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The Scoop

Tuesday May 2, 2009

Cleveland Browns: Former Dallas Cowboys scout Keith O'Quinn is joining the Browns' staff as director of pro scouting.

Colorado: Head coach Dan Hawking has hired 68 year-old Bob Foster to coach the outside linebackers for just the 2009 season. Foster is the former UC-Davis head coach, who most recently coached the linebackers at Cal in 2006. Meanwhile, Coach Hawkins plans to serve as the wide receivers coach this season, while mentoring graduate assistant Ashley Ambrose. Ambrose will move into the wide receivers position in 2010. Jashon Sykes will serve as assistant DFO and coordinator of football relations. Todd Ritter will move into a new role of assistant DFO and coordinator of on-campus recruiting. Chip Marks has been added to the staff as Hawkins' right hand man. Robert Tucker remains as DFO.

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Kansas City Chiefs: The Chiefs have hired former New England Patriots assistant coach (2005-2007) Joel Collier as the assistant general manager. Former Tampa Bay area scout Dom Green joins the staff as an area scout. Former Northwestern University coordinator of player development Ryan Kessenich joins the staff as an area scout. Also, former Cleveland Browns head coach liason / special teams assistant, Chris Caminiti, joins the staff as manager of football operations.

LA Tech: We hear head coach Derek Dooley has hired Jacob Peeler as a football intern. Peeler previously served as the offensive line coach at Independence CC (KS). Peeler is a former LA Tech offensive lineman.

Portland State: Offensive coordinator Mouse Davis has decided to call it career after 50 years of coaching.

Tampa Bay Bucs: Tampa Bay Tech coach C.C. Culpepper will take part in an internship as he joins the Bucs' staff during this week's OTA's. Culpepper will return to Tampa Bay Tech.

Winona State: is no longer taking applications for the GA position.


Lindenwood University: St. Charles, MO, Graduate Assistant coach. The position will be serving on the defensive side. The position includes coaching a position, strength & conditioning, recruiting, use of digital editing system, and other administrative duties as assigned by the head coach and coordinator. The position will begin the Fall 2009 semester. Compensation includes combination of Room/Board/Classes. Coaching or playing experience at the collegiate or HS level is preferred. Candidates should email resume to or fax to Shawn Nagel @ 636-949-4746.

Southwest Minnesota State University: member of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference, is a NCAA Division II school located in Marshall, MN. We are currently accepting resumes for a GRADUATE ASSISTANT position. Experience working with the Defensive Line is preferred. E-mail your cover letter, resume, & references to Head Coach Eric Eidsness (, or fax to SMSU FOOTBALL 507-537-6578. No phone calls please.