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The Scoop - Thursday August 8, 2019

Thursday August 8, 2019


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

Saskatchewan Roughriders (CFL): Source tells FootballScoop manager of player personnel Mike Davis is now coaching the defensive line. Davis has been on staff since September 2016.

UNC Pembroke (D-II): UNC Pembroke is looking to hire an offensive graduate assistant. Applicants must be able to get into Graduate School. Compensation is $8,000 stipend. North Carolina residents are encouraged to apply. Please send transcripts, resume, and cover letter to

Dabo explains why he didn't give former Clemson, current Missouri QB Kelly Bryant a championship ring

19 for 19: If Alabama's offense is really good again in 2019, Steve Sarkisian will get none of the credit. If it's not, he'll get all of the blame. No pressure, Coach.

Buffalo: Source tells FootballScoop that Timothy Silvernail, who previously served as the director of player personnel at UMass, has accepted the director of recruiting operations job at Buffalo.

Last Chance U: Despite our 5 suggestions on where Last Chance U should've head for Season 5, the show will reportedly head west. Here's what you need to know.

Mississippi State: Stuck in the same practice structure for years, or even decades? Joe Moorhead lays out he's laid out his practice structure to simulate games.

Maine Maritime (D-III - ME): Maine Maritime Academy currently has an opening for a full-time assistant coach. The position is a full-time, 11-month (July 1 - May 31) benefited position under the direction of the Head Football Coach. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, coaching, recruiting and on-campus visit planning, game and practice planning, minor administrative tasks, and monitoring student-athlete academic performance. Interested individuals should send a cover letter, résumé, a completed MMA ApplicationMMA Self-Identification Form*, and contact information for at least three professional references to: For more information please visit the MMA human resources site via this link. EOE.

Ohio State: Following last year's disappointing performance, Greg Mattison and Jeff Hafley have a new emphasis -- simplicity and fun.

NCAA: The NCAA has declined to implement an NFL-style injury report across college football. Details here.

UAB: Per source, Jonathan Hutchens is the new director of recruiting at UAB after serving as a volunteer with the program last year. Hutchens replaces Chase Clark, who joined the Florida staff as director of player personnel.

#ScholarshipAlert: PJ Fleck gets super creative...again.

UT-Permian Basin (D-II): Former SBB Vukovi (Serbia) head coach and UIW DFO Robert Churchman has joined the UTPB staff as tight ends / director of football operations, source tells FootballScoop.

Maryland: Ron Zook is back in college football. Details on his role here.

Oklahoma Panhandle State (NAIA): Oklahoma Panhandle State University located in Goodwell, OK is seeking applicants for an assistant football coach (DL) on an 11-month contract. Candidate will be responsible for coaching his own position group, assistance with practice and game planning, knowledge of Hudl/video editing, will have recruiting duties, and have additional responsibilities within the football program assigned by the head coach. Previous collegiate playing or coaching experience is preferred. This position is for individual in pursuit of a career in coaching. Assistant Coach position includes $1000 dollars per month, and possibility of housing. Candidates must be able to pass a background check. Please submit your cover letter, resume and references via email NO phone calls.

Missouri: "We aren't winning one f----n game because of this facility."

Sonoran Sidewinders (AZ): The Sidewinders of the new Hohokam Junior College Football League have an immediate opening for Offensive/Defensive Line Coaches. We are also looking for a video coordinator. There is NO HOUSING offered at this time. Local candidates encouraged to apply. Please send your resume' to Head Football Coach, John O'mer at

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Idaho: Terry Gawlik, the senior associate athletic director for sports administration and senior women's administrator at Wisconsin, has been named the athletic director at the University of Idaho.

Sam Houston State (FCS - TX): Sam Houston State is seeking to fill a Full Time Football Equipment Coordinator position. This position will also assist in recruiting, operations, academics and more. Added plus if you have knowledge of Adobe Suite, including Photoshop, illustrator and after effects. This job is available immediately. Interested candidates please email resume, references and graphic design portfolio to Brett Arnold DFO at Please no calls or emails!