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The Scoop - Monday March 27, 2017

Monday March 27, 2017


Austin Peay (FCS - TN): Running backs coach JD Sellers plans to join the staff at Clarksville Academy source tells FootballScoop.

Indianapolis Colts: Assistant to the head coach Jeff Popovich has been promoted to defensive quality control, source tells FootballScoop. Popovich previously coached at UTSA & FIU. We understand the Colts will fill the assistant to the head coach position internally.

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Vegas: By a vote of 31-1 (the Dolphins being the lone dissenter) the Raiders' move to Las Vegas was approved by NFL ownership today.

Langston (NAIA - OK): Mike Cannon, who has previously coached at Midwestern State (D-II - TX), Valdosta State (D-II - GA) and Durant HS (FL) has been hired to coach the offensive line and serve as recruiting coordinator, per source.

Austin Peay (FCS - TN): Running backs coach JD Sellers has accepted the head coaching job at Clarksville Academy (TN), per source.

Southeastern University (NAIA - FL): Per source, offensive coordinatorKeith Barefield Jr. has left the program. Barefield has led an offense that has helped the program go 25-7 in their first three seasons of competition.

Iowa Western (JC - IA): Donnie Woods, who previously served as the run game coordinator and offensive line coach for the program from 2009-2013, has been named offensive coordinator and Aaron Terry, who spent last season at Nebraska-Kearney (D-II), has been hired to coach the defensive line.

El Camino College (JC -CA): Chima Chindah, who coached the safeties last year at LA Southwest College (JC - CA), has accepted a job on staff coaching the corners.

Alabama: Former Crimson Tide defensive back Geno Smith has joined the staff in an "intern-like capacity," according to Aaron Suttles of the Tuscaloosa News.

Southeastern (NAIA - FL): Southeastern University is currently seeking a defensive backs or linebackers graduate assistant. Prior experience playing or coaching is preferred. Candidates will be responsible for coaching their own position group, breaking down film (HUDL), as well as other duties assigned by the Defensive Coordinator and Head Coach. This position includes full tuition waiver for graduate school, stipend, and meals. Applicants must be able to gain acceptance in to graduate school. Interested applicants should apply via email, and include resume and cover letter. Please contact

UW-Stevens Point (D-III - WI): UW-Stevens Point is looking for an assistant coach to coach the offensive line. This is a full time position that will also have duties in athletic administration: games management and sports information. See a full job description and apply via this link. If interested you will have to complete the online application process. Please no phone calls or emails at this time.

Susquehanna (D-III - PA): Susquehanna University seeks an assistant football coach- defensive coordinator / recruiting coordinator. This is a full-time 12 month position. Preferred candidates will have a minimum of 3-5 years of coaching experience. Candidates will be responsible for coaching the linebackers, coordinating the defense and recruiting. All other duties will be assigned by the head coach. Bachelor’s degree and valid driver’s license is required. Interested candidates should apply and learn more about the position via this link. No phone calls please.

TCU: Neville HS (LA) offensive coordinator Brett Lemoine is joining the TCU staff as director of high school relations, per KTVE/KARD.

UVA-Wise (D-II): Following the departure of Joey Fitzgerald to Southern Louisiana, UVA-Wise is promoting James Guest to passing game coordinator / wide receivers coach / special teams coordinator. Guest coached the running backs and tight ends and previously spent two years at UT-Martin (FCS) coaching the running backs and quarterbacks.

Susquehanna (D-III - PA): Susquehanna University seeks assistant football coaches for offense and defense. Preferred candidates will have prior experience playing or coaching. Candidates will be responsible for coaching their own position group, on the road recruiting in a specific area, film editing/breakdown (HUDL), and all other duties assigned by the head football coach. A Bachelor’s degree and valid driver’s license is required. Salary range is $6,000 - $8,000. No housing, but some meals are included. Candidates will be expected to be here 10 months. Interested candidates should apply through the website via this link. No phone calls please.

Presentation (NAIA - SD): Presentation College has an opening for a full time assistant coach. The coach will work primarily with the running cacks / tight ends, play a large role in special teams, and will have duties in coordinating the program’s strength & conditioning. Interested candidates can reach head coach Andrew Carr at

Emory and Henry (D-II - VA): Quintin Hunter, who coached the running backs last season, has been promoted to offensive coordinator and will now work with the quarterbacks. Billy Ray Stutzmann will work as the passing game coordinator and Matt Kardulis (a former defensive back with the program) will coach the runningbacks while Josh Wellenhoffer continues to work with the offensive line.

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