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The Scoop - Wednesday May 11, 2016

Wednesday May 11, 2016


Chicago Bears: Former NFL tight end Jeff King has been added to the Bears personnel staff as a pro scout, per Adam Caplan.

West Virginia: Sources tell FootballScoop that defensive coordinator Tony Gibson has added the associate head coach title at WVU.

Minnesota: Syracuse athletics director Mark Coyle is leaving his post after less than a year on the job, and Minnesota has named him its lone finalist for the Gophers' vacant AD job. Update: The Gophers have announced the hire, with a five-year contract paying Coyle $850,000 annually.

Tulane: Former assistant director of defensive player personnel Cornelius Corprew, who worked under former head coach Curtis Johnson, has accepted the offensive coordinator job at Ribault HS (FL).


Belhaven (D-III - MS): Belhaven University is looking for a volunteer coach to work with a defensive position for the 2016 season. No benefits, no housing, no stipend. Preference will be given to local candidates. Please submit your resume and references to defensive coordinator Josh Creech at No phone calls please.

Boise State: Prosper HS (TX) head coach Chris Ross is leaving to join the staff at Boise State as director of program development for football.

Kentucky: Mark Stoops is closing in on hiring Florida International defensive coordinator Matt House as inside linebackers coach and special teams coordinator, according to Jon Hale of the Louisville Courier-Journal. House would replace Andy Buh, who left the staff during spring ball to become Maryland's defensive coordinator.

Ohio State: Aaron Miller, who was working as a video assistant, has been promoted to special teams assistant for the Buckeyes.

Chicago Bears: The Bears have promoted Francis Saint-Paul to senior national scout to take the place of Mark Sadowski, who was recently elevated to college scouting director.

Baltimore Ravens: North Dakota State wide receivers coach / special teams coordinator Atif Austin has been selected to participate in the Bill Walsh Diversity Coaching Fellowship with the Ravens, per source.

Delaware Valley (D-III - PA): Delaware Valley is looking for a volunteer coach to work with an offensive skill position for the 2016 season. No benefits, no housing, no stipend. Preference will be given to local candidates. Please submit your resume, references, and cover letter to head coach Duke Greco at No phone calls.

Wagner (FCS - NY): Wagner College is looking for a Division 2 opponent to schedule a game for Sept. 2 of 2017. Please contact DFO AJ Firestone at if interested.

Chowan University (D-II - NC):Chowan University is looking for a 2017 game in Week two (9/9/17). Will consider starting a home-&-home series or traveling for a guarantee game. If interested. please contact

University of Chicago (D-III): The University of Chicago is looking to fill some open dates. Would like to find two year home and home agreements. Looking for home game 9/8/2018, would return 9/14/2019. Also looking for home game 9/12/2020 and would return 9/11/2021. Email if interested.