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Thursday July 16, 2015

Thursday July 16, 2015

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RPI (D-III - NY): We understand that RPI has a full-time defensive line / special teams coordinator position open.

Southwestern Oklahoma State (D-II): Per source, former receivers coach Mike Collins has accepted the offensive coordinator job at Putnam City West HS (OK).

Indiana State: Per source, head coach Mike Sanford has named wide receivers coach Kriss Proctor recruiting coordinator. See

Howard Payne (D-III - TX): Howard Payne is looking to fill one graduate assistant football coach for 2015 (DBs or LBs). Bachelor’s degree required. Must be accepted to the graduate school at Howard Payne University in Sport and Wellness Leadership (M.Ed.), Business Administration (MBA), Instructional Leadership (M.Ed.), Theology & Ministry (M.A.) or Youth Ministry (M.A.). The ideal candidate will possess high energy, creativity, strong work ethic, very flexible hours and work with Hudl software. Playing experience at the collegiate level is preferred and coaching experience is a plus. Compensation: 6 Hours paid tuition per semester and a $1200.00 stipend per semester. Send resume and any other pertinent information to hsims@hputx.edu. No phone calls please. See more details on the position here.

Conference USA: Commissioner Britton Banowsky, with the league since 2002, will step down to become executive director of the College Football Playoff Foundation. Banowsky will stay with the conference until a replacement is found.

Tennessee: Houston Texans college scout Bob Merritt has accepted the director of recruiting position at UT, per source.

Towson (FCS - MD): Towson University has an immediate opening for a volunteer offensive quality control position. Previous playing and / or coaching experience is preferred. E-Mail all resumes to towsonfootball@towson.edu.

Peru State (NAIA - NE): We are told that there are currently no positions open on staff.

Castleton State (D-III - VT): Peru State (NAIA - NE) assistant coach David Gregory has accepted the defensive line position at Castleton State.

Culver-Stockton (NAIA - MO): Former Michigan Tech (D-II) and Central Michigan grad assistant Justin Armstrong has been hired to coach the linebackers, per source.

Colin Cowherd: ESPN has confirmed that Colin Cowherd is leaving the worldwide leader.

Rochester (NY): University of Rochester has promoted Corey Cicilioni to full-time OC. Also, they have hired recent Brockport Graduates Connor Johnson (DBs) and Anthony Bianchi (LBs) as assistants on defense.

Fresno State: Fresno State Football is seeking a Coordinator of Player Personnel. Please note that this is a "Director of Player Personnel" level position that is just required to be titled differently at Fresno State. Job will be posted until filled. No calls please. Apply here.

Greensboro (D-III - NC): Greensboro special teams coordinator Erik Westberg is taking over the offensive coordinator duties, per source.

Southern Oregon’s 4 Everyday O-Line Drills:The University of Southern Oregon is fresh off an NAIA National Championship. As the Raiders gear up for a defense of their title, offensive line coach Chris Fisk presents the four offensive line circuits he uses everyday that lead to 45.7 points per game last season in this exclusive clinic report on XandOLabs.com. These circuits are great for developing first level blocking, second level blocking and pass protection. This clinic report includes coaching points and video.Go here to Read Coach Fisk’s clinic report.

Indiana University-Pennsylvania (D-II): Marty Higgins, who coached served as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Upper Iowa (D-II) the last two seasons, has accepted the offensive coordinator position. Higgins replaces Tyler Haines, who accepted the head coaching job at Urbana (D-II -OH).

Garden City (CC - KS): Garden City CC has an assistant coaching opportunity available. Looking for the best available coach (position open). The assistant will also serve as Math instructor. Pay is $42,000 with full benefits. A bachelor's degree in mathematics education and possession of a Master's degree in closely related field is preferred. This would be a great position for someone looking to make the leap from high school to college level athletics or a veteran coach who truly wants to make a difference in young men’s lives. If interested email head coach Jeff Sims at jeffrey.sims@gcccks.edu. No phone calls please.

Bemidji State (D-II - MN): Former University of Minnesota wide receiver and defensive back Andrew Allison has been hired as the new offensive graduate assistant at Bemidji State. We understand he will work with the wide receivers.

Southwestern Oklahoma State (D-II): Southwestern Oklahoma State University is accepting applications for a defensive graduate assistant (defensive line). The candidate will assist with all aspects of a NCAA Division II football program including compliance with NCAA and Univ. rules, coaching a position, recruiting own area, video editing and breakdown and other duties as assigned by the defensive coordinator and head coach. Previous participation and/or coaching experience is desired. Must be able to be admitted to the graduate school per University Policy. Please send resume’s to defensive coordinator Eric Gibson at eric.gibson@swosu.edu. Phone calls will not be accepted.

Shippensburg (D-II - PA): Shippensburg has hired Dan Beard as a defensive graduate assistant. Beard spent the last two seasons at McDaniel College (MD) where he coached the linebackers and served as an assistant strength coach.

Northern Michigan: Mississippi State offensive line grad assistant Derrick Elder has accepted a job at Northern Michigan coaching the running backs / tight ends.