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The Scoop - Wednesday March 4, 2020

Wednesday March 4, 2020


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LSU: Wide receivers coach Mickey Joseph has added an assistant head coach title, and cornerbacks coach Corey Raymond is now the team's recruiting coordinator.

Wisconsin: Wisconsin has now confirmed they are adding former Packers receivers coach Alvis Whitted in the same capacity.

Senior Bowl: The Senior Bowl has announced they are moving locations.

New Mexico State: Cory White has returned to the staff as offensive line coach.

Colorado: A veteran Pac-12 quarterbacks coach is joining the staff, per source. Details here.

Minot State (D-II - ND): Mike Scheper, a veteran coach for the last number of years in the CFL and a former assistant at both Portland State and Fresno State, is the new defensive coordinator at Minot State.

Heidelberg (D-III - OH): Heidelberg University in Tiffin, Ohio, has an immediate opening for a full time defensive assistant coach. Preference given to coaches with front 7 experience. Must have at least 2 to 3 years of collegiate coaching and recruiting experience. Heidelberg University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Affirmative Action Employer with a significant commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. This is a benefited position with compensation commensurate on experience level. No phone calls. Please send resumes to Defensive Coordinator Branden Jakubcin at

Colorado State: Colorado State will fund Mike Bobo's buyout by taking it out of Steve Addazio's salary. Kind of. Details here.

LSU: Former Tigers linebacker Kelvin Sheppard will be LSU's director of player development. He replaces Kevin Faulk, who now coaches LSU's running backs.

Eastern Washington (FCS): Justin Posthuma has joined the staff as an analyst, per Pete Thamel.

Sam Houston State (FCS - TX): Sam Houston State Football is currently accepting applications for an unpaid Defensive Quality Control Intern position. This position will assist the defensive coaching staff in film breakdown, game-planning, day-to-day operations and other duties as assigned by the coaching staff. This position is strictly voluntary and does not provide any stipend, housing, or any other benefits. Local candidates are encouraged to apply. Interested candidates please email your resume to

Hudson Valley (JC - NY):  Hudson Valley Community College, Troy , NY is hiring a linebackers coach. This position is considered part time. Pay is $4200.00. Local candidates will get first consideration. The successful candidate needs to be highly motivated, strong willingness to recruit, experience coaching inside and outside backers in a 3-4 scheme, and be of good character. Interested candidates should apply before March 22nd at

Bridgewater College (D-III - VA): Bridgewater College, a member of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III, is seeking applications for the position of Offensive (RB/TE) Graduate Assistant on the Football Staff, to begin August 2020. This is a Graduate Assistant 9-month position, reporting to the Head Football Coach and Director of Athletics. Knowledge of Hudl, Photoshop and Visio is a plus. Candidates will be responsible for coaching their own position, film breakdown / data entry and all of duties assigned by the head coach. APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: The Athletic Department is partnering with the James Madison University Sport and Recreation Leadership Master’s Degree Program to offer this graduate assistantship. This is a unique experience where students will work with the Bridgewater Football Program to gain professional experience in college athletics and attend classes at James Madison University. Students may apply to a graduate assistantship prior to being accepted into a graduate program. Applicants must apply through this link: All emails to Scott Lemn, Assistant Head Coach/Offensive Coordinator. Email to No phone calls please.

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Buffalo Bills: Defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier has added an assistant head coach title.

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Tulane: Josh Christian-Young has now formally been announced as the new defensive backs coach at Tulane. He has been on staff at Army the past five seasons.

Eastern Washington (FCS): Former All-Big Sky safety Zach Bruce has returned to his alma mater as safeties coach.

Simon Fraser (D-II - BC): Offensive Coordinator James Holan has accepted the head coach position at Clackamas HS (OR). Wide receivers Coach Mike Rigell has been elevated to offensive coordinator and defensive backs coach Jordan Linnen has been promoted to recruiting coordinator.

Central Missouri (D-II): Morningside (NAIA - IA) offensive coordinator Lucas Lueders has been named to the same post at Central Missouri. Lueders is a former FootballScoop NAIA Coordinator of the Year.

Wilkes (D-III - PA): Wilkes University currently has two openings for an offensive (WR / RB) and defensive (LB / DL / Safety) intern. Qualified candidates must have a bachelors degree and collegiate playing experience; with preference being given to those with recruiting and college coaching experience. Knowledge of Hudl, photoshop and Visio is a plus. Candidates will be responsible for coaching their own position, recruiting a specific area, film breakdown / data entry and all of duties assigned by the head coach. This position is a 10 month commitment that comes with housing, some meals, and a 12K stipend. Interested parties please email Head Football Coach Jonathan Drach at Please no calls.

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Valparaiso (FCS - IN): Holmes CC co-offensive coordinator/offensive line coach Brad Bustle has been hired to coach the offensive line, a source tells FootballScoop. Bustle is also formerly the co-offensive coordinator/offensive line coach at Cumberland.

Highland CC (KS): Highland Community College, Highland, Kan., is hiring a defensive back coach. This position will be a full-time position with benefits and pay will be based on experience starting at $20,000. Applications will be accepted no later than March 6th, 2020. Interested applicants should email assistant head coach and defensive coordinator Jake Landoll at Please no phone calls or texts. EOE

Nevada: On Tuesday, Nevada announced a new 5-year contract for Jay Norvell. Details here.

Methodist (D-III - NC): Methodist University is accepting applications for this fulltime position at this NCAA DIII institution and proud member of the USA South Athletic Conference. Responsibilities include coaching a position, Offensive Line, and assisting the head coach in all aspects of organizing, developing and implementing best practices for our football program in accordance with NCAA III and Methodist University guidelines, regulations and philosophies. Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred….successful coaching experience required with demonstrated experience in the recruitment of student/athletes at the NCAA III level. Send letter of application, resume and contact information on three professional references to: will be reviewed immediately upon arrival and continue until the position is filled…projected start date: immediate. Methodist University in harmony with its tradition takes seriously the ethical and moral development of students…Methodist University reserves the right to authenticate academic and professional credentials and consult public records prior to extending offers of employment. AA/EOE.