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The Scoop

Tuesday December 16, 2008

Let us know what you hear:

Auburn: Sources tell FootballScoop that Tennessee Tech head coach Watson Brown is interested in the offensive coordinator job at Auburn. Brown is the former head coach at UAB. He is also the brother of Texas Longhorns head coach Mack Brown, who hired Gene Chizik a few years back.

Florida Atlantic: We expect to have an update on the Florida Atlantic offensive coordinator job this afternoon.

Syracuse: We hear Nassau Community College head coach John Anselmo will be joining Doug Marrone's staff at Syracuse. Anselmo will likely coach the secondary.

USC: Pete Carroll has offered the offensive GA position to Justin Mesa, who served as an administrative assistant with the Trojans this season.

UT-Chattanooga: We hear search is down to Russ Huesman (Richmond DC) and Jason Simpson (UT-Martin head coach). Sources tell FootballScoop that Dave Clawson is making a strong push to hire Huesman as the defensive coordinator at Bowling Green. Richmond plays in the D-IAA national championship game this weekend, so a decision should come soon.

Washington: Steve Sarkisian is not expected to retain any current members of the UW coaching staff including long-time Washington assistant Chris Tormey.


Tarleton State University: a Division II member of the Lone Star Conference, is taking applications for a restricted earnings QB Coach Position. The position will include a 10 month contract and full benefits. A Masters Degree is required and the position will start on January 15, 2009. Please email resumes to Coach McElroy at <>

Hernando High School (FL): in Brooksville, Florida is currently accepting applicants for the position of Assistant Football Coach and/or Assistant Baseball Coach. The teaching position is Math, please send all resumes to Assistant Head Football Coach Craig Everhart at <