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Tuesday June 5, 2012

Tuesday June 5, 2012

Holy Cross: Former Notre Dame player Nick Lezynski has been named assistant secondary coach at Holy Cross.

Langston (NAIA - OK): The Oklahoman is reporting that former USC athletic director Mike Garrett is expected to be named athletic director at Langston. 

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Chicago Bears: The Bears have promoted Chris Ballard to director of pro scouting and Marty Barrett to director of college scouting. Dwayne Joseph and Kevin Turks will now serve as assistant directors of pro scouting, Jeff Shiver is now executive scout / assistant director of college scouting, Rex Hogan and Mark Sadowski are both national scouts and Ted Monago is now executive scout focusing on the SEC. 

Colby College: We hear Matthew Hanhold has been hired as defensive line coach at Colby. Hanhold was coaching the receivers at Buffalo State. We hear that position is open. 

Hudl: Hudl has acquired Apex. With this move, nearly 10,000 of the 15,000 high school football teams in America now use Hudl. Here's an initial announcement from Hudl and here is a Q&A for what this means for Apex users. More to come on this...

Alcorn State: President Christopher Brown II has named Dwayne White the interim athletic director. White is an alum of Alcorn and a NFL veteran. 

Campbell University (FCS): Erik Losey has been hired as the running backs coach. Losey spent last season at Webber International where he coached the offensive line, and prior to that served as an offensive quality control coach with the offensive line at Florida State.

Gardner Webb (FCS - NC): Gardner Webb University is seeking BCS opponents for the 2014, 2015, and 2016 seasons. If interested, please contact Director of Football Operations, Kyle Lingerfelt at klingerfelt1@gardner-webb.edu, or phone 615-335-5514.

University of San Diego: We have learned Chapman University (D-III - CA) offensive line coach / recruiting coordinator Cory White has accepted the tight ends job at the University of San Diego.

Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship: Former NFL receiver Johnnie Morton will participate in the Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship with the Oakland Raiders.

Mount Ida College (D-III - MA): Mount Ida College, a D3 football program competing in the Eastern Collegiate Football Conference and located in Newton, MA seeks applications for the positions of Defensive Line Coach and Running Backs Coach. These are seasonal positions which pay $3,000 over the course of the season. No housing will be provided, thus applicants should live in the Boston area. Previous playing or coaching experience is required. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references to jobs@mountida.edu. Phone calls from applicants will not be accepted. Mount Ida College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications of individuals who would increase the richness of the College's diversity are welcomed.

Tennessee State: Co-defensive coordinator / defensive line coach Osita Alaribe will participate in a Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship with the Oakland Raiders.