Tuesday February 4, 2014
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Mars Hill (D-II - NC): Roberson (N.C.) High School head coach Jim Beatty will become the offensive line coach at Mars Hill according to the Asheville (N.C.) Citizen-Times.
Northern Arizona: Head coach Jerome Souers has announced the hirings of offensive line coach Adam Stenavich and corners coach TJ Rushing.
Eastern Illinois: Sources confirm to FootballScoop that Mike Markuson is joining the Eastern Illinois staff as offensive line coach. We expect he will have an assistant head coach type title as well.
Cal: Greg Burns is the new defensive backs coach at Cal, per sources. Burns has previous coaching stops at UMass in 2013, Purdue in 2012, Arizona State from 2008-11, Kansas State in 2007, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2006, USC from 2002-05, Louisville from 1998-2001 and Idaho in 1997.
Middle Tennessee: Sources confirm to us that Tommy West will be the new defensive line coach at MTSU. West is the former head coach at Clemson and Memphis and served as the defensive coordinator at Southern Miss under Ellis Johnson in 2012.
Army: Army has officially announced the hiring of defensive coordinator Jay Bateman and defensive assistants Orlando Mitjans, Jr., Ray McCartney, John Loose and Kevin Corless.
Detroit Lions: The club has announced the hiring of Tony Oden as assistant defensive backs coach and Matt Raich as defensive quality control assistant.
Cleveland Browns: Former Hawaii assistant Tony Tuioti will join Mike Pettine's staff as assistant defensive line coach, according to multiple outlets.
West Georgia Technical College (JC): West Georgia Tech called us today to tell us that they will not be fielding a team this fall as they had previously planned. The program had originally planned to kick off in 2014.
Iowa State: Sources confirm to us that Brandon Blaney, who served as a defensive assistant with the Jags last year and has worked under offensive coordinator Mark Mangino while the two were at Kansas, will join the staff as offensive line coach. The hire was also reported by 24/7 Sports.
Wheaton (D-III - IL): Ben Hoffmeier, who has coached the outside linebackers the past four seasons, has accepted the defensive coordinator job at Northland Christian HS (Houston, TX).
Northwood (D-II - MI): Sources tell us that offensive coordinator Greg Quick has resigned.
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Hawaii: Former defensive coordinator / linebackers coach Cal Lee will return to St. Louis HS (HI) for his second stint as head coach, according to Hawaii News Now. Lee previously won 241 games and 14 Prep Bowl titles at St. Louis and was also a two time national coach of the year at the high school.
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Washington Redskins: The coaching staff has been completed with the announced additions of Bradford Banta (special teams assistant), Shane Day (assistant offensive line / offensive quality control), and Jake Peetz (offensive quality control). Also, the team has announced that they have retained Aubrey Pleasant, who will transition to a defensive quality control coach after serving as an offensive assistant last season.
Green Bay Packers: Special teams assistant Chad Morton will not return next season, according to a report from the Green Bay Press-Gazette.
UCLA: We told you about this back in the first week of January, but the LA Times has now come out with an article about Jim Mora making his offensive line coach Adrian Klemm one of the highest paid assistants in all of football. The LA Times pegs Klemm's deal at "about $700,000" annually. Sources tell us the number is actually significantly higher in year 2 of the new deal.
St. Francis (PA): Per sources, Mike Craig (former special teams coordinator / linebackers at Duquesne) is the new defensive coordinator at St. Francis.
Buffalo State (D-III - NY):Buffalo State has opening dates for the 2015 and 2016 football seasons. Have two games to fill on the following dates; 9-5-15/9-3-16, 9-12-15/9-10-16 and 10-17-15/10-15-16. We are looking for games with D-III opponents only. Please contact Christian Ozolins by email email@example.com or by office phone (716)-878-3679.
Northwestern Oklahoma State (D-II): Sources tell us that offensive line coach Kevin Turco has been promoted to offensive coordinator, and Anthony Weeden has added the title of recruiting coordinator.
Concordia (D-III - Chicago, IL): Bishop Noll HS (IN) head coach Mike Juscik has accepted the defensive coordinator job at Concordia University in Chicago.
Alma College (D-III - MI): Quarterbacks coach RJ Chidester has been elevated to co-offensive coordinator and Drew Burton, who coached the offensive line at UW-Stevens Point (D-III) last season, has been hired as co-offensive coordinator / offensive line coach.
Western Kentucky: Sources tell us that former UAB grad assistant Brian Ellis is the new offensive quality control coach.
Pasadena City College (CC - CA): Pasadena City College is looking to hire two assistant football coaches. These are stipend positions with NO benefits. Possible part time teaching assignments for qualified candidates. QUALIFICATIONS: These positions are best filled by individuals with an undergraduate degree and five or more years of football coaching experience. Preference will be given to coaches who possess a Master’s Degree in Kinesiology or a related field. Interested applicants must email a cover letter, resume and references to Head Coach Fred Fimbres firstname.lastname@example.org.