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The Scoop - Monday August 2, 2021


UMass: A former Oregon and Florida State assistant under Willie Taggart has landed a new FBS coaching role.

Chris Peterson: The former Washington and Boise State head coach will be a part of Fox's Big Noon Kickoff show, per Andrew Marchand.

Bethany (D-III - WV): Bethany College is seeking a qualified applicant for the position of Intern, Football program. The specific position on the field is to be determined. These position will report to the Head Football Coach. Duties will include coaching, recruiting and fundraising. Additional duties may be assigned by the head coach or the director of athletics. Qualifications include a Bachelor's degree, a valid driver's license, and playing experience at the collegiate level. Preference will be given to applicants with previous experience coaching at the collegiate or high school level. Knowledge of and adherence to Bethany, NCAA Division III, and Presidents' Athletic Conference rules and regulations are also required. Compensation includes stipend ($3,500/year), room and board, and tuition waiver into Bethany’s MAT program. The selected candidates must be enrolled in Bethany's MAT program as a condition of employment. Start date is August 2021. Letters of application along with resume and list of references can be submitted electronically to Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. 

Nick Saban: The Alabama head coach's contract has been approved and he will make $9.5 million this year and 9.9 million in 2022-23 before bringing in $10.3 million, $10.7 million, $11.1 million, $10.7 million, $11.1 million and $11.5 million each year respectively from 2023-24 through the end of the deal in 2028-29. 

SEC: It remains to be seen when Texas and OU play their first SEC game, but it's never too early to start daydreaming about how the league will re-do its scheduling model once it moves to 16 teams.

Richmond (FCS - VA): David Corley, who most recently coached the running backs at South Carolina State (FCS), has been announced as the new running backs coach. Corley, who spent the 2018 season as the receivers coach at Penn State, is a former standout quarterback at William & Mary (FCS - VA) and graduated with 27 program records to his name.

Virginia: Bronco Mendenhall has added a well traveled FBS offensive coordinator to his support staff.

Franklin Pierce (D-II - NH): Franklin Pierce is seeking highly-motivated candidates to coach Wide Receivers. Collegiate receiver experience is strongly preferred. This position will be either a Restricted position paying $16,000-$20,000 over the course of 10 months or a Graduate Assistant position paying $8,000 with free tuition over the course of 12 months. A minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.8 is required for those seeking to be a GA. The coach will be responsible for their own position group, meeting room, recruiting territory, and other responsibilities as assigned by Coordinator and Head Coach. Start date is ASAP as we will begin camp on August 8th. Extremely affordable housing is provided. Interested applicants should send their resume to

Ohio State: Quinn Ewers, the No. 1 recruit in the class of 2022, is already a Buckeye. The how, why, and what's next

Northwestern State (FCS - LA): NSU is currently seeking GAs / VOLUNTEER positions on both the OFFENSIVE & DEFENSIVE side of the ball. The individual in this position is responsible for, but not limited to, the following duties: assist in coaching a position; managing recruiting responsibilities / scouting; working on-campus visits; proficiency in HUDL video including breakdown, scouting reports, and uploading; filming individual drills if necessary; proficiency with Office including VISIO, WORD, EXCEL, and PowerPoint. Minimum Qualifications: - Bachelor's degree and football experience (playing or coaching). GRE needs to have been taken, with results readily available if applying for graduate assistantship. Will have opportunity to work and have income on campus through graduate department and opportunity for meals on campus. Candidates must submit a cover letter, a resume, and a list of references, including contact information to Coach J Pond Please no calls.

Tusculum (D-II - TN): Tusculum University has a graduate assistant position open working with wide receivers. Looking to start immediately. Includes Housing, meals, and tuition. Please send all hiring materials to

Buffalo Bills: The Buffalo Bills are prepared to threaten a move if they can't get the funds required for a new stadium, and a Texas relocation is on the radar.

RPI (D-III - NY): RPI Football has an immediate opening for a restricted earnings position for the right coach. The position is salary only ($20K), no housing or benefits. If interested, please send resume to Ralph Isernia, Head Coach,

15 Most Important: We kick off the 2021 edition of our series examining the 15 most important assistant coaching hires in college football with new Texas Tech offensive coordinator Sonny Cumbie. The former walk-on returns home with lots of pressure on his shoulders.

