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Wednesday May 20, 2009

Tennessee: FootballScoop has learned the Vols have just hired San Francisco 49ers personnel assistant, Kyle Strongin, as the new coordinator of football operations.

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Indianapolis Colts: Ron Johnson and Frank Winters are joining the coaching staff. Johnson will assistant with the wide receivers. Winters, the longtime center for Brett Farve in Green Bay, will assistant with the offensive line.

Ohio University: FootballScoop has learned that student-assistant Nick Saum will move into the graduate assistant position that came available when Brian Haines left for West Virginia.

Open Dates Database: We will be update the Open Dates Database this afternoon.

SMU: We hear it is likely that head coach June Jones will add former Texas Longhorn and Atlanta Falcons player, Eric Metcalf, to the Mustangs' coaching staff.

Tennessee: We hear that UT has filled the Coordinator of Football Operations position.

University of Detroit Mercy - 2009 MotorCity S&C Clinic: The Strength and Conditioning Staff at the University of Detroit Mercy would like to invite all strength coaches, athletic trainers, and sport coaches to the 2009 MotorCity Strength and Conditioning Clinic on Saturday June 6th, 2009. Speaks for this year's clinic include Rick Court from University of Toledo, Javair Gillett from the Detroit Tigers, and Tim Wakeham from Michigan State University, plus many more. Registration for the clinic begins at 7:45 in Calihan Hall on the campus of the University of Detroit Mercy. You can find more information and the registration form at on the strength and conditioning page. If you have any questions feel free to contact Nick Wilson by email at or call the strength and conditioning office at (313) 993-1719. We look forward to hearing from you and welcome your participation.


Highland Community College: Highland, Kansas. Assistant Football Coach in the Jayhawk Conference. Full-time, 10 month appointment w/benefits. To apply, request application packet from Human Resources, Highland Community College, 606 W. Main, Highland, KS 66035; 785-442-6010; EOE.

Waldorf College: is seeking candidates for the position of football graduate assistant. Candidates must possess a strong work ethic, superb computer skills, excellent organizational skills, an interest in a coaching career and a valid driver's license. Waldorf College is located in Forest City, Iowa. Responsibilities include coordinating video, equipment, study sessions, recruiting designated areas and coaching a position group. For detailed job description see The candidate will receive an online graduate tuition waiver and 9 month stipend and housing. Qualifications: Undergraduate degree and admission into the graduate program. Coaching experience with defensive line and special teams preferred. Position will begin in August 2009. Applicants should send a resume and contact information of two references to: Head Coach Greg Youngblood

Winona State University: Offensive Graduate Assistant. Winona State University (Division 2) competes in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference. Bachelor's degree and playing/ coaching experience at the D2 level or above is recommended. Preference will be given to candidates that have knowledge and experience with computers and video editing systems. The graduate assistant will be required to take graduate classes at Winona State University, coach an offensive position, recruit and any other administrative duties assigned by the Head Coach. Email resumes to Tom Sawyer- Head Football Coach No phone calls please.

The Extra Point presented by Wilson

Wilson...The Official Ball of the NCAA Football Championships

We thought it was worth pointing out that 10 Division-I programs list "Co-defensive coordinators". Another 8 programs list a "Defensive Coordinator" and a "Co-defensive coordinator". Duke actually has 2 coaches with the title of "Defensive Coordinator".

Army: Payam Saadat & Chris Smeland

Bowling Green: Shannon Morrison & Mike Elko

Illinois: Dan Disch & Curt Mallory

Indiana: Joe Palcic & Brian George

Kansas State: Chris Cosh & Vic Koenning

Minnesota: Kevin Cosgrove & Ronnie Lee

Rice: Chuck Driesbach & Craig Naivar

Rutgers: Bob Fraser & Ed Pinkham

Stanford: Andy Buh & Ron Lynn

Washington State: Chris Ball & Jody Sears

Air Force: Tim DeRuyter (Defensive Coordinator) & Capt. Charlton Warren (Co-DC)

Clemson: Kevin Steele (Defensive Coordinator) & Charlie Harbison (Co-DC)

Georgia: Willie Martinez (Defensive Coordinator) & John Jancek (Co-DC)

Kansas: Clint Bowen (Defensive Coordinator) & Bill Miller (Co-DC)

Notre Dame: Jon Tenuta (Defensive Coordinator) & Corwin Brown (Co-DC)

Ohio State: Jim Heacock (Defensive Coordinator) & Luke Fickell (Co-DC)

South Florida: Joe Tresey (Defensive Coordinator) & David Blackwell (Co-DC)

Tulsa: Keith Patterson (Defensive Coordinator) & Ron West (Co-DC)

Duke: Marion Hobby (Defensive Coordinator) & Mike MacIntrye (Defensive Coordinator)

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