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The Scoop - Monday May 15, 2017

Monday May 15, 2017


Kansas City: The contracts for director of football administration Trip McCracken and director of pro scouting Will Lewis are not being renewed, per Field Yates.

Buffalo Bills: Brian Gaine is leaving his post as the director of player personnel with the Texans to become the VP of player personnel with the Bills, per Alex Marvez.

Charlie Weis: Notre Dame paid former head coach Charlie Weis $18,967,960 as part of his buyout after being fired in 2009, according to Paul Myerberg and USA Today. Matt Fortuna points out that in 2015, Brian Kelly made $1.645 million, former defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder made $1.14 million, and AD Jack Swarbrick earned $3.11 million.

Minnesota: PJ Fleck's assistants will earn $3.2 million, per the Star-Tribune. Salaries are as follows; DC Robb Smith ($700k), OC Kirk Ciarocca ($700k), OL coach Ed Warinner ($375k), WRs coach Matt Simon ($220k), TE coach Brain Callahan ($220k), RBs coach Kenni Burns ($220k), DBs coach Maurice Linguist ($350k), DL coach Bryce Paup ($220k), and STC Rob Wenger ($230k).

Kutztown (D-II - PA): Kutztown University is currently accepting resumes for a full time Assistant Coach. To be considered you must apply via this link.

University of Mary (D-II - ND): The University of Mary has an open full time coaching position on the defensive side of the ball. Previous coaching experience working with defensive backs or linebackers is required; special teams experience preferred. This is a salary position with benefits, no housing or meals included. Send cover letters and resumes to Please no phone calls.

Yale (FCS - CT): Yale University is seeking applicants for an entry level Player Personnel position. We are looking for applicants who are self-motivated, detail oriented, communicate effectively (verbally and written) and have the ability to problem solve. Applicants should have a background in recruiting and personnel at the collegiate level. This position will work with both recruiting and operations. Applicants should be proficient in the use of various recruiting databases, Excel, Visio, Word, Power Point and Photoshop. Also, applicants must be experienced using all social media platforms (i.e. Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, etc.). Applicants should contact Jake Olson at with your resume and list of references. Please no phone calls.

UW-Oshkosh (D-III): The University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh is looking for two games for the 2017 season. We are open (week 2) Sept. 9th, (week 3) Sept. 16th and (week 4) Sept. 23rd. Please contact Athletic Director Darryl Sims or call 920-216-8680.

UW-Stevens Point (D-III): UW-Stevens Point is seeking a home and home series for 2018-2019 in Week3, or 4. If interested, please email We also have openings in 2020-2021.

American Athletic Conference: Conference commissioner Mike Aresco has had his contract extended through June of 2022.

Kansas City Chiefs: Will Lewis, the organization's director of pro scouting, will not return per Inside the League.

New England Patriots: Bruce Feldman reports that Chattanooga (FCS - TN) outside linebackers coach DeMarcus Covington is joining the Patriots defensive staff. Covington spent the 2016 season as the co-defensive coordinator / defensive line coach at Eastern Illinois.

Buffalo Bills: Joe Schoen, the director of player personnel for the Dolphins, has joined the Bills as assistant GM.

El Camino Copton Center (JC - CA): El Camino College Compton Center is accepting applications for an Volunteer Runningback coaching position. In addition to RB duties, candidate will also be required to: coordinate a special teams unit, assist in film breakdown, recruit locally, and assist with s&c. Preferred candidate has successful experience coaching at the high school or preferably the college level. NO STIPEND, BENEFITS, TEACHING POSITIONS, RELOCATION, or HOUSING ASSISTANCE available. Ideal candidates are local candidates who are familiar with JC football and our recruiting area. Offensive Assistant, must be available to start in June 2017 or earlier. Must have transportation and be proficient in with computers and AV equipment. Primary duties will be scouting, managing hudl, and assisting the offensive coordinator with game planning. Must be reliable and consistent. This is a volunteer position only with a background check. Please e-mail resumes with Runningback Coach in the subject line to:

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