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Tuesday November 27, 2012

Tuesday November 27, 2012

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Quick thank you from FootballScoop. Yesterday we had nearly 100,000 visits to the site (including coaches from over 750 colleges & universities). We appreciate your viewership and the information you provide us with. 

NC State: The Monroe News Star is reporting that Sonny Dykes will interview tomorrow at NC State. 

Luther College (D-III - IA): Head coach Mike Durnin has resigned. 

Riverside City College (CA): Riverside City is looking for a defensive line coach. Please email resumes to associate head coach Darrin Chiaverini at Compensation is $3,800 stipend and summer pay. 

LSU: @SportsByBrooks broke news today that Arkansas had presented an offer to Les Miles (5 years / $27.5 million). Multiple sources made it very clear to us today that Les did not initiate this. Sources close to the program informed us that Les would be meeting with his athletic director this week to discuss raises for his staff. Our sources were highly confident Les will remain the head coach of the Tigers. 

Illinois: Athletic director Mike Thomas, speaking on the radio tonight, said that Tim Beckman will be his coach next season. He added however, that the coaches are recruiting and he hasn't had the opportunity to do a comprehensive review of the staff (said that will come "at a later time"). 

Western Michigan: Multiple sources telling us that Indiana State head coach Trent Miles will likely be offered the head coaching position at Western Michigan. More to come... Update> Sources close to Indiana State head coach tell us this is not finalized. Western Michigan SID Mat Kanan tweeted that Western "has not hired a new football coach". 

Tulsa: Athletic director Ross Parmley has been placed on administrative leave in connection with a "gambling inquiry"

NC State: Sources tell us NC State is indeed interested in Louisiana Tech head coach Sonny Dykes. 

Illinois State University (FCS): Illinois State is seeking a FCS opponent for 2013. Available dates are 9/7 or 9/21. Guarantees or home and home possible. Contact Executive Associate AD Larry Lyons at or (309) 438-2000 if interested.

NC State: Clemson offensive coordinator Chad Morris stated this afternoon that he has not spoken with NC State about their opening. 

Penn State: Bill O'Brien reiterated today that he's not leaving Penn State. According to his agent, if he left, the buyout would be $9.2 million

Boston College: Adam Schefter tweeted this afternoon that New Orleans Saints offensive coordinator Pete Carmichael is a candidate at BC. 

Kentucky: Multiple sources telling us the Florida State "offensive coordinator" James Coley will join Mark Stoops' staff at Kentucky. We have not confirmed. 

Southern Miss: Sources tell us that North Carolina offensive coordinator Blake Anderson has no plans to "interview" for the head job at Southern Miss; but would accept it if offered. 

Kentucky: It is being reported by Matt Jones that Florida State defensive coordinator Mark Stoops will be named head coach today. Update> Sources have confirmed the hire to us. 

Presbyterian College (FCS - SC): We are told that both the defensive coordinator and defensive backs jobs are open at Presbyterian. 

Southern Miss: We have confirmed that Ellis Johnson will not return as head coach.

West Hills Community College (CA): West Hills, located in the Central Valley (Coalinga, CA) region of California, has an opening for a part-time defensive coach/assistant resident hall advisor. The job pays $1000.00 a month (10 Month) with housing and meals. The defensive assistant will help with game planning, recruiting, and coordinate video needs for the staff. Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to Head Football Coach Cal Tincher at

UAB: Wide receivers coach Ron Sigler has resigned from the staff. 

West Alabama (D-II): West Alabama is looking for a D2 opponent on September 28th. Contact Head Coach Will Hall at

Purdue: Last night the Purdue Rivals site reported that Dave Doeren is no longer a candidate at Purdue. Sources tell us that Purdue is targeting Butch Jones; but is also having discussions with other candidates. Will keep you posted. 

Blinn College (JC - TX): Blinn College in Brenham, TX is seeking applicants for a Defensive Line or Linebacker coach. This is a full time benefited position. This position will include a competitive salary. The Defensive Line / Linebacker coach will be responsible for developing players in practice, running position meetings and involved in game planning. The Defensive Line / Linebacker coach will also be involved in all aspects of recruiting – including having a recruiting area, making phone calls and being on the road. Other duties include film breakdown, film exchange and practice organization. Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree. No phone calls. Fax cover letter and resumes to defensive coordinator Mike Mutz at 979-337-6710 or email to or Head Football Coach Ronny Feldman at

Missouri: Gary Pinkel stated this morning that he does not plan any staff changes this off-season. 

Livingstone College (D-II - NC): Livingstone is seeking to fill two empty dates for the 2013 season (August 31 and September 14). Looking to play a division II or division III opponent, home or away. Those interested please contact head coach Darryl Williams via email or 713.291.5040.

Florida: The Gainesville Sun has reported that Will Muschamp received a one-year contract extension back in August, pushing his contract through 2017.