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The Scoop - Saturday February 6, 2021

Saturday February 6, 2021


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.

Baltimore Ravens: In addition to Tee Martin (see below) the Ravens have also hired former Nebraska receivers coach Keith Williams as pass game specialist and Charleston Southern (FCS - VA) defensive line coach Jason Brooks as assistant defensive line coach, Jeff Zrebiec

Ravens also made two defensive hires: They hired Charleston Southern DL coach Jason Brooks to be their assistant DL coach. Brooks was on the Ravens' SB staff in 2012. He is the son of the team's late and beloved DL coach, Clarence Brooks.

— Jeff Zrebiec (@jeffzrebiec) February 6, 2021

" target="_blank" rel="noopener">tweets. Green Bay Packers: Joe Barry, the Chargers linebackers coach / passing game coordinator, has been named defensive coordinator, Albert Breer

Joe Barry has indeed been named the Packers defensive coordinator, sources confirmed. Had two lengthy interviews this week with Matt LaFleur, Monday and Friday, and won the job.

A very close second for the Green Bay DC spot: Washington DBs coach Chris Harris.

— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) February 6, 2021

" target="_blank" rel="noopener">tweets. Breer adds that a "very close second" for the spot was Washington Football Team defensive backs coach Chris Harris.

Florida State: Sources tell FootballScoop that Cooper Williams, who had been working in a quality control role, has been promoted to the offensive line graduate assistant position. Williams is a former walk-on offensive lineman at Memphis who later become an analyst on the staff before filling the same role in Tallahassee. We're told that there are currently no longer any open positions on staff.

Florida Atlantic: Ed Warinner is reportedly expected to join Willie Taggart's staff. More here.

Baltimore Ravens: Tee Martin, who coached the wide receivers at Tennessee the last few seasons in addition to having the associate head coach title, has accepted the receivers job for the Ravens.

Alabama: Florida State offensive line grad assistant Manrey Saint-Amour has accepted the same position at Alabama.

Western Kentucky: The Hilltoppers are making a change at offensive line coach.

Green Bay Packers: Albert Breer tweets that Chargers linebackers coach / passing game coordinator Joe Barry had a second interview for the Packers defensive coordinator on Friday. Barry and head coach Matt LaFleur previously worked together with the Rams.

Montana State (FCS): Oregon assistant Ken Wilson has emerged as a primary target for the Montana State job. 

Minnesota Vikings: Alabama corners coach Karl Scott is leaving to coach defensive backs for the Vikings per multiple reports. Matt Zenitz first noted the move. More here on the decision.

Michigan: University of Florida defensive grad assistant Stephen Adegoke is expected to join Michigan's staff in a similar role source tells FootballScoop. Adegoke was coached by new Michigan defensive backs coach Maurice Linguist at Mississippi State.

Los Angeles Chargers: Clemson offensive grad assistant Chandler Whitmer is expected to join the Chargers' staff as assistant quarterbacks coach source tells FootballScoop.

Lone Star Coaching Clinic: Virtual format this year, February 12-14, the Lone Star Clinic is one of the best. Speakers have two hours each, followed by Q&A with the audience. Have a look at this schedule!

Georgia Southern: Sources tell FootballScoop Joe Graves is expected to become the new running backs coach for Georgia Southern.

Wisconsin: Pursued by the Packers, Badgers defensive coordinator Jim Leonhard has reportedly made his decision.

VMI (FCS): Billy Parker, who coached the tight ends at South Carolina State last season, has been hired to work with the running backs.

Oregon: New defensive coordinator Tim DeRuyter signed a 3-year deal that will pay him $825,000 per year, according to contract details obtained by The Oregonian. That salary is equal to what DeRuyter earned at Cal and below the $865,000 Oregon paid Andy Avalos.

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

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