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The Scoop - Thursday April 22, 2021

Thursday April 22, 2021

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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.

NCAA: The NCAA is shortening overtime and cracking down on player and coach behavior for the 2021 season. Details here.

West Virginia: Neal Brown has agreed to a contract extensionNeal Brown has agreed to a contract extension with the Mountaineers.

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Union College (D-III - NY): Union College located in Schenectady, NY is seeking applicants for an assistant coaching position. The position will include a stipend, housing and meals. This is a non-benefits eligible position with an August 1, 2021 start date. Responsibilities include assisting the head coach in all aspects of a highly competitive Division III football program, including but not limited to:coaching your own position group, recruitment of qualified and competitive student-athletes in your assigned area, student-athlete development, ensuring academic success of student-athletes, practice and game film breakdown (HUDL). Additional responsibilities include a secondary duty within the college. Please email cover letter, resume and references to

Carroll (D-III - WI): Carroll University is looking to hire a WR graduate assistant. Pay is $14,150 and we cover ALL tuition costs. Candidates will be responsible for a recruiting territory, coaching their own position group, film breakdown, game planning with the OC and other duties assigned by the Head Coach. This position is predicated upon acceptance into a Carroll University graduate program of choice. Applicants must apply through this link.

Jamestown (NAIA – ND): The University of Jamestown is seeking applicants for an offensive 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. Position includes 100% tuition waiver for the Master of Arts in Leadership Program (which is an exclusively online program), and a full meal plan. There is no stipend for this position. There will be the opportunity for additional income available. On campus housing is also available. Admission to the University of Jamestown Graduate School (minimum GPA of 3.0) is required. Playing and/or coaching experience at the collegiate level is preferred. Position must start no later than July 15, 2021. Interested applicants need to send cover letter and resume to Brian Mistro at No phone calls please.

Deion Sanders: Some coaches are speaking out about "Coach Prime" and now, others are stepping up to defend the way Deion Sanders is bringing positive change to the SWAC.

Kansas: Sources tell FootballScoop sitting head coaches, top coordinators in the mix for the Kansas head coaching position.

FCS: The FCS playoffs kick off this weekend and our first round preview is live. Spoiler: Zach picked a certain three-time defending champion to go down.

Montana Western (NAIA): The University of Montana Western has an opening for an intern wide receiver coach. Wide receiver coaching or playing experience preferred. Compensation includes a 10 month stipend, summer camp pay and on campus housing. Send cover letter and resume to

St. Thomas (FCS - MN): Grambling DFO Michael Armstrong has joined Glenn Caruso’s expanding staff as director of football and recruiting operations, a source tells FootballScoop.

If, at any point during your season, you found yourself (or staff) blaming the pandemic...well this is some important perspective you need to hear.

Ferris State (D-II - MI): Sources tell FootballScoop that Illinois Wesleyan (D-III) defensive coordinator Grant Caserta has accepted the linebackers job at Ferris State. He takes over for Ryan Partridge, who left for a position on Jedd Fisch's staff at Arizona.

Northwood (D-II - MI): Northwood are looking for two volunteer coaches. Local candidates are encouraged to apply. Interested coaches can send resumes to

Missouri S&T (D-II): Missouri S&T is looking to add two volunteer coaches for Fall 2021. One offense and one defense. Interested coaches can contact

NCAA: The NCAA is prepared to severely limit how often players tackle each other in fall camp. Details here.

West Alabama (D-II): West Alabama is looking for opponents for weeks 1 (9/4) and 3 (9/18) for the Fall 2021 season. We also have 2022 dates open as well. Willing to discuss home and home or one year games with any level. Please email if you have any interest in discussing options.

NFL Draft:Nick Sirianni and the Eagles are using virtual games like Paper-Rock-Scissors to test the competitiveness of draft prospects.

Georgetown (FCS - Washington, DC): Georgetown football is seeking a highly motivated individual for a creative design internship. Responsibilities will include directly assisting our marketing team with graphics for all social media platforms. This is an unpaid internship. All qualified applicants please send resumes to

CFL: They’ll play football in Canada this year, but it’s complicated.

McKendree (D-II – IL): McKendree University is seeking applicants for a Graduate Assistant for the skill position on offense or defense. Benefits like tuition and a small stipend are given. Interested candidates should forward their resume to Jason Rejfek at No phone calls please.

Charleston Southern (FCS - SC): Charleston Southern University is looking for Football Video Assistants. Majority of the responsibilities include but not limited to; filming practice/games along with uploading film to XOS. For more details reach out to

California Lutheran (D-III): Head coach Ben McEnroe has stepped down to take a Texas high school job. More here.

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