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Tuesday January 15, 2013

Tuesday January 15, 2013

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Former Steelers defensive backs coach (also coached at Ohio State, Navy, Toledo and with the Patriots) Dick Walker died today. Please keep his family in your thoughts. 

San Jose State: Sources tell us Ron Caragher has finalized the final two coaches on his staff. We are told that former Cal associate head coach / recruiting coordinator / linebackers coach Kenwick Thompson will serve as defensive coordinator and we also hear that Northern Colorado defensive line / special teams coordinator James Jones will join the staff as defensive line coach. 

James Madison: Virginia Tech guards / centers coach Curt Newsome will join Mickey Mathews' staff at JMU as assistant head coach / offensive line per sources. The Richmond Times Dispatch reported the same earlier as well. 

Denver Broncos: Defensive backs coach Ron Milus' contract will not be renewed according to the Denver Post. Defensive quality control Cory Undlin has been promoted to fill the position. 

BYU: The school has announced the hiring of Garett Tujague and Mark Atuaia as offensive assistants. Tujague spent the past six seasons as the head coach of College of the Canyons (CA), and Atuaia had been serving as an assistant to the athletic director for student services at BYU.

Arkansas: Arkansas has announced the hiring of former Razorback Barry Lunney, Jr., as tight ends coach. He previously worked as the assistant head coach and offensive coordinator at Bentonville HS (AR). 

UNLV: Sources tell us Cleveland Browns secondary coach Tim Hauck has been offered to join his brother's staff at UNLV as defensive coordinator. He is under contract with the Browns at this time. 

Oregon State: Mike Riley has promoted defensive grad assistant Trent Bray to linebackers coach. Tight ends coach Jay Locey will move to assistant to the head coach (off the field). Tight ends will be covered by the other offensive coaches and a grad assistant. 

Western Carolina (FCS): Sources tell us that Carson Newman (D-II - TN) running backs coach De'Rail Sims will join the Western Carolina staff as running backs coach. 

BYU: Sources tell us the Ben Cahoon (receivers) and Joe Dupaix (RBs) will not return to the staff. 

Wingate University (D-II - NC): Wingate is looking to fill open dates for September 7, 2013 and September 6, 2014. Home and home contract. First game can be either place. Please contact head coach Joe Reich at

Buffalo Bills: Doug Marrone has announced ten members of his staff. Eric Ciano (head strength & conditioning), Donnie Henderson (DBs), Jim O'Neil (LBs), Chuck Driesbach (LBs), Tyrone Wheatley (RBs), Greg Adkins (TEs), Anthony Weaver (DL), Brian Fleury (DQC), Samson Brown (asst DBs) and Jason Rebrovich (DQC). 

Florida State: Billy Napier's contract is $275,000 per year for two years. Randy Sanders will earn $225,000 in year one and $325,000 in year two. 

Kansas City Chiefs: Chicago Bears special teams coordinator Dave Toub will join the staff at Kansas City per sources. 

Arizona: Former Cal offensive coordinator / offensive line coach Jim Michalczik will join Rich Rod's staff as offensive line coach. 

Chicago Bears: Special teams coordinator Dave Toub will not return to the team. Have seen reports that he's expected to land in Kansas City. Will keep you updated. 

UConn: Former Cincinnati receivers coach TJ Wiest has been named offensive coordinator / receivers coach at UConn. George DeLeone's title will shift to associate head coach / offensive line. 

Nevada: Sources tell us that Ron Hudson will be the new offensive line coach at Nevada. 

Moravian College (D-III - PA): Moravian College is currently seeking applications for a Full-Time Assistant Football Coach – Offensive Coordinator. The position requires a BA/BS and 3-5 years of coaching experience. Prior Coordinator experience is preferred. Primary responsibilities include identification and recruitment of athletically and academically qualified student-athletes andcoordination of the offense as well as assisting Head Coach in all facets of the program. Other duties may be assigned by the Head Coach or Athletic Director. Please e-mail cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to NO PHONE CALLS.

Florida State: Jimbo has now officially announced Randy Sanders as running backs coach and Billy Napier as tight ends / recruiting coordinator. 

Nevada: We hear both Ron Hudson (see below) and Portland State offensive line coach Brad Davis interviewed this past weekend for the offensive line job at Nevada. 

Carthage College (D-III - WI): Former College of Wooster defensive coordinator Kyle Rooker has accepted the offensive line / offensive coordinator position at Carthage.

UMass: Sources tell us offensive line coach Ron Hudson is leaving to pursue other opportunities. 

