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The Scoop - Friday March 12, 2021

Friday March 12, 2021

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FBS Staff Tracker: The 2020-21 FBS Staff Tracker page, where you can see how each new head coach is filling their staff, is up and running.

South Alabama: Kane Wommack shares with us his path to the job in Mobile, his vision fo the program, and his plan for recruiting.

Houston Baptist (FCS): Houston Baptist University is seeking to add a volunteer Quality Control on Special Teams. Ideal candidates will have a passion for football along with a relentless work ethic, and a desire to learn. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to break into the college football profession. This position has no stipend, housing, or meals attached to it. Responsibilities are, but not limited to: opponent film breakdown, assisting with notebooks, reports, and game week preparation. Candidates should be adept at learning new technology, in addition to being proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Hudl. If interested, email a cover letter, resume, and references to Special Teams Coordinator Tyler Schovanec at tschovanec@hbu.edu. Local candidates are encouraged to apply.

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David Culley: The first-year Texans head coach shares the touching moment he made a special trip to wake his 94-year old dad up to tell him he'd fulfilled the dream of becoming an NFL head coach.

Florida: Former Southern Miss receivers coach Kelvin Bolden has joined Dan Mullen's staff in an off the field capacity source tells FootballScoop.

Southern Miss: Former offensive coordinator Matt Kubik has accepted the offensive coordinator and associate head coach job at Columbia HS (MS).

Colorado State: Steve Addazio has announced the addition of three support staffers in Frank Leonard (director of recruiting), Andrew Liacopoulos (director of player personnel), and Ricky Santo as director of RAM Life programs. Santo spent the last two seasons in the private sector but previously spent six seasons with the Colorado State program. Leonard has 36 years as an assistant coach at the college level including four seasons with Addazio at Boston College as assistant head coach and Liacopoulos spent six seasons at BC as well in recruiting and operations.

Indiana: University of Chicago (D-III - IL) offensive coordinator John Pont is joining the staff in a quality control role, per source.

Ole Miss: Lane Kiffin is adding a former Michigan and Texas staffer who also brings FCS coordinator experience.

Kentucky: Mark Stoops is expected to hire a highly regarded Big Ten running backs coach to the Wildcat staff.

Notre Dame: Mike Moon has joined the staff as a defensive graduate assistant and will work with the defensive line. Moon heads to South Bend after recently accepting the defensive line job at at Fairmont State (D-II - WV) and he previously served as a defensive graduate assistant at Old Dominion.

Vanderbilt: Sources tell FootballScoop that Clark Lea continues to build on the strong recruiting emphasis on his off-field staff with the addition of a key Big-12 staff member.

St. Thomas (FCS - MN): St. Thomas has an opening for Director of Football Operations. The position will also have responsibilities in recruiting. Looking for a dynamic & driven individual who is passionate about helping St. Thomas launch the program into Division I. Interested candidates can apply online here. No phone calls please.

West Alabama: West Alabama is looking for opponents for weeks 1 (9/4) and 3 (9/18) for the Fall 2021 season. We also have 2022 dates open as well. Please email bgilliland@uwa.edu if you have any interest in discussing options.

Troy: Caleb Ross, the head coach at Prattville HS (AL) who won a 7A state title while coaching at McGill-Toolen HS (AL), has left to join Chip LIndsey's staff as director of player personnel / high school relations, per AL.com.

Kansas: Last night, Kansas announced that receivers coach / passing game coordinator Emmett Jones has been named interim head coach.

Top earning coordinators: There has been a lot of movement between the highest paid coordinators of 2020 and 2021, here we track those changesand lay out the guys who earned big raises this off season to crack the list.

Great turnaround story:Inside the rise of the VMI Keydets football turnaround

New Coaching Changes Page: Keep track of all the 2020-21 NFL and College head coaching movement here.

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NFL Updates: See a running ticker of the latest news and hires on the following NFL jobs that came open this off season.

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