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The Scoop - Monday February 26, 2018

Monday February 26, 2018


Southern Utah (FCS): Head coach Demario Warren has signed an extension through the 2022 season. Warren is 15-8 in two seasons as head coach, winning co-Big Sky Coach of the Year this season.

Michigan: Jim McElwain's contract is one year at $300,000 tweets Kyle Rowland who adds with Drevno's departure, should McElwain get an increased title / responsibility McElwain could get a bump.

Wilkes (D-III - PA): Wilkes University, located in Wilkes - Barre, PA, has immediate openings for two defensive intern positions at the defensive line (DL) and cornerback (CB) positions. Playing or coaching experience at these positions preferred. Interested candidates should email resume, cover letter and references to Coach Tripp Merritt at . Further details of the position will be discussed at a later date. Please no phone calls.

NFL: Report - Roger Goodell is about to drop the hammer on Jerry Jones...

Alabama: Source tells FootballScoop UCLA recruiting coordinator Victoria Ross (who previously attended and interned at Alabama) is returning to Alabama as recruiting operations coordinator. Source adds that Leah Knight who currently serves as director of recruiting, is stepping down to move closer to her fiance in Colorado.

Rich Rod: Rich Rod's attorneys have filed notice, his former assistant is attempting to extort him.

Akron: Associate head coach Chuck Amato has announced his retirement. Amato, 71, was was a longtime Florida State assistant and the head coach at NC State from 2000-06.

Here's the trailer for the HBO's Joe Paterno movie coming out this spring.

Carthage College (D-III - WI): Carthage College is seeking applicants for a Restricted Earnings assistant coach on defense. Experience on the defensive side of the ball is a must, but position flexibility exists. Looking for the best available candidate. Must have collegiate playing or coaching experience. Enthusiasm for coaching, strong organizational skills, and attention to detail are imperative. The successful candidate will coach his own position and have his own recruiting area. Start date is ASAP. Please email resume and references to Head Coach, Dustin Hass at No phone calls please.

Urbana (D-II - OH): Urbana University has an immediate need for an entry level, part-time (up to 20 hours per week) Assistant Football Coach. The position will be responsible for coaching either Linebackers or Defensive Backs, video editing using HUDL, recruiting, assisting with the strength and conditioning program, and other duties as assigned by the head coach. Prior college playing experience and/or experience coaching high school football would be a plus in this position. Start date as soon as possible. Relocation assistance will not be available for this position. For immediate consideration, please email your resume to with “Assistant Football Coach” in the subject line of the email.

Ohio State: We are told Texas State co-offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Parker Fleming will return to the Ohio State staff. Fleming previously worked with the offense and special teams at Ohio State before leaving in 2014 to be the wide receivers coach and special teams coordinator at James Madison.

Texas State: Former Mississippi State quarterbacks coach Brett Elliott will join the staff as quarterbacks coach, sources tell FootballScoop.

VMI (FCS): Former Northern Arizona offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Brian Sheppard will come aboard in the same role, and former Howard assistant Jeff SeJour will join the staff as outside linebackers coach, sources tell FootballScoop.

Western Michigan: Source tells FootballScoop Albany assistant defensive coordinator / corners coach Nick Sanchez is joining the Western Michigan staff.

Oregon: Baylor associate director of player personnel Thomas Arends will return to Eugene as player personnel director, according to Justin Hopkins of Scoop Duck. Arends was the director of recruiting operations and high school relations at Oregon under Chip Kelly.

North Alabama (D-II): We are told North Alabama is planning to fill their defensive opening from within the staff.

Nebraska: Scott Frost is looking to build Nebraska's roster up to 150 players...

UT Martin: Delta State quarterbacks coach Travis Partridge has joined UT Martin's offensive staff source tells FootballScoop.

FAU: West Georgia (D-II) offensive line coach Cody Kennedy is joining Lane Kiffin's staff as a grad assistant source tells FootballScoop.

Ellsworth Community College (IA): Ellsworth Community College is looking to hire an offensive coach. This position will either be coaching Wide Receivers or Running Backs. Preferred candidates will be from Iowa or the surrounding border states, and have experience in the equipment room. High school coaches welcome! Looking for a young coach looking to build a career. This is a 10-month position with a bi-monthly stipend, along with free housing and meals. Interested candidates should apply online at And send your resume with a list of references to No phone calls please! And no cover letters please!

Seton Hill (D-II - PA): The Seton Hill University Athletic Department has a part-time 10 month intern position (paid over 12 months) for an assistant secondary coach. The purpose of this position is to recruit, coach, and retain full roster team. A bachelor’s degree is required, master’s preferred. Two years prior college coaching experience preferred. Special Teams experience desired and on the road recruiting experience at the college level is required. Excellent computer skills are necessary. The incumbent must be able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing, as well as represent the University well. Annual compensation is $11,000, incumbent will also be provided with $800 in dining hall flex annually. No housing or benefits offered. E-mail letter of interest, resume and references to Mr. Isaac Collins, Head Football Coach Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Please no phone calls.

Northern Illinois: Source tells FootballScoop Jake Landry has now officially joined the staff as running backs coach. Landry served last season as offensive coordinator at UW-La Crosse and had been hired in the same capacity at UW-Whitewater about a month ago.

New Hampshire (FCS): Bentley University offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Keith LeVan has accepted the quarterbacks job at New Hampshire, sources tell FootballScoop.

Oregon: Oregon Football is in search for the BEST graphic designer in the Country as a full-time position! Must have passion and the will to work hard! Please email resume and portfolio to - No phone calls please.

North Alabama (D-II): Source tells FootballScoop defensive coordinator Brett Borden is no longer with the staff.

Incarnate Word (FCS - TX): Texas A&M-Commerce defensive coordinator Justin Deason has been hired as the defensive coordinator at Incarnate Word.

Purdue: Wide receivers coach JaMarcus Shepard has added a co-offensive coordinator title and will share coordinating duties with Brian Brohm.

Hawaii: Garden City Junior College linebackers coach Nanumi Lolohea has been hired as a defensive intern.

LSU: Donovan Jackson, a former offensive line coach/run game coordinator at Savannah State and most recently offensive line intern for the Los Angeles Chargers, has been hired as an offensive analyst working with the offensive line, a source tells FootballScoop.

UT-Permian Basin (D-II): The University of Texas-Permian Basin is seeking an offensive assistant helping with either QB's or WR's. This is a part-time position with housing provided. The candidate will be responsible for coaching a position, film-breakdown, scouting reports, off campus recruiting, and other duties as assigned by the Head Coach. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Computer and Hudl proficiency is . Prior coaching or playing experience at college or high school level. Interested applicants should submit a resume and references to head coach Justin Carrigan at

Dakota State (NAIA - SD):Dakota State University is looking for a game on Saturday September 15, 2018 (this season) and would be willing to travel this year and have a home game in Madison, South Dakota on Saturday September 14, 2019. Please contact

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