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The Scoop - Tuesday February 1, 2022

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2021-22 Tracking Pages: Our pages tracking the hires across college football are now live.


Minnesota Vikings: Reports out of Michigan anticipate Jim Harbaugh will accept the Vikings job tomorrow.

Miami: Mario Cristobal has signed Kevin Steele up as his new defensive coordinator Chris Low is reporting. Low reported last week that Steele was in the process of joining Mike Locksley's staff at Maryland; but Miami won out. 

Kentucky: Kentucky is airing its grievances with how Eric Wolford left for Alabama. Let's all remember we're getting one side of this story.

Southern Oregon (NAIA): Southern Oregon University running backs coach Mitch Malot has been promoted to offensive line coach. 

Tulane: Tulane has announced Geep Wade as its new offensive line coach. He coached the same position at Georgia Southern in 2021. 

NFL: Former Dolphins head coach Brian Flores is suing the New York Giants and the entire NFL, alleging racial bias in the league's hiring practices. Details here.

New York Giants: Thomas McGaughey is expected to be retained as special teams coordinator, Art Stapleton shares. McGaughey has been retained by the past three Giants head coaches including Pat Shurmur, Joe Judge, and now Brian Daboll.

Louisiana: Former LSU intern Parker Orgeron, the son of Ed Orgeron, has joined the staff as an offensive analyst working with the tight ends, Tim Buckley shares. 

Chicago Bears: Albert Breer tweets that the Bears are interviewing former Panthers offensive coordinator Joe Brady for a position on the staff. Also, Patrick K. Flowers shares that defensive coordinator Sean Desai will not return.

Miami Dolphins: 49ers offensive coordinator Mike McDaniel will interview on Thursday for a second time for the head coaching job. Cowboys offensive coordinator Kellen Moore is the other known finalist. 

Kansas: Jim Panagos, who coached the defensive line last year, has been named defensive tackles coach.

Montana State-Northern (NAIA): Former 9-year NFL and Washington State HOF standout RB and longtime Division I assistant Coach Steve Broussard has accepted the offensive coordinator position at Montana State-Northern. Broussard has served as Head Coach at Diamond Ranch HS (CA), Santa Monica Catholic HS, and St Bernard Catholic HS in Southern California area . Broussard has had previous Division 1 coaching stops at SMU, UCLA, Washington State, Arizona State, and also Portland State.

Central State (D-II - OH): Central State University, located in Wilberforce. Ohio, just outside of Dayton, would like to invite applicants for our full time offensive line position. Salary; $40,000. Duties will include running own position group, having an off campus recruiting area, as well as any additional duties assigned by the head coach. The ideal candidate will have previous playing or coaching experience at the offensive line position. Please email a cover letter, resume and three professional references to the following email address:

Denver Broncos: Mike Klis shares that offensive line coach Mike Munchak is unlikely to return as new head coach Nathaniel Hackett is looking at other offensive line coaches with more experience in his system. 

Green Bay Packers: Maurice Drayton will not return as special teams coordinator, Tom Silverstein tweets. 

New York Giants: With Ken Dorsey opting to stay in Buffalo with his promotion to offensive coordinator, multiple reports share that Pep Hamilton, Mike Kafka and Chad O'Shea are the expected finalists to be the Giants new offensive coordinator.

Auburn: Offensive skill graduate assistant Jeff McDaniels has been promoted to the offensive skill analyst position source shares with FootballScoop. McDaniels came to Auburn with Bryan Harsin from Boise State, and before that he coached at Davidson College (FCS), Texas State, & Old Dominion.

Buffalo Bills: The Bills have announced Ken Dorsey is being promoted to offensive coordinator. 

Auburn: FootballScoop podcast.... John Brice and Scott Roussel talk through Auburn. This is something

Dartmouth (FCS): Dartmouth College has an immediate Quality Control opening. This is a full-time position with benefits. Ideal candidates will be highly motivated and detail-oriented, with previous football experience. Interested candidates can apply via this link.

