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Wednesday March 4, 2009

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Bowling Green: Lehigh assistant Adam Scheier has accepted a position on the Bowling Green staff.

Delaware: We hear Delaware is close to hiring a new linebackers coach.

Furman: FootballScoop has learned that Furman has hired Rocco Adrian as the new corners coach. Adrian served as a volunteer assistant last season for the Furman program.

Georgia: After turning down an offer to join the South Florida staff, linebackers coach John Jancek will add the title of co-defensive coordinator.

Kansas State: Our sources tell us Arizona wide receivers coach Mike Smith is leaving to accept a position at Kansas State.

LSU: We hear Arizona defensive student assistant James Alford is heading to LSU as special teams graduate assistant.

Montreal Alouettes: We hear former San Diego State offensive line coach Jonathan Himebauch will accept the offensive line job with Montreal.

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Sam Houston State: Lee Hays has joined the staff as offensive line coach. Mike Walton will serve as assistant defensive backs coach.

South Florida: Former Cincinnati defensive coordinator Joe Tresey has been hired as defensive coordinator. Also, Bowling Green assistant Stephen Bird has joined the USF staff as offensive graduate assistant.

UT-San Antonio: Our sources tell us former Miami (FL) head coach Larry Coker will be named head football coach.

Villanova S&C Clinic: The Villanova Strength & Conditioning staff is hosting the 2009 Villanova Strength & Conditioning Clinic on Saturday March 7th at the Pavilion on campus. The clinic has a Football Section and an All Sport Section with presenters from Penn State, West Virginia, Princeton, Notre Dame HS(NJ), and Villanova. For a brochure please contact: Lon Record <> (610) 519-3063 or Justus Galac <> (610) 519-7840


Maine Maritime Academy: (MMA) is an 800 student, public, fully accredited four-year college located in the small coastal village of Castine, Maine. The college is one of six state-supported Maritime Colleges in the United States. MMA is a college of engineering, transportation, management, ocean sciences and international business. Maine Maritime Academy currently seeks to fill the following positions: FOOTBALL INTERNS (4) Qualifications include: college graduate with college playing and/or coaching experience. Stipend position including room and board beginning August 1, 2009. Interested persons should send a letter of application, resume, and copies of all applicable certifications, transcripts, and/or licenses, and a list of at least three professional references to: Director of Personnel Administration ~ Box C - 3 ~ Castine, ME 04420 An original, Maine Maritime Academy application must be submitted to the MMA Human Resources Office, prior to consideration by a supervisor or selection committee. For an online application form, go to[ ] jobs@mma. MMA is an EOE ~~~ Women and minorities are particularly encouraged to apply. POSTED: Human Resources Date: 3-3-09 DWOOD

Northern State University: NCAA Division II University is looking for an OLB/DB Graduate Assistant Football Coach. Must be willing to seek Masters Degree in Education. Stipend, two-thirds tuition, off-campus recruiting, position coaching responsibilities all included; with off-campus housing a possibility. Video experience is required. E-mail resume, cover letter, and list of three references to: Chris Boden, Head Football Coach, <> No phone calls, please!

Portland State University: an NCAA FCS institution and a member of the Big Sky Conference, is seeking a highly motivated individual for the position of Director of Football Operations / Video Coordinator. The position is responsible for coordinating all aspects of football operations for the football team. Duties will also include handling videoing of all practices, games, exchanges, etc., and management of the video room and equipment associated with video production on and off the field. Compliance with all the rules and regulations of the university, NCAA, and Big Sky Conference is expected. Responsible for assisting in all aspects of developing and advancing a competitive football program in the Big Sky Conference. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required with working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations. Demonstrated excellence in professional/interpersonal communication skills and organizational skills with computer skills database efficiency. Preferred qualifications include Football Operations and/or Video Coordinator experience at the collegiate level; experience working with Digital Sports Video (DSV) equipment. Ability to successfully complete a background check. PSU is an AA/EO institution and welcomes applications from diverse candidates and candidates who support diversity. How To Apply: Review of applications will begin immediately and remain open until filled. Send resume, letter of application, and name, address and phone number of at least three references by email to: or fax to: 503-725-5550, Attn. Kevin Emberton, or mail the above information to: Kevin Emberton, P.O. Box 751, Portland State University, Portland, OR 97207-0751.

Western New England College: located in Springfield MA, has OL and RB seasonal intern positions open. These are 4 month (8/15-12/15) positions that pay $1,000 per month and meals. Inexpensive housing will also be arranged. Previous experience coaching or playing OL at the collegiate level is required for the OL candidate. Interested candidates should contact Head Coach Keith Emery at <>. Please specify which position you are interested in.