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The Scoop - Thursday June 24, 2021


NFL: NFL uniforms could start getting real funky here in a couple years

Howard Payne (D-III - TX): Louisiana Tech offensive line graduate assistant Ross Horner has accepted the offensive line job at Howard Payne, per source.

North Carolina Wesleyan (D-III): North Carolina Wesleyan College is seeking applicants for an Offense and Defensive Assistant coach. Responsibilities include but are not limited to coaching a position, maintaining a recruiting territory and film breakdown (HUDL). Position includes secondary duty within residence life (Housing). Compensation includes $15,000 salary, Housing and Meals. Contract to begin August 1st. Email cover letter, resume and 3 professional references to Jeff Filkovski at No phone calls please.

Judson (NAIA - IL): Judson University is seeking applicants for two restricted earnings positions. These positions will be filled by the best available candidates. The side of the ball and position responsibilities will be determined by the best fit of the candidates and the staff needs. The positions will be responsible for running their position group, game preparation, practice planning, and other administrative duties as needed. The positions will include a stipend of $1,000 to $1,526 monthly (depending on experience) for a 12-month contract. These positions will include housing and most meals. Interested applicants should email resume and a list of 3 references to HC Dan Paplaczyk at No phone calls please.

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Benedict College (D-II - SC): Benedict College has an immediate opening for an entry level assistant coach (cornerbacks). The successful candidate must be an energetic self-starter, possess a positive mindset, and be a thorough recruiter. Duties will include coaching your position group on the field, organizing and conducting your own position meetings, managing your own recruiting territory, assisting with video and editing responsibilities, assisting with game planning and data breakdown, assisting with special teams, monitoring the academic success of your position group, and other administrative duties as assigned by the head coach and coordinators. The successful candidate will also have light housing responsibilities. The compensation for this position includes housing, meals, and a potential stipend. Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree, a valid driver’s license, strong written and verbal communication skills, ability to earn NCAA Division II Recruiting Certificate, and the ability to adhere to the vision, rules and regulations of the NCAA, SIAC Conference, Benedict College and it’s football program. Mid-July start date. Interested candidates should forward a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references to No phone calls please. Review of applicants will begin immediately.

Florida A&M (FCS): FAMU is looking for a highly skilled and highly motivated Director of Football Video Operations. College Experience required. Excellent opportunity for recent graduate with graduate assistant experience. Please send resumes to Looking to move hire as soon as possible.

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Methodist (D-III - NC): Methodist University is accepting applications for multiple Part-Time football coaches at this NCAA DIII institution and proud member of the USA South Athletic Conference. Positions will run from August 1st (or before) 2021 until April 29th, 2022. A Bachelor’s degree is required and compensation is paid at an hourly rate for a total earnings of $10,000.Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, coaching your own JV position, helping coach a Varsity position, recruiting, academic support, video, equipment control and assisting the Head Coach in all phases of the program. Preferred coaching positions and experiences are Offense (Skill Position) andDefense (LB’s and/or DL). Application will require a cover letter, resume and contact information of three professional references. Please send a copy of your resume to Head Football Coach Keven Williams at Applications will be reviewed immediately upon arrival and continue until the position is filled. Methodist University in harmony with its tradition takes seriously the ethical and moral development of students…Methodist University reserves the right to authenticate academic and professional credentials and consult public records prior to extending offers of employment. EOE

Navy: Hannah Kotlarek has been hired as director of creative design.

Alma College (D-III - MI): Alma College is seeking a restricted earnings / entry-level assistant football coach, working with the Tight Ends/H-Backs. The position duties include on-field coaching, film breakdowns, practice planning, position meetings, game planning, academic monitoring, game day responsibilities, your own recruiting territory, on-campus recruiting and other duties as assigned by the coordinator and the Head Coach. The position includes a 10-month stipend of $8,500 along with a housing option. Interested candidates please send a cover letter, resume, & a reference list ATT: Zach Riepma. No phone calls please.

UNLV: Former South Alabama offensive line GA Austin Ashcraft has accepted the offensive line GA job at UNLV.


Masters of Sports Administration: Upper Iowa’s MSA degree provides learners with the current theories, concepts, and learning models necessary to assume administrative, coaching and leadership roles in high school, higher education and sports business settings. The online degree is available with emphasis in Sports Management or Coaching & Leadership Education.

South Alabama: Jamal Lewis is the new offensive line grad assistant at South.

Rose-Hulman (D-III – IN): Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is hiring an assistant football coach. The position pays $15,000 with no additional benefits. The ideal candidate would have experience coaching or playing any offensive skill position. Interested candidates should apply via this link.

Warner (NAIA – FL): The Warner University football program is seeking applicants for an offensive graduate assistant. August 1, 2021 start date. Applicants must have a strong Christian faith and work within the mission of Warner University. Candidates MUST have an undergraduate 2.75 GPA in order to be accepted into one of Warner’s Graduate Programs Job responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, coaching a position, assisting the offensive coordinator with practice and game video breakdown, recruiting, and other duties assigned by the offensive coordinator or head coach. Send a cover letter and resume to No phone calls please.

BYU: BYU unveiled an impressive new locker room yesterday to players with a design element that you won't see anywhere else in college football.

Navy: Hanna Kotlarek has joined the program as director of creative design. Hanna previously served as the Creative Services & Social Media Coordinator for Kent State football.

Louisiana Tech: Skip Holtz is adding another former NFL coach to his staff.

LSU: LSU athletics reportedly lost a massive amount of money due to Covid

Virginia: Anna Brooks Thomas, the former DFO for Colgate (FCS - NY) has accepted the assistant director of football operations job with the program.

Appalachian State: Shawn Clark has added a former FCS head coach to the staff who has a decorated history with the Mountaineers.