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The Scoop - Wednesday January 26, 2022

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UTSA: Joe Price has been promoted from director of player personnel to wide receivers coach, and Will Stein has moved from wide receivers coach to quarterbacks coach and co-offensive coordinator. Price coached previously at Houston (TX) North Shore and joined the program after serving as the director of high school relations at Illinois. 

Oregon: Oregon has set the following salaries for Dan Lanning's assistants -- Adrian Klemm (OL), $800,000; Joe Lorig (nickels/STC), $650,000; Junior Adams (WRs); $575,000; Wilson Love (S&C), $450,000; Drew Mehringer (TEs), $210,000; Carlos Lockyn (RBs), $175,000. All assistants signed 2-year deals except Lorig, who inked a 3-year deal. 

Miles College (D-II - AL): Sam Shade was announced today as the new head coach at Miles. We wrote about Miles' pursuit of Shade back on the 17th

Eastern Michigan: Vontrell King-Williams will be Eastern Michigan's defensive tackles coach, sources tell FootballScoop. King-Williams was most recently the D-line GA at Liberty. He replaces Jay Nunez, who joined the staff at Oklahoma. 

Georgia State: Former Western Carolina offensive coordinator John Holt is joining Shawn Elliott's staff as offensive line coach

Air Force: Former Kentucky State (D-II) head coach Charlie Jackson is expected to join the staff to fill the defensive backs opening, Pete Thamel tweets. Jackson is an Air Force grad who has prior coaching experience in the NFL with the Falcons, Broncos and Packers. 

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Greenville (D-III - IL): Greenville University is seeking an Offensive Coordinator who is passionate about coaching/mentoring student-athletes and integrating Christian faith into the sport of football. Reporting to the Head Football Coach, the Offensive Coordinator is responsible for assisting in recruitment goals and overseeing offensive coaching staff. Additional duties may be assigned. This is a full-time position with benefits. If you are interested, please email a resume, cover letter and statement of faith to Robbie Schomaker at

Indianapolis Colts: Per multiple reports, defensive line coach Brian Baker will not return to the team.

Carolina Panthers: The team has announced that director of player negotiations and salary cap manager Samir Suleiman has been elevated to VP of football administration.

Appalachian State: App State is seeking to hire an assistant director of player personnel. More info and apply via this link.

Baltimore Ravens: Team co-captain Anthony Levine Sr. announced his retirement earlier today, and the team shares that he will transition into a scouting and coaching assistant role in 2022.

Michigan: New defensive line coach Mike Elston has a three-year deal that will pay him $600k year one, $625 year two, and $650k year three, Aaron McMann shares. McMann adds that buyout language on the contract includes a line that shares Elston owes Michigan nothing if "Jim Harbaugh is no longer the head football coach."

Andy Coen: Former Lehigh (FCS - PA) head coach Andy Coen and his family could use the coaching profession's help and prayers as he continues to battle Alzheimers and his family faces new escalating out-of-pocket medical expenses.

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Cal Poly (FCS): North Dakota running backs coach Robbie Rouse has taken the same job at Cal Poly, sources tell FootballScoop. Rouse is from San Diego and the all-time leading rusher at Fresno State.

Southeast Missouri (FCS): Per source, Connor Benado has been promoted from defensive quality control to inside linebackers coach. We understand he will also coach the specialists.

Ohio Wesleyan (D-III - OH): is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time position as an offensive assistant football coach. This position will report to head football coach and duties will include coaching, recruiting, and academic monitoring. Additional duties may be assigned by the head coach. Qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree, a valid driver’s license, and playing experience/coaching experience at the collegiate level. This position will have its own position group, and recruiting area. This is a salaried position that includes benefits with a starting date of Feb 21st. It is the policy of Ohio Wesleyan University to conduct background checks. To apply for this position, please apply through this website. Please NO phone calls.

Baltimore Ravens: Michigan defensive coordinator Mike Macdonald is a strong candidate for the defensive coordinator opening on John Harbaugh's staff, sources tell FootballScoop.

