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The Scoop - Friday May 20, 2022

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Sad news to share this afternoon, as Jacksonville State offensive coordinator Calvin Magee has passed away after suffering a heart attack earlier this week. He was 59 and was beloved by those who knew him. Please join us in praying for the Magees and all of Calvin's friends across this great country. God bless. 

Mercer (FCS - GA): Tim Foster, who left the staff back in February after serving as co-offensive coordinator, has accepted the offensive coordinator job at Mountain View HS (GA), sources tell FootballScoop.

Mountain West: The league has announced that, starting in 2023, they are eliminating divisions.

San Jose State: San Jose State is hiring a offensive line graduate assistant. Must have graduated college in the past 5 years with above a 3.0 gpa. This will be working directly with offensive line, so only offensive line candidates need apply. If interested, please email unofficial transcripts and resume to

McPherson (NAIA - KS): McPherson College welcomes applications for the position of Running Backs Coach. This is a 12-month, exempt, part time position and is eligible for college benefits. $12k, housing, meals Siri g the school year. This position reports to the Head Football Coach. The successful applicant will be responsible for developing, implementing, teaching, and coaching the running back position. The successful applicant will coach on special teams as well. The position is expected to recruit, manage, and coach collegiate student athletes. The position will have various other tasks and duties within the program as assigned by the Head Football Coach. The successful applicant must follows eligibility rules and procedures as set forth by McPherson College, the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC), and the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). Minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Please use this link to apply.

Greensboro (D-III - NC): Greensboro College is looking for a restricted earnings position. Working with either Quarterbacks/Wide Receivers or Defensive Backs. Coaching and/or playing experience is preferred. This will be a small stipend position with the possibility of housing and some meals. There are no benefits included. Local candidates are encouraged to email. This is not a full-time position. Please send your Resume to

Dodge City (JC - KS): The Dodge City Football program is looking for a home game this fall 2022 on Either September 17 or 24 th . Will consider a game versus another JUCO, college JV program or a prep school opponent. Programs interested please send an email to at your earliest convenience.

Arkansas Tech (D-II): Arkansas Tech University is seeking applicants for a defensive backs GA. Secondary playing/coaching experience is preferred. Compensation includes $800/Mo for 11 months and 6 hours of tuition per semester. Position includes but is not limited to: video editing, academic monitoring, maintaining a recruiting area, equipment, coaching a position and other duties assigned by the head coach. All interested and qualified applicants can email cover letter, resume, and references to Josh Lawson at

North Greenville (D-II - NC): Ty Young has joined the program as outside linebackers coach.

Chicago Bears: After learning under guys like Gary Pinkel, Nick Saban, Monte Kiffin (and some other big names) first-year Bears head coach Matt Eberlfus lays out the 4-step process to developing the ultimate player-coach relationship.

Bluefield State (D-II - WV): Jeff Gerzog, who previously worked in a defensive quality control role at UNC-Pembroke (D-II), has accepted the linebackers job at Bluefield State.

Ohio: Kyle Pollack has accepted the role of director of recruiting and video operations for the Bobcats. He previously served as the assistant director of player personnel for the program after serving as an intern in player personnel at Penn State for a few seasons.

Juniata (D-III - PA): Juniata College invites applications for a full-time, intern level, Assistant Football Coach. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; on field coaching and instruction, the recruitment of qualified student-athletes, scouting and game preparation, academic monitoring, and the administration and organization of camps and clinics. Collateral responsibilities in support of the Athletic Department will be assigned. Qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree, a valid driver’s license, and playing experience/coaching experience at the collegiate level. Strong communication skills and the ability to successfully recruit high quality student-athletes in a rigorous academic environment is a must. Experience with Hudl digital editing system, FrontRush recruiting/roster management software, and/or Photoshop is a plus. This is a 12-month position that includes a monthly stipend, room, board, and full benefits. Review of applications will begin immediately. Cover letter, resume and list of references can be submitted electronically to Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. It is the policy of Juniata College to conduct background checks. Juniata College will take positive steps to enhance the ethnic and gender diversity on its campus. The College commits to this policy not only because of legal obligations, but because it believes that such practices are basic to human dignity. Here's a link to the online application.

Gardner-Webb (FCS - NC): Gardner-Webb University has a few openings for Volunteer Quality Control Coaches. There is an opening for 1 Offensive QC, 1 Defensive QC, 1 Special Teams QC, and 1 Recruiting/Personnel QC. These are strictly volunteer positions. You will have the opportunity to work directly with the staff and a position. Start date would be mid-July. Please send resumes to with interest.

Chicago Bears: Sean Magee, who spent the last several years at Michigan, has joined the Bears as the new chief of staff. He held the associate AD for football title in Ann Arbor.

Washington & Lee (D-III - VA): Washington & Lee University is looking to hire a full-time position coach (defensive experience preferred). Duties include: Coaching a position group and administrative duties such as coordinating/planning practices, video analysis and instruction; Maintaining a recruiting area: Assist in coordination and execution of team travel; Teach in our required physical education program. Minimum Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree is required and collegiate playing/coaching experience is preferred. The base salary is $32,000 with full benefits and housing assistance. The University is deeply committed to fostering a community of excellence, diversity, and inclusion. No phone calls. Please email interest/resume to Coach LeRose at

Deion Sanders: Like Jimbo Fisher, Deion declines Nick Saban's call, and states 'We need to talk publicly'

Washington & Jefferson (D-III - PA): Washington & Jefferson College is looking to hire a coaching intern. Experience working with defensive backs preferred. Stipend of $10k plus housing and a meal stipend provided. This is a 10-month contract. If interested, email resume and cover letter to

Central Arkansas (FCS): Wide receivers coach Jamar Johnson has been selected to participate in the Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship program with the LA Rams.

Minot State (D-II – ND): Minot State University, an NCAA Division II school and member of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, is seeking an defensive graduate assistant coach, working with the Defensive Secondary. The successful candidate will assist with the secondary and potentially coach his own position, run positional meetings, assist with special teams, contribute to the weekly game plan and have his own recruiting area. Must be hard working, passionate, extremely motivated and accepted into graduate school (3.0 minimum GPA). Compensation package includes a $5,000 stipend, camp bonus and tuition waiver. Review of candidates will begin immediately. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Please email a letter of interest, resume, and references to Defensive Coordinator More information can be found via this linkNo phone calls please.

Saban vs. Jimbo: Saban attempted the clear the air with an apology this afternoon, adding that he feels bad about the whole situation and his concern is for college football.

Jamestown (NAIA - ND): The University of Jamestown is seeking applicants for a defensive graduate assistant coaching position. The best candidate regardless of position will be hired. Responsibilities include coaching a position, managing a recruiting territory, coordinating on-campus visits, Hudl video, scouting reports/breakdowns and other duties assigned by the head coach. Positions includes 100% tuition waiver for the Master of Arts in Leadership Program (which is an exclusively online program), and a full meal plan. There will be the opportunity for additional income available. Admission to the University of Jamestown Graduate School. Position must begin by July 6th, 2022. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply. Interested applicants need to send cover letter and resume to Shane Clancy at No phone calls please.

Jimbo Fisher: In a scathing defense of his record-breaking recruiting class, Jimbo Fisher accused Nick Saban of beating a cheater, a narcissist, God, and suggested someone should've slapped him upside the head

SEC: Commissioner Greg Sankey's and public reprimand of Saban and Jimbo.

NFL: The latest NFL effort aimed at improving opportunities for minority coaches is set to take place later this month.

Nick Saban: Creating quite the firestorm, Nick Saban alleged "A&M bought every player on their team." 





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