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Wednesday August 7, 2013

Wednesday August 7, 2013

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Northwest Mississippi (CC): First year head coach Brad LaPlante has annouced the hiring of Morris Lolar as defensive backs coach and special teams coordinator.

Wagner: Patrick O'Connor has been named assistant defensive backs coach, head coach Walt Hameline has announced.

Florida State: Multiple outlets are reporting that Stan Wilcox, Duke's senior deputy director of athletics, will be named athletic director at Florida State. Update: The hire has been made. 

South Dakota State: Southwest Minnesota State defensive grad assistant Jay Smith is heading to SDSU for a quality control position.

Southwest Minnesota State (D-II): Southwest Minnesota State University (NCAA Division II) is looking for a defensive graduate assistant (defensive line playing/coaching experience preferred). Responsibilities include practice/game preparation, recruiting, summer camps, equipment, video and all other aspects of the football program. Qualifications include acceptance into graduate school (3.0 minimum GPA), enrolled in a minimum of six credits per semester, and meet the MnSCU vehicle driving qualifications. Compensation package includes $8,000 and full tuition waiver. Review of candidates will begin immediately until filled. Expected start date is Monday, August 12th. Email a letter of interest, resume, and references to defensive coordinator Christian Guenther at No phone calls.

South Dakota School of Mines (D-II): George Booker has been added to the Mines staff as defensive line coach. He most recently spent three years coaching defensive line at Missouri S&T. The hiring completes head coach Stacy Collins' staff for the 2013 season. 

Minnesota State Community and Technical College (CC): Randy Elenberger, a former offensive grad assistant working with the running backs at Valley City State (NAIA - SD), has accepted the offensive line job.

Wisconsin-Stout (D-III): The University of Wisconsin-Stout has an immediate opening for an Offensive Graduate Assistant position. Applicant must have playing or coaching experience in an Offensive Skill Position. Responsibilities include practice/game preparation, video breakdown, thorough understanding of HUDL, equipment, recruiting, office organization, and all other areas of a football program. Qualifications include being accepted into the University of Wisconsin-Stout Graduate School, enrolled into a minimum of 6 credits, and have already obtained a Bachelor’s Degree. Compensation includes a $10,000 stipend. A review of candidates will begin immediate until position is filled. Please email a letter of interest, resume, and references to offensive coordinator Bodie Reeder at

Buffalo Bills: Former Jets center Kevin Mawae will work with the team through training camp as part of the Bill Walsh Minority Coaching Fellowship.