Cincinnati: The program has officially announced the addition of Kerry Coombs as special teams coordinator / corners coach. 

Ohio State: New Buckeyes defensive coordinator Jim Knowles is critical of the coaches who "slip away in the middle of the night." He took an unconventional approach when he left for Ohio State, leaning on his OK State players in everything, including contract negotiations. 

Virginia Tech: The Hokies have finalized their recruiting staff with the additions of Camie Cole Nations (director of recruiting), Jalyn Ballein (on-campus), and Glenwood Ferebee (director of high school relations). Lino Lupinetti (assistant director of personnel and recruiting) and Jeron Gouveia-Winslow (assistant director of player personnel) have been retained and assistant director of player personnel Kyshoen Jarret will move into a defensive graduate assistant role.v

Robert Morris (FCS - PA): Eric Gallon has been promoted to offensive coordinator / quarterbacks and Mike Newton, who spent this past season in a defensive quality control role, has been promoted to tight ends coach, sources tell FootballScoop.  

Denver Broncos: Denver takes fans behind the scenes of the process that led them to name Nathaniel Hackett as their new head coach.

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Carthage (D-III - WI): Per source, Waterford Kettering HS (MI) offensive coordinator / receivers coach Nat McCray has accepted the running backs job at Carthage.

Jacksonville Jaguars: The team interviewed former Vikings long-time GM Rick Spielman for a "high-level front office position," Ian Rapoport tweets.

Slippery Rock (D-II - PA): Slippery Rock is looking to hire a defensive backs coach / special teams coordinator. This is a full time position paying between 45-50k, with benefits. Prior coaching and playing experience in the secondary is required; minority candidates are encouraged to apply. This position will coach either the Corners or the Safeties, as well as coordinate the special teams. Please send resume to

University of Indianapolis (D-II): University of Indianapolis is currently accepting applications for an Offensive Intern – Tight Ends opening. Prior coaching or playing experience is preferred. This position includes a stipend, some meals but no housing. If interested please email offensive coordinator Brad Wilson at Please no phone calls. 

Benedict (D-II - SC): Per source, Michael Styles Jr., former defensive coordinator at Hocking College (JC - OH), has been hired as defensive backs coach at Benedict College. 

Susquehanna (D-III - PA): Susquehanna University seeks an assistant football coach (OFFENSE). We are looking for the best fit. Preferred candidates will have prior experience playing or coaching. Candidates will be responsible for coaching their own position group, on the road recruiting in a specific area, film editing/breakdown (HUDL), and all other duties assigned by the head football coach. A Bachelor’s degree and valid driver’s license is required. Salary will be $12,000 and includes medical benefits, housing, and meals. This is a 10 month position. Interested candidates should apply through the website via this link.

Walsh (D-II - OH): Walsh University located in North Canton, Ohio is currently seeking an Offensive Graduate Assistant position. This position includes tuition for graduate school upon admission into the graduate program along with a stipend. This position does not include housing or meals. Responsibilities include all aspects of the football program, including practice organization, academic support, game preparation, and recruiting. Looking for someone with experience on the offensive side of the ball, has good personal skills, and is good with individuals on and off the field. Review of applications will begin immediately as this position is trying to be filled ASAP. Interested applicants should send a resume to Nick Gassman at

Stetson (FCS - FL): Jonathan Johnson has been promoted to defensive coordinator / linebackers. 

New York Giants: Bills offensive line coach Bobby Johnson is expected to join Brian Daboll's staff with the Giants, Michael Silver tweets.

Colorado Mines (D-II): Defensive coordinator Brandon Moore has been elevated to head coach. He replaces Gregg Brandon, who recently decided to retire.

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Minnesota Vikings: Giants defensive coordinator Patrick Graham is still in the mix in Minnesota and his second interview will take place today, with Jim Harbaugh's taking place Wednesday, Courtney Cronin of ESPN shared late last night.

