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The Scoop - Friday February 25, 2022

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2021-22 Tracking Pages: Our pages tracking the hires across college football are now live.

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Sean McVay: Up to $20 million a year in one hand, a once-in-a-lifetime title defense in the other. Sean McVay reached his TV decision on Friday.

Nevada: A former Wolf Pack star is returning to coach the offensive line, sources tell FootballScoop.

Atlanta Falcons: The Falcons have swiped a special teams assistant from North Carolina, sources tell FootballScoop

Tennessee State (FCS): Anthony Lewis has joined the staff as offensive line coach. He previously coached the O-line for Angelo State (D-II - TX). 

Miami Dolphins: Mathieu Araujo is now the assistant defensive backs coach for the Fins. He accepted the assistant head coach/defensive coordinator job at Maine last month. Araujo previously coached DBs as a GA at Boston College and handled the secondary at Yale. 

BYU: Gavin Fowler has joined the staff as an offensive analyst, Tyson McDaniel as a defensive analyst, Matt Mitchell as an offensive analyst, and Spencer Reid and Dalton Elliott as assistant strength coaches. 

Sul Ross State (D-III - TX): Sul Ross St is immediately hiring a WR stipend coach that will turn into a Graduate Assistantship. This spring will cover housing, meals and small stipend. Email resumes to barry.derickson@sulross.edu to apply.

Charlotte: Brian Baker is expected to join Will Healy's staff coaching defensive line Matt Zenitz is reporting. 

Hawaii: Eastern Washington defensive coordinator Eti Ena has accepted the defensive line job at Hawaii, source tells FootballScoop. More here.

Cleveland Browns: The Browns have moved TC McCartney to tight ends coach and Drew Petzing to quarterbacks coach. Additionally, San Diego State D-line coach Jordan Thomas has been named assistant defensive line coach, Cal Poly cornerbacks coach Jeff Anderson has been named a defensive quality control, Ashton Grant has been named an offensive quality control, Stephen Bravo-Brown has been moved to assistant special teams coach, and chief of staff Callie Brownson has been named assistant wide receivers coach. 

William Jewell (D-II - MO): William Jewell College would like to invite applicants for our entry level, non-benefited OLB coaching position. Salary; $12,000. Duties will include running own position group, off campus recruiting, game day event staff responsibilities, as well as any additional duties assigned by the head coach or defensive coordinator. The ideal candidate will have pervious playing or coaching experience at the linebacker position, be detailed oriented and have a passion to make college football coaching a career. Please apply with a cover letter, resume and three professional references at https://www.jewell.edu/employment. Resumes will be reviewed immediately.

UVA Wise (D-II): Sources tell FootballScoop former South Carolina State defensive backs coach Colby Brown Sr. is joining the UVA Wise staff as corners coach. Brown also has prior coaching stops at Cincinnati and Mercer as well. 

Carolina Panthers: The club and pro personnel director Matt Allen have agreed to part ways, tweets Joe Person of The Athletic. 

Quincy (D-II - IL): Quincy University is looking to hire a full-time Linebackers Coach. Interested parties should email cover letter, resume and references to Michael Pannone at pannomi@quincy.edu. Please no phone calls.

Princeton (FCS - NJ): Princeton University Football is seeking a Recruiting Operations Assistant. This individual will be responsible for the management and organization of all recruiting platforms and databases. Including but not limited to: assisting the Director of Football Operations with Official/Unofficial Visits, Junior Days, and Prospect Camps. This individual will be expected to create recruiting initiatives with the Recruiting Coordinator and Head Coach, and assisting with the recruiting calendar. Experience in ARMS required. Please send all resumes/cover letters to Director of Football Operations Maya Ana Callender at MayaAC@Princeton.edu and QB Coach/Recruiting Coordinator Mark Rosenbaum at MarkTR@Princeton.edu. No phone calls please.

Belhaven (D-III - MS): Belhaven University has an immediate opening for a Defensive Graduate Assistant, preferably working with the Defensive Line or Linebackers. Duties may include but are not limited to: Daily practice planning and preparation, assist in game planning, film analysis and breakdown (HUDL), recruiting, and other duties assigned by the Head Coach or Coordinator. The position includes a tuition waiver and a monthly stipend of $600. If interested, please send a cover letter, resume, references, and Statement of Faith to Defensive Coordinator, Matt Conner via email mconner@belhaven.edu.

Kentucky: San Francisco 49ers quarterbacks coach Rich Scangarello is Kentucky's new OC, per a report. More here

Kansas City Chiefs: The Chiefs have hired Matt Nagy as quarterbacks coach. Nagy was with the club from 2013-17 before taking the Bears head coaching job. 

Chadron State (D-II - NE): Chadron State College has an immediate opening for a Coaching Assistant position (GA or Restricted Earnings). We have a position open on the offensive side of the ball. This position will be responsible for coaching a position; running meetings; assist in game planning, film analysis and breakdown (HUDL), recruiting; and other duties assigned by the Head Coach or Coordinator. The position pay is approximately $15,000 to $20,000 over 10 months. You must pass a background check. If interested, please send a cover letter, resume and references to offensive coordinator Micah Smith at msmith@csc.edu.

San Francisco 49ers: GM John Lynch met with Amazon about serving as the analyst on the streaming giant's Thursday Night package but ultimately decided to remain in San Francisco, per Andrew Marchand of the New York Post. 

Texas Lutheran (D-III): Texas A&M-Kingsville offensive coordinator Neal LaHue is now the head coach at TLU. Details here.

