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Thursday January 6, 2011

Thursday January 6, 2010

Grad Assistant Flip Chart: With the convention beginning on Saturday, please check the updated Grad Assistant Flip Chart. Send an email to or text message 662-202-6408 with any corrections.

FootballScoop Coaches Happy Hour: 5 pm Monday night at the AFCA Lobby - Stemmons Ball Room inside the Anatole Hotel. Come have a cold beverage on us.

Minnesota Vikings: The Vikings' head coach Leslie Frazier will interview Josh McDaniels.

Arizona Cardinals: Defensive coordinator Bill Davis has been dismissed.

Pitt: Our sources tell us that Wisconsin offensive coordinator Paul Chryst has interviewed for the head coaching job at Pitt.

UCLA: We hear former Florida defensive coordinator Teryl Austin will interview with Rick Neuheisel.

Texas State: ESPN's Joe Schad reports Dennis Franchione has accepted the head coaching job at Texas State. We confirmed that Steve Kragthorpe did NOT interview for the position.

UCONN: A source close to the situation has just informed us that Delaware head coach KC Keeler is the leading candidate at UCONN.

Northwestern: The Northwestern Video Department is looking for an intern to film practices and games,break down opponent film and assist with the maintenance of the recruiting video library. There will be opportunities to expand expertise into post-production projects. Prior filming experience is preferred but not required; This is an unpaid position. Duties include, but are not limited to, filming practice drills, scrimmages and games, both at home and on the road, assisting with the preparation and distribution of self scout and opponent scout film, assisting with the the Northwestern Wildcats Facebook page and any other duties as assigned by the Director of Video Operations. Benefits of the position include, gaining proficiency using High Definition cameras and football-specific editing software, opportunities to gain post production film experience and being an integral part of the Northwestern Football family. If interested in this opportunity, please forward a resume by email to Ken Kowalski, Director of Video Operations, at the following address:

Texas: Multiple reports say Boise State offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach Bryan Harsin is in Austin today to meet with Mack Brown.

Evangel University (Springfield, MO): NAIA. Has a full-time position open on the defensive staff. LB/DB. Must be a devout Christian and willing to be affiliated with the Assemblies of God church. Experience with the 3-3-5 is preferred. Not a coordinating position but coordinating experience is a plus. Will be interviewing at the convention. Email resume and references to: No phone calls.

Ole Miss: FootballScoop has just learned that wide receivers coach Ron Dickerson and safeties coach Kim Dameron will not return to the staff.

CoachComm: Western Regional Sales Manager. Responsible for sales and account management in six (6) western states of California, Arizona, Nevada, Idaho, washington and Oregon. Work with High schools and colleges in this market, with primary efforts @ the collegiate level. Product lines include software, headsets and video. Experience with software and/or relationships with collegiate coaches and administrators considered a plus. Applicants need not apply if they could not start in the month of January. Position will be headquartered in California, moving expense will not be reimbursed. Serious inquires only. Contact Mike Whitley, Director of Sales -

Central Arkansas: Our sources tell us that Northwestern State wide receivers coach Matt Kubik has accepted a position at Central Arkansas.

Midland University: Jason Shumaker has been promoted to offensive coordinator / associate head coach at Midland University.

Guilford College: Ursinius College defensive coordinator Chris Rusiewicz was introdued today as the new head coach at Guilford College.

Colorado: Check out the DFO Scoop.

Miami Dolphins: ESPN's Chris Mortensen reports that some Dolphins' assistants are packing up their offices this morning. Adam Schefter reports the Dolphins have zeroing in on Jim Harbaugh, but that no offer has been made to Harbaugh at this point because of the Rooney Rule.

University of Minnesota-Crookston: Valley City State assistant Steven LaGrand has been hired as tight ends / running backs coach.

Boise State: Our sources tell us that former Colorado wide receivers coach Robert Prince has talked with Chris Petersen about returning to Boise State as the wide receivers coach.

Mississippi State: Dan Mullen has promoted co-defensive coordinator Chris Wilson to defensive coordinator. Also, offensive grad assistant Angelo Mirando has been promoted to wide receivers coach.

Savannah State: FootballScoop has just confirmed that UAB running backs coach Steve Davenport has accepted the head coaching job at Savannah State.

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McDaniel College: Graduate Assistant Football Coach – Defense/LB's - Coaching experience at the Collegiate or HS level given priority. Duties include all phases of coaching linebackers. Additional responsibilities will include but are not limited to recruitment of student-athletes, strength and conditioning and responsibilities common to entry level coach positions including computer and video work. Compensation includes Grad Degree Program, Room and Stipend. Send application/resume/references via US Mail or e-mail. No fax. to: Tim Keating, HFC, McDaniel College 2 College Hill, Westminster, MD 21157.

University of Wisconsin-River Falls: We have just confirmed that Sewanee offensive line coach Jake Wissing has accepted the offensive coordinator job at Wisconsin-River Falls.

Clemson: Despite several reports that have surfaced this morning, FootballScoop has confirmed that Duke defensive coordinator Marion Hobby has NOT accepted a position at Clemson at this point.

Elon University: We are hearing that South Florida offensive line coach Steve Shankweiler is interested in the head coaching job at Elon.

Minnesota Vikings: Quarterbacks coach Kevin Rogers, offensive line coach Pat Morris, and assistant offensive line coach Jim Hueber have been dismissed.

Saginaw Valley State: We have learned that North Dakota State tight ends coach Dan Fadrocy has accepted the wide receivers job at Saginaw Valley State.

Georgia Military College: Our sources tell us that Troy University grad assistant Jason McManus will interview for the offensive coordinator job at Georgia Military College.

Texas State: We hear Tim Brewster withdrew his name from the search at Texas State.

Houston Texans: Wade Phillips has been hired as defensive coordinator.