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The Scoop - Wednesday July 25, 2018

Wednesday July 25, 2018

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Army: As we reported yesterday, SUNY Maritime head coach Clayton Kendrick-Holmes will be Army's director of football operations.

Alderson Broaddus (D-II - WV): Former Valdosta State (D-II - GA) and North Carolina Wesleyan (D-III - NC) assistant coach Joseph Hamman has been hired as defensive line coach.

Arizona: Athletic director Dave Heeke responds to accusations that their star QBs tweet influenced their head coaching search.

UNLV: Per source, former South Alabama graduate assistant Brandon Roberts has accepted a position on the UNLV staff.

The Oregon strength staff has issued a challenge to coaches around the country

Fort Hays State (D-II - KS): Fort Hays State University has an immediate opening for the position of a defensive graduate assistant. Preference will be given to candidates with experience coaching or playing defensive back. The stipend for a graduate assistant position is $7000 for a 10 month contract (August through May). The position includes 18 hours per year (9 hours per semester). A Bachelor’s degree from accredited four-year institution is required. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the head coach and offensive/defensive staff with day-to-day operations, practice planning and set-up, film breakdown, equipment, travel, recruiting a territory, coaching a position, and other duties related to the position as assigned by the head coach. All assistantships include some teaching requirement. Graduate assistants are one year renewable contracts that are subject to semester by semester favourable review. Screening will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Successful finalists will have consented to and successfully completed a criminal background check. Please email letter of application, resume, and list of at least three professional references to Coach Steven Dudley, Defensive Backs Coach/Special Teams Coordinator at phone calls please. Application to the graduate school also needs to be completed via this link.

Defiance (D-III - OH): Defiance College has named Widener (D-III - PA) offensive coordinator Manny Matsakis their new head coach.

Atlanta Falcons: The Falcons have announced extensions for GM Thomas Dimitroff and head coach Dan Quinn through the 2022 season. Dimitroff has been with the club since 2008 and Quinn since 2015, racking up a 29-19 record with one NFC championship. "The partnership between Dan Quinn and Thomas Dimitroff has proven to be as successful as we envisioned back in 2015," said Falcons owner and chairman Arthur Blank. "I believe continuity in leadership is vital to achieving the highest levels of success in any organization and, with these extensions, we ensure these two leaders will be at the helm of our franchise for years to come."

Wesley (D-III - DE): Wesley College has filled it’s open date for September 14, 2019, but now has open dates for September 7, September 21 and September 28. Prefer a two year contract extending into 2020. Interested programs can contact

Mars Hill (D-II - NC): Former Valdosta State (D-II - GA) and Valdosta HS (GA) assistant Thomas Reese is the new wide receivers coach, per source.

Morehead State (FCS - KY): Morehead State is currently seeking a qualified candidate for the position of offensive intern (WR). Preference will be given to those who have previous position playing experience. Compensation includes MEALS and a reference for future opportunities within the profession, and offers the opportunity to commence a career in coaching. All interested applicants can email their resume to

Akron: The University of Akron’s football department is looking for qualified and interested video graduate assistant. Please email inquiries with resume to

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Saint Vincent (D-III - PA): Saint Vincent has an immediate opening for a Graduate Assistant Football Coach. Playing and/or coaching experience and experience with recruiting is preferred. Applicants must be accepted into the graduate program. This position provides tuition and a $5000 stipend. Housing is a possibility. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, coaching a position, scouting reports, practice planning, film break down, player evaluation, recruiting, and assisting the head coach in general day to day football operations. Computer, Front rush, Visio and Hudl proficiency also preferred.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to

Arizona's QB admits to intentionally sabotaging a candidates chances at being the program's new head coach

Dakota College-Bottineau (JC - ND): Per source, Central Lakes College (JC - MN) defensive line coach / special teams coordinator Freddie Weinke has been hired as the assistant to the head coach / special teams coordinator / defensive line coach.

Morehead State (FCS - KY): Morehead State is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of defensive intern (LB and DB). Preference will be given to those who have previous position playing experience. Compensation includes MEALS and a reference for future opportunities within the profession, and offers the opportunity to commence a career in coaching. All interested applicants can email their resume

North Dakota College of Science (JC - ND): North Dakota State College of Science has an immediate opening for a 9 month RB coach/Video Coordinator. The responsibilities include coaching/assisting a position group, film breakdown on HUDL, recruiting, and any duties assigned by the HC. Prior experience, playing and/or coaching, is preferred. There is a $4000 stipend and the position includes Housing and Meal plan, with a possibility of earning additional money within the Athletic department. Please send a cover letter, resume, and references to HC Eric Issendorf at No phone calls please.

Incarnate Word (FCS - TX): The University of the Incarnate Word is looking to fill a Video Coordinator Graduate Assistant position. This position will manage all aspects of the football video production department and provide assistance to the football staff with video needs including but not limited to recruiting videos, highlights and promotional videos, and videos for professional scouts. This position will supervise and train the video staff, oversee the filming and editing of football practices and games, manage video organization and storage, maintain inventory of video equipment, perform routine maintenance on video equipment and perform other duties as assigned. Ideal candidates would have prior experience in collegiate or professional football video, familiarity with creative video production software (Adobe), and social media. This position includes 18 graduate tuition hours with no stipend for the 18/19 year (must be admitted into a UIW graduate program). Please send resume, references, and creative work to Tad Blaylock, Director of Football Operations, at