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Thursday May 1, 2014

Thursday May 1, 2014

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Very proud to report that FootballScoop had record viewership in April with 52% growth in unique visitors over last April. We thank you. 

NC State: NC State University has an immediate opening for an offensive line graduate assistant position. Applicant must have playing or coaching experience on the offensive line. Applicant must also gain acceptance to grad school and have a minimum of a 3.0 undergraduate GPA. Please email a resume and cover letter to Deadline for application is May 5th. No phone calls please.

Alabama: Remember all the chatter in December & early January about Saban speaking with Texas? Know who was worried he would leave? Alabama AD Bill Battle

West Virginia: Defensive coordinator Tony Gibson has received a raise from $250,000 to $350,000 according to Mike Casazza of the Charleston (W. Va.) Daily Mail. He is now the third-highest paid assistant on the staff, trailing senior associate head coach/defensive line coach Tom Bradley ($600,000) and associate head coach/special teams coordinator/safeties coach Joe DeForest ($500,000). Overall, Dana Holgorsen's staff has received a collective 12.5 percent raise since 2012. 

DFO Spring Meetings: The meetings are Monday and Tuesday in Dallas. The agenda & speakers have been finalized. We look forward to seeing many of you there. 

Southern Connecticut State: As we reported back in early March, former New Hampshire defensive ends coach Jon Shelton will be the new defensive coordinator at SCSU taking the spot of longtime defensive coordinator Mike Dodge who was not retained, per source. We also hear now that receivers coach Chris Bergeski will be the new offensive coordinator.

FIU: FIU's DFO position opened yesterday

MIT (D-III - MA): MIT is looking to fill a home game for September 20th, 2014. Please call (617) 715-4085 or email if interested.

Benedict College (D-II - SC): Benedict is looking for a Division II / NAIA opponent for a home game. The available dates are September 13th and possible September 20th, 2014. If interested please contact Director of Athletics Willie Washington at or (803) 705-4784, James Woody at or (803) 705-4420