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The Scoop - Wednesday June 7, 2017

Wednesday June 7, 2017


Eastern Washington (FCS): Offensive coordinator Fred Salanoa has resigned, effective immediately. Quarterbacks coach Bodie Reeder will serve as interim OC per University release.

Oklahoma: Bob Stoops is retiring & Lincoln Riley will take over as head coach. Read more here on this breaking news.

Jeff Jagodzinski: Former Boston College head coach Jeff Jagodzinski has been hired as an assistant at Notre Dame High School (Chattanooga, TN). Jagodzinski most recently served as an assistant at Georgia State.

Utica (D-III - NY): Utica College is currently seeking a part-time offensive assistant coach. The selected candidate will assist the Head Coach with all facets of a varsity sports program including organizing and planning of all practices and game strategies, training and health education of student athletes, monitoring academic progress of student athletes and recruiting of athletes for the Program. Candidates must have 1-2 years coaching experience and knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations. Experience coaching or playing Wide Receivers, Tight Ends, or Running Backs is preferred. The position is 10 months (August 1 – May 31 st) . Interested applicants must apply online via this link.

Malone (D-II - Canton, OH): Per source, defensive line coach / recruiting coordinator Eric Baumgartner has been promoted to assistant head coach.

Clemson: Former Tulane & Buffalo Bills quarterback JP Losman plans to serve as a coaching intern on Clemson's staff this season reports Adam Schefter.

Buffalo Bills: Phoebe Schecter, who has coached in Great Britain, will work with the team in training camp as an intern on the defensive side of the ball, per Alex Marvez.

Minnesota-Morris (D-III): James Allen, former defensive backs graduate assistant at Texas A&M-Kingsville (D-II), has beenn hired as defensive backs coach, per source.

Bethany College (NAIA - KS): Bethany College seeks applicants for the position of OL or WRs coach (best candidate). This position reports to the Head Coach and Offensive Coordinator. The successful candidate will coach his own position, run positional meetings, contribute to the weekly game plan, have video editing duties (HUDL), have his own recruiting responsibilities and any other duties assigned by the Head Coach or Offensive Coordinator. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required Preference will go to those with small college recruiting and coaching experience. Background in spread offense preferred. The salary will be between 15,000 to 20,000, based on experience and qualifications. Please send cover letter, Resume and 3 references to Coach Snyder at Serious inquires only and no phone calls, please.

Lyon (NAIA - AR): Lyon College invites applications for the position of part-time assistant football coach (Defensive Line Preferably or Linebackers–we will take best candidate). This is a part time position with employment beginning July 24th, 2017. This is a stipend position. There is possibility of housing but no meals included. Lyon College is a member of the NAIA and Central States Football League. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: a)create and implement practice and game plans, b)breakdown film and provide scouting reports, c)maintain working knowledge of NAIA, CSFL, and Lyon College policies and procedures, d) provide instruction to student-athletes through practice or film review e)other duties as assigned by the Head Coach. Qualifications Include: Bachelor’s degree preferred. Experience in collegiate athletics as a coach, player, or student manager. Application Process: For full consideration, interested candidates should submit a letter of application, resume, and list of three references . Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. All application materials should be sent to Head Coach Kyle Phelps by email to

USA Football: Big day for our sport as USA Football unveils Rookie Tackle. Great for the game!

FAU: Landan Salem, who recently joined the NC State staff as assistant director of player personnel and who spent the past two seasons at Pitt, has joined the FAU staff as director of player personnel and pro liason. Also, the following guys have joined the staff as player development assistants; Golden West (JC - CA) assistant Chris Perkins, former Ole Miss graduate assistant Davis Merritt, and former USC graduate assistant Jaron Fairman.

Notre Dame: Olivia Mitchell, who previously served as a recruiting assistant for the Irish, has rejoined the program as coordinator of football operations.

Auburn: Brett Whiteside, the director of recruiting for the program, is adding some additional administrative duties, per 247.

Indiana: Corners coach Brandon Shelby is participating in a Bill Walsh minority fellowship with the Houston Texans.

Mayville State (NAIA - ND): Aaron Johnson, a former All-Conference player at Mayville State, has accepted a graduate assistant position with the program.

Midland (NAIA - NE): Midland University Football in Fremont, NE is looking for an assistant running back coach. It is a stipend position. Minimum of 2 years of High School experience required, college experience preferred. Please e-mail offensive coordinator Ryan Williams at No phone calls please!

Hartnell (JC - CA):Hartnell College has an immediate opening for a Running Backs coach experienced in a spread offensive system. Summer related courses/team training begin July 5th. The candidate must have, at minimum, a bachelors degree, and two years of coaching experience (with letters on letterhead from those employers) in order to receive a $4,000 stipend. The stipend will be paid out during the months of the season (August through December). If the candidate holds a Masters' Degree in Kinesiology / Physical Education, they will receive the $4,000 stipend and will also be added as an adjunct faculty member (% of teaching load T.B.D.) Interested candidates please send resumes to head coach Matt Collins at No phone calls please.

CoachComm: Regional Sales Manager (RSM) – CoachComm LLC has an immediate opening for the position of Regional Sales Manager covering South Texas (San Antonio, Houston, Austin) and Arizona. RSM will sell and support CoachComm’s full line of Sideline Communication and Practice Systems. RSM will call on High Schools as well as Colleges at the D2,D3, NAIA and JUCO level. Ideal Candidate will have Coaching and recruiting experience in this particular market. Knowledge of Coaches and Administrative Personnel in this geographical area is a plus. This is a full time, company employed position. SERIOUS INQUIRES ONLY. Send resume to

Mayville State (NAIA - ND): Per source, Eric Gibson has accepted the wide receivers job. Gibson was the athletic director at Bradford HS (FL).

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