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The Scoop - Tuesday July 12, 2016

Tuesday July 12, 2016


North Texas: Fresno State assistant director of player personnel David Stenklyft has joined the North Texas staff as director of recruiting.

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Utah State: Utah State has hired Jared Russell as the Director of Player Personnel. Russell previously spent two years as the on-campus recruiting/high relations coordinator at Boise State.

UT-Permian Basin (D-II - TX): University of Texas of the Permian Basin is seeking a restricted earnings coach for the defensive backs or linebackers. The position will include a stipend and meals. Responsibilities include: Film breakdown, own recruiting area, equipment and managerial duties as assigned by the head coach, position coach or coordinators. Preference will be given to coaches with HUDL and Photoshop experience. Position will start as soon as possible, but no later than August 1st, 2016. Please investigate cost of living in the Midland / Odessa before you apply. UTPB will compete in the first season of football in school history and will compete in the Lone Star Conference. Send a cover letter and resume to co-defensive coordinators Jacob Martin at

Former Penn State assistant Mike McQueary stated under oath that Tom Bradley told him Greg Schiano had witnessed Jerry Sandusky sexually assaulting a young boy. Today, Greg Schiano released a statement saying he never saw any such thing while at Penn State.

Tennessee: Tight ends coach Larry Scott has added the title of special teams coordinator, and running backs coach / recruiting coordinator Robert Gillespie has added the title of associate head coach of offense. Also, linebackers coach Tommy Thigpen now has the additional title of run game defensive coordinator.

Baylor: Virginia Tech AD Whit Babcock has stated he is not a candidate for the vacant Baylor AD job.

West Texas A&M (D-II): Per source, Iowa Western running backs coach/strength & conditioning coordinator Bryan Jones is now the running backs coach at West Texas A&M.

Rockford (D-III - IL): Rockford University is seeking an offensive coordinator. This is a full time position with benefits. Duties include, but are not limited to, installation of the offensive game plan, video breakdown and analysis, participation in the planning of in-season and out-of-season practices, and successful recruitment of prospective student-athletes. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and phone numbers of three references to Nichole Hoey, Rockford University Human Resources at

Day 2 of SEC Media Day: Tuesday's slate of coaches includes Kirby Smart starting just after 9am CST, followed by Dan Mullen, Butch Jones, and Kevin Sumlin.

Missouri Valley (NAIA - MO): Missouri Valley is seeking applicants for Defensive Graduate Assistant Coach. This position will include graduate tuition, room and board. No stipend. Experience with HUDL software and strength and conditioning is a plus. Interested applicants should email defensive coordinator Monty Roe at

Gettysburg College (D-III - PA): Gettysburg College is seeking an intern for the sports of football (offensive skill position) and men’s and women’s indoor/outdoor track & field: Responsibilities include practice planning and coaching (offense in football and multi events in track & field), strength and conditioning, and recruiting. Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the Director of Athletics as required. Bachelor’s degree required. This appointment begins immediately and will continue through May 2018. The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively in the environment of an academically demanding liberal arts institution with NCAA Division III athletic philosophies and policies, have outstanding interpersonal skills and organizational skills. First Aid/CPR certification is required. The individual is eligible to participate in the College’s fringe benefit program, including: medical, dental and vision insurance. A meal plan is also provided. Application Procedure: Please visit our website to submit application materials through our new on-line system via this link. Application materials must be received by Friday, July 15, 2016.

Independence CC (KS): Independence Community College has an immediate opening for a full-time offensive line coach. Position offers salary, housing and meals, along with benefits. Must be experienced within multiple offensive schemes, College Offensive line playing experience a must! College coaching experience preferred, Successful candidates must pass a background check and have a valid driver’s license in order to recruit. DVSPORT or XO’s Video experience is a plus. Other duties include, dorm monitoring, academic study hall, fund raising, and other duties assigned by the Head Coach. If interested, please submit a letter of interest, a resume, and 3 references no later than this Friday, July 15th. Email No phone calls please. The position will begin July 23rd.

Lawrence (D-III - WI): Lawrence University, a NCAA Division III institution and member of the Midwest Conference, invites applications for a part-time assistant football coach (wide receivers). Job duties will include coaching wide receivers, special team assignments, game planning and recruiting. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and previous coaching experience required. Must be able to demonstrate strong technical knowledge of assigned position and a commitment to building a competitive program. No phone calls please. Interested candidates can apply here or email Mark Speckman at

Albright (D-III - PA): Albright College is seeking an intern football coach to assist with the DL. Responsible for on-field coaching; an assigned recruiting territory; defensive quality control; player academic support; assist with S&C and other administrative duties assigned by the HFC. Preference will be given to candidates with strong computer, video and technology skills. Compensation includes a $3,000 stipend plus meals and housing. No other benefits are included. Send cover letter, resume and contact information of 3 professional references to defensive coordinator Randy Yerger at No phone calls please.

Mansfield (Sprint - PA): Mansfield University Sprint Football program is seeking assistant coaches for the offensive line, defensive line and running backs. Seasonal positions. Please send resume to

Salt Lake Screaming Eagles (IFL): The Salt Lake Screaming Eagles of the Indoor Football League are searching for a head football coach and general manager for the 2017 season. Prospective candidates can view the complete job description via this link. For immediate consideration forward resume and references to