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Thursday March 5, 2015

Thursday March 5, 2015


Abilene Christian (FCS - TX): ACU has switched up a number of staff roles. Offensive coordinator Nathan Young has moved to tight ends and H-backs. Steven Thrash has moved to wide receivers and former Wildcat Rodney Freeman has been hired to coach the running backs.

Georgia State: Tony Samuel will join the staff as outside linebackers coach according to SI. We can confirm. Also, we understand that head coach Trent Miles will now work with the running backs.

Bowdoin (D-III - ME): Bowdoin College is now accepting applications for an assistant football coach. Bachelor's degree or a minimum of five years of coaching experience at the post secondary level and/or professional competitive experience preferred. Apply here, and direct questions to

Dickinson State (NAIA - ND): Dickinson State is looking for a game on either September 5 or October 24 for the 2015 season. Would prefer home this year and would travel next year, but will discuss all options. Contact head coach Pete Stanton at if interested.

FootballScoop Spring Tour: We're heading out Monday... with stops planned at Tulsa, Oklahoma State, Oklahoma, Texas, Baylor, TCU, SMU, A&M, Houston and more, the next two weeks will be a blast.

Walsh (D-II - OH): Martin Mathis, who announced his resignation from the head coaching post at Bethel College (NAIA - KS) yesterday after two seasons, has accepted a position on staff at Walsh.

Wartburg College (D-III - IA): Wartburg has an opening for an offensive intern, preferably to work with running backs or wide receivers, and will also manage a recruiting area. Please send information to

Carroll University (D-III - WI): Carroll University has openings for coaching interns. Experience with wide receivers or defensive line is preferred. Send resume to

East Tennessee State (FCS): Gary Downs has been hired as running backs coach.

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Central Michigan: Derek Frazier has been announced as CMU's offensive line coach.

Georgia State: Georgia State has filled all open positions on the staff.

FAU: According to a report from Mike Lubitz of 940 WINZ AM, former FAU running backs coach Roger Harriott, who stepped down from the post in early February, will be the new head coach at St. Thomas Aquinas (FL). After stepping away, Harriott stated very publicly that he resigned at FAU in an effort to focus on his family, including his parents who live in his native Jamaica & their business, and would not be coaching this year.