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The Scoop - Thursday May 23, 2019

Thursday May 23, 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 – D-II

Texas A&M: After losing Scott Woodward to LSU, the Aggies are reportedly swiping their next AD from an SEC West rival.

Bowl games: The 2019-20 bowl schedule is out, and prepare yourself now because it's going to be a long one.

Ohio Northern (D-III): Ohio Northern University is looking to hire an intern coach working with the Offensive Line. This position will be responsible for assisting in coaching the offensive line, their own recruiting area, film breakdown, and all other duties assigned by the head coach. If interested, please email resume and references to Devin Russell at

PJ Fleck: The Minnesota head coach shares that there have been nearly 650 de-commits from recent recruits across college football each of the past two seasons, and states, 'We have a problem in our society. We don't have a problem in our program."

Montana State Northern (NAIA): Montana State University-Northern is seeking applicants for the position of assistant football coach for defense (Linebackers or Defensive Backs) for the 2019 season. Preferred candidates will have prior experience playing/coaching on the defensive side of the ball, preferably with linebackers or defensive backfield. Candidates will be responsible for coaching their own position group, a recruiting area, film editing/breakdown (HUDL), and all other duties assigned by the head football coach/defensive coordinator. A bachelor’s degree and valid driver’s license is required. This is a restricted earnings position, and pay will be discussed during the interview process. Review of candidates will begin immediately. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and references to No phone calls.

California vs. NCAA: California lawmakers are taking on the NCAA's amateurism model, and the athletes they're claiming to serve may be caught in the middle.

Texas: Texas has given Tom Herman a 2-year contract extension. Details here.

Ball State: Ball State Football is looking to hire a football video coordinator. Interested candidates are asked to apply online at via this link. No phone calls please.

Masters of Sports Administration: Upper Iowa’s MSA degree provides learners with the current theories, concepts, and learning models necessary to assume administrative, coaching and leadership roles in high school, higher education and sports business settings. The online degree is available with emphasis in Sports Management or Coaching & Leadership Education.

XFL Tampa: Catherine Raiche has left the Toronto Argonauts to become DFO for Tampa XFL.

XFL New York: Former Atlanta Legends AAF DFO Chris Thompson has been named DFO for New York XFL.

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Villanova (FCS - PA): Villanova University is currently accepting applications for a volunteer football recruiting/video position for the 2019 season. We are seeking candidates who are looking to gain experience working within a Division 1 football program. The position will assist with duties assigned by the Recruiting Coordinator and Video Coordinator. Primary duties will include filming practices as well as assisting with recruiting. Candidates with strong communication and computer skills are preferred. This is a non- coaching position. Qualifications: (1) Must have completed a Bachelor’s degree program; (2) Experience competing in intercollegiate athletics or (3) experience working in a collegiate football program. This position does not provide any stipend, benefits, or housing. However, volunteers will receive experience working in a Division I program, have the potential to earn a paid position, earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive internship credit, if applicable. Please send ONE (1) attachment containing your cover letter, resume and three professional references to the Villanova University Football Staff at Phone calls will NOT be accepted.

XFL: The XFL #StaffTracker is now live!

Concordia (NAIA - Ann Arbor, MI): Concordia University Ann Arbor is seeking a restricted earnings coach to assist with coaching the offensive line. The position is for the fall with the possibility of becoming a graduate assistant for the spring semester. Duties include recruiting qualified student athletes, use of recruiting software, scouting, film breakdown, monitoring academic progress of student-athletes, along with any other duties assigned by the head coach. Concordia University is a Lutheran higher education community committed to helping students develop in mind, body, and spirit for service to Christ in the Church and the world. Interested applicants should submit a resume, list of references and a statement of faith to Joshua Schumacher via email at Resumes can be submitted until the position is filled. No phone calls please.

Head coaching changes: See all of the 2018 NFL and College head coaching changes here.