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The Scoop

Thursday February 12, 2009

Appalachian State: Our sources tell us that University of Alabama offensive graduate assistant, Lance Taylor, has just accepted the wide receivers job at Appalachian State.

Arizona: We hear Texas Tech running backs coach Seth Littrell will accept a position on the Arizona offensive staff. Former Texas Tech offensive coordinator Sonny Dykes now serves as the Arizona offensive coordinator.

Central Michigan: Former Michigan (2005-2007) defensive line coach Steve Stripling has accepted the defensive ends job under Butch Jones at Central Michigan.

Detroit Lions: Stan Kwan (STC), Shawn Jefferson (WR), Sam Gash (RB), Don Clemons (QC / defensive assistant), Brad Banta (assistant special teams) have been retained. Newest hires include Tim Walton (defensive backs), Daron Roberts (assistant defensive backs), Kris Kocurek (assistant defensive line), George Yarno (offensive line), Jeff Horton (quarterbacks), Tim Lappano (tight ends), and Todd Downing (offensive quality control).

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Stillman College: We hear former Miami (FL) quarterback Derrick Crudup Jr. will accept the offensive coordinator / quarterbacks job at Stillman College. Crudup has served as Forest Park HS in Atlanta.

Tampa Bay Bucs: Chris Mosley has accepted the assistant offensive line position. As we reported over a week ago, Steve Logan has joined the staff. Logan will coach the tight ends.

Virginia: Assistant head coach Bob Pruett has resigned. Pruett went through a very trying year off the field. He was to serve as special teams coordinator this spring after serving as defensive coordinator last season.

Wagner College: Check the DFO Scoop on the bottom right hand side of the homepage

Washington: University of San Diego offensive coordinator Jimmie Dougherty has joined the staff at Washington as wide receivers coach. We hear Arizona State tight ends coach Dan Cozzetto could be heading to UW as the offensive line coach.

Washington Redskins: Veteran coach Chip Garber is joining the staff as defensive quality control. Garber recently coach in the CFL.


University of Charleston (WV): has a Wide Receivers coaching position open. This may be a part-time position, student assistant or graduate assistant spot depending on the individual. Email resume to<>.