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Wednesday January 13, 2016

Wednesday January 13, 2015

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Tennessee: Per source, former EKU offensive line coach Walt Wells has agreed to become the new offensive line quality control at Tennessee. 

UTEP: Source tells FootballScoop that Jeff Casteel has passed on the opportunity to become the new defensive coordinator at UTEP. 

Eastern Washington: Defensive line coach Ryan Sawyer has resigned to pursue business opportunities per source. Cal Poly DL coach Eti Ena has been hired as his replacement in the same role (DL / front coordinator). 

USC: USC has made the hiring of Louisiana Tech defensive backs coach Ronnie Bradford official.

Buffalo Bills: The Bills have announced that former Baltimore safety Ed Reed has agreed in principle to join the staff as the assistant defensive backs coach.

Concord (D-II - WV): Longtime coaching veteran Paul Price, who has served as the defensive coordinator on staff since 2011 and has been on staff since 2009, has been elevated to head coach.

New York Giants: The Giants will name offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo head coach, according to multiple reports.

Vanderbilt: Per source Derek Mason is adding two staff members to Vanderbilt's full-time staff. CJ Ah You is joining as defensive line coach. Ah You, who played at Oklahoma, currently works at OU helping coach defensive line & special teams. Mason will also hire Jeff Genyk as special teams coordinator (& likely running backs). Genyk was at Wisconsin in 2013-14, coaching tight ends and coordinating the special teams.

Boston College: Former Rutgers assistant Anthony Campanile is headed to BC as defensive backs coach.

East Texas Baptist: Head coach Joshua Eargle is leaving to become offensive line coach at Austin Peay. Offensive coordinator Scotty Walden has been promoted to head coach. Our feature from May 2013 on Scotty Walden.

UTSA: Bruce Feldman reports that UTSA is very interested in Oklahoma State defensive coordinator Glenn Spencer. Sources tell FootballScoop that Spencer interviewed today for the job.

New Orleans Saints: The Saints will hire Dan Campbell (assistant head coach/tight ends), Joe Lombardi (quarterbacks) and Aaron Glenn (defensive backs), while current tight ends coach Dan Roushar will transition to another unspecified role, according to Mike Triplett of ESPN.

 Forget New Year's Eve, here's the other TV mistake the College Football Playoff is making.

Texas State: Per sources, Everett Withers' staff will shake out as follows -- offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Brett Elliott, wide receivers coach/special teams coordinator Parker Fleming, running backs/tight ends coach Ron Antoine, offensive line coach/recruiting coordinator Adrian Mayes, defensive coordinator/safeties coach Randall McCray, inside linebackers coach John Wiley, outside linebackers coach Tyler Santucci, defensive line coach Vince Oghobaase, cornerbacks coach Jules Montinar, strength coach Aaron Burkart and DFO John Streicher.

Northern Illinois: Rod Carey has set the assignments for his offensive staff -- assistant head coach/offensive coordinator Mike Uremovich, quarterbacks coach/special teams coordinator Craig Harmon, offensive line coach/run game coordinator Mike Tripodi, wide receivers coach Thad Ward and running backs coach Kelton Copeland. 

Boston College: BC has announced Anthony Campanile as defensive backs coach. 

San Diego Chargers: The Chargers are bringing Ken Whisenhunt back as offensive coordinator per Michael Gehlken who covers the team.

Dordt College (NAIA - IA): Dordt College, located in Sioux Center, IA, and playing in the Great Plains Athletic Conference is accepting resumes for an Assistant Football Coach – Defensive Coordinator. Qualified candidates committed to the perspective and mission of Dordt College are encouraged to apply. For more information and complete application procedure go to www.dordt.edu

Maryland: Maryland has announced the hiring of offensive line coach Dave Borbely. This completes D.J. Durkin's coaching staff.

Central Florida: Scott Frost has announced his first staff -- full-time assistants Greg Austin, Sean Beckton, Erik Chinander, Travis Fisher, Ryan Held, Mario Verduzco and Troy Walters; DFO Gerrod Lambrecht; player development director Marcus Castro-Walker; assistant director of football recruiting Ryan Callaghan; GAs Dustin Haines (offense) and Josh Linam (defense); and quality control assistants Barrett Ruud and Kevin Smith.

Villanova: Villanova has now confirmed that this will be Andy Talley's final season as head coach.

Southeast Missouri State: Per source, offensive line coach Jon Wiemers is being promoted to offensive coordinator. Sherard Poteete is no longer with the staff.

Penn State: Penn State is hiring former Minnesota offensive line coach Matt Limegrover as their new offensive line coach.

Cincinnati: Per source, the Cincinnati is in the process of hiring former Miami Dolphins offensive line coach Jim Turner as running backs coach. Tubs originally hired Turner at Texas Tech before the Dolphins hired him as offensive line coach.