UNC-Pembroke (D-II): UNC-Pembroke is looking to hire a fulltime Defensive Line Coach. Master’s degree in P.E. / Health / Recreation required. Please send resumes to Defensive Coordinator

Tusculum College: Teddy Gaines has joined the staff and will serve as the defensive pass game coordinator and defensive backs coach. Gaines spent last season at Maryville College as the defensive backs coach / special teams coordinator.

Monroe College (JC - NY): Monroe College Football is seeking applicants for the position of Equipment Manager. This is a seasonal position, with salary and compensation based on experience. Monroe College is a member of the Northeast Football Conference and is located in New Rochelle, NY. Potential candidates should provide a resume with references and cover letter addressed to Head Coach Terry Karg via email at: No phone calls please.

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Arkansas: Multiple outlets are reporting that receivers coach George McDonald has resigned. Sources tell us he will join the Syracuse staff as offensive coordinator. 

University of Chicago: The University of Chicago is looking for a game(s) on October 12, 2013 & October 11, 2014. Prefer home in 2013, but flexible. Contact head coach Dick Maloney at or call 1.773.702.9035.

San Diego Chargers: Denver offensive coordinator Mike McCoy will be the next head coach of the Chargers per multiple reports. 

UConn: Sources tell us to look for two new additions to the staff soon enough. Will update...

Millikin (D-III - IL): Millikin University is accepting nominations and applications for a Assistant Football Coach Intern. Millikin University is a four-year undergraduate university with 2,300 full-time students enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Fine Arts, College of Professional Studies, and Tabor School of Business. This internship is designed as a ten month educational experience and is designed to give an individual with an interest in coaching the opportunity to hone his or her skill development and coaching ability in one or more position areas. The appointment is for one year, with a possible one year renewal. Pursuing a graduate degree at a nearby university may be possible. You may view a complete position description at Applicants should complete an online application at Please attach a cover letter and resume with your application. 

San Diego Chargers: Jason La Canfora is reporting that the Chargers are nearing a deal to make Denver offensive coordinator Mike McCoy their new head coach and a deal should be finalized today.

Texas Football Masters Clinics:The Most Intense and Specialized Clinic Experience. Mid-week Clinics in Houston (2/13-2/14) and Dallas (2/20-2/21). NFL and Major College Speakers, 5-7 Hour sessions.

Tennessee-Chattanooga: Former James Madison offensive coordinator Jeff Durden has accepted the offensive coordinator job.

Buffalo Bills: The New York Daily News is reporting that the Bills have hired Anthony Weaver, former Jets assistant defensive line coach, to coach the defensive line.

Concordia-Chicago (IL): Sources tell us that former Saginaw Valley State head coach Randy Awrey has accepted the head coaching job. Awrey also previously served as defensive coordinator at Northern Michigan and Marietta College.

Clark-Atlanta (D-II - GA): Sources tell us that Berrien County HS (GA) head coach Rob Armstrong will join the staff.

Western Carolina: Sources tell us Charleston Southern defensive coordinator Shawn Quinn will join the Western Carolina staff in the same capacity. 

Nicholls State (FCS - LA): Nicholls State needs a home game for the 2013 Season. Available date is Saturday, September 28th. If interested, please contact Associate Head Coach, Chuck Hepola at 985-448-4796 or via email at

Go Big Recruiting:It's just too much. Hudl, YouTube, etc. how can you keep track of it all? The answer is Go Big Recruiting. Go Big consolidates contact info, highlights, full games, and transcripts in one place. Check it out!

Bacone College (NAIA - OK): Bacone, Located in Muskogee, OK, is looking for a game Sept 14th, 2013. Please e-mail head coach Trevor Rubly at

Hargrave Military Academy (Post-grad - VA): The Post Graduate Team is inviting applications for the position of Assistant Football Coach/Post Grad Admissions Counselor (Full-Time). The position will be for an Offensive position coach with possible coordinating opportunities. Position will be responsible for coaching position group, putting together a practice plan daily with the head coach, recruiting for a prestigious post graduate prep school, breaking down transcripts in compliance with the NCAA, and knowing up to date recruiting standards and rules. Please forward resume to Head Coach Troy Davis at or call 434-548-2993. Position will start immediately, and is an equal opportunity position.

Hargrave Military Academy (Post-grad - VA): The Post Graduate Team is inviting applications for the position of Assistant Football Coach (2 Interns available). These positions are open to both offensive & defensive positions. Position includes working a specific position during practice and games, breaking down opponent film, recruiting for a prestigious post graduate prep school, breaking down transcripts in compliance with the NCAA, and knowing up to date recruiting standards and rules. . Please forward resume to Head Coach Troy Davis at or call 434-548-2993. Possible immediate start date.