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The Scoop - Monday April 23, 2018

Monday April 23, 2018


Indianapolis Colts: Parks Frazier, who was working in an offensive graduate assistant role at Arkansas State, has joined the Colts staff as an assistant to the head coach.

Georgia fans, look away. Alabama's national title rings are in.

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Arkansas State: We're told Andrew Norman is being promoted to offensive graduate assistant at Arkansas State. Norman previously served in an offensive and special teams quality control role with the team.

NC State: Dave Doeren's new contract will increase his salary pool by $750,000 -- it was $3.065 million in 2017, 36th nationally, per USA Today. As USA Today's Steve Berkowitz tweets, the pool will increase by $200,000 should the Pack win eight games, and rise $100,000 for each win thereafter up to win No. 11.

Chart: Statistical proof why the NFL stands for Not For Long. 

Finlandia (NAIA - MI): Head coach Rob Boss is no longer leading the program and offensive line coach / assistant head coach Travis Wiltzius has been named the interim head coach.

Heidelberg (D-III - OH): Heidelberg has 2 openings for graduate assistants for this upcoming fall. One on offense (any position) and on on defense (DBs). Applicants must be able to be admitted into graduate school (education or business). Housing and food provided with a 10 month stipend. Please email if interested.

Alvernia (D-III - PA): Per source, Fort Valley State (D-II - GA) offensive line coach Gary Lowery has resigned to become the associate head coach / offensive line coach / recruiting coordinator at Alvernia.

Michigan: The former Michigan player who sent threatening tweets at Jim Harbaugh has issued an apology.

Southeastern Oklahoma State (D-II): Southeastern Oklahoma State University is accepting applications for wide receiver graduate assistant. This position includes 15hrs tuition and a $7K stipend. No housing or meals will be provided. Responsibilities include practice/game preparation, recruiting, equipment, video, and other duties assigned by the head coach or offensive coordinator. Experience playing and/or coaching wide receiver is preferred. Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume, and references to Chad Speer, at Successful candidates must pass a background check and gain acceptance into the graduate school of choice. No phone calls please.

Texas State: Texas State University has an immediate opening for two volunteer offensive intern / recruiting assistant positions. This is strictly a VOLUNTEER position; there is NO compensation, housing or benefits. Position duties include: breakdown of opponent film, offensive install/scouting reports and any other duties assigned by the offensive coordinator. Ideal candidates are detailed oriented and have a proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Visio, Docs, PowerPoint and other computer skills. Qualified applicants should email resume and references to with the Subject Line: “Offensive Intern / Recruiting Assistant”. No phone calls please.

Minnesota-Duluth (D-II): Matt Dovenberg has been hired to coach the tight ends, per source. Dovenberg previously served in a quality control role at Eastern Michigan and before that was at Concordia-St. Paul and University of Minnesota.

Tennessee: Jeremy Pruitt's post-spring game message shows he isn't concerned with hurting the feelings of his players, or Vol fans.

Wingate (D-II - NC): Wingate University is taking applications for a possible DB GA position. The graduate assistant will work specifically with Corners. Qualifications include an Bachelors Degree and the ability to get into grad school. Preference will be given to candidates who played CB in college and/or have experience coaching CB’s. Compensation includes: Housing, meals, a tuition waiver and a small stipend. Email cover letter, resume and references to:


Miami Dolphins: Mike Roche, the video coordinator at Buffalo, has accepted a position with the Miami Dolphins, per source.

Buffalo: The University at Buffalo has an immediate opening for a Video Coordinator. This position is responsible for all the day to day video needs of the football program. Candidates must possess strong organizational skills and be able to effectively interact with a wide variety of constituents. A strong background with DVSport or similar video editing software is mandatory, along with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Surface Tablet. Candidates may send the resume to Assistant coach Taiwo Onatolu at

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Geneva (D-III - PA):Geneva College is looking for an opponent for Sept 7,2019 (need home game) and September 5, 2020 (away). Interested programs can email if interested.

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