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Wednesday February 25, 2015

Wednesday February 25, 2015


Garden City (CC - KS): Per source, Sam Houston State offensive assistant Chris Rogers will be the new tight ends coach at Garden City.

Big 12: Conference commissioner Bob Bowlsby made just under $2.5 million in 2013, per USA Today.

North Greenville (D-II - SC): We hear North Greenville already has plans to fill the opening with Tommy Galt leaving for Penn State.

Lamar (FCS - TX): Per source, Lincoln (PA) head coach Ramon Flanigan will be the new quarterbacks coach at Lamar.

Penn State: North Greenville (D-II - SC) offensive line coach Tommy Galt will join the Penn State staff, per source.

Notre Dame: Ron Powlus is returning to Notre Dame as director of player development, per 247.

Alabama: Per source, South Alabama defensive ends / outside linebackers coach Freddie Roach has accepted a position at Alabama.

Texas: Longtime assistant Bruce Chambers is now the assistant AD for Arlington (TX) ISD.

Jacksonville Jaguars: The Jags are expected to hire former Jets GM John Idzik as a consultant according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Hawaii: Defensive intern Lance Samuseva has been promoted to defensive line coach according to SI.

South Florida: Linebackers coach Ray Woodie has been named assistant head coach.

Another coach, another case of Wisconsin not offering contracts comparable with its peers. Why won't Barry Alvarez offer multi-year contracts?

Alderson Broaddus (D-II - PA): Alderson Broaddus University has an immediate opening for a graduate intern running back coach. Candidates must have played running back at the college level or coached running backs at the college level. This position includes a salary, housing, meals, and an individual health insurance policy. Please send resumes to assistant head coach / offensive coordinator Kirk Campbell at Please no phone calls!

Becker College (D-III - MA): Becker College located in Worcester, Massachusetts seeks applicants for defensive line coach. Position includes housing, meals and stipend. No graduate classes or benefits are available. Qualified candidates will have their Bachelors Degree and at least 2 years’ experience coaching the defensive line. Applicants will be required to recruit a geographic area, upload, analyze and breakdown film using Hudl, and additional duties assigned by the head coach. Send resume, cover letter and references to No phone calls.

Mendocino College (CC - CA): Mendocino is looking a part-time assistant coach for the Fall of 2015. Offensive line or defensive backs preferred. Candidate must have Master’s degree. No housing provided. Please contact defensive coordinator Roy Thompson at No phone calls.

Jersey Coast Academy (JC - NJ): JCA is looking to hire assistnat coaches. Prefer coaches who live in, or near, Jersey Shore. Should possess a bachelor's degree and, at least, 3 years of HS coaching experience. These positions start around August 7th with regular contact by phone/email during the next few months. Responsibilities include: coaching, mentoring duties, film breakdown (Hudl), recruiting, and program development. Interested applicants must email their letter of interest, coaching resume, references w/ contact information to addressing head coach Calvin Thompson.

TCU: TCU has formally announced the promotion of Chad Glasgow and DeMontie Cross to co-defensive coordinator spots. Player personnel assistant Dan Sharp will coach the defensive line and defensive GA Paul Gonzales will handle the cornerbacks.

Old Dominion: Graduate assistant Arick Forrest has been promoted to wide receivers coach.

Lincoln (D-II - PA): Per source, head coach Roman Flanigan will not return.

Southern Miss: Per source, former FAU center Mustafa Johnson is joining the staff as an offensive grad assistant.

Ohio Dominican: Per source, quarterback coach/ recruiting coordinator Zac Bruney has been promoted to Offensive Coordinator. Former Columbus South HS (OH) head coach Keith Dimmy has been hired as an offensive assistant.

Arkansas: As expected,Jemal Singleton has now been announced as the program's new running backs coach and special teams coordinator. According to WholeHogSports, Singleton's deal is for one-year (through June 30th, 2016) and $310,000. He made $280,000 annually at Oklahoma State.

Tampa Bay Bucs: Jacksonville Jaguars assistant defensive line coach Paul Spicer is joining the Bucs staff in the same role, according to multiple reports.

