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Tuesday February 2, 2016

Tuesday February 2, 2016


Louisiana Lafayette: Southern Miss running backs coach John Simon will join Hud's staff coaching receivers per source. SI has reported that he will join the staff as well. 

Southeastern (NAIA - FL): Per source, SEU has hired former Utah State wide receivers coach Waleed Gaines to coach the defensive backs.

FAU:Charlie Partridge is a boss.

Montana State: AD Peter Fields will not return.

San Francisco 49ers: Chip Kelly has added Eagles' staffer J.P. Crowley Hanlon as assistant to the coaching staff.

North Carolina: Sources tell FootballScoop that Rod Ojong, who worked as a defensive graduate assistant last season at Memphis, has joined the staff in a defensive quality control role.

Dakota State (NAIA - SD): Dakota State is looking to hire a graduate assistant for next season. The candidate should have at least 3.25 undergraduate GPA and be interested in DSU’s Master’s of Science in Educational Technology. Candidate will work with a defensive position group depending on experience. Duties will include coaching that position group, film breakdown, equipment duties, recruiting, along with other duties as assigned by the Head Coach. Compensation is a $13,000 stipend along with 2/3 tuition reduction for the MSET program. All interested and qualified applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and references to to be considered.

Morehead State (FCS - KY): Morehead Statehas an immediateopening for a defensive line coach. Position includes coaching, recruiting, and administrative duties assigned by Head Coach and Defensive Coordinator. Defensive Line playing experience required and video editing experience preferred. This is an entry level position with a market value salary. Please email resume, cover letter and references to Zack Moore at Please no phone calls.

Dallas Cowboys: Former Chargers assistant Mike Nolan, who coached the linebackers in San Diego, is talking with the Cowboys about their coaching opening in the secondary, per Ian Rapoport.

Redlands (D-III - CA): Per source, former Millsaps (D-III - MS) offensive line coach David Lord has accepted the defensive line job at Redlands.

Morehead State (FCS - KY): Morehead State University has an IMMEDIATE opening for a defensive intern. Position includes coaching, recruiting, and administrative duties assigned by Head Coach and Defensive Coordinator. DB playing or coaching experience preferred. Compensation is $8,000 with NO benefits, housing or meals. Please email resume, cover letter and references to Zack Moore at No phone calls please.

Arkansas-Pine Bluff: Former Murray State (FCS - KY) defensive line / assistant head coach Santos Carrillo is joining the staff as defensive line coach, per source.

West Virginia Wesleyan (D-II): West Virginia Wesleyan, located in Buckhannon, WV is currently accepting resumes for a restricted earnings position coaching the defensive line. This is a 10-month position including a $10,000.00 stipend and housing. There is currently no meal plan or benefits available. Candidates will manage their own position group, recruit both on and off campus, have video and academic support responsibilities, as well as other duties assigned by the head coach and director of athletics. Ideal candidates will have a minimum of 2 years of experience on the collegiate level and the ability to start immediately. Please email your resume, cover letter, and references to No phone calls please.

Dixie State (D-II - UT): Dixie State University is looking to hire a full time secondary coach. Dixie State is a Division 2 school heading into the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference next season. The position is a twelve month benefited position, with control of the entire secondary. Minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Please send all inquiries to No phone calls will be accepted.

Alcorn State: Sources tell FootballScoop Fred McNair will be named head coach at Alcorn later today.

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Cleveland Browns: Per Alex Marvez, Stanford defensive assistant Eric Sanders has accepted the same position on Hue Jackson's staff in Cleveland. Prior to working at Stanford, Sanders spent five seasons with the Raiders where Hue Jackson was the offensive coordinator. Marvez also reports that BC Lions (Canada) assistant Johnny Holland is joining the staff and will coach the inside linebackers.

Kentucky: Former Iowa State wide receivers coach Tommy Mangino is joining the staff as an offensive quality control coach, per Jon Hale.

Nebraska: Linebackers coach Trent Bray and wide receivers coach Keith Williams have received contract extensions through January 31, 2018, along with pay raises. Bray's new salary for the 2016 season will be $300k, and he will make $325k in 2017 after earning $250k this past season. Williams will make $400k the next two seasons, a nice bump from the $275k he made in 2015.

Indianapolis Colts: The Colts are keeping wide receivers coach Jim Hostler on staff, according to Alex Marvez who goes on to note that he may, or may not, be moving to a different position.

Virginia Tech: Justin Fuente has announced the additions of Matt Transue (assistant director of player personnel and recruiting), Ally La Rocque (recruiting assistant), and Shannon Lewis (assistant to the head coach). Also, Anthony Crosby (who worked at Ole Miss as an assistant strength coach last season) is joining the strength staff as senior director of football strength and conditioning.

Becker (D-III - MA): Mike Lichten has resigned from the head coaching position and associate head coach / defensive coordinator Frank Forcucci has been named interim head coach.

Kentucky: Louisville wide receivers coach Lamar Thomas has officially taken over the receivers at Kentucky.

Western Illinois: Charlie Fisher has announced his coaching staff, most of which we've already reported. To recap; David Nelson (DC / DBs), Doug Malone (OC / TEs), Garry Fisher (LBs / co-STC), Ty Howle (OL), David Rocco (WRs / director of on campus recruiting / high school relations), Tyler Stockton (DL), Jared Elliott (assistant HC / QBs / recruiting coordinator), Steve Crutchley (RBs / co-STC) David Milke (director of operations).