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Thursday March 15, 2012

Thursday March 15, 2012

Holy Cross: We have learned that former Old Dominion defensive coordinator Andy Rondeau has been hired as defensive coordinator at Holy Cross.

Pac 12 Update: Scott and Mike spent the morning with the Oregon staff and are now headed south to the Bay area. Follow @FootballScoop on Twitter for updates.

Arkansas Tech: We hear that Matt Kitchens has been promoted to full time linebackers coach. Kitchens spent the past two seasons as a grad assistant.

Hampton University: Hampton University is looking for a game on Saturday, September 22, 2012 or Saturday October 6, 2012. All inquiries please contact Coach Keith Goganious, Defensive Coordinator at

Concordia (D-II - MN): Concordia University is seeking a volunteer defensive backs coach. RESPONSIBILITIES will include; drill work, defensive and whole staff meetings, understanding of scheme to be executed on filed and meeting rooms, game day observations and feedback. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree required; coaching experience at the collegiate level preferred; applicants will be required to successfully complete an interview and/or demonstration. Would prefer to have the applicant be a Midwest or Minnesota Resident. Must be able to pass a campus background check. Please submit a cover letter, references and resume to Head Football Coach Ryan Williams at

Portland State: Ikaika Malloe has officially joined the staff and will serve as special teams coordinator. Malloe most recently served as the defensive coordinator at Yale.

DFO Spring Clinic: The DFO Spring Clinic will be May 7-8, 2012 at the Omni Hotel in Fort Worth, TX. Check in will begin at 2:00 pm on May 7, and will conclude at NOON on May 8. As always, there is no cost or the clinic. The Omni has offered us a rate of $89, please use this link to make your reservation. An itinerary will be published soon, but please RSVP at

Oklahoma State: Mike Gundy's new 8 year deal is for $25.52 million and he will earn $3.275 million for the 2012 season. From 2013 through 2019 the University will contribute $600,000 to Gundy's retirement fund (bringing the total worth of the new contract to $29.72 million). Gundy can earn an additional $150,000 for a Big 12 title, and $400,000 for a BCS National Title, but his bonus earnings have been capped at $400,000 for any given year.

Grand View University (NAIA -IA): We have learned University of South Dakota graduate assistant Nick Benedetto has accepted the defensive backs position.

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (D-III - IN): We have learned that offensive line coach Brian White has been promoted to offensive coordinator. Also, Bridgewater College defensive line coach Etta Tawo has been hired to coach the defensive line and Ottawa University defensive grad assistant Nick Davis has been hired to coach the running backs.

Centre College (D-III - KY): Chris Limbach has accepted the offensive line position. Limbach most recently served as associate head coach / run game coordinator / offensive line coach at Oklahoma Panhandle State.

Angelo State (D-II - TX): We have learned that Pierce Holt, former San Fransisco 49ers All Pro defensive tackle, has been hired to coach the defensive line.

Central Oklahoma (D-II): Tom Howe has accepted the linebackers and special teams coordinator position. Howe previously served as the defensive line coach at Missouri Southern State.