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The Scoop - Monday June 18, 2018

Monday June 18, 2018


Stephen F. Austin (FCS - TX): SFA has suspended head coach Clint Conque indefinitely amid an investigation into "alleged violations of university policy." The school's full statement: "Stephen F. Austin State University has suspended head football coach Clint Conque pending an investigation into alleged violations of university policy. The investigation is expected to take several weeks. No comments will be made by the university until the investigation is complete." Conque has been the Lumberjacks' head coach since 2014; he is 21-25 over that span, including a 4-7 mark last year.

VMI (FCS): After spending the last two seasons as a graduate assistant at Indiana, Bill Cosh has been introduced as the new wide receivers coach for the VMI program.

US Coast Guard (D-III - CT): The United States Coast Guard Academy in New London, CT is seeking applications for an assistant football coach. The essential duties include assisting with an offensive skill position (Wide Receivers) and using the video editing system (currently HUDL) to break down film. Other related duties may be assigned by the head coach. This is a temporary position that runs from early August through November 25th. Candidates should have experience with HUDL, experience coaching an offensive skill position, and college football playing experience. Bachelor’s degree preferred and candidates must demonstrate an understanding of NCAA Division III rules. Interested candidates should send their resumes and a list of references to Head Football Coach Bill George at To formally apply for this position please visit and click on “Careers” at the bottom of the page.

Boise State: Wide receivers coach Eric Kiesau is getting a $10,000 pay bump and is adding the role of passing game coordinator to his title, per Dave Southorn.

Concord (D-II - WV): Concord University is looking for two graduate assistants. One of the positions is for an offensive skill/running backs position. The other position is for a defensive skill/outside linebackers position. The position includes an $8,000 stipend and tuition waiver for graduate courses. Offensive applicants please send your resume, references, and cover letter to Offensive Coordinator Josh Zettergren at Defensive applicants please send your resume, references, and cover letter to Defensive Coordinator Kevin Elliott at No phone calls.

Princeton (FCS): Football:Princeton University Football is seeking to fill two Quality Control positions, preferably with a Defensive or Special Teams background. This is an entry-level position (casual hourly), with no benefits or housing. This position is strictly an off the field position. Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, film breakdown, creation of film cut ups, data entry, assisting with game preparation and any other duties assigned by the Coordinators, Staff, Operations, and/or Head Coach. Interested candidates can send their resume and cover letter to Director of Football Operations Jason Mitchell at No phone calls please.

St. Norbert (D-III - WI): St. Norbert College seeks applicants for a DL position coach. College coaching or playing experience is required. Responsibilities include coaching a position, running your own position room, recruiting territory, and administrative assignments as determined by the head coach. This is a twelve month position, starting asap, with pay of $12,000. No additional benefits provided. Please send cover letter and resume to

Tampa Bay Bucs: The Bucs had four coaches with their during OTAs last month as part of the Bill Walsh Minority Coaching Fellowship program including former Florida State co-offensive coordinator / wide receivers coach Lawrence Dawsey, Arizona State offensive analyst Derek Hagan, Sam Houston State (FCS - TX) offensive line coach Darnell Stapleton, and Southern Utah State defensive coordinator Roderick Chance.

Mike Leach: After last night's adventure on the twitter, Mike woke up this morning and....went back in. Fascinating.

Syracuse: Landon Salem, who joined the FAU staff in the spring of 2017 as director of player personnel and pro liaison, is the new director of recruiting at Syracuse, per source.

Siena Heights (NAIA - MI): Siena Heights is seeking qualified applicants for a graduate assistant opening. The position will work on the offensive side of the ball. The graduate assistant will report to the offensive coordinator and head football coach. Duties will include coaching a position, recruiting a specific area, academic monitoring, administrative duties, extensive video breakdown of games and practices, opponent scout as well as some equipment and laundry duties. Additional duties may be assigned by the head coach, defensive coordinator or the director of athletics. Qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree, a valid driver’s license, and playing experience/coaching experience at the collegiate level. Strong communication skills and ability to recruit high academic and quality student-athletes is a must. Experience with Hudl digital editing system is a MUST. Compensation includes a salary of $6,000 and full tuition remission. Positions are contingent upon admittance into Siena Heights University Graduate School. If interested, please send resume and cover letter to Rob Thornbladh at Please no phone calls.

Doug Pederson explains the Eagles "Pizza Theory" in their blocking scheme

Hiram (D-III - OH): Hiram College invites applications for the part-time position of Running Backs. The position includes stipend of $2,000.00 with no benefits (insurance, meals, housing, etc). The anticipated start date is immediate. Qualified candidates are encouraged to send a letter of application, resume and names, addresses of three references by email only Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Muhlenberg (D-III - PA): Muhlenberg College is seeking applications for an assistant football coach (TEs) opening. Coaching or collegiate playing experience and a four year college degree are preferred. Part time coaching compensation is modest but does include opportunities for additional income in one or more of the following areas; game management, strength and conditioning, building operations or equipment room operations. Compensation package will include housing, a meal plan and total hourly wages ranging from $5,000 to $12,000 annually depending on additional duties. Benefits not included. All applicants must complete the work on the human resources website via this link.

Mike Leach was in rare form on Twitter last night...

Towson (FCS): Towson University is looking to fill an Offensive Quality Control Coach position with a focus on Offensive Line or Tight End/Fullback play for the upcoming 2018 Season. Coaching or playing experience is a must, and college coaching experience is preferred. Responsibilities for this position include assisting in coaching either the OL or TE/FB, breaking down film of future opponents, assisting in creation of weekly scouting reports, and other tasks as assigned by the Head Coach. This is a fully volunteer position, as we are unable to offer any financial benefits other than parking, game and practice gear, and travel expenses. Review of candidates will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. No Phone Calls, please. If you are interested, please send cover letter, resume, and football references to with the subject line “2018 Offensive Quality Control Coach”.

"Hear the message, not the tone," All-Pro DL Gerald McCoy explains how he handles passionate coaches

Fort Scott (JC - KS): Fort Scott has a defensive assistant position open. Benefits include a $7,000 stipend and meals, but does not include housing. Responsibilities include assisting the defensive coordinator. Interested candidates can contact

Nebraska Kearney (D-II): Nebraska Kearney is looking to hire a defensive graduate assistant (will explore all defensive positions). The job pays a 9 month stipend of $10,000. All credits are paid for to earn your Master’s degree. Possible health benefits included. Interested candidates should email cover letter, resume, and references to Scott Lewis at We are looking to hire as soon as possible. Minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Les Miles: Did Les take a shot at Ed Orgeron? Listen and you be the judge...

Penn (FCS): Penn is no longer seeking applicants for their defensive quality control position as it has been filled. Thanks for the overwhelming interest in the spot.

Illinois College (D-III - IL): Illinois College, a private co-ed liberal arts college in Jacksonville, Illinois, is seeking applications for restricted earnings position of Assistant Football Coach, Defensive Backs. This is a part time, nine-month position, ($11.25/hr, max 900 hours) no housing or benefits. The coach is responsible for recruiting, coaching position, running meetings, game planning, assisting the Defensive Coordinator and the Head Coach. Experience coaching in the secondary, use of Hudl Video Software, and Special Teams is preferred. A bachelor's degree is required. Please submit a letter of application, resume and three references to (subject line = Football Assistant) Click HERE for additional information. Illinois College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from underrepresented minorities and women. No phone calls please.

Dabo Swinney:"You're not going to last very long if you're making your evaluations from a 7-on-7 tape."

Missouri Southern State (D-II): Per source, linebackers coach Mike Knoll is no longer with the program.