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Thursday May 28, 2009

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Prairie View A&M: Head coach Henry Frazier has been rewarded with a reworked contract. The Panthers finished 9-1 last season under Coach Frazier.

Ursinus College: Our sources have just told us that wide receivers coach Kevin Czapor will be leaving to accept an assistant position at Spring-Ford Area high school.

Weber State: Our sources tell us former Central Florida offensive line coach Tom Freeman has accepted the offensive coordinator job under Ron McBride at Weber State. We also hear McBride has given the assistant head coach title to Matt Hammer. Hammer served as the interim offensive coordinator during spring football and will remain heavily involved in the offensive planning.

JOB POSTINGS:

Bacone College: NAIA school in Muskogee, OK is seeking a student assistant football coach. Will be responsible for own position group (D-Line), recruiting, and helping with off-season strength & conditioning. Ideal candidate will be a returning or former military veteran looking to complete undergrad degree while getting a great start and experience in the collegiate football coaching profession. Small 12-month salary provided. Possible scholarship money to supplement GI bill or VA vocational rehab program is negotiable. Email letter of interest and resume to wolfl@bacone.edu. No phone calls, please. 

Colby College: This position begins August 11, 2009 and goes to April 30, 2009. This is a part--time, academic year position. Responsibilities within the football staff include: on-field coaching in practices and contests, identifying and recruiting prospective student-athletes, film breakdown and analysis, practice planning, mentoring and supporting students, and other duties assigned by the head coach. Position coach for the defense is preferred with some flexibility. A Bachelor's Degree is required, previous college football coaching experience is preferable and the ability to work as a member of a diverse community is necessary. Colby is a NCAA Division III institution and is a member of the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC). Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume, including the names and telephone numbers of three references (via e-mail) to: ejmestie@colby.eduIf unable to apply via e-mail, send application materials (regular mail) to: Edward Mestieri, Head Football coach Colby College 4900 Mayflower Hill Waterville, ME 04901. A review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Colby is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and strongly encourages applications and nominations of persons of color, women, and members of other under-represented groups.

The Extra Point presented by Wilson

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

8 programs head into the 2009 season with co-offensive coordinators. 22 programs list a "Run Game Coordinator". 18 of the 22 "Run Game Coordinators" are offensive line coaches. Only 12 programs list a "Passing Game Coordinator".

Below is the list of programs that have co-offensive coordinators.

Air Force: Clay Hendrix & Blane Morgan & Mike Theissen

Baylor: Randy Clements & Philip Montgomery

East Carolina: Steve Shankweiler & Todd Fitch

Houston: Dana Holgorsen & Jason Phillips

Ohio: Tim Albin & Gerry Gdowski

Oklahoma State: Gunter Brewer & Joe Wickline

TCU: Justin Fuente & Jarrett Anderson

UTEP: Bob Connelly & Aaron Price

BTW, did you know that 19 Division-I programs do not publicize information regarding their graduate assistant coaches on the web? These guys work their tails off! As Boomer, Chris, Key, TJ, and Ditka would say, "Come on, man!!"