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The Scoop - Tuesday June 15, 2021


Coach Prime: You'll want to see the names Deion has working at his camp this Friday.

Notre Dame: In 30 seconds or less, the Notre Dame staff uses Twitter to get a lot of coaching and recruiting done -- and it's something your staff can duplicate

Kansas State: We previously share the expected addition of Brian LePak (senior offensive quality control and assistant director of recruiting) to the staff, and the program has now officially announced the additions of Will Burnham (special teams quality control), Tyler Foster (offensive analyst), and David Orloff (defensive analyst) as well.

Nichols (D-III - MA): Nichols College is seeking applicants for a Defensive Line coaching position. Local applicants are highly encouraged to apply. The position includes a $4,000 stipend. Also looking for a Defensive Assistant & Tight Ends coach, stipend TBD. Anyone with interest contact Director of Football Operations, Zack Gorczynski at

Western New Mexico (D-II - MN): Western New Mexico is seeking applicants for two Graduate Assistant positions on Offense and two Graduate Assistant positions on Defense. Compensation is graduate school waiver and $500 per month. No housing or meals provided. Applicants must be accepted into the WNMU Graduate Program. Interested applicants should send resumes to

Tusculum (D-II - TN): Tusculum is looking to hire an offensive graduate assistant to work with the offensive line. Applicants must be able to get accepted into the graduate program. The position will include tuition, housing, and some meals. All resumes and materials can be shared with offensive line coach Wisly Desire at

Crown College (D-III - MN): Crown has an opening for a Graduate Assistant, best position coaching fit. Position is tuition free, and includes a $5,000 stipend. Must be accepted to Crown College graduate school. Please send resume, references, and a statement of your personal Christian faith to Coach Eric Shourds at

New Haven (D-II - CT): There is a wide receivers job open at the University of New Haven that will be filled ASAP. $10,000 stipend starting July 28th and going through signing day in February. No benefits or housing. Preference will be given to individuals that live within a 20 minute radius or are willing to relocate on their own. Please contact Walter Kusmirek at with resume and references. Job will be posted until filled.

Husson (D-III - ME): Husson University is looking for an August 2021 pre-season scrimmage. Dates are flexible. Please contact Head Coach Nat Clark at (207) 941-7025 if interested.

Jamestown (NAIA - ND): The University of Jamestown is looking for a Full-Time Defensive Coach. This is a benefitted position. Experience with coaching the defensive line is preferred. This position will have a recruiting area, equipment room responsibility, opponent film breakdown/reports, and other duties assigned. We are looking to have a candidate in place by July 15th. Please send resume and references to

Georgia Tech: Per source, Alec Brown has joined the staff as a defensive graduate assistant working with the inside linebackers. He spent the start of 2021 working at ULM in a similar role.

Temple: Temple has named running backs coach Gabe Infante recruiting coordinator, while hiring Zhanee Anderson as director of recruiting content and Averie Oetjen as director of recruiting operations. 

New Mexico: Demarcus Ayers has joined the staff working with wide receivers, returners and will be recruiting Texas. 

Lincoln (D-II - CA): Brett McMurray (DL / STC) and Austin Kiraly (OL / run game coordinator) have both joined the staff. Both coaches spent last season at Sul Ross State University (D-III TX) where McMurray served as the defensive coordinator and defensive backs coach and Kiraly served as the offensive line coach at run game coordinator.

Abilene Christian: Ben McClung has joined the program as assistant offensive line coach.

Valdosta (D-II - GA): Valdosta State University is seeking applicants for a Defensive GA coaching position. Experience with LBs or DL positions are highly recommended. Applicants must be accepted into VSU Graduate Program. Position includes coaching stipend, graduate classes, and possible housing. All Interested applicants should forward resumes to

Washington Football Team: Ron Rivera, who faced a public battle with cancer last fall, humbly reflected back at how they handled their quarterback situation and admits "My approach was wrong."

Cincinnati Bengals: The organization has announced five interns as part of the Bill Walsh Minority Coaching Fellowship program that will work with the team virtually. The five coaches are McKendree (D-II - IL) co-defensive coordinator / defensive line coach, Toledo defensive line coach Larry Black, Cincinnati receivers coach Mike Brown, Illinois State (FCS) graduate assistant and sports performance coach, and North Texas offensive quality control coach Steve Huanga.

