeking a part-time Assistant Athletic Instructor for Football. Incumbent assists Head Coach with all facets of a varsity sports program including organizing and planning of all practices and game strategies, training and health education of student athletes, monitoring academic progress of student athletes and recruiting of athletes for the Program. Candidates must have 1-2 years coaching experience and knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations. Experience coaching linebackers/ secondary is preferred. The position is 10 months (August 1 – May 31 st) . Interested applicants must apply online via this link.

Southwest Minnesota State (D-II): Southwest Minnesota State is looking for a graduate assistant running backs coach in an offense that has produced an all-conference RB 4 of the last 5 years. Qualifications include acceptance into graduate school (3.0 minimum GPA), enrolled in a minimum of six credits per semester, and meet the MnSCU vehicle driving qualifications. Coaching/Playing experience preferred. Compensation package includes $8,000/year and Full-Tuition waiver. Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until filled. Please email resume and references to

Nebraska had the best moment of any spring game.

Utica (D-III - NY): Utica College is currently seeking a part-time assistant coach and instructor (10 months contract). The position include a $10,000 stipend. Assist Head Coach with various facets of a varsity and JV sports program including varsity inside linebackers / secondary coaching and also manages all equipment. The assistant athletic instructor holds weekly academic mentor meetings with student athletes, attends all training camp practices and meetings and primarily attends practices and games. The expected length of assignment is August 1st through May 31st. 1-2 years collegiate or high school coaching experience preferred or relevant high school or collegiate playing experience is preferred. Candidates must have knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations. Interested applicants must apply online via this link.

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