The Scoop - Monday April 25, 2016

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Monday April 25, 2016


NBC: Mike Tirico, who has been a staple at ESPN since 1991, is leaving the network to join NBC according to a report from Sports Business Journal. Multiple outlets add that Sean McDonough is the front runner to succeed Tirico.

Larry Fitzgerald drops knowledge that you want your players to read

Arizona Western (JC): Arizona Western College, located in Yuma is searching for an offensive line coach. This is a part-time position with a stipend of $6,800 plus housing. Responsibilities will include recruiting and coaching your own position. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree, collegiate playing experience and or coaching experience, excellent communication and leadership skills. Please forward all request to coach Minnick at


Maine Maritime (D-III): Maine Maritime Academy currently has an assistant intern coaching position available. The successful candidate(s) will be college graduates and possess previous college playing and/or coaching experience. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting in practice and game planning, video breakdown and analysis with DVSport and Hudl, recruiting, academic oversight, and positional skill work. This position begins August 1, 2016. Positions include Housing, Meals (when facilities are open) and stipend. If interested please send resume, cover letter, and references to


Edinboro (D-II - PA): Edinboro football is looking for a defensive graduate assistant. Position will include full tuition and a small stipend. Please send all inquiries to

Whittier (D-III - CA): Whittier College, a Division III Football Program in Los Angeles, CA is seeking applicants for two graduate assistant coaching positions (RB, DL). Qualifications include acceptance into graduate school (3.0 minimum GPA). The position includes a monthly stipend of $180-$200, some meals, and free graduate school (Masters Edu.). No housing, or benefits are included. The successful candidate will coach his own position, run positional meetings, contribute to the weekly gameplan, video editing (HUDL), and have his own recruiting area. Please email a cover letter, resume, and references to head coach Mike Neale at No phone calls please.

Eastern Michigan faculty & students call for the university to drop out of Division I football

Illinois: The search firm that the Illini used that led to the hire of athletic director Josh Whitman cost the university just short of $200,000, per The News-Gazette.

Larry Fitzgerald has some advice for your freshmen.

Chaffey College (JC - CA): Former Western New Mexico (D-II) defensive line coach / head strength coach David Slover has accepted the defensive line job at Chaffey, per source.

Benedict College (D-II - SC): Per source, former Benedict College head coach James Woody has been hired as the assistant athletic director for the Jackson Public School system (Jackson, MS).