Heidelberg (D-III - OH): Heidelberg has openings for graduate assistant positions. All candidates will be considered. Must be accepted to the Masters of Business program at Heidelberg. Undergraduate Business experience preferred but not required. Please send resumes to Offensive Coordinator Jason Lewis at

San Francisco 49ers: The organization has announced the additions of Hayden Frey and Jessi Seumalo to the personnel department in scouting assistant roles as well as a number of promotions and new roles as follows: Tariq Ahmad (director of college scouting), Richard Buffum (manager, football administration), Ran Carthon (director of player personnel), Salli Clavelle (area scout), Jeff Diamond (manager, salary cap), Fred Gammage III (pro scout), RJ Gillen (director of pro personnel), Thomas Tupa (pro scout), and Ethan Waugh (VP of player personnel).

Erie CC (JC - Buffalo, NY): Erie Community College in Buffalo, NY is currently seeking a Defensive Coordinator. The position pays $10,000. No benefits, housing or meals available. Send cover letter, resume and references to head coach Mike Kemp at

Grand Valley (D-II - MI): Grand Valley State University is seeking a Director of Football Operations with additional responsibilities in GVSU Athletics Game Operations. This is a 12-Month full time appointment with medical benefits. This position is responsible for all football operations which include, but are not limited to: team internal operations, team travel, staff recruiting logistics, player support with campus partners, budgets, NCAA compliance, and equipment. In addition to football duties, the position will also work with the assistant athletic director for event operations. Those duties primarily center around event management for indoor and outdoor Track and Field. A Bachelor’s Degree and previous experience with football operations is required. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and 3 references to head football coach Matt Mitchell at

Doane (NAIA - NE): Doane University is seeking an applicant for a graduate assistant position coaching defensive backs. A Bachelor’s degree and acceptance into a Doane graduate program is required. The position provides a tuition waiver, annual stipend and insurance is available. Duties include coaching DBs, managing a recruiting area, player meetings and other duties as assigned. Please send resume, cover letter and professional references to head coach Chris Bessler at

Northern Illinois: A former Huskie is coming back to DeKalb to coach tight ends, sources tell FootballScoop. Details here.

Erie CC (JC - NY): Erie CC is currently seeking position coaches for Linebackers, Defensive Backs, Defensive Line and Receivers. The positions pay $5,000. No benefits, housing or meals available. Send cover letter, resume and references to head coach Mike Kemp at

Dodge City CC (JC - KS): Dodge City is looking to fill a defensive assistant / residence life job. Prefer someone with DL / LBs experience. The job will have residence life (dorm) responsibility. Compensation is at least a 5K stipend plus room and meals. If interested, please email head coach Ricky Coon at

Valdosta State (D-II - GA): Sources tell FootballScoop Gary Goff has added two new coordinators (& more).

McMurry (D-III - TX): McMurry Football is seeking a volunteer (Quality Control/Intern) coach. This is an unpaid position with no housing or meal plan provided. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, operational tasks assigned by the coaching staff, opponent film breakdown/reports, and operating the scout team. Experience playing and/or coaching is preferred. Candidates need to be familiar with or willing to learn Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Visio, Arms, and Hudl. Background check required. If interested, please email a resume and references to John Jennings at

Arkansas: With Cody Kennedy moving from tight ends to offensive line, sources tell FootballScoop Sam Pittman will replace Brad Davis by hiring a former Hog with NFL coordinator experience

Augustana (D-III - IL): Augustana College is looking for a Graduate Assistant Football Coach on the defensive side of the ball working with outside linebackers. College playing or coaching experience is preferred. All academic work will be completed through an agreement with Western Illinois University. The position is contingent upon full, regular acceptance into a graduate degree program and successful completion of all employment requirements at Western Illinois University. The Graduate Assistant position includes a very competitive monthly stipend plus a tuition waiver. The Graduate Assistant position will be an annual 10-month commitment (August 1 - May 31) over a minimum of two academic years. For more information on Western Illinois University and its graduate degree programs along with the admission process, please visit this link.

UPike (NAIA - KY): Pikeville has flipped a head coach away from a conference rival and Kentucky neighbor. Details here.

Shepherd (D-II - WV): Shepherd University in Shepherdstown West Virginia invites applications for an Assistant Football Coach/Athletic Assistant. Position will be split between coaching football and other administrative duties within the athletic department as assigned. Candidates will be responsible for coaching defensive side of the ball (DB/LB), tagging, uploading, and film breakdown (HUDL), use of ARMS software, monitoring academic progress of student-athletes, identification and recruitment of athletically and academically qualified student-athletes; regular practice and game preparation; and promoting the philosophy and objectives of the intercollegiate athletics program. As well as other duties assigned by the Head Coach. A bachelor's degree is required. Commitment to being a positive role model, as well as having excellent communication skills. Collegiate-level playing or coaching experience in the sport of football is preferred. No phone calls. Please see job advertisement on Shepherd University’s HR web page via this link