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Sunday January 24, 2016

Sunday January 24, 2016


Dallas Cowboys: Steve Loney will move to tight ends coach and former Cowboy Marc Colombo will be the club's assistant offensive line coach, leaving tight ends coach Mike Pope's future with the organization unclear, according to Todd Archer of ESPN Dallas.

Hope (D-III - MI): Sources tell FootballScoop that East Grand Rapids HS (MI) head coach Pete Stuursma has agreed to become the new head coach at Hope College. Stuursma has led the EGR program for 16 seasons, including five state titles in his first 11 years.

James Madison (FCS - VA): Richmond (FCS - VA) defensive coordinator Bob Trott has been named to the same post at James Madison.

Atlanta Falcons: Per Albert Breer, the Falcons are moving assistant head coach / defensive passing game coordinator Raheem Morris to coach the wide receivers, and former Dallas Cowboys defensive backs coach Jerome Henderson will take over as defensive pass game coordinator.

Southern Miss: With the departure of head coach Todd Monken, AD Bill McGillis noted tonight that the search for his replacement will begin tonight and that he hopes to have a new head coach in place by next weekend.

Tampa Bay Bucs: The Bucs have announced that Southern Misshead coach Todd Monken is joining Dirk Koetter's staff as offensive coordinator. Monken coached the wide receivers for the Jaguars while Koetter was the offensive coordinator from 2007-2010.

NC State: Per source, LA Tech offensive line grad assistant Richard MacPherson has joined the staff at NC State in the same capacity.

Ave Maria (NAIA - FL): We understand that Ave Maria is not accepting applicants or phone calls for their head coaching position until it is officially posted. We'll keep you updated.

Cincinnati: The Bearcats have now announced Zac Taylor as offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach, JB Grimes as offensive line coach, and Jim Turner as running backs coach.

Chowan (D-II - NC): Kyle Chase has been added to the staff and will coach the defensive backs, per source. Chase was a defensive assistant at ECU last season.

Southeast Missouri State: Per source, Missouri offensive grad assistant Ghaali Muhammad-Lankford will join the SEMO staff coaching the running backs.

Tampa Bay: Zach Grossi has been promoted from pro scout to assistant to the head coach of the Bucs per Greg Auman who covers the team.

Washington State: Tarleton State defensive line coach Jack Taylor has accepted the special teams grad assistant position at Washington State, per source.

West Alabama (D-II): UWA is seeking to fill an open date of September 3, 2016. Please contact head coach Brett Gilliland at

Maine (FCS): UMass quarterbacks coach Liam Coen will join the staff at Maine as offensive coordinator per the Bangor Daily.

Green Bay Packers: The Packers have hired Ben Sirmans to coach the running backs, per Alex Marvez.

Mesa Community College (JC - AZ): Mesa CC is seeking applicants for a Tight Ends Coach. This is a stipend only position that does not include room and board. Responsibilities include: recruiting a specific area, assisting with practice and game planning, film breakdown, and other administrative duties assigned by the Head Coach. Previous coaching experience (as a TE/OL/or WR Coach) is required. Email resumes to

Minnesota Vikings: Pat Shurmur is joining Mike Zimmer's staff according to Jay Glazer.

Newberry College (D-II - SC):Newberry College is looking for a 2016 game in Week Two. Will consider starting a home-and-home series or traveling for a guarantee game. Contact with serious inquiries.