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The Scoop - Thursday May 11, 2017

Thursday May 11, 2017


Oklahoma: Offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley has received a new three year contract running through January 2020, at $1.3 million per season. How much do you want to make five years from now? These coaches prove anything’s possible

">Have a look at how his salary has risen over the past few years (along with a few other comparables).

Rutgers: Rutgers University is currently accepting resumes for the position of Director of Recruiting Communications. Please send your resume via this link. No phone calls please.

Cornell (FCS): EJ Henderson, who coached the wide receivers for the last four seasons at Wayne State (D-II - MI), has joined the Cornell staff, per source.

Western New England (D-III – MA): Western New England seeks candidates for a Defensive Line coaching position. Responsibilities include coaching the DL and off-campus recruiting. Compensation is $8,900, a meal plan and access to low rent housing. Graduate classes for candidates with 2 years of coaching experience are possible. Send cover letter, resume and reference list to Preference will be given to coaches with ties to the northeast.

Charleston Southern (FCS - SC): Source tells FootballScoop Ron Hudson has joined the Charleston Southern staff as offensive line coach. Hudson, who previously coached offensive line for several years at both Nevada and Louisiana Lafayette, served as an offensive analyst at Penn State last season.

Michigan: The defensive coordinator position has been endowed and will now be known as "the Matthew and Nicole Lester Family Defensive Coordinator". Back in 2014, Michigan announced that the offensive coordinator position received an endowment and is known as "Sanford Robinson Offensive Coordinator."

#ScholarshipAlert: ECU head coach Scottie Montgomery delivers a very special Mother’s Day gift to a walk-on’s mom

New Research: Teaching WR’s to Adjust to 3-Step and Deep Back Shoulder Fade Routes – North Dakota University threw more back shoulder fades last season than they’re used to, because as wide receiver coach Danny Freund puts it, “we had good size and athleticism, but lacked the speed to consistently run past defensive backs in our league.” The Fighting Hawks found themselves running past the rest of the competition this season in the Big Sky, sharing the conference title with an undefeated in-conference record. In an X&O Labs exclusive clinic report, Coach Freund details how he teaches his receivers to gain separation by reading the defenders eyes and leverage and how to make plays on the ball in both red zone and big field situations. Click here to read the report.

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North Dakota (FCS): We are no longer accepting applications for the intern position. Thank you all for the interest.

Becker (D-III - MA): Becker College is looking for candidates for an open position on their staff. The job title is offensive line coach as well as head Strength and Conditioning Coach. This position would be responsible working with the OC putting together the daily practice plans, scouting reports, run game planning, film breakdown, and running the strength program. We prefer applicants with a training in Strength and Conditioning. Compensation is dependent on experience / ability but will pay in the flexible range of 15-20K. Free Meals are also included. No Housing. No Benefits. Applicants would be expected to be in the office on a daily basis. 10 month contract. All interested candidates please send your resume and cover letter to

Bethany College (D-III - WV): Bethany College is seeking qualified applicants for the full-time, entry-level (low twenties) position of linebackers / special teams coach. This position will report to the head football coach and director of athletics. Duties include coaching the linebackers and special teams, assisting with recruiting and fundraising and monitoring academic progress of student-athletes. Knowledge of and adherence to Bethany, NCAA Division III and Presidents' Athletic Conference rules and regulations are also required. Minimum qualifications include bachelor’s degree, two years’ experience coaching and a valid driver’s license. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Start date will be immediate. 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. AA/EOE.

Texas A&M: $25,000 is being added to the staff salary pool at Texas A&M due to the school's APR score of 971. Kevin Sumlin's contract states that he will receive a bonus of $50,000 for the score, per USA Today.

Fullerton (JC - CA): Defensive backs coach Phil Austin has been elevated to a full-time position where he'll also work as a Kinesiology instructor, per source.

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