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The Scoop

Friday March 5, 2010

USC: According to the USC official blog, Ed Orgeron will carry the title of defensive coordinator / recruiting coordinator / defensive line. Monte Kiffin will have the title of assistant head coach. John Baxter will be the special teams coordinator / associate head coach. John Morton will serve as passing game coordinator / wide receivers / tight ends. Todd McNair will coach the running backs.

Winona State: We hear Winona State has hired Wyoming DFO Jason Petrino as defensive coordinator.

West Virginia Wesleyan: FootballScoop has learned that former Princeton assistant Gary Goff accepted the offensive coordinator position at Wesleyan.

Navy: Justin Davis has been promoted to full-time defensive line coach.

Colgate: We hear there is a co-defensive coordinator / defensive backs job open.

LA Tech: Bruce Van De Velde has been promoted to full-time AD.

DePauw University: We hear the offensive line job is open.

Oklahoma State: We are hearing Central Florida defensive grad assistant Andrew Thacker accepted the defensive quality control position at Oklahoma State.

Edward Waters College: We are hearing the offensive coordinator has left the staff.

Eastern Illinois: Former Akron offensive line coach Brian Callahan joined the staff as offensive line coach.

Millsaps College (MS): We are hearing that former Oakland Raiders offensive quality control Rich Scangarello accepted the offensive coordinator job at Millsaps. Our source also tells us that Christian Life Academy (Baton Rouge, LA) assistant Jason McClendon accepted the running backs job.

Elon University: Former Winston-Salem State assistant Kevin Downing joning the staff as a defensive assistant. Head coach Pete Lembo will now head up the special teams units. Defensive coordinator Jay Bateman added the title of assistant head coach. DFO Charlier Porterfield will now coach the tight ends. Corey Bass takes over as director of football operations.

UT-San Antonio: We hear Drake defensive coordinator Neal Neathery interviewed for the DC position at UT-San Antonio.

Appalachian State: Dale Jones has been promoted to defensive coordinator.