The Scoop - Thursday June 3, 2021

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Coach of the Year: Please join FootballScoop and AstroTurf in congratulating the finalists for the FCS and NAIA Coordinator of the Year awards.

LSU: Ed Orgeron is making a play within the SEC for his new offensive line coach sources confirm to FootballScoop. 

University of Fort Lauderdale (NCCAA): New head coach Chris Chambers is seeking to hire multiple assistant coaches. The mission of the University of Fort Lauderdale is to be a premier Christian institution of higher learning empowering future leaders through higher educational degrees rooted in Biblical principles and academic excellence, to influence the world intellectually, technologically, and through research. Those interested can contact coach Chambers at cchambers@uftl.edu 

Jacksonville Jaguars: The Jags on Thursday unveiled plans for a brand new, standalone football facility. Hello, Urban Effect.

Kentucky: Georgia State safeties coach Chris Collins has now officially been named defensive backs coach at Kentucky. 

UVA-Wise (D-II): University of Virginia’s College at Wise is accepting applications for a defensive coaching position. We are looking for the best available candidate with defensive coaching or playing experience at defensive line or linebackers. This position includes housing and some meals. Review of resumes will begin immediately. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of professional references tomjw9da@uvawise.edu No phone class Please.

St. Thomas (FCS - MN): St. Thomas has set its inaugural schedule for the unprecedented D3-to-FCS jump.

Philadelphia Eagles: The Eagles have named Catherine Raiche vice president of football operations, making her the highest-ranking woman in personnel in NFL history. 

VMI (FCS): Sources tell FootballScoop VMI is set to add a new offensive line coach with SEC ties

Nick Saban Week: After looking back at the GOAT's 15 most impactful assistants and players, today we're remembering his 15 most important wins (and his 10 most epic losses). 

Tabor College (NAIA - KS): Tabor College is looking for applicants for a Graduate Assistant Position. Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and meet the requirements for admission to Tabor’s Graduate School. Tabor College is a Christian organization and requires all potential employees to communicate a clear commitment to being a follower of Jesus. You will be responsible for working with the head coach in all aspects of developing a competitive NAIA program with some assignments for athletic administration. Benefits include $3,500 stipend, tuition, books and fee waiver, one meal per day Monday through Friday. Living expenses are the responsibility of the successful candidate. Please send Cover Letter, Resume, and References to michaelg@tabor.edu.

USFL: The USFL, yes, the USFL is set for a comeback! 

Indiana State (FCS): Source tells FootballScoop University of Indianapolis receivers coach Collin Coffer has accepted the same position at Indiana State. 

Dodge City (CC - KS): Dodge City is looking to hire a residence life / defensive assistant coach. This position will have residence life responsibilities along with it. A solid stipend plus housing and meals will be included. Please send a resume with references to Head Football Coach, Ricky Coon: rcoon@dc3.edu if interested.

Stephen F. Austin (FCS - TX): SFA has promoted Jamarkus McFarland to assistant head coach to go along with coaching the defensive tackles source tells FootballScoop. 

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LSU: Last night Ed Orgeron announced offensive line coach James Cregg would no longer be part of the staff


Averett (D-III - VA): Averett University is seeking a GA to work with defensive backs. The coach will be responsible for assisting the head coach in day-to-day operations; scheduling of contests; recruiting; fiscal planning; and donor, alumni and community relations. Minimum qualifications include collegiate playing experience, knowledge of NCAA, USA South Conference and university guidelines, a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, and admittance to an Averett MBA program. Email phenry@averett.edu if interested.

Endicott (D-III - MA): Endicott College is seeking applicants for an assistant coach either on the offensive OR defensive side of the ball (looking for best possible candidate). This will be a full-time position with benefits. The primary responsibilities of the position will include but are not limited to; assisting the Head Football Coach in all aspects of the football program, coaching your own position group, running positional meetings, and recruiting (on campus and travel). Other responsibilities may include coaching a special team’s unit. You must be proficient in Hudl Video Editor and Microsoft Office. Although it is not required, Adobe Photoshop experience is preferred. College playing experience and/or previous coaching experience at the collegiate level is preferred. Please email your resume and references to Assistant Head Coach/Offensive Coordinator Todd Parsons at tparsons@endicott.edu. No phone calls please.