FIU: The Miami Herald shares that North Carolina special teams coordinator / outside linebackers coach Jovan Dewitt is set to become the new defensive coordinator.

Oklahoma State: The program has now formally announced the addition of Derek Mason as Mike Gundy's new defensive coordinator.

Jacksonville Jaguars: Despite reports noting that Bucs offensive coordinator Byron Leftwich has landed the Jags job, Adam Schefter tweets that talks continue with both Leftwich and Colts DC Matt Eberflus, (among others), and adds that they are not close to a deal with anyone at this time.

North Alabama (FCS): Per source, Missouri Southern (D-II) corners coach Trey Porter has accpeted the running backs job at UNA.

Minnesota Vikings: The Vikings are hiring Kwesi Adofo-Mehsah as general manager Adam Schefter has shared. Cameron Wolfe adds that his deal is 4 years, $12 million in total.

Anderson (D-III - IN): Anderson University is seeking applications for a Football Intern / Strength & Conditioning Coach. Responsibilities include, but not limited to, daily oversight of the University weight room during football strength & conditioning sessions. Implementation of the speed, strength, flexibility and conditioning programs for football; ensuring appropriate lifting technique, record keeping and motivation. The S&C intern will also serve as a consultant to other University sports. Football position group assigned based on candidates experiences. Qualifications: Minimum of a bachelor’s degree and a background in strength and conditioning and performance enhancement. CSCS or PES preferred. Candidates without appropriate certifications must be willing to pursue a certification. Candidates must be coachable and demonstrate a commitment to and ability to work with a diverse student population. Must meet university lifestyle expectations. Benefits: Housing provided per availability, along with a stipend of $10K over 10 months, August 31 - May 31. Not eligible for benefits. Position Available: Immediately Please submit resume and cover letter to No phone calls please.

LSU: A former FBS head coach is joining Brian Kelly's support staff.

North Central (D-III - IL): With the departure of Jeff Thorne to Western Michigan, the program has promoted Brad Spencer to head coach. Spencer, who has held the assistant head coach / offensive coordinator title since 2015 and won our 2019 FootballScoop Division III Coordinator of the Year, has played in a key role in the program's rise to one of the top programs in D-III.

Hawaii: After following Jay Norvell from Reno to Fort Collins, Thomas Sheffield is now joining Timmy Chang in Honolulu, sources tell FootballScoop.

Western Michigan: Sources tell FootballScoop Western Michigan is making a big move, bringing in National Championship winning Division III head coach Jeff Thorne in a senior role on offense.

Stetson (FCS - FL): Stetson University is accepting applications for an unpaid Quality Control Intern on both Offense & Defense. Intern will assist the Coaching staff with day to day operations including film breakdown, game-planning, scouting, and recruiting. Previous interns have gone on to GA/QC roles at the FBS & FCS level and even been promoted to an assistant coach position. This is a VOLUNTEER position with no stipend or housing. Some team meals will be included. Interested Offensive applicants please send email with resume and references to Harry Richards at, and Defensive applicants to Jeremy Perkovich at

New York Giants: With Joe Schoen in place as GM, both Bills defensive coordinator Leslie Fazier and offensive coordinator Brian Daboll are getting second interviews, Tom Pelissero shares.

Florida: Mike Richard has joined the Gators as an offensive quality control coach where he will work with the offensive line. Richard spent the last eight seasons at Louisiana, four of those years with Billy Napier.

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Chicago Bears: Cowboys defensive coordinator Dan Quinn will come in for a second interview today, Ian Rapoport shares. Quinn is a finalist in both Chicago and Denver.

Incarnate Word (FCS - TX): Dexter McCoil Sr., a veteran of the NFL and CFL, has been hired to coached the safeties.

Charlotte: Hil Howle has joined the program as creative services director. Howle previously served in a graphic design role at Wofford (FCS - SC).

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