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The Scoop - Tuesday June 14, 2022

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Marcus Freeman: Notre Dame's head coach, and a former Ohio State linebacker, took a shot at Ohio State's academics

APR: The following coaches earned APR bonuses today, per USA Today's Steve Berkowitz: Jim Harbaugh, Michigan (up to $150,000); PJ Fleck, Minnesota ($75,000); Justin Wilcox, Cal ($75,000). 

NBC: Jason Garrett has replaced Drew Brees as an analyst on "Football Night in America." Our story from earlier this year on why so few coaches go into broadcasting.  

Michigan State: As recruiting surges in East Lansing with six 4-star recruits committed, Mel Tucker talks about their commitment to branding and social media to connect with today's athletes.

Seattle Seahawks: The Seahawks are looking to add a full-time member to the Football Analytics staff. The ideal candidate has on-field coaching experience (student coaching accepted), expert knowledge in digital video technology, and a demonstrated history in one of three coding languages (SQL, R, or Python). Please send a resume, letter of introduction, and a work sample demonstrating comprehensive analysis (must include code samples) to SeahawksHR@Seahawks.com subject line: Football Research.

Harvard (FCS - MA): Running backs coach Saj Thakkar has accepted a Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship position with the Atlanta Falcons, per source.

Tampa Bay Bucs: Director of pro scouting Rob McCartney and director of college scouting Mike Biehl both are now working as director of player personnel for the organization.

St. John Fisher (D-III - NY): St. John Fisher College has an opening for a restricted earnings Assistant Coach on the Defensive side of the ball. Duties include coaching own position, recruiting assigned area, Video Coordinator responsibilities and any other duties assigned by the Head Coach. Interested applicants should email Head Coach, Paul Vosburgh pvosburgh@sjfc.edu and Defensive Coordinator, Chris Keyes ckeyes@sjfc.edu.

Utah State: Francisco Llanos Torres, who is wrapping up a Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship opportunity with the New York Jets, has accepted an offensive analyst position with Utah State, per source. Torres spent last season as the wide receivers coach and special teams coordinator at Minot State (D-II - MN). 

Hanover (D-III - IN): Hanover is accepting applications for a full-time (10 month) Defensive Assistant Football Coach. Candidates with Linebacker experience are encouraged to apply. This position comes with Full Benefits. Bachelor's Degree Required. College coaching/recruiting experience is preferred. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply. In addition to coaching their own position group, this position could potentially serve as the Defensive Coordinator or Special Teams Coordinator for qualified applicants. Interested candidates apply via this link.

Bethel (NAIA - TN): Bethel University is seeking a Graduate Assistant working on Offense. The right candidate will have an opportunity to run their own position group. Must gain entry into the graduate program. Position covers housing and meals, 50% of tuition and comes with a stipend for 10 months out of the year. All interested applicants can email resume and references to Offensive Coordinator Jay Bright. brightj@bethelu.edu.

Carroll (D-III - WI): Carroll University is looking to hire an offensive restricted earnings coach. Position includes a competitive stipend and you get to coach your own position (TE). Opportunity for a graduate assistant job in the future. All interested candidates should send resume and references to Head Coach Mike Budziszewski at mbudzisz@carrollu.edu

Robert Morris University (FCS – PA): Robert Morris University Football is looking to fill one position on the defensive side of the ball (Assistant Defensive Line or Defensive Back Coach). This position will be a VOLUNTEER position on the Robert Morris Football Staff. This position will work directly with the defensive staff and head coach. Coaches will be responsible for assisting each position group, film breakdown, data entry and all other duties assigned by the defensive staff. All interested applicants must send a cover letter, resume and references to Assistant Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator Coach, Dave Plungas at plungas@rmu.edu

East Central CC (JC - MS): East Central Community College (MS) is currently seeking a volunteer football coach/part-time student services assistant, preferably with Mississippi ties, for the 2022 season. The open position is for defensive line. This position requires proficient computer skills (hudl, visio, microsoft office). This is a nine-month position that requires working with student services and monitoring a campus dorm. Compensation is based on an hourly wage with meals, housing (dorm), and benefits. Applicants can email their resume to coach Ken Karcher at kkarcher@eccc.edu. No phone calls please!

William Paterson (D-III - NJ): William Paterson is searching for a part time assistant football coach on offense. Looking for best fit. Responsibilities include coaching a position group, position meetings, film breakdown, and handle a recruiting area. Potential for Special Teams Coordinator title for the right candidate. Local candidates are encouraged to apply. There will be NO housing or benefits at this time. A bachelors degree is required. If interested contact Offensive Coordinator Tim Sternfeld at williampatersonfootball@gmail.com.

