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The Scoop - Thursday February 17, 2022

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Central Missouri (D-II): Joe Holtzclaw, the offensive line coach and run game coordinator at Winona State (D-II - MN) the past five seasons, has been hired as the program's new offensive line coach. 

Southern Illinois (FCS): Southern Illinois is seeking a Defensive Quality Control applicant. This is unpaid position, We are seeking candidates who are looking to gain experience working within a Division 1 football program. Primary duties will include assisting the Defensive Coordinator, opponent film breakdown, and other duties assigned by the Head Coach. Please send your resume to

Nick Saban: While sharing the tragic story of Henry Ruggs, Nick Saban delivers a powerful message on leadership and why people are as apprehensive as ever to take on leadership roles

Upper Iowa (D-II): Upper Iowa University has an opening for a wide receivers coach. This is a full-time position with benefits. Candidates are required to have a Bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years of experience at the collegiate level is preferred. Interested candidates, please email your cover letter, resume, and references to Tim Morrison at In the subject line, please put Wide Receiver Position.

Texas State: Sources tell FootballScoop that Eastern Michigan wide receivers coach RJ Fleming has taken a job on the Texas State staff. Fleming previously spent two seasons on Hugh Freeze's staff at Liberty in an offensive quality control role and prior to that was on staff at TCU as a graduate assistant.

Alabama: In hiring four new assistants, Nick Saban has crossed a milestone few coaches ever reach

Mary Hardin-Baylor (D-III): University of Mary Hardin-Baylor is looking a game for September 10th for 2022 & 2023. Looking for a home and home series and must be a D3 opponent. Opportunity for a multi-year contract is available. If interested please contact Larry Harmon at

Boston College: Dave DeGuglielmo has joined the staff as offensive line coach. DeGuglielmo has had NFL stops with the Giants, Dolphins, Colts, Patriots, Jets and Chargers over the years.

Minnesota Vikings: Kevin O'Connel is starting to assemble his staff in Minnesota. Here's who he has landed so far.

Clarion (D-II - PA): Raymond Monica, who spent the past three seasons as assistant head coach at Southeastern Louisiana (FCS) before becoming defensive coordinator this past season, has been named head coach. Monica is a two-time PSAC East Coach of the Year award winner from his time at Kutztown (D-II - PA), where he coached from 2006-12.

Lawrence Tech (NAIA - MI): Lawrence Tech University (NAIA-MI): Lawrence Tech University is looking to hire both offensive and defensive limited earnings positions. The defensive position will be in charge of overseeing the Linebacker group. Offensively, looking for best fit at a skill position (WR, TE, or RBs). This position is limited to a small stipend only. Looking for qualified individuals who can dedicate their weekday mornings to the football program. For all offensive inquiries please email offensive coordinator Keith Beckham at and defensive inquiries please email defensive coordinator Terrance Wilson at

Jacksonville Jaguars: Doug Pederson has completed his staff in Jacksonville with the addition of Bears assistant receivers coach Chris Jackson as his receivers coach. Take a look at the completed staff via the Jaguars Staff Tracker page.

Pace (D-II - NY): Pace University has an opening for a part-time defensive backs coach. This position will coach the corners or the safeties. The position will have a significant role in quality control, video and social media. The position will also have additional ancillary responsibilities associated with the football program. The position is for the individual that can commit to the development of student athletes daily through the academic year and will pursue a career coaching football rather than part-time coaching work. Applicants with experience playing college football or previous coaching experience (preferably on defense) are preferred. Candidates will have their undergraduate degree, a valid driver’s license, regular access to a vehicle and a clean background. The salary will be proportional with experience and ability. Please submit your resume, references, cover letter via email Please refrain from phone calls regarding the position.

Utica (D-III - NY): Sources tell FootballScoop that Utica will have two offensive graduate assistant positions open this spring. A stipend ($6700), meals, housing and grad school are included.

Temple: Chris Woods has joined the staff as inside linebackers coach. He previously worked with defensive coordinator DJ Eliot at Kansas, where he was a defensive analyst.

Olivet Nazarene (NAIA - IL): Olivet Nazarene University is seeking applicants for a Restricted Earning Offensive position. Preference will be given to candidates with WR experience. Candidates must demonstrate exceptional knowledge of strategy, successful recruiting ability, and strong leadership. Applicants must have a strong Christian faith and a desire to work within Olivet Nazarene’s Christian mission. Responsibilities include, but not limited to, coaching a position, recruiting, and investing in the academic & spiritual growth of players. Stipend, No housing or food. Olivet Nazarene University is a nationally recognized Christian university located 50 miles south of the Chicago Loop in Illinois. Olivet competes in the NAIA. Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree is required. Email letter of interest, resume, Christian testimony statement, and references to Eric Hehman at Candidates will not be reviewed until ALL materials are submitted. No phone calls please.

