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The Scoop - Monday May 14, 2018

Monday May 14, 2018


Hue Jackson: The Browns' head coach will "celebrate" his club's 0-16 season by jumping into Lake Erie.

Wesley (D-III - DE): Head coach Mike Drass, who led the program to the NCAA playoffs in each of the past 13 seasons, has sadly passed away at age 57. Drass went 228-61-1 and led the program to the national semis six times. Please join us in praying for his family.

NCAA: Dean Blandino, the former senior vice president of officiating for the NFL, has been named the director of instant replay for college football. Blandino has worked in a variety of roles for the NFL dating back to 1994, and served as the on-air rules analyst for Fox Sports during their NFL and NCAA broadcasts last season.

Arizona State: Radmen Niven, player personnel and video coordinator graduate assistant at Western Illinois (FCS), has accepted the director of creative design job with the Sun Devils, per source.

Dodge City (JC - KS): Dodge City Community College has an opening for a linebackers coach with an anticipated start date of June 1st. This is a full time position with duties that include any and all responsibilities associated with maintaining a nationally competitive junior college football program. Special Teams Coordinator duties may also be included for the right candidate. Position includes a competitive salary and benefits. Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and references to head coach Gary Thomas at

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Sports betting: The Supreme Court ruled today that the federal ban on state-sanctioned sports betting is unconstitutional. More here.

Saginaw Valley (D-II - MI): Saginaw Valley State is seeking applicants for a volunteer unpaid intern assistant football coach. Preferred candidates will have playing and or coaching experience at the defensive back or linebacker position. Resume building opportunities include but are not limited to coaching your own position, managing your own recruiting area, academic monitoring of student athletes, practice and game film break down (Hudl), Plus other duties assigned by the head football coach. This is a great opportunity for a young coach looking to break into the coaching profession, the candidate will gain coaching and recruiting experience. There is no housing or meals. Applicants must have experience with the following software‘s: Microsoft XL, Visio, Hudl and PowerPoint. Probable start date is August 1st. Interested candidates should email materials to defensive coordinator Adam Gonzaga at

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Ohio Northern (D-III): Ohio Northern is seeking two entry level, assistant coaching positions coaching the tight ends and running backs. This position includes a stipend, housing and some meals. If interested please email offensive coordinator Devin Russell at No phone calls please. This is a 10 month contract position that will start ASAP.

West Georgia (D-II): West Georgia is looking to hire a DFO. Head over to DFO Scoop for more details, and how to apply.

Jon Gruden: The Raiders head coach surprised some moms on Mother's Day by offering to do their laundry in a Tide promo.

Former Ole Miss head coach Billy Brewer, who led the program from 1983-93, has passed away at age 83. Please join us in keeping his family in your prayers.

New England Patriots: The team is hiring martial arts expert Joe Kim as a pass rush consultant for the season, according to the Boston Globe. Kim has worked, or consulted with, 10 other NFL teams dating back to 1992, and most recently worked with the Browns in 2016.

Please join us in praying for the family of former NFL head coach Chuck Knox, who passed away over the weekend. Knox led the Bills (1978-82), Seahawks (1983-91), and Rams (1973-77 and 1992-94) during his head coaching career.

Missouri: The University of Missouri is seeking applications for the position of recruiting assistant. This position is full time and includes benefits. Please apply online via this link. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Nevada: Alex Collins, who spent the past six seasons at USC, most recently as the assistant director of player personnel, has joined the staff as director of player personnel and recruiting.

NCAA: Head coaches will now have to pick their favorite support staff member, because he’s the only one allowed on headset during games now.

Thursday Night Football: Joe Buck and Troy Aikman will call Thursday Night football games for Fox this fall, the network has announced.

Marshall: Marshall University is looking for a Special Teams Quality Control Assistant. This is an unpaid position for a highly motivated coach looking to break into FBS football. There are no guarantees but this position has the potential to grow in a Graduate Assistant position. The Special Teams Quality Control Assistant will assist the Special Teams Coordinator with day to day Special Teams operations, including opponent film break down, self-scout, scouting reports, and practice preparations, there is no housing or benefits with this position. Please send resumes to

Henderson State (D-II - AR): Per source, Dodge City CC (JC - KS) linebackers coach Michael Starkey has accepted the defensive backs job.

Missouri Southern State (D-II): Missouri Southern State University is accepting applications for a running backs coach. Apply online at MSSU.EDU.

Monash (Melbourne, Australia): The Monash Warriors, coached by former Temple assistant Josh Linam, is seeking an offensive coordinator. Preferably seeking a candidate who can contribute on the offensive line. Flights, housing and transportation expenses are paid. This position is ideal for a coach or player that wants to gain valuable leadership, coaching, and play-calling experience. Candidate must be under 30 to obtain Australian working holiday visa. Qualifications for the positino include a Bachelor's degree and 4 years of collegiate playing or coaching experience. Qualified candidates please send cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to

Paying players: Jim Harbaugh is exploring some creative options to pay his players at Michigan.

Northland Community and Technical College (D-II): Per source, Midland University (NAIA - NE) tight ends coach Mathew Finnin has accepted the offensive coordinator job on staff.

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