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Thursday March 13, 2014

Thursday March 13, 2014

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Saskatchewan Roughriders (CFL): After leading the franchise to its fourth Grey Cup, head coach Corey Chamblin has signed a contract extension through 2017. 

Tiffin (D-II - OH): Per source, Gary Goff has hired Adrian White as defensive backs coach. White most recently was an assistant defensive backs coach for the Buffalo Bills. 

Northern Michigan (D-II): John Parrella has been hired to coach the defensive line. Parella is a 12 year NFL veteran and previously coached the defensive line at Chabot College (CC - CA).

Rice: Offensive quality control coach Stephen Hill has accepted the head coaching job at St. Pius X HS (TX).

Feather River (CC - CA): Feather River is looking to hire an interim head coach (for a semester or two) with teaching responsibilities in PE. Responsibilities: To coordinate, recruit, plan, organize and coach a community college intercollegiate football program (includes weekends and evenings as required). Master's in physical education, education with an emphasis in physical education, kinesiology, physiology of exercise, or adaptive physical education OR Bachelor's in any of the above AND Master's in any life science, dance, physiology, health education, recreation administration, or physical therapy, or the equivalent. Pay will range from $5,306 to $7,717. Full description & application available at

Brevard (D-II - NC): We are told that there are currently no openings at Brevard and the staff is structured as follows; Taylor Cornett will move from WR/TE to OL, Chris Schultz from Kentucky Christian will coach TEs, Brock Pursley will remain the associate head coach/recruiting coordinator/running backs coach and will also coach WRs. Also, Joe Battaglia will be the DC/ILBs coach, Randy Thompson will coach DBs, Jerel Drew will move from offense to assist with the secondary, Thor Pate will coach OLBs and Justin Jefferson will be the DL/strength coach.

Wisconsin-Stevens Point (D-III): Valley City State (NAIA - ND) offensive coordinator Marty Costello has accepted the offensive line job at UW-Stevens Point. 

College Football Playoff: Former Virginia receivers coach / tight ends coach Shawn Moore has been named the director of community relations for the CFB Playoff.

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Pac-12: The Pac-12 has hired Jamie Zaninovich as their deputy commissioner and COO. Zaninovich previously served as the conference commissioner of the West Coast Conference.

Missouri Southern (D-II): Missouri Southern has announced the additions of Charlie Hopkins (offensive line), and Frank Wilson (corners). Hopkins spent last season at Brevard College (D-II - NC) as the offensive line coach, and Wilson spent the past two years as an assistant at East Stroudsburg (D-II - PA). Also, defensive assistant Rashad Watson has been promoted to defensive coordinator.

Siena Heights (NAIA - MI): Former offensive coordinator / offensive line coach Jeff Hancock has been hired as the new head coach at Vidalia HS (LA). 

St. Lawrence (D-III - NY):St. Lawrence University (Div III, Liberty League New York ) is looking to fill 2 open dates for the 2015 Football season. The open dates are: Week 1 (9/5/15) and week 3 (9/19/15). Contact Head Coach Mark Raymond at (315) 229-5785 or

Virginia Union (D-II):Virginia Union University is looking for a home game on September 6, 2014. A road game will also be considered. Interested parties can contact Jim Junot at

Gettysburg College (D-III - PA): Gettysburg College is seeking an intern for football (defensive position). Responsibilities include practice planning and coaching (defensive position), strength and conditioning, and recruiting. This appointment begins May 1, 2014 and will continue through May, 2016. Bachelor’s degree required. Compensation is paid on an hourly basis, and the individual is eligible to participate in the College’s fringe benefit program, including: medical, dental and vision insurance. A meal plan is also provided. Application Procedure: Please visit our website to submit application materials via the new on-line system by visiting this link. Position will remain open through March 28, 2014. No phone calls will be accepted.

Slippery Rock (D-II - PA): Per source, Zack Patterson has been promoted to quarterbacks coach / recruiting coordinator. Patterson was a grad assistant working with the running backs last year.