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Wednesday June 3, 2009

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Eastern Illinois: Former Eureka College coach Matt Smiley is the new special teams coach at Eastern Illinois. Before coach at Eureka, Smiley served as the special teams coordinator at Dartmouth.

Indiana State: FootballScoop learned last night that former Cincinnati and Notre Dame graduate assistant, Jesse Minter, has accepted the running backs job at Indiana State.

University of San Diego: FootballScoop has confirmed that offensive coordinator Todd Washington is taking part in the San Diego Chargers OTA internship program that will continue through part of training camp.

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South Alabama: We hear the candidates for the athletic director position at South Alabama include Southeastern LA athletic director Joel Erdmann, Birmingham-Southern athletic director Joe Dean Jr., and Samford associate athletic director Jay Roberson.

Tennessee: We have learned that off-the-field graduate assistant Ryan Bollinger is now serving in the role of assistant to the head coach.


Kentucky State University: There may be an opening at Kentucky State University. Position will be on defensive side of ball, defensive line or linebackers. Position is full-time and has full benefits. Will try to fill position ASAP. Send cover letter, resume and references to Head Coach Fred T. Farrier at or fax to 502-597-6466.

St Ambrose University: (NAIA) In Davenport, Iowa is seeking an offensive line graduate assistant position open. The position will include a stipend and tuition. Looking for applicants that have a passion for coaching and the energy to perform all the duties associated with a full time coach. Interested applicants should email their resumes to Mike Magistrelli, Head Football Coach ( Minorities are encouraged to apply. No phone calls please.

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So how many times do you want to move in your coaching career? Check out the stops these veteran coaches have made.

(14 stops) Wayne Moses (UCLA running backs coach): UCLA, Cal, Washington, USC, Stanford, Pittsburgh, Bowling Green, Rutgers, San Diego State, UCLA (again), New Mexico, Stanford (again), and St. Louis Rams

(10 stops) A.J. Christoff (VMI defensive coordinator): Idaho, Oregon, Stanford, Notre Dame, Colorado, Cincinnati, Alabama, UCLA, San Francisco 49ers, Stanford (again)

(10 stops) Ed Zaunbrecher (Rice offensive coordinator): Rice, Purdue, Marshall, Illinois, Florida, ULM, Michigan State, LSU, Wake Forest, Arizona

(10 stops) Joe Kines (Texas A&M defensive coordinator): Texas A&M, Jacksonville State, Clemson, Florida, Alabama, Tampa Bay Bucs, Arkansas, Georgia, Florida State, Alabama (again).