Northwest Missouri State (D-II): Northwest Missouri State, in Maryville, MO is currently seeking an Offensive Graduate assistant. Position will be responsible for assisting with the Tight ends or Running backs, some special teams responsibilities, and recruiting. Experience working with Tight ends or Running backs is preferred. Other responsibilities will include film breakdown, practice organization, game day preparation, recruiting area, student athlete development, and other duties assigned by the Head Football Coach. Position includes a stipend and tuition waiver for graduate school. Qualifications include bachelors degree and acceptance into graduate program (minimum GPA of 3.0 in 8 hours of graduate work or 2.75 GPA in undergraduate degree). All interested applicants should email Roberto Davis at Please include cover letter, resume, and references. Position is open until filled.

Maryland: Special teams coordinator Ron Zook is expected to step down, Adam Rittenberg tweets. He goes on to add that special teams analyst James Thomas Jr. is expected to replace Zook.

Michigan: New buyout and salary details for Jim Harbaugh's new deal at Michigan.

Buffalo Bills: Charlotte co-defensive coordinator Marcus West has left to become the assistant defensive line coach on the Bills staff, source tells FootballScoop.

Sam Houston (FCS - TX): Sam Houston Football is seeking qualified applicants for a defensive graduate assistant coach. Must be able to be admitted into graduate school for the Fall 2022 semester. Interested candidates please email resume and references to Must include “Defensive GA” in the Subject line. No phone calls please.

Ole Miss: Western Kentucky defensive coordinator Maurice Crum is expected to join the staff in a co-coordinator role, sources tell FootballScoop. More here.

Alabama: Sources tell FootballScoop Nick Saban is adding Derek Dooley to the staff

Johns Hopkins (D-III – MD): Johns Hopkins University seeks an defensive assistant football coach. Preferred candidates will have prior experience playing or coaching. Candidates will be responsible for coaching their own position group (DB or LB), recruiting in a specific area, film editing/breakdown (HUDL), some social media/graphics and all other duties assigned by the head football coach. A Bachelor’s degree and valid driver’s license is required. Salary will depend on experience and includes some meals. No housing/other benefits. This is a 10-month position. Interested candidates should e-mail resume and references to

UCLA: Sources tell FootballScoop Chip Kelly is planning to hire Bill McGovern as his new defensive coordinator at UCLA

LA Chargers: The Chargers are seeking to hire Brendan Nugent, who coached the Saints offensive line last year, in the same capacity according to Gilber Manzano of the Orange County Register.

Ole Miss: Former USC tight ends coach Seth Doege has joined the staff in an analyst role, Matt Zenitz reports.

New Orleans Saints: Pete Carmichael, who has been the team's offensive coordinator for the past 13 seasons and has called plays with Sean Payton, is staying on board as offensive coordinator under Dennis Allen, Ian Rapoport shares.

Middle Tennessee: Dustin Royston has moved from defensive line coach to linebackers coach and recruiting coordinator.

Michigan: The Wolverines have announced Jim Harbaugh and the school have agreed to a contract extension.

Tiffin (D-II - OH): Tiffin is looking to hire a defensive backs coach. This is a full-time position and could include additional responsibilities commensurate to experience. Bachelor degree is required. Please send a cover letter, resume and references to head coach Cris Reisert at

San Francisco 49ers: Offensive quality control coach Brian Fleury is being promoted to tight ends coach, The Athletic reports.

Middle Tennessee State: Rick Stockstill restructures staff after studying makeup of NFL and college staffs.

Feather River (JC - CA): Feather River College is looking for defensive coordinator with emphasis on recruiting. Duties may include assisting in football operations, academic monitoring, practice organization, video editing, and other related activities. Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of experience or the equivalent is required. Position includes $12,000 coaching stipend and adjunct HES classes. Paid position within housing available for the right candidate. Pay ranges from $20k-35k depending on load and housing responsibilities. Looking for candidate to begin by April 1. Please send resumes to Head Coach at and complete application at this link. EOE. Open until filled.

Franklin & Marshall (D-III - PA): The Diplomats have hired a conference-title winning offensive coordinator as their new head coach.





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