Northern State (D-II -SD): Northern State is accepting applications for an offensive graduate assistant working with the tight ends. Responsibilities will include, but not limited to: coaching a position group, managing a recruiting area, video breakdown, and other duties assigned by the head coach. Playing and/or coaching experience with tight end/offensive line is preferred. Position includes tuition waiver and stipend, with additional income possibilities. Start Date will be July 15. Interested applicants email resume and letter of interest to offensive coordinator Mark Martin at No phone calls.

Moorpark College (CC - CA): Per source, defensive coordinator Mike Stuart have been promoted to the head coaching position.

New Mexico State: Per source, Valdosta State (D-II - GA) offensive coordinator / offensive line coach Andy Richman has agreed to become the new offensive line / run game coordinator at New Mexico State.

Buena Vista (D-III - IA): Buena Vista University is accepting applications for an assistant football coach (defensive backs) and athletics equipment manager. The position will help plan, oversee, instruct, and implement the defensive philosophy, goals, and strategies of the BVU Football program as determined by the head coach and defensive coordinator. In addition, the athletics equipment manager oversees the laundering and storage of athletics apparel for all of our 19 varsity teams. Bachelor’s Degree required and Master’s degree in health, exercise science or a related field is preferred. A background check will be conducted on the final candidate. To apply please submit an electronic application via this link and send a cover letter and resume to Human Resources at

Arkansas: Per source, Bret Bielema has offered the running backs / special teams coordinator position to Oklahoma State running backs coach Jemal Singleton. We hear Singleton has not accepted the position yet; but this could, and likely will, play out today. Update> Arkansas has now announced the hiring.

Wisconsin-Whitewater (D-III): Per source, the staff at UW-Whitewater is starting to take shape. UW-Oshkosh (D-III - WI) co-offensive coordinator / quarterbacks and receivers coach Craig Smith will be the offensive coordinator, former Augustana (D-III - IL) offensive line coach Brent Allen will handle the OL duties, South Dakota running backs GA Jace Rindahl will coach the linebackers, and UW-Platteville (D-III - WI) defensive coordinator / inside linebackers coach Rob Erickson will be the new defensive coordinator. We understand that it may be another few days for some of these hires to become official because of Wisconsin state hiring procedures,

LSU: In addition to hiring Ryan Pugh as an offensive GA, per source, LSU is hiring Cooper Petagna as a player personnel assistant. He currently serving in the same post at Alabama. The New Orleans Times-Picayune also reports Blaine Gautier will join LSU staff as an offensive assistant.

Southwest Minnesota State (D-II): Southwest Minnesota State University is seeking a full-time defensive coach (defensive line/linebackers). Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred. 3+ years collegiate coaching experience required. Candidate needs to be able to coordinate special teams and assist in defensive game-planning. This position is a 12-month contract. Salary is commensurate with experience and includes a full benefits package. Candidates should apply via this link by March 6th, 2015. No phone calls please.

SkyCoach:SkyCoach is the best tool out there for player education and making in game adjustments for a coaching staff. SkyCoach helped us win our state championship. – Clint Hortman, Calvary Baptist

Alabama State: Head coach Brian Jenkins will make a base salary of $175,000 in his first season, and will be eligible for an additional $125,000 in bonus money through the length of his three-year deal.

Western State (D-II - CO): Western State is accepting applications for an offensive graduate assistant (wide receivers). Collegiate coaching and/or playing experience is preferred. Should have completed Undergraduate degree in Exercise Sport Science or relative field. Candidate must apply and be accepted into the High Altitude Exercise Physiology Master of Science program to be considered. Position includes tuition waiver and monthly stipend on a 10-month contract. Western State Colorado University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Looking to fill immediately, however, graduate program would not begin until Fall 2015. Please send cover letter, resume, and 3 references to head football coach Jas Bains at

Quincy (D-II - IL): Quincy University is looking to fill an open date on Sept 3rd/5th 2015. We will play an FCS guarantee game for 2015, as well as 2016 if need be. We will play a D II or NAIA opponent at Home for 2015 and open to playing 2016 game as well. Please contact head coach Tom Pajic at