Lake Erie College (D-II - OH): Lake Erie College has a GA and/or restricted earnings positions open. Looking to start immediately. Includes stipend, meals, and a full tuition waiver. Please send all hiring materials to

Southwest Minnesota State (D-II): SMSU Football is seeking a dynamic WR graduate assistant football coach. This position is responsible for developing our student-athletes on and off the field, run own position meetings, assist with special teams, and have own recruiting area. Compensation package includes an $8,000 stipend ($4000 per semester) and full tuition waiver. Please email resume and references to

Midwestern State (D-II - TX): Midwestern State is seeking a Graduate Assistant Football Coach to start work immediately. The position includes a stipend, housing, and tuition assistance for graduate school. Coaching responsibilities to include but not limited to Wide Receivers. Experience playing and coaching Wide Receivers preferred. Responsibilities include all aspects of the football program, including but not limited to, practice organization, contest preparation, recruitment weekends, student athlete development, spring football practice, and other duties as assigned by the Head Football Coach. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should send a letter of application, resume, and three recommendation contacts including phone numbers to assistant coach Ashton Aikens at

Towson (FCS - MD): Head coach Rob Ambrose has announced a few coaching changes. Maryville (D-III - TN) secondary coach Almondo Curry has joined the staff as corners coach while linebackers coach Collin Bauer has moved to defensive line coach and run game coordinator and defensive quality control analyst Christian Runza has been promoted to outside linebackers coach.

Trine (D-III - IN): Trine University has offensive intern position available. Responsibilities will include coordinating the JV Offense and coaching a skill position or TE's. The position will pay $9,000 ($8000 between the start of training camp and Thanksgiving and $1000 during the month of spring practices). Occasional meals will be provided as well as all AFCA Convention expenses. The position does not include housing or benefits. Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree. Interested candidates should send a resume and references to Eric Ravellette at

Mississippi Valley State (FCS): Johnny Delahoussaey, who previously coached the receivers at Alderson Broaddus (D-II - WV), is now on staff at Mississippi Valley State, per source.

Bates (D-III - ME): Bates College is looking to hire assistant football coaches. See the job postings and apply via this link, and this link.

Husson (D-III - ME): Husson is looking for a Part-Time Assistant Coach for the 2021 season. This is a part-time position that includes a stipend only, no housing or benefits. The position includes the opportunity to coach your own position group and be involved in recruiting. The ideal candidate will have played college football and will have the opportunity to work in the local area. All interested candidates can email Head Coach immediately.

Brown (FCS): Kyle Suta has joined the program in a defensive quality control role.

Cornell (FCS - NY): Ryan Swingle , who has previous stops with the Cleveland Browns and at Oberlin (D-III - OH), has joined the staff as an offensive assistant.

Central Missouri (D-II): University of Central Missouri is currently seeking an Offensive Graduate Assistant. This position will be responsible for coaching the Running Backs or Tight Ends, based on experience and qualifications. The position includes a stipend, tuition assistance for graduate school and a meal plan. Coaching responsibilities will include; but not limited to, film breakdown, practice organization, game day preparation, recruiting area, student-athlete development and other duties assigned by the Head Football Coach or Coordinators. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required and acceptance into graduate program. Review of candidates will begin immediately. Must be able to start immediately. Interested applicants should email a resume and references to Lucas Lueders at No phone calls please.

Michigan Tech (D-II): Michigan Tech is looking for an Offensive Assistant Football Coach. This position does not include benefits. This person will work on the offensive side of the ball with wide receivers or tight ends. They will assist with positional work, recruiting, and other duties assigned by the Associate Head Coach and Head Coach. E-mail cover letter and resume to Associate Head Coach Dan Mettlach

Stetson (FCS - FL): Per source, Brandon Tate is the new safeties coach at Stetson.

