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The Scoop - Tuesday May 21, 2019

Tuesday May 21, 2019


#StaffTracker: A one stop page where you can keep track of how the new head coaches are filling their staffs. NFL – FBS – FCS – D-II

Please join us in sending prayers to the family of former UCLA coach Terry Donahue, who was recently released from the hospital after being treated for cancer.

Mike Leach: It's time for another edition of Story Time with Mike Leach.

Wyoming: Willie Mack Garza has been announced as the program's new safeties coach. More here.

Texas A&M: Defensive coordinator Mike Elko is now college football's fourth $2 million coordinator, according to the Dallas Morning News. Details here.

Mississippi State: Joe Moorhead has agreed to a new four-year contract extension with Joe Moorhead taking him through the 2022 season where he will make an average salary of $3.2 million per season, per Bruce Feldman.Details here.

Arkansas: Per source, Louisiana-Lafayette director of recruiting and football logistics Joshua Thompson has accepted the executive director of recruiting and personnel at Arkansas. Prior to last season, Thompson worked as a personnel / recruiting assistant at Texas A&M.

Hiram (D-III - OH): Hiram College is seeking applications for an NCAA grant funded minority assistant football coaching position for the 2019-20 & 2020-21 years. Hiram College is a private liberal arts institution located in northeast Ohio. The College is a member of the North Coast Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III. This position will be responsible for defensive skill positions coaching, recruiting both on and off campus in accordance with Hiram College policies, NCAC and NCAA policies and procedures, video/academic support for assigned position players, and other duties as assigned. Bachelor’s Degree is required and preferred minimum of 2 years of experience in collegiate football, completion of certification in NSCA or CSCCA preferred but not required. Application deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Priority will be given to those applications received by June 15th, 2019. Application process: Qualified candidates are encouraged to send a letter of application, resume and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references to:

Hiram College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, committed to Excellence through Diversity. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. (

Oakland Raiders: The Raiders have announced that Tom Delaney is moving from director of football administration to senior vice president - director of football administration, player personnel analyst David Christoff has been promoted to director of football analytics, scouting coordinator Teddy Atlas has been elevated to assistant director of college scouting, and area scout Trey Scott has been promoted to assistant director of player personnel. The organization has also announced the additions of Jim Abrams (director of college scouting), Dwayne Joseph (director of pro personnel), DuJuan Daniels (assistant director of player personnel), Jack Gilmore (scouting coordinator), John Hill (pro scout), Adam Maxie (pro scouting assistant) and Walter Juliff (senior advisor to the GM).

NY Jets: Acting GM and head coach Adam Gase has fired scout Bill Dekraker, according to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News.

ASA College (JC - NY): ASA College has an immediate opening coaching Quarterbacks. College playing or coaching experience preferred. Interested applicants should send their resume & cover letter to head coach Chris Calabrese at

Evangel (NAIA - MO): Per source, former Liberty defensive quality control coach Darren Jackson has accepted the special teams coordinator/ cornerbacks position at Evangel University. Jackson spent the past two seasons at Liberty.

Northwestern Oklahoma State (D-II – OK): Northwestern Oklahoma State University is currently seeking an offensive graduate assistant football coach. The position includes a stipend, housing, meals and tuition assistance for graduate school (Applicants must be accepted into Graduate School- 2.75 undergrad/or last 30 hours- 3.0). Coaching responsibilities to include; but not limited to, wide receivers and special teams. Experience playing and coaching wide receivers, or quarterbacks is preferred. Responsibilities include all aspects of the football program including; but not limited to, video editing, social media, practice organization, contest preparation, recruitment weekends, student athlete development, and other duties assigned by the Head Football Coach. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. Interested applicants should send a letter of application, resume, and three recommendation contacts including phone numbers to assistant coach TJ Andrade at Please no phone calls.

Twitter Ban: Four Power 5 programs have been suspended from Twitter the past few days.

Georgia Southern: Defensive line coach Victor Cabral has added the title of recruiting coordinator.

Troy: Troy University Football is seeking a young, energetic, experienced Graphic Design artist to work within the football program. This position is a Graduate Assistant position and is designed for someone who wishes gain a Master's Degree and to seek a career in Graphic Design & Media/Marketing in Athletics - This position is not intended for individuals who wish to be in coaching. This position will be 90% graphics production and the rest of the duties will be to assist in recruiting and operations and will be based on the strengths of the individual. Interested individuals please send portfolio/graphics examples, updated resume, and names and contact information for at least 3 references to: No phone calls PLEASE.

Middle Tennessee State: Eli Miller, who previously worked as a recruiting assistant at Oregon, has been hired as director of player personnel.

Big Ten: A Big Ten member recently made a splash with a Game of Thrones addition to their football facility.

SUNY-Maritime (D-III - NY): SUNY Maritime located in the Bronx, NY has a full-time coach opening. The preferred candidate has experience with Offensive Line and Strength and Conditioning. Candidate will need to be strength certified or obtain appropriate certification upon being hired. This is a full-time position estimated salary is $36,000 and full benefits. Applications will only be considered through the HR website via this link. No phone calls please.

Southern Miss: Former Southern Miss defensive assistant Brandon Mancuso has been named the head coach at Prentiss Christian (MS).

Morehead State (FCS - KY): Morehead State University is accepting applications for the position of Defensive Line/Operations Intern. This is an entry-level position and candidate will assist in coaching of the defensive line, assist in all areas related to football operations, contribute to weekly gameplan through film breakdown and scouting report preparation, and will assist staff wherever needed. This position is UNPAID. Meal plan will be provided while school is in session. Experience with DVSport software is a plus. Start date is July 15th. Interested candidates should email resume, reference, and cover letter to Defensive Line Coach Adam Mueller at

Jacksonville Jaguars: Virginia State (D-II) offensive line coach / recruiting coordinator has accepted a Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship position with the Jaguars.

Buffalo State (D-III - NY): Buffalo State College is currently seeking a full-time 12- month Linebackers coach. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, coaching your own position group, managing a recruiting area, film editing/breakdown, game/practice preparation, as well as other duties assigned by the head football coach. Candidates must have great work ethic, excellent communication skills, collegiate recruiting experience, and experience working with a diverse student population. In addition, a minimum of 2 years of collegiate coaching linebackers. A Bachelor’s degree and successful completion of a background check is required. Position will pay $15,600.00 with full New York State benefits. Start date will be July 1, 2019. Buffalo State College is committed to fostering diversity, is an equal opportunity employer, and welcomes the candidacy of underrepresented groups. To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and three professional references to head coach Christian Ozolins at

Delta State (D-II - MS): Delta State is no longer accepting resumes for their offensive graduate assistant position. Thanks for the overwhelming interest.

Hampden-Sydney (D-III - VA): Hampden-Sydney is looking for a D-III opponent Week 1 of 2020 and 2021. We would like to play at home in 2020 and travel in 2021. Please contact Zach Zullinger at 336-709-6096 or

Head coaching changes: See all of the 2018 NFL and College head coaching changes here.