The Scoop - Tuesday June 22, 2021

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Louisiana: Already the first $1 million Sun Belt coach ever, Louisiana is reportedly set to make Billy Napier the first $2 million coach in league history. Oh, and his staff is in for significant raises as well. 

Wisconsin: Veteran members of the men's basketball team confronted head coach Greg Gard back in February and secretly recorded their meeting, one sharing "We're not here to build your resume."

Wofford (FCS - SC): After 33 years as an assistant and 31 as offensive coordinator, Wade Lang has announced his hard-earned retirement

Charleston (D-II - WV): The University of Charleston has an opening for a defensive graduate assistant / restricted earnings position available. Consideration will be given to those with experience playing or coaching the defensive secondary. This individual will need to display the ability to manage their own position meetings and be responsible for their position group. The position requires the individual to be highly motivated to recruit quality student-athletes and the possibility to have strength and conditioning responsibilities. The position includes housing, meal plan, and a stipend. Also, tuition for the opportunity to pursue a graduate degree. Interested candidates, please send a resume and cover letter, along with references to Zack Johnson (Defensive Coordinator) at zacharyjohnson@ucwv.edu.

Lafayette (FCS - PA): Lafayette College is accepting applications for unpaid quality control positions on offense & defense. This is a volunteer position with no stipend or housing. Volunteers will assist the coaching staff with day-to-day operations including film breakdown, game-planning, scouting, and recruiting. Interested applicants should email a resume and cover letter to Jim Gilchrist, Director of Football Operations & Recruiting at gilchrij@lafayette.edu. Local candidates are encouraged to apply.

12-Team Playoff: The proposed expansion to go from a 4-team playoff to a 12-team playoff took another important step today, but it also came with a warning.

Wilmington College (D-III - OH): Per source, Lucas Skibba has been hired as the program's new offensive line coach. Skibba previously served as a graduate assistant at Northern Illinois where he worked with the offensive line. He also previously spent time at Dakota State and Murray State following his playing career at UW-Whitewater.

3rd Down Defense: At the Angelo Clinic last week, Texas A&M's Mike Elko gave the low down on how he builds one of college football's best 3rd down defenses year after year.

Georgetown (Washington, DC): Georgetown Football is looking to hire an equipment intern. Want to be a part of the excitement? The Georgetown Football Equipment staff is looking for interns to jump into the action during the 2021 Football season. The function of the Equipment Intern is to assist the Director of Equipment in day-to-day football duties. Traveling to and from away games to set up the locker room and field for game days is a crucial duty. Other duties include but are not limited to organizing and setting up the football field for daily practice, i.e. football bags and cones, hand shields, step over bags. This position will work closely with the Director of Equipment and Football coaches throughout the season and will also be responsible for field clean up post practice to ensure the equipment is cleared from the field, organized and properly stored. You will receive the knowledge of the role of a Football Equipment Manager on and off the field. This is an UNPAID Internship position, and can be used for credit if needed. The position would require 15-30 hours per week, Will need to work weekend days. If interested, please send a resume and cover letter to Sam Greil at sbg60@georgetown.edu. Applications will be accepted starting May 1st. Candidate interviews and selection will take place during the summer.

Louisiana Tech: Louisiana Tech has an immediate opening for an Offensive Line Graduate Assistant. Candidates must be admissible to graduate school. Please send resume and references to football@latech.edu.

Texas A&M: Longtime Aggie coach and College Football Hall of Famer RC Slocum is battling cancer, the program announced today.

Wake Forest: Jalyn Ballein has been announced as the program's new on-campus recruiting coordinator and assistant to the head coach.

How to train a quarterback: Todd Dodge shares terrific insight, including his 5 expectations of all quarterbacks, into how he trains championship level quarterbacks. Great read.

Utah: Per source, Bill Weber is being promoted to offensive graduate assistant working with the offensive line. Weber worked in an administrative role on the defensive side of the ball last year.