West Virginia State (D-II): West Virginia State University is accepting resumes for Defensive Line Coach. Responsibilities include coaching a position group, recruiting an assigned area, assisting with all video editing, strength and conditioning, and equipment responsibilities. This is a Restricted Earnings Position that includes a stipend and housing with a possibility of graduate school classes. To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and references to Robert Branch at rbranch@wvstateu.edu. Review of applications begins immediately, and the position will remain open until filled. West Virginia State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution and does not discriminate against any person because of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, or disabilities.

New England (D-III - ME): The University of New England has an opening for Defensive Line Coach. Position pays $12,000 over 10 months. No housing or benefits included. Position will be responsible for recruiting own geographic area. Interested candidates send resume and cover letter to tharmon1@une.edu. No phone calls please.

Arkansas State: A-State has hired Amaya Harrington as director of on-campus recruiting. 

Western New Mexico (D-II): Source tells FootballScoop Junior Tanuvasa will be the new defensive coordinator / linebackers coach at WNMU. Junior was serving at the University of Colorado as a defensive quality control and has previously coached linebackers at both Northern Arizona and Dixie State. Before that he was the defensive coordinator at Mt. SAC where he won 3 National Championships.


Auburn head coach Bryan Harsin hands the ball off to Auburn running back Tank Bigsby (4) during warm ups before Auburn football A-Day spring game at Jordan-Hare Stadium in Auburn, Ala., on Saturday, April 17, 2021.

Auburn: Sources tell FootballScoop Bryan Harsin is adding a veteran coordinator to his staff.


Coastal Carolina: Jamey Chadwell has added Rod Wilson to the staff and made some other moves.

Nick Saban Week: After listing the GOAT's 15 most impactful assistants yesterday, today we look back at his 15 most impactful players.

Webber International (NAIA - FL): Webber International in Babson Park, FL is hiring a full-time offensive skill position Coach. Preference will be given to candidates with special teams experience and/or Florida recruiting experience. This is an entry level salaried position with no housing and no meals. The Coach will be responsible for his own position group, recruiting area, and other duties assigned by the Head Coach. Interested candidates can email their resume to croleydj@webber.edu No phone calls please.

Hanover College (D-III - IN): Hanover College is immediately seeking to hire a full-time Quarterback coach. This is a full-time, 12-month position. Responsibilities include, but not limited to: recruitment of qualified student-athletes with a commitment to academic success and the ability to relate to those student-athletes; compliance with NCAA rules and regulations; player development; scouting; and other duties assigned by the head football coach. Responsible for coaching the quarterbacks and assisting with Receivers. Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three years of QB coaching experience. Applicants must possess effective communication skills and the demonstrated ability to work with a diverse population. Interested applicants need to apply at: https://www.hanover.edu/about/employment. No Phone Calls Please.  

Western New Mexico (D-II): Sources tell FootballScoop Billy Hickman will be the new offensive coordinator / offensive line coach. Billy has over 10 years of coordinator experience, beginning at Colorado School of Mines he then went on to become the offensive coordinator at Tabor College in Kansas and most recently at Luther College.

Furman (FCS - SC): Sources tell FootballScoop Clay Hendrix has completed his staff with the following moves.


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Jamestown (NAIA – ND): The University of Jamestown is seeking applicants for an offensive and defensive 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. Positions 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 13, 2021. Interested applicants need to send cover letter and resume to Brian Mistro at ujjimmiefootball@gmail.com. No phone calls please.

Western New Mexico (D-II): Western New Mexico University, a Division II member of the NCAA and member of the Lone Star Conference is seeking to immediately hire a FULL TIME Wide Receivers coach and Defensive Backs Coach. Minorities are encouraged to apply. These are 12 month, Non-Teaching positions with full time benefits. Each coach will be responsible for a recruiting area and position specific recruiting, development both on and off the field of their student athletes, and all other duties deemed necessary as assigned by the Head Coach. Requirements for this position include a Bachelor’s Degree and previous college coaching experience. The salary is commensurate with experience. Interested candidates please email WNMUFB@gmail.com with resume and list of references. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

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