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The Scoop - Monday January 13, 2020

Monday January 13, 2020


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Washington State: Hawaii head coach Nick Rolovich is expected to become the new head coach at Wazzu, per multiple reports. Rolo won 10 games last year and led Hawaii to their first appearance in the Mountain West title game this past fall. Reports have his deal worth about $3 million annually over five years.

Auburn: Former Ole Miss offensive line coach Jack Bicknell joining Gus Malzahn's staff in the same capacity.

Stanford: Stanford has a GA opening starting April 1st. Looking for candidates on either side of the ball. Must have an undergraduate GPA of 3.3 or above. No phone calls. Emails only please. Email DFO Matt Doyle at

Oklahoma State: Receivers coach Kasey Dunn has been elevated to offensive coordinator.

Toledo: Vince Kehres is reportedly leaving Mount Union to join Jason Candle's staff at Toledo. Details here.

Texas: Former K-State offensive coordinator Andre Coleman will be the new wide receivers coach at Texas. Coleman spent 2019 as an analyst at UT and coached the Longhorns' wide receivers in the Alamo Bowl. Also, the school has announced the hiring of Jay Valai as cornerbacks coach. Valai played for new defensive coordinator Chris Ash at Wisconsin and previously coached corners at Rutgers.

FIU: Former FAU wide receivers coach DJ McCarthy is joining the staff as special teams coordinator, sources tell FootballScoop.

Jacksonville Jaguars: The Jaguars are parting ways with offensive coordinator John DeFilipo the team has announced. After serving as San Jose State's offensive coordinator in 2011, Flip has coached quarterbacks or served as offensive coordinator for the Raiders, the Browns, the Eagles, the Vikings and the Jaguars.

DFO of the Year: Randy Ross has been selected by prior winners as the 2019 FootballScoop Football Operations Director of the Year.

Northern Colorado (FCS): Source tells FootballScoop former Colorado State offensive coordinator Dave Baldwin is expected to become offensive coordinator for Ed McCaffrey's staff. We are also told Ed's son Max will join the staff, likely coaching receivers. Defensive coordinator Marty English has not been retained we are told.

Pitt State (D-II - KS): Source tells FootballScoop corners coach Munir Prince left Missouri State to join the staff at Pitt State in the same capacity.

Detroit Lions: Philadelphia Eagles' defensive backs coach Cory Undlin is expected to become the Lions' defensive coordinator Field Yates has tweeted.

Houston Baptist (FCS):Houston Baptist University, an FCS program that competes in the Southland Conference, is seeking to add a volunteer Quality Control position on special teams. Ideal candidates will have a burning 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 No phone calls please.

Minnesota Vikings: Vikings defensive coordinator George Edwards is not expected to return tweets Adam Schefter.

AFCA: If you're at the convention, stop by and see our friends at the AstroTurf booth. Get on the white board and teach those guys some ball while you're there.

South Florida: Louisiana-Lafayette tight ends quality control Sawyer Jordan has accepted an offensive grad assistant position at USF sources tell FootballScoop.

Carolina Panthers: Indianapolis Colts defensive line coach Mike Phair has accepted the same role for the Carolina Panthers source tells FootballScoop. Phair and Carolina defensive coordinator Phil Snow coached together at Arizona State back in '99-2000.

Denver Broncos: The Broncos are expected to hire for Giants head coach Pat Shurmur tweets Mike Garafolo.

UAB: UAB is looking to hire a defensive grad assistant. Please email resume along with a brief letter of interest to defensive coordinator David Reeves ( with copy to director of football operations Tyler Cook (

DFO Meetings: The agenda for the DFO Meetings at the AFCA Convention can be seen here.

Cleveland Browns: The Browns are hiring Vikings offensive coordinator Kevin Stefanski as their new head coach.

Staff trackers: Reminder, we're keeping track of all of the staff hires for each NFL team with a new head coach. Cleveland - Carolina - Dallas - Washington - Giants.

AFCA: For those attending, here is our annual FootballScoop Guide to the Convention. FootballScoop party is tonight at 5:30 at Fuse - Sports bar. Come celebrate another great year in the profession and a record year for FootballScoop.

NFL and College Head Coaching Changes: Keep track of all the head coaching changes from NFL to FBS to NAIA via this page.