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Tuesday March 17, 2015

Tuesday March 17, 2015


Scott (@FootballScoop) and Zach (@Zach_Barnett) head to TCU and SMU today on the FootballScoop Spring Tour, presented by Overtime Software.

Georgia: Former UAB director of player personnel Blake Shrader has been named a defensive quality control coordinator for the Bulldogs.

Northern Illinois: Per source, Southwest Minnesota State wide receivers coach Colin Duling is joining the staff and will assist with coaching the receivers.

UT-Martin: Per source, Ole Miss grad assistant DeMarcus Covington has accepted the defensive line job. Covington worked with the defensive line with the Rebels, and prior to that was a grad assistant at UAB where he worked with the linebackers and defensive line.

DFO Spring Meetings: The annual DFO Spring meetings are set for May 4-5 in downtown Phoenix at the Renaissance Hotel. We will have a special rate of $109 for attendees. For planning purposes, sessions will being at 1:30 on May 4, and conclude at 12 noon on May 5. More info coming soon. If interested in speaking on a topic please email Matt Doyle, DFO National Committee President at

Alabama: Charlie Weis Jr. and former Washington and Kansas offensive coordinator Eric Kiesau have joined the Crimson Tide staff, per Aaron Suttles, who covers Alabama. Kiesau will work as an offensive analyst, while the role of Weis Jr. (a former team manager on Kansas' staff under his father), is not yet determined. Will update...

Whittier (D-III - CA): Whittier College has closed the defensive line position. Thank you for the overwhelming response.

Northwood (D-II - MI): Northwood University has a graduate assistant coaching position open. Past playing or coaching experience is preferred. Must be interested in a Masters of Business Administration. Potential opportunities on either side of the ball. Duties will include assisting in all day-to-day operations of the football program. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and references to

Gavilan College (JC - CA): Gavilan College is now accepting applicants for the position of defensive line coach. This is a stipend position ($2700) with no housing or benefits, so local applicants are strongly encouraged to apply. Defensive line coaching and / or playing experience is preferred. Please send resume and references to head coach/defensive coordinator Spencer Gilford at

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New Mexico: The University of New Mexico is seeking applications for two defensive graduate assistant positions. Experience with the defensive line and/or outside linebackers is preferred. Resumes may be sent to No phone calls please.

Beloit (D-III - WI): Per source, receivers coach Jake Marshall is adding the co-offensive coordinator title, and former fullbacks / tight ends coach Cody Schultz will now coach the defensive line and has added special teams coordinator duties.

Franklin and Marshall (D-III - PA): Per source, defensive line coach Andy Loucks has resigned and is the new head coach at Suburban HS (York, PA).

Michigan: Former Wolverines receivers coach Erik Campbell, who coached the team's receivers from 1995-2007, has joined the staff in an off the field capacity. Campbell has spent the past two seasons coaching the wide receivers for the Montreal Alouettes.

Kings College (D-III - PA): King’s College has a restricted earnings position open (WR or RB). Playing or coaching experience preferred. Duties include coaching own position group, on the road recruiting area. Film breakdown (Hudl & Vizio), other duties assigned by head coach and offensive coordinator. Please email resume to head coach Jeff Knarr at Please no phone calls.

Northern State: The offensive and defensive grad assistant position have been filled. Thank you for the overwhelming interest shown in both positions.