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The Scoop - Wednesday May 18, 2016

Wednesday May 18, 2016


Big Ten: Commissioner Jim Delany raked in $2.3 million in compensation in 2014, according to tax documents obtained by Steve Berkowitz of USA Today. Berkowitz reports Big Ten schools received $32.4 million apiece in 2014-15, on par with the SEC.

Indianapolis Colts: Source tells FootballScoop the Colts have hired Joey Elliott as a pro scout. Elliott, a former quarterback at Purdue, the Eagles & with multiple CFL teams) spent this past year as a scout with the Ottawa Redblacks.

Pac-12: Conference commissioner Larry Scott made $4.05 million in total compensation in 2014, according to new conference tax documents obtained by Steve Berkowitz of USA Today.

Alabama: In 2014, his first season on Nick Saban's Alabama staff, Lane Kiffin was paid $680,000 from the Tide and $2.7 million from USC, per

West Florida (D-II): UWF is seeking qualified applicants for a graduate assistant opening. The position will work on the defensive side of the ball. The graduate assistant will report to the defensive coordinator and head football coach. Duties will include coaching on the defensive side of the ball, recruiting a specific area, academic monitoring, administrative duties, extensive video breakdown of games and practices on HUDL, opponent scout as well as some equipment room duties. Additional duties may be assigned by the head coach, defensive coordinator or the director of athletics. Qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree, a valid driver’s license, and playing experience/coaching experience at the collegiate level. Strong communication skills are a must. Must have experience with Hudl digital editing system. Compensation includes a salary of $8,000 over 12 months and 18 hours of tuition paid for each year. The Position is contingent on who can be admitted to the University of West Florida Graduate School. If interested please contact UWF graduate admission to see if you meet their requirements. Send resume and cover letter to defensive coordinator Cory Sanders at Please no phone calls.


Concordia St. Paul (D-II - MN): Concordia St. Paul is looking for a defensive back graduate assistant. Eligible candidates must be accepted into graduate school where most master's programs are completely online. Full tuition is paid along with a $5,000 stipend. Candidate will coach a position and have recruiting area along with other responsibilities. This is a great opportunity to live in a big city and coach in the competitive Northern Sun conference. Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until filled. Please email resume and references to defensive coordinator Mike McElroy at

Grossmont College (JC - CA): Sources tell FootballScoop that former San Jose State assistant Joe Staab is joining the program as tight ends coach / special teams coordinator. Staab coached the safeties at SJSU in 2013 before moving the outside linebackers the past two seasons.

NFL: Jon Runyan, the former Eagles offensive lineman and congressman, will be named the NFL's vice president of policy and rules administration, per the Washington Post.

Georgia: Mel Tucker, who hold the defensive coordinator title on Kirby Smart's staff, will call the defense on game days.

Central Lakes College (JC - MN): Freddie Weinke, who spent the past two seasons out of coaching as a local TV and radio analyst, has joined the staff as defensive line coach and video coordinator, per source.