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The Scoop - Thursday June 21, 2018

Thursday June 21, 2018


Please join us in praying for the family of Tennessee Vols broadcasting legend John Ward, who passed away yesterday.

Florida Atlantic: Lane Kiffin's new 10-year contract is reportedly official. The big question: What's the buyout?

Big Ten: The Big Ten is set to distribute more than $52 million to its members in Fiscal Year 2019.

Frenso State: Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (D-III - CA) AD Terry Tumey has been named the new athletic director at Fresno State.

King's College (D-III - PA): King’s College seeks applicants for two restricted earnings positions. 1) a QBs position coach and 2) a WRs position coach. College coaching or playing experience is required. Responsibilities include coaching your position, recruiting territory, and administrative assignments as determined by the head coach. This is a 10 month position, starting Aug 1st, Some meals are included, will help find affordable housing. Please send cover letter and resume to

NCAA: President Mark Emmert got a nearly $500k raise to more than $2.4 million during 2016, per Steve Berkowitz.

Lane Kiffin: In his return to Neyland Stadium as the Alabama offensive coordinator, just a few years after leaving Knoxville after year for the USC head coaching job, Lane Kiffin was encouraged by security to wear a bulletproof vest. He refused. Hear him tell the story.

St. Norbert (D-III - WI): St. Norbert College seeks applicants for a QB position coach. College coaching or playing experience is required. Responsibilities include assisting the head coach in coaching the QB position, recruiting territory, and administrative assignments as determined by the head coach. This is a twelve month position, starting asap, with pay of $12,000. No additional benefits provided. Please send cover letter and resume to offensive coordinator at

9-INCHES Per Rush Attempt:X&O Labs’ brand-new special report features an in-depth examination of the University of St. Thomas’ NCAA record-breaking defense last year. X&O Labs spent a week in St. Paul, MN meeting with head coach Glenn Caruso and defensive coordinator Wallie Kuchinski to discover how the Tommie defense held opponents to 21 yards a game rushing last season. That’s 9-inches per rush. Turns out they did it by pressuring on 85% of downs. If you find that interesting—you’ll want to see their unique equation for making defensive calls. As one coach told us, “they are the only ones doing this.” To read this special report—go here.

Scott Frost: The head coach of the Huskers offers some social media advice for recruits and shares the type of tweets that will get you dropped from recruiting boards.

Bethany (D-III - WV): Bethany College is seeking two qualified applicants for the positions of Intern, Football program. These positions will report to the Head Football Coach. One will coach on offense and one will coach on defense, with the positions to be determined by experience and background. Additional duties may be assigned by the head coach or the director of athletics. Qualifications include a Bachelor's degree, a valid driver's license, and playing experience at the collegiate level. Preference will be given to applicants with previous experience coaching at the collegiate or high school level. Compensation includes stipend, room and board, and tuition waiver into Bethany’s MAT program. The selected candidates must be enrolled in Bethany's MAT program as a condition of employment. Start date is August 2018. Letters of application along with resume and list of references can be submitted electronically to Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

Carthage (D-III - WI): Carthage College is seeking applicants for a Graduate Assistant coach. Position is flexible. Looking for the best available candidate. Must have collegiate playing or coaching experience. Enthusiasm for coaching, strong organizational skills, and attention to detail are imperative. The successful candidate will have his own recruiting area. Compensation includes a $7,000 stipend, graduate school and some meals. Start date is July, 24th. Please email resume and references to head coach Dustin Hass at No phone calls please.

Alliance of American Football:Here's what you can expect from the 8 new head coaches making waves in the AAF.

Bloomsburg (D-II - PA): Bloomsburg is looking to hire an offensive intern. This is a non-paid position with no housing or other benefits. Priority will be given to those with playing and/or coaching experience. Local candidates strongly encouraged to apply. Must successfully pass University Background check procedure. Please send resume, cover letter and references to Offensive Coordinator Jack Lydic at

The Power 5 schools have passed a new rule regarding players seeking transfers

St. Vincent (D-III - PA): St. Vincent has an immediate opening for a graduate assistant coach. Playing and/or coaching experience and experience with recruiting is preferred. Applicants must be accepted into the graduate program. This position provides tuition and a $5000 stipend. Housing is a possibility. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, coaching a position, scouting reports, practice planning, film break down, player evaluation, recruiting, and assisting the head coach in general day to day football operations. Computer, Front rush, Visio and Hudl proficiency also preferred. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to

"Hear the message, not the tone."

RPI (D-III - NY):RPI (NY, D-III) has open dates for the 2018 season. Sept. 29 and Oct. 13. Looking for a home game on either date. Please contact Head Coach, Ralph Isernia at

Dubuque (D-III - IA): Mike Haar is joining the staff, per source. Haar just completed his second season in the IFL with the Cedar Rapids organization and has experience working with the defensive line, player personnel, and special teams, and spent last fall coaching at Monterey Peninsula College (JC - CA).

ESPN: Jeff Triplette is joining the broadcast booth at ESPN as a rules analyst.