The Scoop - Wednesday February 24, 2021

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Wednesday February 24, 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.

Syracuse: Mike Schmidt has been formally announced as offensive line coach.

UMass: As we previously shared, Kyle Segler's addition to the staff at UMass as tight ends coach is now official.

Illinois: Nate McNeal has been announced as the director of recruiting for the program. McNeal previously served as Director of High School Relations for the Illini from 2016-18, and he spent the 2019 and 2020 seasons at Temple as Director of Player Personnel, overseeing all recruiting efforts for the Owls.

Army: Mike Daniels is set to become Army's director of on-campus recruiting.

Les Miles: Some past allegations regarding Les Miles from his time at LSU have surfaced.

UCF: Gus Malzahn has announced the hire of Kenny Ingram to complete his on-field staff. A look at the full staff....

USC: John Bonney has joined the staff as a quality control analyst. Bonney played at Texas under Trojans defensive coordinator Todd Orlando and safeties coach Craig Naivar.

SMU: Jourdan Blake has joined the program as recruiting coordinator. Source adds that Allie Ueckert has been hired as on campus recruiting coordinator.

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Penn State: As we previously shared, Anthony Poindexter has now been formally announced as co-defensive coordinator / safeties coach.

Tennessee: Sources tell FootballScoop that Matt Merritt, who had joined Josh Heupel's staff at UCF back in early January, is now joining Heupel at Tennessee.

Presbyterian (FCS - SC):Presbyterian College is looking for a game in the fall of 2021 due to a cancellation. We have 2 dates: preferably September 11, or possibly October 2. All scenarios are possible. Contact Kent Haltiwanger at 864-561-7691 or email at

Monmouth (D-III - IL): Monmouth College invites immediate applications for the position of Assistant Football Coach-Quarterbacks and Receivers Coach. The Quarterbacks-Receivers Coach is responsible for coaching the quarterbacks/receivers and assisting in the development of the offense, including practice and game planning, as well as being committed to the academic mission of the college. Additional duties and/or teaching responsibilities will be assigned on the basis of the skills of the successful candidate. Bachelor’s degree and successful coaching and recruiting experience in the sport of football are required for consideration for this position. Master’s degree preferred. For more information, please refer to the position description via this link. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Send letter of application, resume, along with the names of three (3) professional references (including addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers) to Michael McNall, Director of Personnel, at

USF: Take a look at the impressive 88,000 square foot facility USF is planning.

North Dakota College of Science (JC - ND): North Dakota State College of Science is looking for a high energy football coach, to serve as an Assistant Coach for the Offense. The responsibilities include coaching an Offensive position group, recruiting, and other duties assigned by the HC. You should have a willingness to work hard, develop relationships, and be eager to advance in the profession. This a 10- month position starting mid-July. Playing experience and/or coaching the Offensive side of the ball preferred. Note: For the 2021 season, there is a $5000+ stipend, along with the Housing and Meal plan. There are job possibilities within the Athletic department or community based on education and/or work experience. Please send a cover letter, resume, and 3 references to No phone calls please.


Defensive Line Coach of the Year: Please join us & AstroTurf in congratulating - Charlie Partridge 2020 FootballScoop Defensive Line Coach of the Year.

Clarke (NAIA - IA): Clarke University is seeking a part-time assistant football coach on Defense. This is a 12-month staff position and compensation is 15k, on-campus housing, and meals. This position must live on-campus and will have some Residence Life duties. Other duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to: Assist the head coach with all aspects of the football program, position group meetings and practice prep, academic monitoring responsibilities, and special teams assignment. Please forward cover letter, resume and at least 3 professional references to the defensive coordinator No phone calls please. This job has an immediate start date.

Army: Princeton (OH) High School head coach Mike Daniels has accepted the on-campus recruiting director job at Army.

UMass: Former Marshall tight ends / co-special teams coordinator Kyle Seger has joined the UMass staff as tight ends coach.

Western New England (D-III – MA): Western New England University is seeking applicants for an intern level assistant coach position, working with defensive line or linebackers. Responsibilities will include coaching position group, running position meetings, recruiting and other duties assigned by the Head Coach. This position is a stipend position for the spring and has the potential to become a Graduate Assistant position in the fall of 2021. Local candidates are encouraged to apply. All interested applicants please send resume & references to Defensive Coordinator No phone calls please.

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Buffalo State (D-III - NY): Buffalo State is currently seeking a 10-month offensive line coach. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, coaching your own position group, managing a recruiting area, film editing/breakdown, game/practice preparation, as well as other duties assigned by the head football coach. Candidates must have great work ethic, excellent communication skills, collegiate recruiting experience, and experience working with a diverse student population. In addition, a minimum of 2 years of collegiate coaching experience. A Bachelor’s degree and successful completion of a background check is required. Position will pay approximately $14,000.00 with full New York State benefits. Start date TBA. Buffalo State College is committed to fostering diversity, is an equal opportunity employer, and welcomes the candidacy of underrepresented groups. To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and three professional references to Head Football Coach Christian Ozolins at

Washington Football Team: The world’s richest man may be interested in buying a stake in the WFT.

Central Washington University (D-II): CWU is looking to fill open dates in 2021 on Week 7, October 16th and Week 9, October 30th, 2021 with possible home/away agreements for 2022. Any interested DII or FCS programs can contact Head Coach Chris Fisk at

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

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