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Thursday March 7, 2013

Thursday March 7, 2013

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Widener: Sources tell us former Delaware head coach KC Keeler is currently consulting with new head coach Bobby Acosta. Keeler mentored Acosta as a player and coach at Delaware. 

University of Redlands (D-III - CA): Sources tell us Riverside CC defensive line coach Michael Touhy will be the new defensive line coach at Redlands. 

Texas: Alabama associate director of operations Patrick Suddes has been named director of player personnel at Texas. 

Case Western Reserve (D-III - OH): Walsh University (D-II - OH) linebackers coach Warren Miller has been named the linebackers coach and special teams coordinator at Case Western Reserve. 

RPI (D-III - NY): Sources tell us Ferrum College (D-III - VA) offensive coordinator Ralph Isernia will be named head coach at RPI tomorrow. 

Georgia: Mark Richt said today that offensive coordinator Mike Bobo is getting a three year deal and offensive line coach Will Friend will now have the "run game coordinator" title. 

Chattanooga (FCS): Russ Huesman has now officially announced the hiring of Rusty Wright as linebackers and Brandon Cooper as a defensive assistant. Wright was the defensive coordinator at Reinhardt and Cooper was at Jacksonville State last season. 

Northeastern Oklahoma A&M (CC): Sources tell us that Northwest Mississippi CC offensive line coach Chris Jirgens has been brought on staff to serve as offensive line coach and run game coordinator. 

Pomona-Pitzer (D-III - CA): John Walsh has been named defensive coordinator. Walsh has previous coaching experience at Yale, Tufts, and Georgetown.

Oklahoma: With the recent addition of defensive line coach Jerry Montgomery, Bob Stoops has announced that Bobby Jack Wright will coach the corners (he coached the defensive ends last season), Mike Stoops will coach the safeties, and Jay Boulware will serve as special teams coordinator and tight ends coach.

Livingstone College (D-II - NC): Livingstone College is looking to hire defensive line and linebackers coaches. Strong recruiting ties to the JUCO level are desired, and we are looking for the best fit. Interested candidates can email head coach Darryl Williams at

Kansas State: Bowling Green assistant director for football Clint Dowdle has been announced as Kansas State's new assistant AD for administration.

Highland CC (KS): Highland CC is looking for an offensive and defensive volunteer assistant coach. There’s no compensation just an opportunity to get experience in coaching, video, recruiting and coach development. If interested, please email resume to head coach Ryan Held at

Utah State: Sources tell us that former Washington State assistant Dave Ungerer will join the staff as running backs coach / special teams coordinator.

Ohio: James Ward, former corners coach at Nevada, will be the new defensive backs coach at Ohio.

Illinois: Sources confirm to us that AJ Ricker will be the new offensive line coach at Illinois. Ricker, who was Bill Cubit's offensive line coach at Western Michigan had accepted the tackles / tight ends job at Middle Tennessee. 

James Madison (FCS): Sources tell us that former Virginia Tech offensive coordinator Mike O'Cain is expected to be named offensive coordinator at JMU early next week. The Richmond Times Dispatch reported the same. 

Texas A&M Commerce (D-II): Sources tell us Iowa State offensive grad assistant Kevin Bleil has accepted the receivers job at A&M Commerce. 

New Mexico Military: Sources tell us that Kenny Holmes has returned to New Mexico Military Institute after initially accepting an offer from DeWayne Walker to coach the defensive ends at New Mexico State.

Southern Virginia: Offensive line coach Tye Hiatt has been promoted to offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach. 

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Tarleton State (D-II - TX):Taleton State is looking for a home game September 7th of 2013. If interested, contact head coach Cary Fowler at

Jersey Coast (JC - NJ): Jersey Coast Academy is seeking part time assistant coaches for all positions, including coordinators and strength and conditioning. Coaches will be needed as early as spring / early summer for program development. Interested candidates should send their materials (letter of interest, resume and references), with "assistant coach opening" in the subject line to

Rhode Island: Rod Chance has been named corners coach and Omar King has been named receivers coach. Chance was an assistant at Alpharetta High School (GA) while King comes from LIU-Post where he coached the running backs. Additionally Matt Sutjak, who coaches the tight ends / fullbacks will also take on the assistant special teams coordinator title.