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The Scoop - Saturday December 15, 2018

Saturday December 15, 2018


Navy: Defensive coordinator Dale Pehrson has announced his retirement. Tip of the cap to a quality football coach. You will be missed. "No Coach had more impact on Navy football than Dale Pehrson,” Navy head coach Ken Niumatalolo said in a statement.

Hard to believe: After leading his team to back to back state championship appearances (including this past weekend), high school coach was fired...for what now???

Dodge City (CC - KS): Dodge City Community College, in Kansas, is looking for an Offensive Coordinator. Salary is competitive and benefits are provided. Preference will be given to those with QB experience, but will evaluate all others. Please send a resume to: if interested.

Stephen F. Austin (FCS - TX): Sources tell FootballScoop Brian Natkin will be the new offensive line coach for Colby Carthel's squad. Natkin, who comes from Hutchinson CC, previously spent 2011-17 at UTEP, culminating in him serving as OC for the 2017 season.

James Madison (FCS - VA): Curt Cignetti is James Madison's new head coach.

Northern Colorado (FCS): Source tells FootballScoop Colorado School of Mines (D-II) offensive coordinator Nick Fulton has accepted the same role at Northern Colorado.

FAU: Lane Kiffin is hiring Glenn Spencer as his new defensive coordinator.

McPherson College (NAIA-KS): McPherson is seeking one assistant football coach. This is a part-time, 10-month, exempt position with a graduate school benefit. College benefits and room also are provided. This position report directly to the Head Football Coach. The primary responsibility will be to assist the head coach in all facets of the program, including, but not limited to, the recruitment of quality student-athletes, organization and planning of practices, game preparation, administrative duties, scouting and monitoring of student-athlete academic progress. Recruitment of student athletes is also a duty of this position. Bachelor’s degree required. Coaching experience at the college level is preferred for the successful applicant. Please complete the on-line application below and include a cover letter, resume and one professional reference.

DJ Durkin: In response to a report from earlier this week from that DJ Durkin had been hired as a consultant, Nick Saban issued a statement last night saying DJ is there observing "doing professional development" as many coaches do. Alabama is not paying Durkin.

Sacramento State (FCS): Sac State is moving closer to a hire...

Ellsworth (CC - IA): Source tells FootballScoop Ellsworth offensive coordinator Johnathan Ramey has resigned. Ramey also oversaw video and recruiting at Ellsworth.

Franklin Pierce (D-II - NH): Former Oklahoma Panhandle head coach Russell Gaskamp has accepted the head coaching position at FPU.

Masters of Sports Administration:Upper Iowa’s MSA degree provides learners with the current theories, concepts, and learning models necessary to assume administrative, coaching and leadership roles in high school, higher education and sports business settings. The online degree is available with emphasis in Sports Management or Coaching & Leadership Eduction.


Head coaching changes: See all of the 2018 NFL and College head coaching changes here – including a new interactive map.