Glendale Community College (CA): Glendale is currently seeking a defensive backs coach. This is a $4,000 stipend position. This position has no housing, meals, or benefits attached to it. Currently, there are no possibilities of teaching classes on campus. Local applicants encouraged! Must be flexible to practice in Mornings. No phone calls. All interested candidates please send email to tfarwell@glendale.edu

Manchester (D-III - IN): Manchester University is immediately seeking to hire a full-time quarterbacks coach. Secondary coaching responsibilities may including Special Teams Coordinator. 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 Special Teams. Applicants must have a minimum of three years of QB coaching experience and Bachelor’s degree preferred. Applicants must possess effective communication skills and the demonstrated ability to work with a diverse population. Interested applicants need to apply via this link. No phone calls please. 

Dodge City (CC - KS): Dodge City Community College is looking to hire a Defensive Assistant / Residence Life Job. Prefer someone with DL / LB experience. The job will have residence life (dorm) responsibility. Compensation will be at least 10k stipend plus room and meals. If interested, please email Head Football Coach, Ricky Coon: rcoon@dc3.edu

West Virginia: Neal Brown is adding an FCS coordinator to his West Virginia staff, source tells FootballScoop.

Morningside (NAIA - IA): Morningside University has an immediate opening for a restricted earnings coach on the offensive side of the ball. Job duties include coaching an offensive position, practice/game preparation, film breakdown, data entry, and other duties assigned by the head coach or offensive coordinator. Resumes should be emailed to Andrew Rode at rodea@morningside.edu.

Peru State (NAIA - NE): Peru State College Football is seeking a graduate assistant football coach working with the wide receivers. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Position includes tuition and an $8,500 stipend. Must be admitted to Peru State Graduate School. Please email resume and references to Casey Creehan at perustatecollegefootball@gmail.com. No phone calls please.

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Dodge City (CC - KS): Dodge City Community College, is looking to hire a full-time offensive coordinator. If interested, please email Head Football Coach, Ricky Coon: rcoon@dc3.edu

New Mexico Highlands (D-II): Per source, defensive line coach Roy Asuega has been elevated to assistant head coach. 

Ruler of Hope: Josh Eargle's beautiful daughter Landrey's infectious smile leads to Hope

Widener (D-III – PA): Widener University has an opening for a volunteer assistant coach working with the secondary. Great opportunity for someone looking to gain experience in the coaching profession. Preference to Local candidates. Please send cover letter, resume, and references to, Defensive coordinator Dan Connor. dmconnor@widener.edu

Wieliczka Dragons (Poland): The Wieliczka Dragons are beginning the search for coaches for the 2022 season. We are looking to add an offensive coordinator and a wide receivers coach (can be 1 coach or 2 coaches, depending on resume), and 2 defensive assistants, any of the 3 position groups (may have a DC slot, depending on resume). Contract will run from late January to mid July (to be determined when league releases schedule in the fall), and will include, round trip airfare (to Krakow and back), housing (with wi-fi), monthly paycheck, and team gear small food allowance (in addition to salary). The Dragons were founded in 2020, in Wieliczka, Poland (20km/12miles outside of Krakow), and are currently in their first 11 man season. They finished the regular season in a tie for 3rd place, in the Polish 2nd Division. Depending on the results of the playoffs (semis July 3rd & finals July 10th) are considering a move to 1st Division. Interested candidates, should email resumes to our HC, Gavin Campbell, at gmcampbell@wieliczkadragons.pl.

Oklahoma State: For the second straight year, Mike Gundy is taking a significant pay cut.

Arkansas Baptist (NAIA): Arkansas Baptist College is accepting applications for the position of assistant football coach. The position will consist of coaching a position, recruiting, oversight of fund-raising projects, and mentoring student-athletes. Applicant must have obtained a college degree. Dorm room, meal-plan, and stipend will be provided. Interested applicants should forward resume to Richard.wilson@arkansasbaptist.edu.

Supreme Court: The United States Supreme Court ruled, unanimously, against the NCAA this morning. More here on what this means

Trinity International (NAIA - IL): Willie Tillman is joining the staff as the Associate Head Coach / Defensive Coordinator. Tillman played his college ball at Purdue University and previously was the DC at Lakewood HS FL. Tillman has over 20 years of coaching experience with stops at Valdosta State (D-II - GA), Bethel University (NAIA - TN), FAMU (FCS), and Murray State (FCS - KY).