New Football Venues: Despite all common sense, college basketball will once again play a game atop an aircraft carrier. It's time for college football to up the ante. Here are the eight best/worst non-sporting venues to host a college football game.

Hardin-Simmons (D-III - TX): Sources tell FootballScoop that defensive backs coach Roosevelt Williams has been selected to for the Bill Walsh Diversity Coaching Fellowship program with the Chicago Bears. Roosevelt was a 2002 3rd round pick for the Bears and is a 2022 Minority Watch List nominee.

Midwestern State (D-II - TX): Midwestern State University has an opening for a Wide Receivers Graduate Assistant Coach. Responsibilities include all aspects of the football program including; but are not limited to, recruiting an assigned territory, video editing, practice organization, game planning, student athlete development, and other duties as assigned by the Head Football Coach. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required, with preference to those who have experience playing and/or coaching Wide Receivers. This position includes a stipend, housing, a meal plan, and tuition assistance for graduate school. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and three references (w/phone numbers) to Offensive Coordinator Josh Miller at joshua.miller@msutexas.edu.

Hocking (JC - OH): Hocking College is looking to hire two defensive Assistant Coaches to coach the Defensive Line and Defensive Backs positions.. Each position includes a $4,000 stipend, housing, and a meal plan, over the span of 10 months. A bachelor's degree is required. Looking for the best fit. Please email resumes and references to eggert@hocking.edu.

Midwestern State (D-II - TX): Midwestern State University has an opening for a Running Backs Graduate Assistant Coach. Responsibilities include all aspects of the football program including; but are not limited to, coaching your own position group, recruiting an assigned territory, video editing, practice organization, game planning, student athlete development, and other duties as assigned by the Head Football Coach. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required, with preference to those who have experience playing and/or coaching Running Backs. This position includes a stipend, housing, a meal plan, and tuition assistance for graduate school. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and three references (w/phone numbers) to Offensive Coordinator Josh Miller at joshua.miller@msutexas.edu.

Tusculum (D-II - TN): Tusculum University Football is looking for a linebackers quality control coach. Housing, Meals, and possible small stipend included. This is an entry level position working along side the head coach assisting with the Lb’s. Candidates will also be asked to help with some DFO and recruiting duties assigned by the Head Coach. Interested candidates email jodom@tusculum.edu.

New Mexico Highlands (D-II): New Mexico Highlands University football team is currently seeking active interns. There are internships available in videography, equipment, recruiting, and coaching/analytics. There is no experience necessary. This is an invaluable hands-on opportunity, and a unique way to build your resume. Pay, housing, and benefits are not included. If interested, please email cowboyfootball@nmhu.edu.

North American University (NAIA - TX): North American University, a private school located in Stafford, TX is currently seeking for two Graduate Assistant coaches. Candidate will work with the LB's on Defense or QB's on Offense. GA position will cover tuition, housing, and a monthly stipend. The graduate assistant coach will report to the head coach, developing players, assisting with football operations, recruiting, scouting reports, hudl, field set, equipment inventory, and etc. Must be social media savvy and have some graphic designed experience. Interested candidates can email resume to kapande@na.edu. Preference to those that have coached and/or played position. No phone calls please.

Luther (D-III - IA): Luther College, a top 100 liberal arts college, is looking to hire a co-special teams coordinator / assistant football coach. Looking for the best coach available - skill coach on offense or a Defensive Line coach on defense. This is a salaried position that is fully benefited. Looking for someone who values academics, and wants to be a part of a college town that is very supportive of our program. Priorities for hire are ability to build relationships, a proven track record in recruiting and someone who can work independently. Please send a cover letter, resume and references to Coach Troche at football@luther.edu. Apply via this link. 

NCAA: More info on when the countable coaches rule is expected to change, per sources.

Upper Iowa (D-II - IA): Upper Iowa University has an opening for 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 morrisont80@uiu.edu. In the subject line, please put Wide Receiver Position.

New Stadium Trend: Is this the latest stadium trend coming to a field near you?

Jacksonville State (FCS - AL): Rich Rodriguez has filled Calvin Magee's offensive coordinator role with another longtime lieutenant

Luther College (D-III - IA): Luther College is seeking a week 1 game in 2024/2025. 2024 @ Luther, 2025 Looking for comparable schools for example small private schools with similar student body size. Contact Head Coach Joe Troche with questions: troche@luther.edu.

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