The latest trailer for Being Bret Bielema...enjoy.

Cincinnati Bengals: Former Dolphins defensive coordinator Kevin Coyle will be the Bengals defensive backs coach according to Alex Marvez.

Minnesota Vikings: 49ers tight ends coach Tony Sparano is interviewing for the Vikings offensive line job today according to Alex Marvez.

Cleveland Browns: The Browns will hire Bengals offensive coordinator Hue Jackson as head coach per Adam Schefter & now Jason LaCanfora is reporting the same. Read more here.

USC: Sports Illustrated is reporting that Louisiana Tech defensive backs coach Ronnie Bradford will join Clay Helton's staff. Prior to coming to Louisiana Tech in 2013, Bradford spent three seasons at Cal in an off the field capacity.

Northwestern State University (FCS - LA):Northwestern State is seeking an opponent for the 2016 season. Available dates are either October 1st or 8th. Please contact Daryl Daye (dayed@nsula.edu) to discuss. 

New Mexico: Bob Davie has agreed to an extension through the 2021 season.

Gardner-Webb: Travis Cunningham has been promoted to defensive coordinator.

Tulane: Per source, ULM running backs coach Slade Nagle will join the Tulane staff. Nagle served as running backs coach at McNeese State with coach Viator and was set to join him at ULM before this opportunity arose.

B.C. Lions (CFL): Linebackers coach Johnny Holland has left the staff "to pursue NFL opportunities."

Olivet Nazarene (NAIA - IL): Olivet Nazarene University seeking applicants for the position of Offensive Coordinator (gun zone option background). Candidates must demonstrate exceptional knowledge of offensive strategy, strong leadership, successful recruiting, organization and communication skills. Responsibilities include but not limited to leading the offense, coaching a position, recruiting, academic & spiritual growth coaching of players. Previous coaching experience (as an offense coordinator) is required. Strength and Conditioning certification is beneficial. Olivet Nazarene University is a nationally recognized Christian university located 50 miles south of the Chicago Loop in Illinois. Olivet competes in the NAIA. Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree is required; Master’s Degree preferred. Email letter of interest, resume, Christian testimony, and 3 references to Head Football Coach Eric Hehman at edhehman@olivet.edu Candidates will not be reviewed until ALL materials are submitted. No phone calls. 

Duke: Per source, Purdue offensive line coach Jim Bridge is joining Duke's staff. Laura Keeley on the Duke beat reports Bridge will be the tight ends coach/special teams coordinator.

Ball State: A source tells us Johnny Curtis is leaving Louisiana high school football power John Curtis to join Mike Neu's staff at Ball State.

Olivet Nazarene (NAIA - IL): Olivet Nazarene University seeking applicants for the position of Defensive Coordinator. Candidates must demonstrate exceptional knowledge of defensive strategy, strong leadership, successful recruiting and organization and communication skills. Responsibilities include but not limited to leading the defense, coaching a position, successful recruiting, academic & spiritual growth coaching of players. Previous coaching experience (as an defensive coordinator) is required. Strength and Conditioning certification is beneficial. Olivet Nazarene University is a nationally recognized Christian university located 50 miles south of the Chicago Loop in Illinois. Olivet competes in the NAIA. Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree is required; Master’s Degree preferred.. Email letter of interest, resume, Christian testimony, and 3 references to Head Football Coach Eric Hehman at edhehman@olivet.edu. Candidates will not be reviewed until ALL materials are submitted. No phone calls. 

Georgia: Glenn Schumann will coach inside linebackers, Kevin Sherrer (outside linebackers) and Tracy Rocker (defensive line) will remain in their posts and defensive coordinator Mel Tucker will handle defensive backs, Kirby Smart announced Wednesday.

Indianapolis Colts: New York Giants linebackers coach Jim Herrmann has been hired to the same post with the Colts per Alex Marvez of Fox Sports.

Olivet Nazarene (NAIA - IL): Olivet Nazarene University seeking applicants for full time offense (1) and defensive (1) position coaches. Candidates must demonstrate exceptional knowledge of defensive/offensive strategy, successful recruiting, strong leadership, social media expertise, video editing, recruiting experience and communication skills. Responsibilities include but not limited to coaching a position, recruiting, academic & spiritual growth coaching of players. Strength and Conditioning certification is highly recommended. Olivet Nazarene University is a nationally recognized Christian university located 50 miles south of the Chicago Loop in Illinois. Olivet competes in the NAIA. Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree is required; Master’s Degree preferred. Email letter of interest, resume, Christian testimony, and 3 references to Head Football Coach Eric Hehman at edhehman@olivet.edu . Candidates will not be reviewed until ALL materials are submitted. No phone calls.