Villanova (FCS - PA): Sources tell FootballScoop former Florida offensive grad assistant Lachlan Kline is joining Villanova's staff as tight ends coach. 

Wake Forest: Sources share with FootballScoop that Wake Forest has hired Ryan Schutta as a special teams analyst. Schutta fills the role vacated when LaTroy Lewis left to accept a position at Michigan. 

Wisconsin-Oshkosh (D-III): UW-Oshkosh is on the verge of filling its head coaching job with the coordinator on a conference rival. Details here.

Western Kentucky: Oregon defensive analyst Michael Hutchings is expected to be the new linebackers coach at WKU, tweets Bruce Feldman. 

Gannon (D-II - PA): Gannon University has an immediate opening for a restricted earnings Defensive Backs Coach, preferably Cornerbacks. The position is a 10-month stipend position ($12,000), no housing, no meals, and no benefits. Primary responsibilities include assisting the head coach in all phases of the football program. Other responsibilities on top of coaching a position include: film breakdown, data input & successfully recruiting an area. This is an entry level position. College playing experience and/or previous coaching experience is preferred. If interested click the link to apply Gannon Cornerbacks Coach and please email cover letter, resume, and references to Defensive Coordinator, Bryan Nardo, at Nardo001@gannon.edu if interested. You must apply through the link in order to be considered. 

Butler (JC - KS): Butler Community College is now accepting applicants for an offensive assistant coaching WR / Residential Life Assistant. Compensation includes salary, benefits, housing, and meals. Job duties include coaching a position, working along with Residential Life, recruiting area, and film breakdown. Qualifications include a Bachelors Degree, playing WR at the collegiate level or 3 years coaching experience at the collegiate level. Apply via this link.

USC: The Trojans are expected to hire veteran NFL assistant Will Harriger as a senior offensive analyst where he will work with quarterbacks, Pete Thamel tweets. Harringer previously worked with Russell Wilson in Seattle.

NIU’s Multiple Puller Evolution of its Pin and Pull Concept: Backside movement and the inability to track the backside linebacker were concurrent issues in NIU’s pin and pull game. It usually is when you're running a man concept on the play side but a zone concept on the backside. “It got to the point where our Guard and Tackle were running into down blocks,” offensive line coach Daryl Agpalsa told us. So, in week two of this season, offensive coordinator Eric Eidsness and his staff made a unique tweak to the four-surface Pin and Pull; it’s one that propelled the concept to a 19.5% explosivity rate and 6.3 yards a carry, vaulting the Huskies run game to a top-five finish nationally at the FBS level, with over 240 yards a game. Read more [watch game film].

Austin Peay (FCS - TN): Pete Thamel tweets that Indiana Wesleyan (NAIA) defensive coordinator JJ Clark is the new linebackers coach, and three coaches have earned promotions in quality control coach / co-special teams coordinator Joe Pappalardo being promoted to special teams coordinator, tight ends coach Brian Baca will now coach the quarterbacks and and senior offensive analyst Antonio Bradford will coach the tight ends.

Thiel (D-III - PA): Thiel College located in Greenville, PA is looking to hire an Offensive Coordinator. This is a full time position with benefits. Interested candidates should send a Resume, Cover Letter and List of 3 references to Sam Bauman sbauman@thiel.edu. No phone calls please.

Atlanta Falcons: The team has hired former Bears GM Ryan Pace as a senior personnel executive, Tom Pelissero shares.

Alabama: Sources tell FootballScoop Nick Saban has offered Todd Grantham a spot on his staff at Alabama.

Ole Miss: Sources tell FootballScoop Lane Kiffin is expected to hire Marty Biagi, two time finalist for special teams coordinator of the year, as his new special teams coordinator. 

Lycoming (D-III - PA): Lycoming College is accepting applications for a part-time entry level coaching position. Responsibilities include assisting the head coach in all facets of the program, including coaching a position, recruiting prospective student-athletes, organization and planning of all practices, game preparation, film breakdown, and monitoring the academic progress of student-athletes. A Bachelor’s degree is required. Previous participation and/or coaching experience with the DL/ LBs or DB’s is preferred. This position is for 1450 hours annually and will pay an hourly rate based on experience. There are also some meals included. Interested candidates should apply for the part-time assistant coach position found via this link.

Franklin Pierce (D-II - NH): Franklin Pierce University Football (Rindge, NH) is looking to fill a restricted earnings (DL) assistant position starting March 1st. The job pays $18K over nine months with no housing or benefits. Preference will be given to coaches who have college football playing experience at DL. Please send your resume & references to ewent@franklinpierce.edu no phone calls please.

Tiffin (D-II - OH): Tiffin University Football is looking to hire a defensive graduate assistant. This position includes a tuition waiver and monthly stipend. Knowledge of Visio, Hudl and Photoshop is a plus. Candidates will be responsible for potentially coaching their own position / film breakdown / data entry and all other duties assigned by the head coach. Receipt of this position is predicated upon acceptance into a Tiffin University graduate school program. All interested applicants must send a cover letter, resume and minimum 3 professional references to Head Coach, Cris Reisert, at tuemployment@tiffin.edu.

Indianapolis Colts: Stephen Holder tweets that Mike Mitchell, a former NFL safety and former Colts player is joining the coaching staff as an assistant secondary coach. Mitchell spent a decade in the league as a player.

Buffalo Bills: Austin Gund, who spent the last three seasons on the Wake Forest staff as a graduate assistant, has accepted a position on the Bills staff.

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