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The Scoop - Sunday January 22, 2017

Sunday January 22, 2017


Clemson: Jacksonville State (FCS) defensive line coach Todd Bates is set to join Dabo Swinney's staff as defensive line coach, per Ryan Bartow.

Ohio State: Trey Holtz, son of Skip and grandson of Lou, has joined the Ohio State staff, according to a post on his Instagram account. The post did not indicate which spot Holtz would take.

Atlanta Falcons: Jay Glazer reports that Chip Kelly is one of three candidates that could replace offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan should he decide to take the 49ers head coaching job after a second interview later this week.

UConn: Dennis Dottin-Carter, who spent the last four seasons at Delaware, including as the interim head coach for the last five games of the 2016 season, has been formally announced as the defensive line coach on Randy Edsall's staff. Dottin-Carter was the co-defensive coordinator and defensive line coach at Delaware.

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Oregon: Athletic director Rob Mullens announced today that the university has placed tight ends coach / co-offensive coordinator coach David Reaves on administrative leave and "the process to terminate his employment with cause has commenced," following Reaves' arrest for DUI late last night.

Western Michigan: Source tells FootballScoop Dayton (FCS - OH) offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach Eric Evans is joining Tim Lester's staff at Western Michigan coaching running backs.

Michigan: As part of Jim Harbaugh's initial contract, the salary pool for the assistant coaches is being increased, the Detroit Free Press points out.

LA Valley College (JC - CA): Head coach Robert Tucker has left to join the UC Davis (FCS) staff as defensive coordinator, leaving the head coaching job open at LA Valley College. This is a full-time tenure track, Kinesiology position with the California Community College, and Los Angeles Community College System, within the Southern California Football Association. Interested applicants can apply via this link.

Sacramento State: Former Georgia State offensive coordinator Luke Huard plans to join the Sacramento State staff coaching the quarterbacks source tells FootballScoop.

Washington Redskins: The Redskins plan to promote Greg Manusky to defensive coordinator reports Mike Garafolo.

Indiana State: Source tells FootballScoop Curt Mallory plans to hire former Ball State, Michigan & Illinois assistant Jeff Hecklinski as his offensive coordinator and former San Jose State assistant Adam Stenavich as offensive line coach.

New Orleans Saints: Former 49er head coach Jim Tomsula is interviewing for the defensive line job with the Saints per multiple reports.

Eastern Washington: Offensive line coach Aaron Best was promoted to head coach yesterday.

Indianapolis Colts: Per Ian Rapoport, Colts interim GM Jimmy Raye III "is the clear favorite for the full-time job.

Dickinson State University (NAIA – Dickinson, ND):Dickinson State University is looking for a game onSeptember 16th, 2017. Please contact Jace Schillinger at jace.schillinger@dickinsonstate.eduif interested.

Albany State (D-II - GA): Albany State University is seeking home-and-home games (October 7, 2017) with NCAA Division II institution or NCAA Division I for guarantee. Contact head coach Dan Land at (229) 344-3991.

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