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The Scoop - Tuesday August 1, 2017

Tuesday August 1, 2017


Please join us in praying for the family of Mesa CC (JC - AZ) assistant Benjamin McIvor, who died after hitting his head during a brief altercation over the weekend. McIVor was also previously the head coach at Glendale HS (AZ) for six seasons.

Les Miles: According to the Montgomery Advertiser, Les Miles will not go into broadcasting after all. The hangup? Miles didn't like being cesnored, adding on his try out with Fox Sports, "It's a struggle when you haven't had a censor button on the sidelines. You quickly find out I gave it the old college try, but it's not going to happen."

Arkansas Tech (D-II): Arkansas Tech University has an opening for a graduate assistant coaching position on Defense. The position includes 6 hours of Tuition per semester and a $6,000 stipend per year. The job’s responsibilities include coaching a position, handling a recruiting area, film breakdown (Hudl) and other duties assigned by the Head Football Coach. All interested applicants should email a resume and references to Raleigh Jackson at

Nebraska Kearney (D-II): Per source, Creighton Reed has been hired as an offensive graduate assistant working with the wide receivers after spending the last two years in a student assistant role.

Texas Tech: Per source, former North Texas safeties coach Perry Carter has joined the staff as a coaches assistant / analyst. Perry also previously coached as the assistant defensive backs coach with the Houston Texans.

West Georgia (D-II): Thomas Baltrus has joined the staff as running backs coach, source tells FootballScoop. Baltrus was previously the wide receivers graduate assistant at Valdosta State (D-II - GA).

Temple has created an innovate fundraising campaign that every program can borrow

Maine Maritime (D-III): Maine Maritime currently has a coaching intern position available. The successful candidate will be a college graduate and possess previous college playing and/or coaching experience. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting in practice and game planning, video breakdown and analysis with DVSport and Hudl, recruiting, academic oversight, and coaching their own position group. There are openings on both offense and defense. Compensation includes an hourly wage and housing. 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 Maine Maritime human resources site via this link.

William Penn (NAIA - IA): William Penn University is seeking applicants for the position of Defensive Assistant. All defensive positions will be considered. Prior experience playing and/or coaching on defense is preferred. Stipend, tuition waiver for Master's in Business Leadership, and possible housing included (minorities encouraged to apply). Please email resume and references to WPU Defensive Backs Coach, Trevor Strong, with the subject “Defensive Assistant” No phone calls.


Virginia State (D-II):Virginia State is looking for home and home game for September 8, 2018 and September 15, 2018. We would like the September 15 date to be a home game. Please contact Dwone Sanders (504)508-8068.