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The Scoop - Tuesday March 7, 2017

Tuesday March 7, 2017

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Missouri: Sources tell FootballScoop thatWest Georgia (D-II) wide receivers coach Matt O'Brien has joined the Mizzou staff as an offensive graduate assistant.

Independence CC (KS): Per source, Eddie Williams has been hired at Independence Community College as the offensive line coach/run game coordinator. Williams formerly played at UCLA and in the NFL.

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Scoop Him Up:Nathan Marr is a senior at McDaniel College in Westminster, Md., looking to work in the coaching profession after graduation. He began coaching as a high school senior after a series of injuries pushed him off the playing field as a student assistant at Damascus High School in Maryland and continued as a student at West Virginia, where he assisted Tony Gibson, Joe DeForest and Brian Mitchell in helping prepare the Mountaineers' defense during the week and on game day. He transferred to McDaniel College in 2015, where he has coached wide receivers, special teams and assisted in recruiting. Marr is a Dean's List student graduating this spring with a B.A. in exercise science and physical education. He can be contacted at (240) 515-6188 or at nlm009@connections.mcdaniel.edu.

Air Force: Air Force football is looking for individuals of high character and enthusiastic work ethic to join their Football Video and Graphic Design team for year long, unpaid Internships. Video candidates can expect to assist with coaches video, video production, helping coaches during the season and offseason. Candidate must also be able to help manage and coordinate cadet video managers on staff. Graphic design candidates will assist in the design of Air Force Football social media, recruiting content, as well as in house graphics needed through out the season and off season. Interested candidates can contact Chris Miller at christophermichaelmiller1@gmail.com.

Guardian-Participation

Guardian Caps:“I was all set to buy Guardian Caps but our helmet manufacturer told us it would add risk” – HS Coach in Texas. Of course they did – they have a lot of products they sell in addition to revenue from helmet upgrades and reconditioning that Guardian Caps affect. Coaches don’t need their helmet manufacturer’s permission to use a Guardian Cap. Liability is determined by a court of law, not a manufacturer.

Alabama: New AD Greg Byrne's salary is posted on AD Scoop.

Chattanooga: Syracuse linebackers coach Tom Kaufman will be the new defensive coordinator at Chattanooga, according to the Syracuse Post-Standard. Sources tell FootballScoop the same. Kaufman would replace Brandon Staley, the reigning Division III Coordinator of the Year who joined the UTC staff before taking the outside linebackers job with the Chicago Bears.

Catawba College (D-II - NC): Catawba College is looking to fill a full time opening at the offensive line position. The successful candidate must have previous experience coaching the offensive line. Responsibilities will include recruiting, coaching offensive line, film breakdown and other duties assigned by the offensive coordinator and head coach. Please send resumes, cover letter, and references to head Coach Curtis Walker at cjwalker@catawba.edu.

Fairmont State (D-II - WV): Per source, Luke Bengtson is joining the staff as wide receivers coach / special teams coordiantor. Bengtson spent last season as the quarterbacks coach / recruiting coordinator at Greensboro College (D-III - NC).

Arizona: Recently hired special teams coordinator Brian Knorr will work with the defense, but will not have a position group, Rich Rodriguez noted recently.

FAU: CJ Johnson has joined the staff in a graduate assistant role working with the defense.

Boise State: Bryan Harsin told reporters recently that he expects to name a new offensive line coach soon. Until then, graduate assistant Nate Potter and director of program development Chris Ross are working with the offensive line in the spring, per Jay Tust.

Oregon: Former assistant coach David Reaves was paid $63,750 in his two-plus weeks on staff, according to the Eugene Register-Guard. He originally signed a 2-year deal worth $300,000 per year.

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Minnesota-Crookston (D-II): St. John's (D-III - MN) quarterbacks caoch Mike Orts has been hired as the quarterbacks / wide receivers / passing game coordinator.

Missouri: Per source, Georgetown (FCS - Washington, DC) offensive line coach Brian Miller is joining the Mizzou staff. We understand the role will be an offensive analyst.

Troy: Head coach Neal Brown and Troy have agreed in principle to a new four-year extension, per the Dothan Eagle. The new deal takes Brown through the spring of 2021 and should be finalized in the coming weeks, and at that point salary and other details will be made available. Last season, Brown led Troy to a 10-3 season and a top-25 ranking.

Guardian-Participation

Guardian Caps:"I was all set to buy Guardian Caps but our helmet manufacturer told us it would add risk" – HS Coach in Texas. Of course they did – they have a lot of products they sell in addition to revenue from helmet upgrades and reconditioning that Guardian Caps affect. Coaches don’t need their helmet manufacturer’s permission to use a Guardian Cap. Liability is determined by a court of law, not a manufacturer.

Stevenson University (D-III - MD): Stevenson University located in Owings Mills Md, seeks applicants for the position of wide receivers coach. This is a full time benefited position. To apply visit this link. Interested applicants must apply through the link provided. Review of applicants will begin immediately. ​Please, no phone calls.

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West Virginia State (D-II): Fort Valley State (D-II - SC) assistant head coach / offensive coordinator / offensive line coach Travis Everhart has joined the staff as assistant head coach / co-offensive coordinator / offensive line coach, per source.

Lehigh (FCS - PA): Susquehanna (D-III - PA) wide receivers coachJohn Sibel is going to be joining Lehigh's staff, per source.

South Alabama: Brandon Roberts is joining the staff in a quality control capacity, sources tell FootballScoop. Roberts spent last season as the special teams coordinator and video coordinator at Independence CC (KS) and was a student assistant at Southern Miss in 2015.

Trinity College (D-III - CT): Sources tell FootballScoop that Trinity has a defensive assistant coaching job is open.

Montana State Northern (NAIA): Montana State University-Northern invites applications for a full-time assistant coach. The successful candidate must have previous experience coaching the offensive line. Experience with recruiting and strength programs considered a plus. Interested applicants should email head coach Aaron Christensen at aaron.christensen4@msun.edu. No phone calls please.

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