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Thursday November 20, 2014

Thursday November 20, 2014


Just a reminder, tomorrow is the last day that we will be accepting nominations for the annual Coach of the Year awards. Only coaches who receive nominations will be considered. Send your nominations to

East Los Angeles (CC): Per source, head coach Steven Mojarro has been let go. Mojarro who was in his seventh year with the program, we hear, was told he needed to fire multiple long-time assistants in order to retain his position. He apparently didn't believe that was the right thing to do.

B.C. Lions (CFL): Head coach Mike Benevides has been let go. This was Benevides' third season as head coach of the Lions.

Fort Hays State (D-II - KS): Fort Hays State is making some changes on the offensive side of the ball. Offensive coordinator Justin Schreiber and offensive line coach Justin Iske will not return. Will have an update tomorrow AM.

St. Norbert (D-III - WI): The school has announced that head coach Steve Opgenorth has resigned. Opgenorth went 6-4 in his one season leading the program. Defensive coordinator Dan McCarty has been promoted to head coach, effective immediately.

Garden City (CC): Garden City has named for Fort Scott head coach Jeff Sims their new head coach. Sims was currently serving as senior director of player personnel at Indiana.

Wayne State (D-II - MI):Wayne State is looking to fill an open date for 9/12/15. Looking to fill with a D-II opponent. Must be a home game. Interested programs can contact Jeff Weiss at or reach him at his office at 313-577-7542.

Buffalo-Kent State: Last night's game has been rescheduled for 1 p.m. ET on Friday. The re-scheduling of this week's game has also pushed next week's Kent State-Akron game back from Tuesday to Friday. Update:The game has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled.

Southwestern Oklahoma State (D-II): Per source, co-offensive coordinators Steve Day and Dustin Hada have been let go.

Wofford College (FCS - SC): Per source, tight ends coach Pete Kalinowski will step down following this weekend's finale vs. Mercer.

Northwestern Oklahoma State (D-II): Per source, Emporia State (D-II - KS) offensive coordinator Matt Walter will be the new head coach at Northwestern Oklahoma State.

Snow College (CC - UT): Former Manti High School assistant coach Fred Taukeiaho has been hired to coach the defensive line.

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Southeast Missouri State (FCS):Southeast Missouri State is looking for a NCAA DII/NAIA opponent for a home guarantee game on September 26th or October 24th 2015. Please contact Mark Alnutt, Director of Athletics at (573) 651-2229 or