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The Scoop - Wednesday April 28, 2021

Wednesday April 28, 2021


FBS Staff Tracker: The 2020-21 FBS Staff Tracker page, where you can see how each new head coach is filling their staff, is up and running.

Chattanooga (FCS - TN): Chris Malone, the Mocs' former offensive line coach fired in January over an offensive tweet, is suing.

Southeast Missouri (FCS): Two SEMO assistants have resigned, sources tell FootballScoop.

UPike (NAIA - KY): Allan Holland, the winningest head coach in program history, has stepped down.

New Orleans Saints: Michael Parenton, who had been working as pro scout, is taking over Terry Fontenot's old role as pro personnel director.

North Texas: Heading into his fifth season on the staff, Chris Petrilli has been promoted to outside linebackers and special teams coach. Petrilli started on staff in 2017 as a volunteer working with the special teams units becoming the a defensive quality control coach for the Mean Green prior to the 2019 season.

Ohio State: Offensive coordinator Kevin Wilson and a few other members of the Buckeyes staff have earned raises.

Minnesota Duluth (D-II): The University of Minnesota Duluth is seeking a Defensive Assistant working in the secondary. Secondary coaching experience preferred. This is a coaching intern position. Housing, meals, and benefits are NOT included. Please email cover letter, resume, and references to Trey Dill at Minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Applications will immediately be reviewed.

Nebraska: Athletic director Bill Moos has set the expectations high for Scott Frost and staff heading into 2021 season at "8 or 9 wins."

Mary Hardin-Baylor (D-III - TX): The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor is looking to fill two offensive graduate assistant positions; one opening is available for RBs, the other for either QBs or WRs. This position will include tuition assistance and a stipend. All interested applicants, please email your resume and references to Noah Wing at

Union (NAIA - KY): Union College is accepting applications for a Defensive Graduate Assistant. Preferably with experience with Linebackers or Defensive Backs. With a start date of August 1st. Applicants must be able to gain acceptance into one of Union’s Graduate Programs and pass a BACKGROUND CHECK. Job responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, Coaching your own position, Running your own position meetings, assisting the defensive coordinator in weekly game preparation, study hall, Recruiting, and other duties assigned by the Defensive Coordinator or Head Coach. Compensation is $4500 stipend over 10 Months as well as a Full Tuition Waiver for graduate school. Review of Applications will begin Immediately. Send resume with references attached to

Boston College: After the athletic department announced an all-but-football deal with New Balance, the football program announced their apparel deal with Adidas today.

Texas A&M: Aggies defensive coordinator Mike Elko, who had been among the candidates for the job at Kansas, has opted to remain in College Station, Matt Zenitz

Source: Texas A&M defensive coordinator Mike Elko, who has been one of the top candidates for the Kansas head coaching job, plans to remain at Texas A&M.

Big for Jimbo Fisher and Texas A&M. Led by Elko, A&M had the top ranked defense in the SEC last season.

— Matt Zenitz (@mzenitz) April 28, 2021

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Iowa Wesleyan (NAIA): Iowa Wesleyan University is seeking applications for the position of defensive coordinator. 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 NAIA scholarship program, recruiting student-athletes who fit the culture of the program and university. Prior collegiate coaching experience and or competitive collegiate playing experience required. Salary based on experience and looking for a June 15th start date. To be considered please send Resume, Cover Letter and 3 professional references to Head Coach MD Daniels. Email No phone calls please.

Southern (FCS - LA): Southern has considered going the "Deion Sanders / Eddie George" route, according to NFL Network. More here.

NCAA: The NCAA board of governors has unanimously extended Mark Emmert's contract through Dec. 31, 2025. More here.

WARROOM: “WARROOM has streamlined our recruiting and made it so we have better communication as a staff. We have never had an ‘all in one tool’ like this and it gives us an edge over every other school. If you are not using WARROOM you are behind in the game.”

Memphis: Per source, Alex Faulk has accepted a quality control recruiting position Memphis. Faulk previously served as the defensive line coach and recruiting coordinator at Forrest City HS (AR). He replaces Sherman Wilson, who took the recruiting coordinator job at Louisiana Tech.

Western Carolina: This one is now official, Kerwin Bell has been named head coach of the Catamounts.

Greensboro (D-III - NC): Greensboro College is currently looking to fill two positions, an offensive skill and a defensive line coach. Each position will have their own position group and recruiting area. These are stipend positions and a possible full-time for the right fit. There is the possibility of housing and some meals. Collegiate-level playing or coaching experience in the sport of football is preferred. Experience with hudl and creating recruiting graphics is a big plus. Please email Coach Card

Ole Miss: Offensive line coach / run game coordinator Randy Clements will not return, according to multiple reports. More here.


Masters of Sports Administration:Upper Iowa’s MSA degree provides learners with the current theories, concepts, and learning models necessary to assume administrative, coaching and leadership roles in high school, higher education and sports business settings. The online degree is available with emphasis in Sports Management or Coaching & Leadership Education.

UNC-Greensboro: UNCG Club Football is looking to fill the Offensive line coach position. This is a non-paid position. You will be responsible for coaching your own line group and recruiting your own line group. Coaching experience is necessary and you must be committed. If interested please send your resume and contact information to

The Spring League: The Spring League has an immediate need for a head athletic trainer. The position needs to be filled as soon as possible. The head athletic trainer will oversee four teams based in Indianapolis. Meals & lodging provided, in addition to compensation. Full-time, approximate 6-week position, running through mid-June. To apply, please email John Peterson at

New Coaching Changes Page: Keep track of all the 2020-21 NFL and College head coaching movement here.