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Thursday April 2, 2015

Thursday April 2, 2015


Sam Houston State (FCS - TX): Southeastern Louisiana safeties coach Patrick Toney has joined the Sam Houston staff working with the defensive backs.

Monmouth (FCS - NJ): Monmouth has named former Colgate player Andrew Kirkland their defensive backs coach. Kirkland assisted head coach Dan Hunt with the secondary at Colgate (FCS - NY) the past two seasons.

Virginia Tech: Former linebacker Cody Grimm has officially joined the staff as a defensive grad assistant.

Notre Dame: The Irish have added Nebraska director of recruiting operations Aaryn Kearney to its recruiting staff according to 247.

Navarro JC (TX): Per source, former West Texas A&M offensive coordinator Scott Parr is joining the Navarro staff in the same capacity.

UW-La Crosse (D-III): UW-La Crosse is looking for a pre-season season scrimmage for Fall 2015. Time and date are negotiable. Would prefer hosting in 2015 and traveling in 2016 based on 2015 travel schedule. Contact Joel Dettwiler at if interested.

Liberty (FCS - VA): The program has announced that wide receivers coach Juan Taylor has been relieved of duties.

Ferris State (D-II - MI): Ferris State is extremely motivated to find an opponent to play on Sept. 5, 2015. Willing to play any level NCAA / NAIA opponent. If interested, please contact

Kean University (D-III - NJ): Per source, former Kean defensive back Bill Kvalheim has joined the staff to coach the safeties.

Van Malone and Chad Morris pranked the SMU defensive backs during a practice drill yesterday

Hudl: Hudl has raised $72.5 million. Sounds like some acquisitions are on the horizon.

Rutgers: EJ Barthel has joined the staff as recruiting coordinator. Barthel spent last season as a volunteer on the recruiting staff after spending a few years training local high school athletes at Explosive Training Systems in Teterboro.

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Gallaudet (D-III - Washington, DC): Head coach Chuck Goldstein has announced the addition of four Gallaudet graduates to the coaching staff, and the promotion of one current assistant. Joining the program are Philip Endicott (RBs / football operations), Caleb Hinton (OL), Kenneth Montanez (assistant linebackers), and Adham Talaat (assistant DL / DEs) and linebacker coach / recruiting coordinator Vince Brown has been promoted to defensive coordinator.

Linfield (D-III - OR):Linfield College is looking to fill some open dates in 2016 and 2017. Would preferably a 2 year, home / away agreement. Open dates in 2016 are 9/10 and 9/17. Open dates in 2017 are 9/9 and 9/16. Please contact head coach Joe Smith at if interested.

Savannah State (FCS): Andy Seigal, who resigned from the head coaching post at Boynton Beach HS (FL) in late March, has joined the staff as offensive coordinator, per source.