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The Scoop - Tuesday March 10, 2020

Tuesday March 10, 2020


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Michigan State: New lawsuit -> Michigan State secretly recorded future opponent's practice.

Elmhurst College (D-III - IL): Elmhurst has an immediate opening for an defensive graduate assistant looking to start ASAP. Position includes but is not limited to: working with an defensive position group, DC and HC, video editing/game breakdowns, self scouting, and having their own recruiting area. Must have a strong work ethic, passionate, extremely motivated and accepted into graduate school (3.0 minimum GPA). Compensation package includes an $5,000 stipend (additional stipend for Spring Ball), and tuition waiver. Review of candidates will begin immediately. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Please email resume and references to No phone calls please.

Liberty: Liberty has two openings in its video/creative department. These two positions will be embedded with the football program and will produce video features, behind the scenes content and social media deliverables. The positions are senior editor/videographer and editor/videographer.

Texas: JW Walsh has joined the staff as an offensive analyst, per Max Olson of The Athletic. Walsh played quarterback for new 'Horns offensive coordinator Mike Yurcich at Oklahoma State and coached running backs at Abilene Christian (FCS - TX) in 2019.

Onside Kicks: The NFL is considering a proposal to eliminate the onside kick and replace it with something more fun.

Ivy League: Amid coronavirus concerns, the Ivy League is shutting down spring practices. Details here.

Nebraska: The Huskers have announced the launch of a first-of-its-kind program to help athletes with "brand building" ahead of NIL legislation.

Utica (D-III - NY): Utica College has two 9-month, $9,000 stipend positions and two athletic assistant positions open. The athletic assistant positions include $6,700 stipend, housing, meals, and 12 credits per year. Positions will assist Head Coach with various facets of a varsity and JV sports. Apply via the following links: offensive assistant, defensive assistant, Part-Time Assistant Athletic Instructor for Football-Defense (9-month), Part-Time Assistant Athletic Instructor for Football-Offense (9-month).

Lyon College (NAIA - AR): Lyon College seeks qualified candidates for the position of head football coach effective immediately. Primary responsibilities include recruiting student athletes who perform successfully in both the classroom and on the field; selecting and hiring a coaching staff who are committed to the academic success of their student athletes; conducting practices; managing the budget; fundraising for the football program; promoting both Lyon College and the football program within the community, state, and conference; and scheduling games. The coach will strive to instill ethical behavior and good sportsmanship within the team as well as assist in the development of leadership skills. Additional responsibilities include teaching a limited number of physical education courses and other duties as assigned. Applicants must have demonstrated experience recruiting, coaching, and retaining student athletes at a small, residential liberal arts college. Additionally, a combination of at least 3 years of collegiate coaching or playing experience at a small, residential liberal arts college is desired. Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred. The successful applicant will work with academic support staff and the campus-wide student success team to positively impact academic success and retention within the football program. To apply, send a letter of application, resume, and the names and contact information of at least three references to Clarinda Foote, Director of Human Resources, 2300 Highland Road, Batesville, AR 72501 or electronically to with “Head Football Coach” in the subject line. The deadline for applications is March 31, 2020.

Glendale Community College (CA): Glendale is currently seeking a quarterback coach. Duties will include pass game installation, breaking down film, and recruiting. This is a small stipend position, no adjunct classes available. No housing or meal plans. No phone calls. Interested applicants email resume to Coach Farwell at

LSU: Damione Lewis has been hired as an analyst to work on defensive line, Andy Staples tweets.. Lewis previously worked at FIU as the assistant AD of player development.

Franklin Peirce (D-II - NH): Former Glenville HS (OH) defensive coordinator Andre Evans has accepted the defensive backs coach / special teams coordinator position at Franklin Pierce, source tells FootballScoop.

UNC Pembroke (D-II - NC): UNC Pembroke is looking for an opponent for Week 1 in 2021. Please contact Head Coach / 910-775-4110 if interested.

Louisiana-Lafayette: Austin Armstrong (inside linebackers) and Robby Discher (special teams coordinator / defensive assistant) have now been made official.

LSU: Former LSU and NFL defensive tackle Bennie Logan has been hired as a defensive analyst, according to the ESPN Radio affiliate in Baton Rouge.

Michigan State: Former Coastal Carolina outside linebackers coach TJ Hollowell has accepted a defensive analyst position at Michigan State, per source. Hollowell spent two years at Coastal Carolina one year working with the defensive line and the second year working with outside linebackers.

Los Angeles Rams: Justin Lovett has been formally announced as the Rams' head strength coach. He spent the past three years in the same role at Purdue.

Detroit Lions: The Lions have announced their 2020 coaching staff.

East Central (JC - MS):  East Central Community College is currently seeking a volunteer coach/part-time student service assistant, preferably with Mississippi ties, for the 2020-21 football season. The coach will be responsible for the safeties. This position is a 9 month position requiring competent computer skills (Hudl, and microsoft office). Duties will include working with student services and monitoring a campus dorm. Compensation is based on an hourly wage with meals, insurance and housing provided. Applicants may email their resumes to head football coach Ken Karcher at (No phone calls please.)

Ohio State: Ohio State on Monday became the first school in college football history to pay four assistants at least $1 million per year.

Benedictine (D-III - IL):  Matt Ellis has left Millikin (D-III - IL), where he served as the secondary coach and special teams coordinator, in order to take the defensive backs job at Benedictine.

Southwest Minnesota State (D-II): Southwest Minnesota State University is seeking a Defensive Back graduate assistant coach. This position is responsible for developing the Defensive Backs on and off the field, assist with special teams, and have own recruiting area. Must have a strong work ethic, passionate, extremely motivated and accepted into graduate school (3.0 minimum GPA). Compensation package includes an $8,000 stipend ($4,000 per semester) and tuition waiver. Review of candidates will begin immediately. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Please email resume and references to No phone calls please.

RPA College (Post Grad - TX): RPA College is searching for inspiring Football Coaches for Offense and Defense. Positions may vary. In these positions, you will gain tremendous experience and knowledge about the coaching profession. The person in these positions will primarily be responsible for assisting the offensive and defensive members of the staff with all aspects of the job. You will be responsible for coaching your own position. You will also help in recruiting, video, and equipment for the team. There is no housing but possible stipend provided. These positions will be open until filled. To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to