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The Scoop - Wednesday March 10, 2021

Wednesday March 10, 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.

Hawaii: A'lique Terry has been announced as the team's new offensive line coach as we shared via sources over the weekend. Terry, who spent the past two seasons as a graduate assistant at Oregon, will coach the interior linemen (centers and guards) while Sam Bennett, who coached the offensive line and served as run game coordinator, will now oversee the offensive tackles and tight ends.

LSU: Sources tell FootballScoop LSU is making a key hire from....Kansas.

Kansas: Athletic director Jeff Long is out at Kansas.

Arkansas State: Tom Bowen has now officially been announced as vice chancellor for intercollegiate athletics for the Red Wolves.

Guardian Caps:"I’d recommend them to everyone.” – Coach John Fiore, Montclair HS, NJ. Click here to request more info, or to be connected with coaches in your state that have been using Guardian Caps.

Washington Football Team: The WFT has hired Bryan Porter as DFO, tweets Nicki Jhabvala of the Washington Post. Porter previously served in a similar role in Carolina.

Emporia State (D-II - KS): Tyler Harris will be promoted from grad assistant to wide receivers coach, sources tell FootballScoop.

Arkansas State: Former Memphis AD Tom Bowen has agreed to become AD at Arkansas State per multiple reports.

Angelo State (D-II - TX): Angelo State is looking to fill a 2021 open date week 2 (September 11th) this coming fall. It needs to be a home game and we can offer a guarantee. We are also open to home/away possibilities with 2022 as well. Any interested D-II programs please contact Head Coach Jeff Girsch at

Navarro (JC - TX): Navarro JC located in Corsicana TX has an immediate opening for a Special Teams/Defensive Line intern coach. Applicant must posses skills with Hudl, Microsoft office and will be in charge of Special Teams video. This position will also have a recruiting area. Position includes housing and meals but NO STIPEND. Interested candidates please send email to

Tennessee: Rocky Top Reset - A $50 million gambit to save Tennesse football, athletics

McDaniel (D-III – MD): McDaniel College invites applications for a full-time Assistant Football Coach – Offensive Line. Salary for this full-time, 12-month position is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Reporting to the Head Football Coach, the Offensive Line Coach is responsible for coaching and managing the offensive line unit, recruiting an assigned territory, and assisting with practice and game planning. Additional duties will be assigned by the Head Coach and Offensive Coordinator. Candidates with a background in coaching the offensive line are strongly encouraged to apply. This position will also be responsible for serving as the Academic Laison for the football program. Additional responsibilities include assisting the Head Coach in all facets of the program to develop a competitive NCAA Division III Football program within the Centennial Conference on the field, in the classroom, and in the community. Please send resumes to Head Coach Demarcus White at No phone calls please. Candidates should apply via this link.

Stanford: Bills assistant offensive line coach Terry Heffernan has been announced as David Shaw's new offensive line coach. Heffernan has previously coached at Eastern Kentucky (FCS) and Wayne State (D-II - MI) and also previously worked in a few different capacities with the Detroit Lions, as well as a graduate assistant at Louisville and Michigan.

Ball State: Ball State has its receivers coach. Details here.

San Jose State: Eric Scott (wide receivers) and Rob Christoff (outside linebackers) have officially joined the staff. Christoff spent the 2020 season in the XFL with the Seattle Dragons as assistant offensive line coach while Scott spent the past four years at Nevada as receivers coach. Offensive coordinator Kevin McGiven will add quarterbacks to his coaching duties.

Colgate (FCS - NY): Anna Brooks has been named director of football operations. Brooks spent last season as a football operations assistant at Richmond (FCS).

Central Washington (D-II): Braelon Roberts has joined the staff as a graduate assistant working with the wide receivers. He spent the 2020 season in a similar role at Black Hills State (D-II - SD) after a four year playing career at Utah State.

Learn to Win:Register here for Learn to Win's Virtual Coaching Clinic tonight at 7pm EST with Ole Miss coaches Jeff Lebby (Offensive Coordinator), Kevin Smith (Running Backs), Chris Partridge (Co-Defensive Coordinator / Safeties), and Randall Joyner (Defensive Line).

Michigan: As he heads into Year 7 in Ann Arbor, Michigan AD Warde Manuel makes it clear that he's willing to be patient with Jim Harbaugh.

Kansas: Les Miles, who had about $8 million left on his contract that ran through 2023, and Kansas have announced a settlement for $1,991,062.50. Miles and key Kansas employees, including athletic director Jeff Long, agreed to a non-disparagement clause as a part of the settlement. Long attempted to defend giving Miles $2 million to walk out the door. It didn’t go well.

Vanderbilt: The program has officially announced the additions of Brandon Jones (player personnel analyst), Koko Nelson (assistant on-campus recruiting coordinator), Chas Petrone (director of video services), Charlotte Siegel (director of internal operations.

UW-Whitewater (D-III): UW-Whitewater has 2021/2022 open dates for weeks 2, 3, and 4. We are willing to negotiate and travel in 2021. Please contact Kevin Bullis at

Highest Paid Coaches: After examining the highest-paid OL and DBs coaches, now it’s time to look at wide receivers.

Dordt (NAIA - IA): Dordt University is seeking a game on March 27, April 3, or April 10. NAIA opponents only. We are willing to travel a reasonable distance for an away game. Please respond to Head Coach Joel Penner

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

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