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Tuesday April 3, 2012

Tuesday April 3, 2012

Southwest Mississippi CC: Donald Dykes has joined the staff and will coach the defensive backs. Dykes served on staff at Glenville State (WV) last season where he worked with the defensive backs.

Drake (FCS): Todd Frakes has been hired as the defensive backs coach / recruiting coordinator. Frakes most recently served as an assistant at St. Ignatius College Prep in San Franscisco and his coaching career also includes stops overseas in Germany and with Centre College (KY).

Northeast Community College (MS): Northeast Community College is Looking for an offensive line coach. Must have a Masters degree with 18 hour in Phys. Ed. or Health. Contact Coach Smither at

Bowdoin (D-III - ME): Sources tell us that Princeton restricted earnings defensive backs coach Bill McCord has accepted a position on the staff at Bowdoin. 

Angelo Football Clinic: The Scoop just saw the schedule for this year's clinic (June 13th - 15th) and we think we might just need to make an appearance again. Speakers include coaches from Alabama, Baylor, Georgia, Texas, Washington State, Texas A&M, Stanford, Wisconsin, TCU, Sam Houston, Oklahoma State, Texas Tech...some of the best high school coaches in Texas, Gary Kubiak, Wade Phillips, Hudson Houck, etc...If someone believes there is a better clinic in the country please let us know at (we'd want to come see that one too).

Lehigh University (FCS - PA): Lehigh is looking to fill open dates in 2013 and 2014. Please contact head coach Andy Coen at to discuss. 

Arkansas: Director of athletics Jeff Long has announced that Bobby Petrino will be released from the hospital today and doctors have cleared him to attend practice and observe from the press box.

Pacific University (D-III – OR): Pacific is seeking a Wide Receivers Coach / Video Coordinator (Hudl). Pacific University, located outside of Portland, OR, is a new football program finishing its second year of competition and plays in the Northwest Conference. This is a part-time ($15,000 salary) 11-month position with no benefits or housing. Please send resume to if interested. No phone calls please.

Cal Poly: Sources tell us that head coach Tim Walsh plans to distribute the special teams coaching within the staff and won't hire a coordinator. The remaining open position is secondary. 

Tiffin University (D-II - OH): Tiffin head coach Gary Goff has hired Bryan Station HS head coach Craig Yeast as receivers coach. Prior to his time coaching, Yeast played in the league and spent some time in the CFL as well. 

Cal Poly: Josh Brown has now officially been promoted to defensive coordinator. Brown was coaching the inside linebackers (which he'll continue to do) and coordinating the special teams. 

Indianapolis Colts: The Colts have hired David Thornton as director of player development. 

Grambling: LSU offensive grad assistant Ben Wilkerson has accepted the offensive line job at Grambling. 

Berry College (Rome, GA): The two finalists to become the first ever head coach at Berry College are Tony Kunczewski of LaGrange, GA and Rick Fox of West Des Moines, IA.