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The Scoop - Wednesday June 1, 2016

Wednesday June 1, 2016


Houston: Defensive coordinator Todd Orlando and offensive coordinator Major Applewhite have both received 1-year extensions, according to Joseph Duarte. Orlando remains the highest paid among non-Power 5 assistants with an annual salary of $526,000. Orlando made just over $500,000 last season. Applewhite has received a bump from $301,000 to $375,000 for 2016. Duarte adds that the salary pool for the 9 full-time assistants on staff is to $2.235 million, which is a bump of 6% from where it was in 2015.

North Coast Heat (Australia): The North Coast Heat of the National Gridiron League are seeking applicants for a Linebacker coach. Collegiate coaching experience required, along with HUDL experience. Candidates MUST be passport ready. This is a new professional league that will begin play in October of 2016. The contract will run from July 30, 2016 – January 29, 2017, with a club option for an extension. Compensation package includes a salary (+/- $2500 US/month), housing, retirement contribution, insurance, and travel to/from Australia. Please send resume’s to to be considered.

San Bernardino Valley College (CC - CA): Former LA Valley running backs coach Cordell Landers will be the new running back coach/special teams coordinator at San Bernardino Valley College source tells FootballScoop.

Scoop him up: Patrick Murphy is the former head coach at St. Anselm (D-II - NH). In 2008, he inherited a Division II team of just 35 scholarship players and a 38-game losing streak. Murphy helped rebuild the St. Anselm program and was recognized as the Conference Coach of the Year three times, most recently in 2014. Coach Murphy is a frequent speaker on the Glazier circuit on spread offense topics and has contributed to a number of articles for X&O Labs as well as private clinics for staffs at Fordham, Princeton and Georgetown. Past stops for coach Murphy on his coaching journey include Dracut HS (MA), Harvard, Ayer HS (MA), Bryant College (FCS - RI), UMass-Lowell. Murphy has built relationships in the coaching profession with Tim Murphy, Jim Turner, John Perry, Art Wilkins, Joel Lamb, Don Brown, and Rick Marcella among a host of others. Programs interested in speaking with coach Murphy can contact him at

UW-Eau Claire (D-III): UW-Eau Claire is presently looking to fill week two and three games for 2017 season. We are open to DIII and NAIA teams. Please contact Dan Larson at

Defiance (D-III - OH): Sources tell FootballScoop that special teams coordinator / running backs coach Craig McCord, who has been with the program for over a decade, has been let go. Coach McCord, who is a member of the Ohio High School Football Coaches Hall of Fame, served in a variety of roles during his time with the program including offensive coordinator and linebackers coach, as well as head women's basketball coach for a season.


Baylor: Assistant AD for football operations Colin Shillinglaw will not return to the staff reports Dan Wolken of USA Today. Shillinglaw spent 15 seasons at Stephenville before going with Briles to Houston and then the Baylor where he has served for the past eight seasons.

LSU: Mississippi State recruiting specialist Brian Squeglia is officially joining the LSU staff as a senior personnel analyst source tells FootballScoop. Squeglia spent the past two seasons at Mississippi State and previously served as a grad assistant and assistant director of operations at Jacksonville University.

Marshall: American Catholic University (D-III - Washington, DC) head coach Dave Dunn is the new tight ends coach at Marshall, and Todd Goebbel (who coached the tight ends in 2015) will move to wide receivers, per a report from SI.

Wilmington College (D-III - OH): Wilmington College is now accepting applications for an offensive (WRs) and a defensive (LBs) intern. Compensation for these positions will be $5,000 stipend each over 9 months, on campus housing, and meal plan. No other benefits will be provided. Duties will include coaching own position, recruiting a specific area, extensive video breakdown of games and practices using HUDL, video/camera setup and tear down, administrative duties, and other duties assigned by head coach. Qualifications include Bachelor's degree, playing/coaching experience at the collegiate level, experience with HUDL/Excel a must. Please email cover letter, resume, and references to head coach Stacey Hairston at No phone calls please.

Texas Wesleyan (NAIA):Texas Wesleyan University is looking for a 2017 game on either the September 16 or 23 playing dates. We would prefer to play NAIA or Division 3 as we will be a brand new program. Please contact Joe Prud’homme, head football coach at

Missouri S&T (D-II): Missouri S&T is accepting applications for the position of assistant football coach for the Miner football program (secondary). Responsibilities include assisting the head coach with day to day operations, recruiting an assigned area, coaching the defensive secondary, and other duties as assigned. The successful candidate will be a positive, enthusiastic individual who is committed to the academic and athletic success of student-athletes and the adherence to NCAA rules & regulations. Required qualifications include – successful college coaching experience with defensive secondary, Bachelor's degree and knowledgeable about NCAA rules & regulations. A review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should electronically submit an application consisting of a cover letter, resume, and complete contact information for five references to the Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Human Resource Office via this link. All submitted application materials must have the position reference number 00031071 in order to be processed. Acceptable electronic formats that can be used for email attachments include PDF and Word; hardcopy application materials will not be accepted.