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The Scoop - Wednesday April 3, 2019

Wednesday April 3, 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

AAF: The AAF is dead, but Steve Spurrier is letting everyone know his Orlando Apollos team was the champs and that's that. Long live Steve Spurrier. #TooMuchTequilaForYou

Mike McCarthy: The former Packers coach shared how he wants his players to remember him and his future coaching plans.

Washington DC (XFL): Head coach Pep Hamilton has formally announced the hirings of offensive coordinator Tanner Engstrand, defensive coordinator Jeffrey Fitzgerald and special teams coordinator/defensive backs coach Steven Wilson.

Avila (NAIA - MO): Avila University has an immediate opening for a full-time defensive coordinator position in Kansas City, MO. Job responsibilities include: Coordinate the defense and coach a position group, assist the head football coach with all duties of successfully operating our football program, including but not limited to recruiting student-athletes, assisting with training sessions/game preparation/game-day coaching, monitoring the student-athletes academically and managing game day responsibilities. Previous coordinating experience is preferred. Potential temporary housing included. Interested applicants should email their resume and cover letter to

UTSA: David Rosen has been announced as the team's new director of player personnel. Rosen served as the director of football operations at Lafayette College (FCS - NY) last season.

Mount Marty College (NAIA - SD): A new football program is joining the NAIA ranks, and they're looking for a head coach. Details here.

UConn: UConn football is seeking applicants for a defensive graduate assistant must have a 3.0 undergraduate GPA no exceptions. Experience with Visio and XOS preferred please email resumes and an unofficial transcript to Director of Football Operations Ryan Steinberg at Please no phone calls.

Incarnate Word (FCS - TX): The University of the Incarnate Word is looking to fill an offensive line graduate assistant position. This position includes graduate school tuition with stipend for the 19/20 year (must be admitted into a UIW graduate program). Potential start date would be June 1. Please send resume and references to offensive coordinator Cody Crill at

Savannah State (FCS - GA): Source tells FootballScoop that Concordia Ann Arbor (NAIA - MI) offensive line / tight ends coach Manrey Saint-Amour is leaving the staff to become the offensive line coach at Savannah State.

Scoop 'Em Up: Cassius Sendish is the former safeties coach at Kansas that is looking for an opportunity to continue to work with the defensive backs as a position coach, analyst, or quality control assistant. 2018 was Sendish's first season as a full-time on-field coach and he mentored All-Big 12 safeties. Kansas had a +18 improivement in turnovers forced from 2017 to 2018. Sendish is a former All Big 12 safety and team captain for the Jayhawks that has developed relationships and references with Charlie Weis, Dave Campo, David Beaty, Clint Bowen, Bill Miller, Scott Vestal, Garrett Tujague, Doug Meacham, and Grant Heard, among others. Interested programs can contact him at

Nunn-Wooten Scouting Fellowship: In addition to being open to former NFL players, the Nunn-Wooten Scouting Fellowship program is now open to form college football players, and current college football employees working in recruiting and personnel departments. Visit this link to see how to get involved.

North Dakota State (FCS): Details of Matt Entz's first contract as NDSU's head coach can be found here.

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La Verne (D-III - CA): University of La Verne is looking for a offensive graduate. Offensive line is preferred but will also consider other positions. Full-tuition paid, small stipend included. No housing or meals. Start date will be August. Please email any questions to Miguel Reveles at No phone calls please.

TCU: The Horned Frogs have cancelled their spring game because they don't have enough players.

Glendale CC (JC - AZ): Jason Jewell, the offensive line coach / recruiting coordinator at Glendale CC the past 11 seasons, has accepted the head coaching job at Brophy College Prep (Phoenix, AZ), per source.

Tampa Bay (XFL): The Ottawa RedBlacks (CFL) have announced that offensive coordinator Jaime Elizondo has resigned and Justin Dunk adds that he is taking a position with the Tampa Bay XFL staff. Sanchez Davis adds that Hamilton Tiger-Cats (CFL) defensive coordinator Jerry Glanville plans to join the staff as defensive coordinator as well.

AAF: The Alliance of American Football has suspended operations...

Illinois State (FCS): CJ Irvin has joined the program as tight ends coach. Irvin is a former offensive lineman with the program and spent last season working in a quality control role with the Wisconsin offensive line.

Chowan (D-II - NC): Chowan University is seeking undergraduate student assistants as well as undergraduate video assistants. Student assistants will help with practice preparation, laundry, drills & equipment and other duties assigned to support the program. Video assistants will be involved in the filming and uploading game & practice film as well as creating graphic design & special videos. Upon successful completion of year 1 with reference to responsibilities, compensation through tuition assistance will be available. Freshman and transfers will be considered. Please e-mail PlaceT@Chowan.Edu if interested in pursuing.

LA Southwest College (JC - CA): Anthony Nunley, a former Prairie View A&M (FCS - FL) and Reedley College (JC - CA) assistant, has been announced as the new head coach. Hassan Bailey will join him as offensive coordinator and Antwon Hamilton will be the defensive coordinator, per source.

Head coaching changes: See all the 2018 NFL and College head coaching changes here – including a new interactive map.