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The Scoop - Tuesday March 28, 2017

Tuesday March 28, 2017


Central Oklahoma: Source tells FootballScoop Jarrail Jackson has joined the staff coaching receivers. Jackson, who spent the 2016 season working in recruiting at Mississippi State, previously been part of the staffs at Davidson, Washington State and Dartmouth.

NFL: The NFL owners approved a number of new rules for 2017 today.

Castleton (D-III - VT): Castleton University has an intern position open on the offensive side of the ball coaching wide receivers and will also have special team responsibilities. The position comes with a stipend of 8-10k, assistance with meals, off-campus part time work opportunities and the ability to become the next Graduate Assistant (3.0 undergraduate GPA preferred). The position does not include housing or benefits. Having ties to the Northeast and previous playing or coaching experience is preferred. Interested candidates should send a resume to Kevin Trigonis at

Tennessee Titans: Luke Steckel has been promoted from offensive assistant to assistant wide receivers coach.

Mary Hardin-Baylor (D-III - TX):The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Football Program is seeking an opponent for a home/home series in 2018 & 2019. UMHB is looking to host the 2018 game on September 8, 2018. All interested programs please contact Josh Gonzales at NCAA Division III Programs Preferred

Connecticut: Randy Edsall said Tuesday special teams duties will be split amongst the staff.

Louisiana-Monroe: ULM is seeking a director of athletic video services. Minimum qualifications and requirements include includes a bachelor’s degree, master’s degree preferred; collegiate experience preferred; Collegiate Experience preferred; Strong oral and written communication skills; Organizational skills and ability to handle multiple tasks and details effectively; Ability to effectively interact with a wide variety of constituencies; Must maintain a thorough knowledge of NCAA, Sun Belt, and ULM rules and regulations; Ability to meet established deadlines; Proficient knowledge of DVSport or similar video editing software; and proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook). Please submit resumes to

Elmhurst College (D-III - IL): Elmhurst is no longer accepting resumes for its open GA spot. Thank you for your interest.

Concordia (NAIA - MI): Concordia University in Ann Arbor is seeking a defensive graduate assistant (preferably with linebacker experience). Duties include recruiting qualified student athletes, use of recruiting software, camp operations, 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 co-defensive coordinator Matt Strzalkowski via email at Resumes can be submitted until the position is filled. No phone calls please.

Caldwell (D-II - NJ): Caldwell University is looking to hire four part time coaches starting this spring for sprint football. Job duties include but are not limited to, assisting with student athlete recruitment, ensuring proper maintenance of records, supplying the compliance officer with required paperwork when assigned, supporting the head coach in the coaching and managing the total intercollegiate program, scouting opponents when applicable, assisting in the coaching and supervising of all games, scrimmages, and practices, making travel arrangements, and driving vehicles if necessary. Applications can be sent here.

Houston Texans: Owner Bob McNair told John McClain of the Houston Chronicle the Texans will wait until next offseason to discuss an extension with head coach Bill O'Brien. O'Brien is in the fourth season of a 5-year deal. McClain notes contemporary hires Mike Zimmer and Jay Gruden have been given 2-year extensions, though O'Brien owns more wins than both and a playoff victory while Zimmer and Gruden do not.

Utah: East Los Angeles College (JC) offensive coordinator Art Hoomiritana has joined the Utah staff, source tells FootballScoop. We understand coach Hoomiritana will work with the defensive guys at Utah.

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Kennesaw State (FCS - GA): Receivers coach Mike Daniels has joined the Princeton HS (OH) staff as head coach.

Marshall: The Thundering Herd has formally announced Dallas Baker as its new wide receivers coach. A former Florida wideout, Baker spent 2016 coaching wide receivers at Warner (NAIA - FL).

Oklahoma State: "Several influential university figures" are advocating for AD Mike Holder's retirement, with the school pursuing the possibility of hiring an AD-in-waiting, according to Bill Haisten of the Tulsa World. Holder has been the Cowboys' AD since 2005 and a member of the OSU athletics department since 1966.

Sam Houston State: Defensive backs coach Clayton Carlin has been promoted to defensive coordinator.

East Stroudsburg (D-II - PA): East Stroudsburg still needs a home game August 31 or September 2, 2017. They are also looking for the same week in 2018. Contact Chadd Braine 973-570-3531 or email at

Gustavus Adolphus (D-III - MN): Per source, defensive coordinator Corey Shea has resigned. Lucas Kleinschrodt is listed as interim defensive coordinator.

Wisconsin-Eau Claire (D-III): UWEC is searching for an opponent for a home/home series for 2018 and 2019 seasons. 2018 open dates are Sept 15th or 22nd and 2019 Sept 21st or 28th. Please contact Dan Larson if interested - / 715.836.3093