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The Scoop

Thursday March 11, 2010

The Citadel: Recently hired defensive coordinator Mark Collins has accepted a position with the Atlanta Falcons.

Grad Assistant Flip Chart: updated on the homepage.

Mississippi State: Our sources tell us 4 positions are open on Dan Mullen's staff at Mississippi State. The DFO, coordinator of recruiting operations, defensive quality control, and an administrative GA position all need to be filled.

Central Michigan: We are hearing that Southern Miss football video coordinator Jay McDowell will take the same position at Central Michigan.

Hamilton Tiger-Cats (CFL): Steve Burrato has joined the staff as offensive line coach. Burrato coached the special teams / running backs for Toronto last season. Tim Kearse is the new wide receivers coach.

Central Washington University: is looking to fill a defensive graduate assistant position. Defensive line experience is preferred. Email all resumes to No phone calls.

Coaches Quick Hits: Greg Schiano, Jeff Tedford, Dabo Swinney, Randy Shannon, Kyle Whittingham, and Tommy Tuberville

Thursday: Coaches Quick Hits

Wartburg College: located in Waverly, IA, invites applicants for an Intern Assistant Football Coach. The position will coach an offensive position group, maintain a recruiting area, and serve as the assistant recruiting coordinator or assistant strength coach. Candidates should possess qualifications that include; a Bachelors Degree, relevant football playing or coaching experience, and a commitment to the welfare and development of student-athletes within the philosophy of NCAA Division III. The position has a contract length of 10 months, will be compensated with a $10,000 stipend, and offers a limited board plan. Although Wartburg does not offer graduate classes, pursuing a graduate degree is possible at local Universities. More information about Wartburg College and Wartburg Football can be found at or To apply, submit letter of application, résumé, and phone numbers of three references to Rick Willis, Director of Athletics/Head Football Coach. Applications should be submitted via email to Screening of applicants begins immediately, applications accepted until position is filled. Wartburg College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.

Mississippi State: Our sources tell us DFO Jody Wright and administrative grad assistant Mitch Warfield have left the staff. Our source tells us Wright will be joining the Alabama staff as a grad assistant.

North Texas: We are hearing that North Texas head coach Todd Dodge has hired Conroy Hines as wide receivers coach. Hines coached the wide receivers at LA Tech last season.

Rocky Mountain College: We hear Justin Jantz has been promoted to offensive line coach / recruiting coordinator.

West Georgia: FootballScoop has learned that former Memphis special teams coordinator John Wozniak has accepted the offensive coordinator job at West Georgia. Our source also tells us that former Oklahoma State grad assistant Glen Elarbee accepted the offensive line / run game coordinator position. As we expected, Dominic Robinson has joined the staff as wide receivers coach. Robinson is a former Florida State player.

Grad Assistant Flip Chart: will be updated this afternoon. Check the homepage.

Concordia University (Michigan): We are hearing Leonardtown HS (MD) coach Anthony Pratley accepted the offensive coordinator job at Concordia University.