UTEP: Sources tell us UTEP has offered its defensive coordinator job to former Arizona defensive coordinator Jeff Casteel. We also hear Don Yanowski has joined the staff as special teams coordinator.

Southeast Missouri State: Southeast Missouri State is looking to hire an offensive skill position coach. Minority candidates encouraged to apply. Candidates with experience recruiting the St. Louis area are preferred. Interested parties should email tuke@semo.edu. No phone calls please.

New Orleans Saints: Dennis Allen will soon be named the Saints' defensive coordinator according to Alex Marvez of Fox Sports.

Arkansas State: Per source, Middle Tennessee offensive coordinator Buster Faulkner has been hired to serve as the Red Wolves' offensive coordinator.

Boise State: Texas State cornerbacks coach Ashley Ambrose will be the Broncos' defensive backs coach according to SI. We have been told the same.

Iowa State: Nevada assistant head coach/wide receivers coach Jim Hofher has been formally announced as passing game coordinator.

Upper Iowa (D-II): Upper Iowa University is looking for a defensive backs coach for its previously posted position. Minimum of three (3) years coaching experience in intercollegiate football or related experience. Please send letter of application, resume, and the names and telephone numbers of four (4) references to: employment@uiu.edu. Upper Iowa is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Franklin College (D-III - IN): Dan Watson has been hired as the offensive line/strength and conditioning coordinator. He had most previously been coaching at Rocky Mountain College in the same capacity.

Malone (D-II - OH): Defensive coordinator Fred Thomas has been named head coach. Thomas spent 16 years as the defensive coordinator at Walsh University and also deposited stops at Youngstown State, Defiance, Girard and Glen Oak in his 30-year career.

Western State (D-II - CO): Per source, Southern Illinois linebackers coach Todd Auer will be the new defensive coordinator.

West Virginia Wesleyan College (D-II): WVWC, located in Buckhannon, W.V., and playing in the Mountain East Conference, is currently accepting resumes for a restricted earnings position coaching the Wide Receivers or Running Backs. This is a 10-month position including a $10,000.00 stipend, housing, and a PM meal ticket. There are currently no benefits available. Candidates will manage their own position group, recruit both on and off campus, have video and academic support responsibilities, as well as other duties assigned by the head coach and director of athletics. Ideal candidates will have a minimum of 2 years of experience on the collegiate level and the ability to start immediately. Please email your resume, cover letter, and references to wvwcbobcatfb@gmail.com No phone calls please. 

Louisville: Former USC defensive backs/defensive passing game coordinator Keith Heyward will join Louisville's staff per SI. We can confirm.

Eastern Kentucky: Per source, Terry Heffernan will be the Colonels' offensive line coach.

Bowling Green: South Florida defensive GA Benny Morrison will join the Bowling Green staff as linebackers coach per SI.

Iowa State: Mitchell Moore has been promoted to director of Iowa high school relations.

Texas Tech: Louisiana Tech running backs coach Jabbar Juluke is the leading candidate to fill Mike Jinks' vacant spot on the staff according to Don Williams of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.

New Orleans Saints: The Saints have spoken with former Dolphins interim head coach Dan Campbell about an unspecified role in the organization according to Nick Underhill of the New Orleans Advocate.

Miami Dolphins: Vance Joseph has been named defensive coordinator. Additional announcements: Matt Burke, linebackers; Shane Day, tight ends; Chris Foerster, offensive line; Shawn Jefferson, wide receivers; Eric Stokes, senior personnel executive.

East Carolina: Ryan Anderson has been announced as inside linebackers coach.

Villanova: Longtime Wildcats head coach Andy Talley will step down after the 2016 season according to Philly.com. Talley, 73, has been Villanova's head coach since 1985.

Brockport State (D-III - NY): St. John Fisher defensive coordinator Mike Fox has been named defensive coordinator at Brockport State.

Bowling Green: Texas Tech quality control Matt Brock will be special teams coordinator/defensive assistant at Bowling Green.

Orange Coast College (JC - CA): Orange Coast College is seeking experienced Defensive Line coach. Must demonstrate great knowledge and ability to teach the position. Must have a passion for recruiting and be a man of great character. This is a stipend only position. $5000-$7000 per year. Other income opportunities may exist for right person. Must have min. Of bachelors degree and five years experience coaching D-line. Email coaching resume to Coach Emerson , kemerson@occ.cccd.edu if applying from outside California, please let me know how you plan to support yourself while coaching at OCC. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. At convention interview may be possible for right candidate. WWW.Orange Coast College.edu

Mars Hill (D-II - NC): Mars Hill is looking to fill open dates on Sept 3 and Sept 10 of 2016. Looking for 2 year Home and Away series with corresponding dates. Contact Tim Clifton Head Football Coach at 828-689-1375 or tclifton@mhu.edu.