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The Scoop - Tuesday May 10, 2016

Tuesday May 10, 2016


Montana State: Montana State has agreed to hire South Dakota State AS Leon Costello for their AD job.

Oregon State: Oregon State Football is seeking to fill a graduate assistant position as Football Graphic Designer. The position is required to create graphics & social media content while working with Director of Personnel to implement marketing campaigns. Candidates should be able to upload a portfolio of their work. The position pays a monthly stipend and graduate tuition, but graduate school is not required. Please email resumes to

Limestone (D-II - SC): Sources tell FootballScoop that Limestone College has hired Marshall wide receivers coach Mike Furrey as their new head coach. Furrey, a former NFL wide receiver, is the former head coach at Kentucky Christian (NAIA) where he took an 0-11 program and turned it into a top 25 program in a few seasons. He took the job at Marshall in 2013.

Minnesota: According to the Star Tribune, Minnesota is down to four finalists for the vacant AD job and they are; interim AD Beth Goetz, Northern Illinois AD Seaon Frazier, Penn State deputy AD Phil Esten and one undisclosed candidate. We'll keep you posted as this continues to play out.

San Francisco 49ers: Parys Haralson, a former linebacker with the franchise, has been named director of player engagement.

West Virginia: Athletic director Shane Lyons has told MetroNews that there will be no further contract discussions with head coach Dana Holgorsen until after the 2016 season. Holgorsen turned down a contract extension a few months back, and further talks stalled in February. Holgo has two years remaining on his current deal and earns just shy of $3 million annually. Also, JuJuan Seider (RBs) and Ron Crook (OL) have each received $40,000 raises and each will earn $340,000 annually, respectively. Seider also earned a 1-year extension taking him through 2017.

Wooster (D-III - OH): The College of Wooster is seeking a defensive assistant coach. Preference to those that have played or coached at the collegiate level. Compensation includes a $10,000 annual stipend, some benefits and money for the AFCA Convention. You will have the opportunity to coach your own position, run your own meetings and recruit an assigned territory. Please email cover letter, resume and references to No phone calls.

Montana State: According to The Bozeman Daily Chronicle, Kyle Brennan has decided that he no longer wants the AD position. Brennan, who currently serves as the deputy AD at Utah, initially accepted the job last week. The report states that Brennan was concerned about finding an affordable house, moving his children into new schools, and that it simply "didn't feel right".

Shaw (D-II - NC):Shaw University is looking for two guaranteed dates with FCS opponents for the 2017 Season. Preferably would like a contract including 2018 as well. Dates for 2017 would be September 2 and September 9. Please contact Jamar Harp at

Pikeville (NAIA - KY): The University Of Pikeville is seeking applications for a defensive graduate assistant. Job responsibilities include; coaching a position, helping with equipment, working with special teams, managing a recruiting area, holding position meetings, assisting with day-to-day defensive preparation and any other areas assigned by the head coach or coordinator. Applicants must be able to work with students and possess strong interpersonal skills. Requirements include a bachelor’s degree. Applicants must be accepted in the University of Pikeville graduate school. Graduate Assistant will be provided 6 hours of classes per semester, $500 a month, housing and a meal plan. Interested applicants should submit a completed University of Pikeville application, resume, three professional references, and a letter of interest online via this link. Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will be filled as soon as possible. Applicant please contact defensive coordinator Brian Williams at if you have any questions. No phone calls please.

Rochester Community and Technical College (JC - MN): RCTC has named Eric Waldstein their new head coach. Waldstein spent the past two seasons as the head coach at Atlantic HS (IA) and prior to that spent 16 years as a college football coach at a variety of levels.

Chicago Bears: According to the Chicago Sun-Times, the Bears will promote college scout Mark Sadowski to replace Joe Douglas (who left after one season with the franchise to join the Eagles). Sadowski has 17 years of NFL experience, including the last decade with the Bears where he was a senior national scout last season.

King's College (D-III - PA): King's College is looking for an offensive and defensive intern coaching position. This position will be responsible for coaching a position, have a recruiting area, and other duties assigned by the head coach. On offense we're looking for candidates who played or coached offensive line. On defense we're looking for candidates who played or coached the secondary. This is a 10 Month position, which includes a stipend, room & board, start date is Aug 1st. Please email your cover letter and resume to No phone calls please.

Morgan State (FCS - MD): Morgan State still has2 open positions available on staff. Potentially on offense at offensive line and defensively at defensive line or linebackers. Please apply via this link and email resumes to head coach Fred Farrier at

Scouting Academy: "The exposure that you get to some great football minds is outstanding. A lot of the personnel structure and methods that NFL teams use is making its way to the college level. This course had a big impact on some of the things we are doing now. If you love football and are constantly looking to learn more, this course is well worth your time." – Drew Hughes, Director of Player Personnel, Florida Gators

Gattaca (JC - NJ): Gattaca is now accepting applications for coordinator and assistant coach positions. The positions pay up to $5,000 for the season (no benefits/no housing). Applications should be sent to either

Mississippi Valley State (FCS):Mississippi Valley State University is looking for guarantee games on September 2, 2017, September 9, 2017 & September 16, 2017. Interested programs can contact head coach Rick Comegy at

St. Ambrose (NAIA - IA): St. Ambrose has a restricted earnings position open. The opening is coaching defensive backs. Special teams experience is a plus. The coach will be responsible for their own position group. The salary is $10,000 with no benefits. The position will begin on August 1st 2016. Looking for applicants that have a passion for coaching and the energy to perform all the duties associated with a full time coach. Interested applicants should mail or email their resumes to head coach Mike Magistrelli at No phone calls please.

Cisco (JC - TX): Cisco College has a defensive assistant / dorm supervisor position open (preferably defensive line). Salary includes stipend, full benefits, along with room and board. Coaching and playing experience at the college level is preferred. Job Description and instructions on how to apply can be found at, under Employment. The position is listed as Residence Hall Supervisor (President’s Hall). Interested candidates can contact head coach Dionte Dean via email at

Gattaca (JC - NJ): Sources tell FootballScoop that head coach Manuel Galarza will return for his seventh season leading the program.