Notre Dame: Indiana running backs coach / associate head coach Deland McCullough is expected to be the new running backs coach at Notre Dame, sources confirm to FootballScoop. Bruce Feldman has shared the same.

Montana State (FCS): Tyler Walker has been promoted to tight ends / fullbacks. 

William Jewell (D-II - MO): William Jewell College would like to invite applicants for our full time, benefited offensive line coaching position. Duties will include running all facets of the offensive line position group, off campus recruiting, as well as any additional duties assigned by the head coach or offensive coordinator. The ideal candidate will have pervious coaching experience at the offensive line position, be detailed oriented and have a passion for helping student athletes achieve. Please apply with a cover letter, resume and three professional references via this link. Resumes will be reviewed immediately.

Buffalo Bills: Ravens wide receivers coach, and former USC offensive coordinator Tee Martin will interview for the offensive coordinator opening.

Kenyon College (D-III - OH): Kenyon College invites applications for the position of Assistant Football Coach (Defensive Assistant). This is a full time, 10-month reporting position with benefits. The Assistant Football Coach will work in conjunction with the head coach to fulfill the following responsibilities: coaching student athletes, mentoring intern coaches, scouting opponents, recruiting various territories, tracking equipment and developing alumni contacts.  Although the head coach will be primarily responsible for the organization, maintenance and implementation of the offensive and defensive game plan and installation, this assistant position will work with the defensive coordinator to facilitate this process. This position may also serve as the Special Teams Coordinator and/or Director of Operations, responsible for managing all duties related to the coordination of travel. Additional departmental responsibilities will be assigned in game management, teaching, and / or administration. Interested candidates please follow this link to apply.

Lock Haven (D-II - PA): After leading an impressive turnaround at Anna Maria (D-III - MA), Dan Mulrooney is set to become the new head coach at Lock Haven.

Special need: Stevenson (D-III - MD) defensive coordinator Todd Nelson's beautiful two year old daughter Madi has been diagnosed with neuroblastoma. Madi is being treated by world class doctors at Johns Hopkins. Your prayers and support for the Nelsons would be greatly appreciated. Thank you and God bless. This link provides more details and an opportunity to support the family.F 

Arkansas Baptist (NAIA): Arkansas Baptist is accepting applications for the Linebackers position. Prefer applicants that are single, but will consider all. Email Cover letter and Resume to

Georgetown (FCS - Washington, DC): Georgetown University is accepting applications for an UNPAID Quality Control Intern on both Offense & Defense. Intern will assist the Coaching staff with day-to-day operations including film breakdown, practice-planning, game-planning, scouting, and recruiting. Previous interns have gone on to GA/QC roles at the FBS & FCS level and even been promoted to an assistant coach position. This is a VOLUNTEER position with no stipend or housing. Some team meals will be included. Interested Offensive applicants, please send an email as well as resume and references to Interested Defensive applicants please send an email as well as resume and references to Interested Defensive applicants please send an email as well as resume and references to

Auburn: Austin Davis, who Bryan Harsin had recently tabbed as the team's new offensive coordinator, has left the program, sources tell FootballScoop. 

Ole Miss: Ole Miss launched a $350 million facilities campaign. This is something

Colorado Mesa (D-II): Colorado Mesa is turning to the coordinator of a conference rival to take over the program.

Dartmouth (FCS): Dartmouth Football is seeking a Director of Creative Content / Services. The successful candidate will be a highly motivated, energetic, and enthusiastic individual who is passionate about digital content and branding. The position is responsible for managing all aspects of social media and producing digital content for internal and external uses. Qualifications include a creative approach to brand management, a demonstrated ability to capture content, and experience in sports. This is a great opportunity to pilot the most dominant brand in the Ivy League. Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter, and 3-5 work samples (graphics or videos) to Dino Cauteruccio at



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