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Thursday April 30, 2015

Thursday April 30, 2015


Nichols College (D-III - MA): Per source, former St. Anselm College (D-III - NH) running backs coach Brett Banfield has joined the Nichols College staff as outside linebackers coach.

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Wilkes University (D-III - PA): Per source, Absegami HS (NJ) offensive line coach Jeff Long has joined the Wilkes staff as a defensive intern.

Boise Sate: The salary pool for the assistants is $2,105,109 according to the Idaho Statesman, an increase of over 2.5 percent from last season ($2.05 million). As part of a three-year contract, defensive coordinator Marcel Yates will make $330,000 and the rest of the staff received raises as follows; OC Eliah Drinkwitz ($300,020), STC / TEs coach Kent Riddle ($265,013), DL coach / assistant head coach Steve Caldwell ($230,007), LBs coach Andy Avalos ($225,015), WRs Junior Adams ($185,016), DBs coach Julius Brown ($175,012). Runing backs coach Lee Marks, the newest member of the coaching staff, will make $125,008.

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UC Davis: Athletic director Terry Tumey recently stepped down to "pursue other opportunities" and Teresa Gould (the wife of UC Davis head coach Ron Gould) has been named interim AD, and is a candidate for the permanent post. Jon Wilner of the Mercury News has an interesting read on some of the other candidates for the position.

Pac-12 Conference: The Pac-12 has hired David Coleman as its new vice president of officiating. Coleman had served as the NFL's director of officiating since 2010.

Central Methodist (NAIA - MO): David Calloway has been announced as the new defensive coordinator. Calloway is the former head coach and Texas A&M-Kingsville (D-II). Head coach Jody Ford has spent the last six seasons coordinating the defense.

Iowa State: Defensive backs coach Maurice Linguist has added the title of defensive pass game coordinator.

Northern State (D-II - SD): Head coach Tom Dosch has announced the addition of Kraig Paulson as defensive backs coach. Paulson spent the past four seasons as the defensive coordinator / assistant head coach / linebackers coach at UNLV.

Missouri Valley (NAIA): Per source, Davonte Lee has joined the staff working with the defensive line. Lee was an assistant at Ramsay HS (Birmingham, AL) last season.

Midwestern State (D-II – TX): Midwestern State University is currently seeking an offensive graduate assistant football coach. The position includes a stipend, housing, and tuition assistance for graduate school. Coaching responsibilities to include; but not limited to, running backs. Experience playing and coaching running backs or quarterbacks is preferred. Responsibilities include all aspects of the football program including; but not limited to, video editing, practice organization, contest preparation, recruitment weekends, student athlete development, and other duties as assigned by the Head Football Coach. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. Interested applicants should send a letter of application, resume, and three recommendation contacts including phone numbers to assistant coach Adam Austin at Please note that we are currently in the process of reviewing all resumes for the WR and TE graduate assistant positions as well. We appreciate the overwhelming response and interest in our program.

Highland CC (KS): Highland Community College has an immediate opening for a restricted earnings running backs coach. Stipend of $625 per month, plus housing. Bachelor’s degree and playing/coaching experience at the collegiate level required. Hudl experience preferred. Request application packet from