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The Scoop - Tuesday March 21, 2017

Tuesday March 21, 2017


Alabama: Former Ole Miss offensive coordinator Dan Werner will be an offensive analyst for the Tide, reports Bruce Feldman.

Castleton (D-III - VT): Castleton University is seeking a graduate assistant football coach. The position is responsible for assisting the Head Coach in all phases of the Football Program including coaching your own position (Linebacker experience preferred), film-breakdown (HUDL), scouting reports (Excel), recruitment of student-athletes (ties to Long Island and Northern NJ preferred along with Front Rush experience), and other duties to be assigned. The position includes a stipend, housing, meals and a Master of Science in Athletic Leadership. A 3.0 undergraduate GPA is preferred. Minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Interested applicants should submit a resume, a cover letter, and the names and contact information of at least three references to Defensive Coordinator Blaise Zambrano at A review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Ohio State: The Buckeyes have formally announced Louie Addazio and Ryan Crow as graduate assistants, Trey Holtz (grandson of Lou) and former Buckeye receiver Brian Hartline to unnamed positions, and former Michigan State fullback Niko Palazeti as an assistant strength coach. Addazio is the son of Steve Addazio and served as an intern last year, while Crow was the offensive coordinator at Baldwin-Wallace (D-III - OH).

Nebraska: Former Notre Dame special teams coordinator / tight ends coach Scott Booker has joined the Cornhuskers in a special teams analyst role, per Matt Fortuna.

Iowa: LeVar Woods, who coaches the tight ends, has added special teams coordinator duties.

Central State (D-II - OH): Assistant head coach / defensive line coach Gary C. Harper has been promoted to defensive coordinator, per source.

Atlanta Falcons: President and Chief Executive Officer Rich McKay has received a 5-year extension taking him through 2022, the team has announced. McKay is entering his 14th season with the franchise and was initially hired as president and GM back in 2004.

Elmhurst (D-III - IL): Elmhurst College, located 12 miles from downtown Chicago is looking for a football graduate assistant. Graduate programs available are in M.B.A., Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Computer Information Systems and Masters of Public Health. Experience coaching/playing at any position will be considered. Compensation includes graduate tuition and a stipend. There is no housing available with this job so local candidates are encouraged to apply. Please send your resume’, graduate program of interest and references Make the subject line “GA Coach”.

Southern (FCS - LA): Head coach Dawson Odums has signed an extension that keeps him as the head coach of the Jaguars through the 2019 season. The extension also includes a raise from $175,000 to $180,000 per year and includes a small raise at the end of each season, per The Advocate. Under Odums, the team is 29-7 in league games.

Occidental (D-III - CA):Occidental College is seeking a defensive backs or linebacker assistant coach. This is a part-time stipend position. Applicants should have prior coaching or college playing experience and a flexible schedule. Applicants that already live in the Los Angeles area will be looked at with priority. Please email resume and contact information to head coach Doug Semones at

Arkansas-Pine Bluff (FCS): Thomas Sheffield, a graduate assistant at North Texas, will be the new special teams coordinator sources tell FootballScoop.

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Curry College (D-III - MA): Curry College invites applications for a part-time assistant coach. This position will supervise work students and team managers as needed, and peform other duties assigned by the head coach. Bachelor's degree required. The vast majority of the Assistant Coach’s time is spent on coaching/teaching duties, while a minority of the Assistant Coach’s time is spent performing administrative duties. Interested candidates can apply online via this link.Interested applicants must submit a resume, cover letter, and a list of three professional references including complete contact information and professional titles.


Butler (FCS - IN): Tennessee defensive quality control coach Derek Day has joined the staff as linebackers coach / recruiting coordinator.

Independence CC (JC - KS): Independence Community College is seeking applicants for a video / recruiting assistant. This is an unpaid internship. We are looking for self-motivated, detail oriented, problem solvers that can communicate effectively. Applicants should have a strong desire to work in the front office, and or Video department of a football program. This is a great resume builder and growth opportunity. Applicants should have experience with various recruiting databases (Jumpforward a plus), Word, Excel, Power Point, Visio, and Photoshop, as well as, experience using all social media platforms (i.e. Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, etc.). Applicants should contact Head Coach Jason Brown or Director of Football Operations Lauren Randazzo at with your resume and a list of 3 references. No phone calls please.

Westminster (D-III - MO): Westminster College is accepting applicants for two football internships on their staff. Compensation: This will be a 10 month appointment starting July 1, 2017 $300 per month and housing. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: player retention, coaching a position group, game planning, practice planning, managing a recruiting area, video breakdown, individual intramural other duties assigned by the head coach and offensive coordinator/defensive coordinator. Skills preferred; Excellent oral and written communication skills, proficiency in Women’s Basketball and recruitment of success oriented student athletes Equipment to be used: Computer, video camera, HUDL software, Front Rush software Typical physical demands: Requires sitting, standing, bending, reaching and lifting. Interested candidates can send their resume and references to

Albright (D-III - PA): Albright College is seeking a defensive intern football coach. Compensation includes a stipend of $8,500 over a 10-month contract and free 12 month off-campus housing. Please email a cover letter and resume along with the contact information of three professional references to defensive coordinator Randy Yerger at

Independence CC (JC - KS): Independence Community College has TWO (2) graduate assistant (with credits going to an associates degree) / Internship type positions available. One will work was assistant wide receivers / slots and the other will be an assistant offensive line coach / tight ends coach. Applicants that have a background on the offensive side of the ball will be given consideration. Job responsibilities include but are not limited to coaching assigned position group, recruiting area, monitoring academic success, and assisting with strength and conditioning. This job includes housing, meals and, and possible teaching opportunities down the line, if degree applicable. Interested applicants should email cover letter, resume, and list of references to Head Coach Jason Brown at Please, no phone calls.

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