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Tuesday May 29, 2012

Tuesday May 29, 2012

Philadelphia Eagles: The Eagles announced a number of changes today. Tom Donahoe has joined the staff as the team's senior football advisor. Ed Marynowitz's title is assistant director of pro scouting. Jake Hallum is joining the staff as senior scout, John Middlekauf is now west coast area scout, Dan Hatman is pro scout, Alec Halaby is special assistant to the general manager and Jake Rosenberg is manager of football administration. 

Otterbein: Offensive coordinator Tim Doup has been promoted to head coach. 

Alcorn State: Jay Hopson's agreement is three years at $150,000 per. 

Widener (D-III - PA): We hear Salve Regina defensive line assistant Colin Hitschler has accepted a position on the staff at Widener University. 

Maine Maritime: Salve Regina linebackers coach Ryan Paquette has accepted the defensive coordinator position at Maine Maritime. 

Salve Regina (D-III - RI): Head coach Bob Chesney is seeking applicants for a restricted earnings linebackers or defensive backs job. Interested applicants can email Coach Chesney at We also hear that Frank Sherman will join the staff as receivers coach. 

Warner University (Lake Wales, FL): Warner University has announced that they will field an NAIA program that will begin play in the Fall of 2013. They have hired Jeff Schaum as head coach. Schaum most recently served as athletic director / head coach at Victory Christian Academy (FL) and previously coached at McMurray, Cisco JC and was a grad assistant at Florida State. 

Dakota Wesleyan University (NAIA - SD): Dakota Wesleyan, located in Mitchell, SD is looking for a Defensive Line Graduate Assistant. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the head coach and defensive staff with day-to-day operations, practice planning & set-up, film breakdown, equipment, travel, recruiting a territory, coaching a position, and other duties related to the position as assigned by the head coach. Bachelor’s degree from accredited four-year institution; successful collegiate playing and or coaching defense preferred. The successful applicant will need to apply and be accepted to the Master of Arts-Education Program. The applicant will also need to pass a background check before the position is filled. The position includes 2/3 of tuition paid for as well as a stipend. Please email letter of application, resume, and list of at least three professional references to assistant coach Jason Glasco, No phone calls please. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

University of Redlands (D-III - CA): Defensive line coach Tyler Sutton has added the title of special teams coordinator. 

West Texas A&M: West Texas is seeking applicants for Offensive Line Coach. O-line coaching experience and Master's Degree required. Prior playing or coaching experience at the college/university or professional level is preferred. No phone calls, email responses only. Email resume only to new offensive coordinator Stephen Lee at

GA of the Day - Texas A&M's Byron Thomas

Nassau Community College (NY): We have learned that John Glenn High School offensive coordinator Greg Lauri has accepted the quarterbacks position at Nassau. 

NCAA / NFL Coaches Academy: The NCAA sent us the list of coaches that participated in last week's coaching academy. See the full list here.

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