Thursday January 31, 2013
Texas Tech: Sources tell us Jacob Mathis has joined the staff as defensive quality control.
Tusculum (D-II - TN): Running backs coach / director of football operations Caleb Slover has been hired as the head coach at Cocke County HS (TN), according to the Newport Plain Talk.
Oregon: Sources are telling us that former Arizona Cardinals defensive line coach Ron Aiken will join the Ducks' staff as defensive line coach. We will confirm. Update: The hire has been announced.
Appalachian State: Scott Satterfield has announced that offensive line coach Dwayne Ledford and newly hired quarterbacks coach Frank Ponce will serve as co-offensive coordinators. Ledford will coordinate the run game and Ponce will coordinate the pass game.
Tampa Bay: Sources tell us Maine defensive coordinator Paul Ferraro will be the new special teams coordinator for the Bucs.
Oregon: Scott Frost has now officially been named offensive coordinator / quarterbacks.
Redlands: We hear tight ends / fullbacks coach Kiyoshi Harris will move to defensive line.
San Diego State: Rocky Long has signed a two-year contract extension through 2017.
Ball State: Brian Hardin has been announced as the new deputy athletic director. Hardin spent the past seven years as the director of football media relations at Notre Dame.
Denison University (D-III - OH): Denison University is seeking qualified candidates for the position of offensive assistant coach (running backs or wide receivers). This is a seasonal, full-time intern position which will start August 1, 2013 and will conclude November 15, 2013. Compensation includes a $4000 stipend including meals. College coaching or playing experience preferred. Interested candidates should e-mail a cover letter, resume, and at least 3 professional references to: Jack Hatem, Head Football Coach at: firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls or faxes, please.
Delta State (D-II - MS):Delta State University has two open dates for the 2013 season that we are looking to fill with Division II or NAIA opponents. DSU is currently looking for home or road opportunities on the following dates 10/12 and 11/9. Please contact Matt Jones, Assistant Athletic Director at email@example.com if interested.
College of Wooster (D-III - OH): Johns Hopkins (D-III - MD) defensive coordinator Frank Colaprete has been named the new head coach at Wooster.
Arkansas-Monticello (D-II): Sources tell us former Nicholls State offensive line coach Mario Jeberaeel is the new offensive line / recruiting coordinator at Monticello.
Denison University (D-III - OH): Denison University is seeking qualified candidates for the position of defensive assistant coach (linebackers or secondary). This is a seasonal, full-time intern position which will start August 1, 2013 and will conclude November 15, 2013. Compensation includes a $4000 stipend including meals. College coaching or playing experience preferred. Interested candidates should e-mail a cover letter, resume, and at least 3 professional references to: Jack Hatem, Head Football Coach, Denison University at: firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls or faxes, please.
Kansas State: The University has announced that Bill Snyder has a new five year, $14.75 million agreement.
McMurry (D-II - TX): Mason Miller has now officially been announced as the program's head coach.
East Mississippi (CC): Buddy Stephens has completed his coaching staff with the hirings of Jordan Lesley (defensive coordinator), Andy Greening (linebackers), Tony Gilbert (defensive line), and Cade Wilkerson (running backs / special teams). Lesley and Greening are both former Northwest Mississippi CC assistants, while Gilbert joins the staff after serving as a defensive grad assistant at Auburn last year. Wilkerson served on the EMCC staff last year as a graduate assistant on the defensive side of the ball.
Peru State (NAIA - NE): Peru State College seeks qualified applicants for a Graduate Assistant - Residence Life/Football. The Graduate Assistant will be expected to participate as an active member of the Residence Life Team. The Graduate Assistant will provide supervision for residence hall staff and residents. Coaching responsibilities will include coaching on offense, experience with option football is preferred, all aspects of recruiting, assisting with film breakdown, game and practice preparation which includes video cut-ups, serving as an assistant for equipment. This is a two year assistantship that requires a bachelor’s degree, admission to the graduate program of the College, a background in residence life and collegiate playing / coaching experience. Anticipated start date is July 15, 2013. Compensation will be an annual $10,000 stipend, graduate school tuition, and campus housing and meals during the academic year based upon the dining services hours of operation. This is a ten-month position (July 15-May 15 yearly). For application procedure call Human Resources at 402-872-2230 or visit this link.
Cleveland Browns: Sources tell us that Michigan defensive grad assistant Aubrey Pleasant has accepted a position with the Browns.
Montreal Alouettes (CFL): The Alouettes have reportedly interviewed Kansas City quarterbacks coach Jim Zorn for the head coaching job, as well as Dan Hawkins, former Arizona Cardinals offensive coordinator Mike Miller, former Edmonton Eskimos head coach Danny Macocia (current head coach at Univ. of Montreal), and Sacramento Mountain Lions head coach Turk Schonert. Sources tell us Toronto defensive coordinator Chris Jones is also a candidate. Update> Sources tell us Chris Jones has pulled out of running and has re-signed with Toronto.
Indiana State (FCS): Former Colorado offensive grad assistant Joe Bever is the new receivers coach at Indiana State.
Waldorf College (NAIA - IA):Waldorf College is seeking to fill the following dates for the 2013 season. Aug. 31, Sept. 28, Oct. 5 with 2014 as an option. Please contact Head Coach Kent Anderson at email@example.com
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Miami Dolphins: The Dolphins have officially named Marwan Maalouf assistant special teams coach and they have promoted Zac Taylor to quarterbacks coach, Charlie Bullen to assistant defensive line coach and Ben Johnson to assistant quarterbacks coach. Maalouf was the special teams coordinator for the Colts in 2012.