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The Scoop

Tuesday June 23, 2009 (Update 2)

Itawamba Community College (MS): Our sources tell us ICC head coach Jeff Terrell has promoted defensive line coach Kenny Jackson to defensive coordinator. Jackson has served the last several years as the defensive line coach / recruiting coordinator at ICC after playing college ball for Ole Miss.

Northwestern: FootballScoop would like to congratulate head coach Pat Fitzgerald on receiving a 7-year contract extension through 2015.

Texas: Our sources are telling us that former Iowa State assistant Jeff Koonz is now back with the Texas Longhorns as defensive quality control. Koonz once served on the Longhorns' staff while Gene Chizik was the defensive coordinator.

Troy: FootballScoop has learned the for Faulkner University head coach, Jim Nichols, will work with the staff at Troy in some capacity. Nichols served as a grad assistant under Tommy Tuberville at Auburn for three seasons before leading the Faulkner program for three seasons.

Valdosta State: West Texas A&M wide receivers coach Mike Nesbitt turned down the opportunity the coach the quarterbacks at Valdosta State. Nesbitt also serves as the recruiting coordinator at West Texas A&M.


Iowa Western Community College: has an opening for assistant football coach. Responsibilities will include coaching own position, working closely with offensive/defensive coordinator, knowledge of special teams play, recruitment of student-athletes, video editing and other duties assigned by the head coach. Room & board, plus a stipend. Email if interested.

South Dakota State University: (Div. I FCS, Missouri Valley Football Conference) is looking to fill a defensive GA position immediately. Please e-mail information to: