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The Scoop - Wednesday May 4, 2016

Wednesday May 4, 2016


NC State: NC State University has an immediate opening for a defensive graduate assistant position. Applicant must have playing or coaching experience on the defensive line. Prefer candidates with HS Coaching or GA experience. Must comply with NCAA rules in bowl subdivision football: a graduate assistant coach is any coach who has received a baccalaureate degree or has exhausted athletics eligibility (whichever occurs later) within the previous seven (7) years. Applicant must also gain acceptance to grad school and have a minimum of a 3.0 undergraduate GPA. Please email a resume and cover letter to, Deadline for submitting items for review will be Wednesday, May 11th. No phone calls please.

Taylor (NAIA - IN): Defensive line coach TJ Ragen has been promoted to defensive coordinator, sources tell FootballScoop.

Caldwell University (Sprint - NJ): Caldwell University is starting a new Sprint Football program and invites applications for a full-time Athletic Administrator/Head Coach, Sprint Football. The team will be competing in the Collegiate Sprint Football League. Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred. Prior head coaching experience at the collegiate level is preferred. Candidates must be willing to support the Catholic Dominican, liberal arts mission of the University. Applicants must submit a resume, cover letter specifying position, and a list of three professional references including complete contact information. Visit this link to apply, and for more details.

Taylor (NAIA - IN): Taylor University is accepting applications for the position of defensive assistant. Qualifications include: collegiate coaching, recruiting experience, and a Bachelor’s degree. Qualified candidates demonstrate a personal and growing faith in Jesus Christ, the ability and desire to effectively mentor men in, through and beyond football, and the ability to work collaboratively with staff members in developing a comprehensive, competitive football team and program. The position is full time with benefits and will include an additional assignment and responsibility within the Athletic Department. Online application materials are available at Online applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Bruce Arians: Bruce Arians told the Arizona Republic the Arizona Cardinals head coaching job will be his last. “There will be lowlights, we know that. But I’m enjoying every single day. This will be my last job," he said.

Texas: Texas will begin searching for a new athletics director in the fall according to Kirk Bohls of the Austin American-Statesman.

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Harding (D-II - AR): Harding University is seeking applicants for a defensive graduate assistant working with DB’s. Most importantly, we are interested in men who have a desire to serve God and who see coaching as an avenue to impact lives for Christ. GA’s will receive $3,500 of tuition credit per semester. No housing, meals, or stipend is included. A Bachelor’s degree is required. Those interested should email defensive coordinator Paul Simmons at Please include a letter of application, resume, and reference. No phone calls please.

Emporia State (D-II - KS): Emporia State University, located in Emporia, KS is seeking applicants for a defensive graduate assistant working with the defensive line or defensive backfield. Compensation includes tuition and a monthly stipend. Housing is not a part of the package. Position includes but is not limited to: working with either the defensive line or defensive backs, video editing, equipment room, assisting with on-campus recruiting visits, having an out of region recruiting area, and other duties assigned by the head coach. Minorities are encouraged to apply. All interested and qualified applicants email resume and references to co-defensive coordinator Bryan Nardo at

Western Connecticut State (D-III): Western Connecticut State University is looking for an offense and defensive assistant football coach. Bachelor’s degree required. This position will be responsible for coaching a position, have a recruiting territory and other duties assigned by the head football coach. Playing experience at the collegiate level is preferred and coaching experience is a plus. No benefits provided. Please e-mail your cover letter and attach your resume and references to No phone calls please.

Tennessee Titans: Ryan Cowden, an assistant college scouting director with the Panthers, has accepted the director of player personnel job with the Titans front office, per the Charlotte Observer.

Carolina Panthers: Assistant college scouting director Ryan Cowden is leaving for a position with the Tennessee Titans front office and college scout John Peterson has decided to retire, according to the Charlotte Observer.

Logan City Wolverines (Australia): The Logan City Wolverines of the National Gridiron League are seeking applicants for a running backs coach as well as a wide receivers coach. Collegiate coaching experience required, along with extensive HUDL experience. Candidates MUST be passport ready. This is a new professional league that will begin play in September of 2016. The contract will run from July 30, 2016 – January 29, 2017, with a club option for an extension. Compensation package includes a salary (+/- $2500 US/month), housing, retirement contribution, insurance, and travel to/from Australia. Please send resume's to to be considered.