Stonehill (D-II - MA): Stonehill College seeks applicants for the position of assistant football coach for offense. Preferred candidates will have prior experience playing/coaching on the offensive side of the ball, preferably wide receivers. Candidates will be responsible for coaching a position group, recruiting a geographical area, film editing/breakdown (HUDL), and all other duties assigned by the head football coach. A bachelor’s degree and valid driver’s license is required. Compensation includes a stipend salary of $15,000 over 10 months and an on-campus meal plan. No housing or health benefits are included. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and professional references to Offensive Coordinator Tyler Moody

NCAA: The NCAA has called a special convention to prepare for some dramatic changes to their constitution.

North Dakota State College of Science (JC - ND): North Dakota State College of Science is looking for an Assistant Coach. The responsibilities include coaching an Offensive position group, recruiting, and other duties assigned by the HC. This a 10-month position, a $6000+ stipend, an on-campus Apartment and Meal plan. Applicants must be able to arrive by August 8 th , but preferably sooner. There are job opportunities within the Athletic department and/or community based on education and/or work experience. Please send a resume, and 3 references to No phone calls please.

Anderson (D-III - IN): Anderson is looking to hire an assistant coach. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: assisting the head coach in recruiting, coaching an assigned position group. Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree (required). Must meet university lifestyle expectations. Benefits: Housing provided, along with a stipend $10K over 10 months. Not eligible for benefits. Position Available: Immediately. Please submit resume and cover letter to no phone calls please.

Alderson Broaddus (D-II - WV): AB is looking to fill four positions immediately. Looking for Tight Ends, Wide Receivers, Defensive Line and Corner Back coaches. These are 10-month positions that pay $16,000, and meals; there is NO, housing but you will have the option to purchase benefits. Position includes, but is not limited to: assisting with offense / defense / special teams, strength and conditioning, recruiting coordinator, social media coordinator, graphic design, football operations, video breakdown, weekly data input, weekly analytics, on and off-campus recruiting and other duties assigned by the head coach. Ideal candidates must have high energy, be self-motivated, be highly organized, a proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point, Visio and other computer skills. All interested and qualified applicants should email No phone calls please.

Lawrence Tech (NAIA - MI): Lawrence Tech University is looking to hire a defensive graduate assistant – preferably Defensive Backs or Linebackers. Please send your resume and references to Your responsibilities will include, but not limited to, coaching a position, recruiting, and assisting in all things related to defense and the overall football program. You MUST be able to get into graduate school and have a 3.0 or higher in undergrad at your previous university. Housing, meals, stipend, and graduate school tuition assistance, are all provided with this position.

Presbyterian (FCS - SC): The program has filled their open positions and all spots on staff are now filled. Thanks for the overwhelming interest.

Purdue: The Boilermakers are adding a former FBS head coach and MAC defensive coordinator to the staff.

Fort Lewis College (D-II - CO): Fort Lewis College has an IMMEDIATE opening for a part-time coaching position (DBs). Playing or coaching experience on the collegiate level is required. Responsibilities will include: on field coaching, practice and game preparation, on road recruiting, academic support, and other duties as assigned by Head Football coach and Athletic Director. Compensation Salary for this position is $10,000 for the Fall 2021 Football Season (August to January). Application Process A complete application packet includes: Cover letter addressing interest and qualifications for position include details regarding how your personal and professional experiences allow you to encourage a learning environment grounded in equity and inclusion. “How do you envision contributing to Fort Lewis College’s commitment to equity and inclusion?” Resume Names and contact information for three current, professional references Submit materials as one PDF file via email to: Coach-search@fortlewis.eduApplication materials received by August 15, 2021, will receive full consideration. Position will remain open until filled. The successful candidate will be required to submit original, official college transcripts, and pass a background check.

Lawrence Tech (NAIA - MI): Lawrence Tech University (NAIA): Lawrence Tech University is looking to hire an offensive graduate assistant. Please send your resume and references to Your responsibilities will include, but not limited to, coaching a position, recruiting, and assisting in all things related to offense and the overall football program. You MUST be able to get into graduate school and have a 3.0 or higher in undergrad at your previous university. Housing, meals, stipend, and graduate school tuition assistance, are all provided with this position.