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The Scoop - Saturday February 16, 2019

Saturday February 16, 2019


#StaffTracker: A one stop page where you can keep track of how the new head coaches are filling their staffs. NFL – FBS – FCS – D-II

Longtime coach, mentor and friend of many in the football coaching world Herschel “Pepper” Lysaker has passed. Pepper was the head football coach at Mesabi Range College from 1968-1999. He had a record of 153-107-1 (59%) along with three Minnesota Community College State Championships. He was a 35-year member of the AFCA. Pepper and his father are believed to be the only father and son combination in the Minnesota Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Please join us in praying for his family and friends.

Tiffin (D-II - OH): Ohio Dominican offensive coordinator Cris Reisert will be Tiffin's new head coach.

Kentucky: Source tells FootballScoop tight ends / recruiting coordinator Vince Marrow has been promoted to associate head coach. We are told his new three year contract begins at $650,000 per year.

North Dakota (FCS): U-Mary defensive coordinator Brett Holinka has now officially been named defensive line coach at UND.

A fake recruit successfully "catfished" Rivals (and thus caused issues for 24/7). Oh what a story.... 

Minnesota: Minnesota has named Dustin Krause as defensive quality control assistant. Dustin spent the previous season as a volunteer coach under defensive coordinator Joe Rossi.

Wake Forest: Wake forest university is seeking applicants for the position of defensive line graduate assistant. The position is open immediately, the requirements for this position are: Must have graduated with their undergraduate degree with an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher. Must have a minimum of two years NCAA coaching experience with the defensive line or outside linebackers. Per NCAA rules the applicant must have received their bachelors degree or exhausted athletics eligibility (whichever occurred more recently) within the last 7 years. Interested candidates please email your resume along with an unofficial copy of your undergraduate transcript to . No phone calls please

App State: Shelby High School (NC) head coach Lance Ware is joining App State's staff as senior assistant to the head coach.

Eastern Illinois: Eastern Illinois University is seeking unpaid Quality Control Assistants for: Offense, Defense, Special Teams, and Recruiting/Operations. The person in these positions will primarily be responsible for assisting a member of the staff with all aspects of their duties. You will also assist with on-campus recruiting activities, all team events, and other duties assigned. Knowledge of video editing, strong communication skills, and computer skills are preferred. Experience with Hudl software is preferred for these positions. Applicants will be required to successfully complete an interview and background check. There are no meals, housing, or stipend provided. To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to

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