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The Scoop - Sunday January 27, 2019

Sunday January 27, 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

Oklahoma State: Oklahoma State has announced Princeton offensive coordinator Sean Gleeson has been hired to the same post in Stillwater. More on the hire.

Graham Harrell: Graham Harrell has been contacted by both USC and Oklahoma State for their offensive coordinator jobs tweets Bruce Feldman. We'll keep you posted....

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Mercer (FCS - GA): Source tells FootballScoop Bill Legg is expected to become the new offensive coordinator at Mercer. Legg, who served as offensive coordinator at Marshall for eight seasons, spent this past year as senior offensive consultant at Mississippi State.

Notre Dame: Former Carolina Panthers receivers coach Lance Taylor is expected to join Notre Dame's staff as running backs coach FootballScoop can confirm. Taylor previously coached running backs at Stanford before heading to the league to coach. Pete Thamel was one of the first to mention the move.

Alabama: Sources tell FootballScoop Mississippi State defensive line coach Brian Baker has accepted a role on Nick Saban's staff at Alabama. Baker has been at Mississippi State with Dan Mullen and Joe Moorhead the past three seasons. He has previous experience with the Redskins, Browns, Cowboys, Panthers, Rams, Vikings, Lions, Chargers and more. Other than the 2015 season where he mentored some high school players, Baker had been coaching in the league since the 1996 season.

Bob Stoops: The former Oklahoma head coach may be exploring a return to coaching, per report.

Abilene Christian (FCS - TX): Mike Briglin, a graduate assistant at Clemson the past four seasons, has joined the staff as safeties coach.

RPI (D-III - NY): RPI is looking for a game in week #2 in 2020 & 2021. Possible away game in 2020 & home in 2021. This can be a one off, but prefer a multi-year contract. Interested programs contact Ralph Isernia at

Bret Bielema: Former Arkansas head coach Bret Bielema may be on the verge of landing a major NFL job, per report.


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Olivet (D-III - MI): Olivet is looking for a 2019 game either Week 1 (September 7th), or Week 4 (September 28th). Interested programs can contact head caoch Dan Musielewicz at

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