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The Scoop

Wednesday January 27, 2010

Washington Redskins: Keenan McCardell is the new wide receivers coach for the Redskins.

NY Giants: Former Tampa Bay defensive line coach Robert Nunn has accepteddefensive line position with the Giants.

Middle Tennessee State: Head coach Rick Stockstill has received a raise and an extension through the 2016 season. His base salary was raised from $269,000 to $469,000 making him the highest paid head coach in the Sun Belt conference. The revised contract calls for bonuses of $100,000 per season if the team achieves predefined goals.

Bacone College: Thane Reed has been hired as the new offensive coordinator and Trevor Rubly is the new defensive coordinator.

Concordia University: Nathan Robbins has been hired as the first head football coach at Concordia, an NAIA program in Michigan.

Texas Tech: We hear Hargrave Military coach Robert Prunty will be joining the staff. We hear Troy Davis (current defensive coordinator) will be named the new head coach at Hargrave.

Central Michigan: FootballScoop has learned that Western Michigan defensive line coach Tim Daoust is moving over to Central Michigan.

Albion College: Albion invites applications for the position of Football Intern. The position is a 4-month assignment and starts February 1st and ends May 31st. The stipend is $1,000 a month with no benefits.
Pending approval, the position may be re-hired for a 10-month appointment in the fall. The coach will have his own position group and recruiting territory, and will be involved in game planning and film work. Knowledge of Apex editing software is an advantage. Candidates should have playing and/or coaching background in the Defensive Secondary. Albion College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer; all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Interested applicants may send letters of interest, a resumé, and a list three professional references to: Craig Rundle, Head Football Coach via email:

Bucknell: FootballScoop has learned that Rutgers assistant (tight ends) Joe Susan has accepted the head coaching position at Bucknell.

Syracuse: FootballScoop has learned that Syracuse has hired Roger Harriott as their new running backs coach. Harriott was the head coach and athletic director at University High School (Nova South) in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

South Carolina: Defensive coordinator Ellis Johnson is getting a raise. Reports indicate the package will include an annual salary of $700,000 and will run through 2013.

LA Tech: We hear Sonny Dykes will be at the Senior Bowl today to speak with a coach or two.

Ole Miss: We are hearing Houston Nutt could be close to hiring former Alabama offensive coordinator Dave Rader.

Southern Miss: We hear that Kasey Dunn (former Seattle Seahawks running backs coach) has an offer at Southern Miss and with another NFL team.

Bowling Green: We hear Dave Clawson will be bringing back Bill Durkin, his old offensive line coach from Richmond that served as the assistant head coach at Hofstra this past season.

Toledo: FootballScoop has learned that Matt Campbell will serve as the offensive coordinator this year. Campbell was the offensive line coach and run game coordinator this past season.

Senior Bowl Lobby: It certainly seems as though there are more coaches around this year than any previous year. The afternoon practice had a big-time crowd yesterday. We have seen at least 30-40 unemployed college coaches walking and talking. Crazy profession.

Texas: We hear the Texas assistants will not receive a raise this year, but will be receiving 9% of their salary for playing in the BCS title game. The assistants will also receive as much as $5,000 each for playing in the Big 12 championship game.

Minnesota Gophers: Offensive coordinator Jeff Horton signed a 2-year deal worth a total of $590,000.

Texas State: Head coach Brad Wright has signed a new 3-year contract through 2012.

Jacksonville Jaguars: Defensive line coach Ted Monachino will not return, accoording to reports. It is being reported that Joe Cullen will indeed coach the defensive line.

Riverside City College: Former San Diego State head coach Tom Craft has accepted the head coaching job at Riverside City College.

North Dakota State: Scott Hazleton has been promoted from defensive line to defensive coordinator.

Toledo: We are hearing that Ohio tight ends coach Scott Isphording is going to Toledo as the quarterbacks coach.