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Friday November 19, 2009

GA Tech: Paul Johnson has signed a 1-year extension through 2016.

Murray State: We are hearing that Louisville running backs coach Greg Nord is making a run at the WKU head coaching job.

Winston Salem State: Kermit Blount will not return as head coach.

Southwest Minnesota State University: is now accepting applications for multiple graduate assistant openings beginning January 11, 2010. SMSU is located in Marshall, MN and is a member of the Northern Sun
Intercollegiate Conference (NCAA II). Please email resume and references to Eric Eidsness at You can also fax resume and references to 507-537-6578.

Mayville State University: located in Mayville, North Dakota is looking for a graduate assistant football coach (defensive backs) to start in January of 2010. Compensation would include: $5000 stipend as well as full tuition paid through the graduate program at the University of North Dakota. To be a graduate assistant you must be admitted to the graduated program at the University of North Dakota. The following is a link to their webpage: To apply submit a cover letter, resume and the names and addresses of three current professional references to: Nathan Chin, Head Football Coach by email only:

UNLV: Dennis Franchione is trying to make a run at the UNLV head coaching job.

Tennessee State: Head coach James Webster officially resigned last night.

Nicholls State: FootballScoop has learned that Nicholls State head coach Jay Thomas will not return.

Western Kentucky: We heard Chuck Amato is interested in the WKU job.

San Diego State: AD Jeff Schemmel has stepped down.

Avila University (MO): Head coach Bruce Young is retiring.

Minnesota Vikings: Brad Childress has signed a contract extension through 2013.