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The Scoop - Thursday May 30, 2019

Thursday May 30, 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

Please join us in praying for the family of coach Roger Kelly, who passed away earlier this week. Kelly led Redwood HS (CA) from 1969-88 and later led the College of the Sequoias (JC - CA) program from 1989-2004.

Graceland (NAIA - IA): Graceland is no longer accepting applicants for their offensive and defensive coordinator positions. Thanks for the overwhelming interest.

The most painful loss of Urban Meyer's career was...

TV: The early-season college football TV schedule is here. Glory, glory, hallelujah.

Arkansas: Turner Gill has joined the Hogs' staff on executive director of student-athlete and staff development. Details here.

New York Jets: Vikings assistant GM George Paton has declined an opportunity to interview for the vacant Jets GM job, per multiple reports.

Virginia: Bronco Mendenhall and UVA have agreed to a contract extension. See details here.

Arkansas State: Arkansas State is looking for a Graphics Designer. This is a 12-month position that is PAID. Duties will be to create recruiting graphics for football, promotional graphics for football, and have to ability to do freelance work. This can be filled immediately. There is also a student worker that is assigned whoever get the job, to assist in projects. Must have advanced knowledge of Adobe Suite, including Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects. Please email resumes and portfolios to

St. John Fisher (D-III - NY): St. John Fisher College is looking for a GA on Offense. Must be able to get into MBA program. 3.0 GPA or better. Stipend and free tuition. Send to HC Paul Vosburgh at No phone calls please.

Dallas Cowboys: Klein Kubiak has been added as a new area scout after spending the previous five seasons with the Broncos, Neil Stratton tweets.

Rutgers: Rutgers is looking for a Director of Player Development. Please send your resume to

Cleveland Browns: Southwest area scout Josh Cox hasa been let go after four seasons in Cleveland, per Neil Stratton.

"You don't mistakenly become great at something."

Bryant (FCS - RI): Bryant University is accepting applications for a Graduate Assistant Football Coaching Position that will work on the defensive side of the ball (preferably with OLB). This position includes housing, graduate school tuition, and a small stipend. Candidates are preferred to have a graduating GPA of 3.0 and higher and have the ability to get into our graduate school programs in Communications or as an MBA candidate. Those qualifications can be found via this link. Review of resumes will begin immediately. Please submit cover letter, resume with references to

University of St. Francis (NAIA - IL):University of St. Francis, located in Joliet, IL is looking to schedule a game for week 1 August 29, 2020. Looking to schedule NAIA, DII or FCS opponent. If NAIA, would want a home game. Interested schools should contact head coach Joe Curry at

Cincinnati Christian (NAIA - OH): Cincinnati Christian University invites applications for a full-time assistant coach. This position has a 12 month obligation. The assistant coach for Men’s Football is responsible for assisting in all aspects of administration and operation of the NAIA collegiate men’s football program. Responsibilities to include but not limited to serving in the capacity of Offensive Line coach w/in-season and non-traditional practices. Instructing student athlete(s) in Strength and Conditioning with individual and team concepts. Will also have responsibilities for recruiting, academic retention and some administrative duties. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and demonstrated experience coaching Offensive Line at the college level. Individual must possess or be working towards a certification from a recognized governing body (NSCA, ACSM, USAW, CSCCa) for Strength and Conditioning. Previous weight room experience preferred. Preference may be given to candidates who possess a Master’s degree in Physical Education, Sport Management, and Exercise Science or a related field. Please email your resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references. No phone calls please.

Jacksonville Jaguars: Per source, Morehouse College (D-II - GA) offensive line coach / run game coordinator Don Nelson has been selected to participate in the Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship program.

Occidental (D-III - CA):Occidental College, located in Los Angeles is looking to schedule a home and home series with a DIII opponent Week 1 or 2 in 2020 and 2021. 2020 must be on road and 2021 in LA. Interested schools should contact head coach Rob Cushman at

Dallas (XFL): Bobby Blizzard, who most recently coached the wide receivers for the Memphis Express of the AAF, has been named running backs coach.

Iowa Wesleyan (D-III): Iowa Wesleyan University’s football program is accepting applications for an offensive intern coaching position to beginning August 1, 2019 through December 15, 2019. This is an entry-level position to serve as a position coach and serve in a variety of capacities within a NCAA Division III program. This intern position does provide on campus housing. Responsibilities include: Coaching of special teams and offensive positions (Receivers or running backs preferred). Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree; Playing experience at the collegiate level, preferred. Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Qualified candidates must upload their letter of interest, coaching philosophy, resume/CV, transcripts, and contact information for three professional references at No phone calls please.

RPI (D-III - NY):RPI in Troy, New York is in need of a pre-season scrimmage, preferably home. Dates are flexible between August 25th, 28th, or the 31st. Will consider Division 2, 3, or JUCO programs. Contact Head Coach Ralph Isernia if interested at

Louisburg (JC - NC): Defensive coordinator Chris Tolbert has been promoted to head coach. Tolbert has spent the last four seasons as defensive coordinator / recruiting coordinator with the program.

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