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The Scoop - Tuesday May 10, 2022

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Virginia State (D-II): After losing Reggie Barlow to the XFL, Virginia State has its new head coach and he's no stranger to the CIAA

Buffalo Bills: Matt Bazirgan is joining the staff as a senior personnel executive, per Pro Football Network. Bazirgan was previously in the Houston Texans' front office. 

Arizona Cardinals: The team has announced that wide receivers coach Shawn Jefferson has been promoted to associate head coach / wide receivers, Cam Turner and Spencer Whipple have each added co-pass game coordinator titles, and Matt Burke has been named defensive line coach.

Ottawa (NAIA - AZ): Ottawa University Arizona has immediate openings for a graduate assistant or restricted earnings coach for the following positions: defensive line, defensive backs, and wide receivers. College coaching and recruiting experience is preferred. Applicants must be accepted into the graduate program with a 3.0 GPA. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, equipment organization, practice planning, coaching a position group, leading meetings, film break down, player evaluation and recruiting, promotion and marketing of the program, and assisting in general day to day football operations. This position pays full tuition, a meal plan, as well as a healthy stipend. To apply for this position, send resume and references to Head Coach, Mike Nesbitt at

Craig Bohl: After four decades as a college coach, Craig Bohl is a big believer that "Young people have not changed..."

Rowan (D-III - NJ): Rowan University seeks minority coaching interns at the following positions, DL, RBs, & WRs. Reporting to the Head Football Coach, these internships are structured as a 10-month position. These are appointments for up to 2 years. Pay is $10,000 to $12,000. Meals and housing are not included. Email if interested.

Valparaiso (FCS - IN): Valparaiso University is looking for a home game on September 16, 2023 (Week #3). Could discuss possible away agreement in 2025 for September 6 (Week 1) or September 13 (Week 3). We would prefer to schedule a team in the geographical area. Please reach out to if interested.

Virginia-Lynchburg (NCCAA): Virginia University of Lynchburg is currently seeking 3 Graduate Assistants for the football program. This position includes a stipend, meals and housing is provided. Responsibilities include certain aspects of the football program. All minority/gender candidates are encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should send a resume, and three recommendation contacts including phone numbers to Head Coach, Tim Newman, at

Fitchburg State (D-III - MA): Sources tell FootballScoop that Mark Sullivan has returned to Fitchburg State as the offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach / recruiting coordinator. 

Southeast Missouri State (FCS): Southeast Missouri State is seeking candidates for an Offensive Line Assistant Coach Position. The Position is on a STRICTLY VOLUNTEER BASIS with a start date of May 31st. This is a fantastic opportunity to grow as a coach with a high level football program. Duties would include; assisting in day to day operation of Offensive Line (including on-field and meeting rooms), Recruiting your own area, Film Breakdown, and other duties as assigned. Interested candidates should contact Asst. Wide Receiver Coach Madison Bunch through email Please attach a resume and references. No phone calls.

Tom Brady: The 7-time Super Bowl champion has his first post-playing job, and it has us thinking that someone out there will eventually become football's first $1 billion quarterback.

New York Giants: Mike Derice, who has spent the last decade with the Colts as an area scout, is joining the Giants organization and is expected to be a national scout, Neil Stratton tweets.

St. Thomas (NAIA - FL): St. Thomas University, located in Miami, FL is looking to hire 2 Graduate Assistants – preferably WRs & OL, but all positions will be given consideration. Applicants must have demonstrated experience coaching and/or playing the position. The successful candidates will work within the offensive staff to coach the position group, run positional meetings, assist with special teams, contribute to the weekly game plan, and have their own recruiting area. This position includes a monthly stipend, housing, some meals, and full graduate-school tuition (upon acceptance to the University). Review of candidates will begin immediately. Please submit a cover letter, resume and a list of professional references to Offensive Coordinator Tony Neymeiyer at


Angelo Football Clinic: Join us in person or online June 9th - 11th for the renowned Angelo Football Clinic. The 2022 schedule is loaded with great speakers and talks tailored to helping you become a better ball coach. 

Tyler (JC - TX): Tyler Junior College is anticipating openings for the position of Assistant Coach – Wide Receivers or Linebackers. This is a full-time position, reporting to the Head Football Coach. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Assisting the head coach in all facets of a NJCAA football program, Recruiting prospective student-athletes who fit the mission and culture of the program and the College, Organizing & conducting on-field coaching during practices and games. Prior collegiate coaching experience and/or competitive collegiate playing experience required. Must be able to teach offensive/defensive football technique and understand football strategy at a high level. Demonstrated leadership skills and effective communication and organizational skills. Basic competency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Visio) applications is required. Competency with HUDL. The cover letter should address the qualifications contained in the profile above. To Apply: Please email head coach Tanner Jacobson at Attach a cover letter, resume, and include the names and contact information (email and mobile phone) for three references. Bachelor's degree is required.

Missouri Valley (NAIA - MO): Sources tell FootballScoop that defensive coordinator Luke Jaicks has stepped down to pursue opportunities outside of football. Jaicks joined the staff back in December.

Victor Valley (JC - CA): Victor Valley College has removed interim tag and named Artie Allen head football coach. Allen will also serve as Director of Athletics. Prior to becoming interim at VVC this past June, Allen was the Associate Head Coach / Offensive Coordinator at Chaffey College (JC - CA).

Hampton (FCS - VA): Hampton University has IMMEDIATE openings for 2 Quality Control Positions on staff. This is strictly a VOLUNTEER position; there is NO compensation, housing OR benefits with occasional meals. There are 3 previous Quality Control coaches who went on to full time roles in coaching. Ideal candidates must be highly organized, proficient in DVsport, Microsoft Visio, Word, PowerPoint and other computer skills. Ideally, candidates must be able to start work as soon as possible. Previous experience coaching or playing is preferred. All interested and qualified applicants should email their resume, references, and cover letter to

Ohio State: Entering his first year calling the Buckeyes defense, Jim Knowles explains why he believes in adapting your defense to what offenses are doing.

NIL: For 10 months, the NCAA had a set of NIL guidelines that it chose not to enforce, for legal reasons. Legal reasons be damned, the NCAA is going to start enforcing them now.

NCAA: The NCAA and coaches are eyeing major NIL, transfer portal and roster changes for college football.

Lamar (FCS - TX): Lamar University seeks qualified applicants for the Head Football Equipment Coordinator. This position will be responsible for all equipment, ordering, inventory, and distribution to Lamar University Football team and staff. Requirements include: Bachelor’s degree, AEMA Certification or willing to work towards certification. Experience working in college football equipment room is preferred. Please send resume to Executive Head Coach Coby Gipson –

Mount Union (D-III - OH): The program has some significant honors in store for former head coach Larry Kehres.





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