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Wednesday March 14, 2012

Wednesday March 14, 2012

Northern Michigan (D-II): Kent State defensive grad assistant Joe Coniglio has accepted the defensive line position.

Indianapolis Colts: The Colts have made a few off the field hires. James Bettcher will serve as the assistant to the head coach, and Mike Bluem has been hired to serve as director of football administration.

Army: Georgetown linebackers coach / special teams coordinator Luke Thompson will join the staff at Army to coach the fullbacks / special teams.

New Orleans Saints: The Saints have announced the addition of Henry Ellard as the new receivers coach. Ellard worked with the Jets last season in the same capacity.

Georgia State: Ricky Thomas has been hired to coach the defensive ends. Thomas has spent the past 10 seasons at the NFL level with the Colts, the past 8 seasons working with the tight ends.

Akron: Jason Morgan has been brought on staff to serve as an offensive graduate assistant. Morgan previously served on staff at Mississippi Valley State where he worked with the secondary.

Hawaii: We hear that director of player development Juan Lozano has left to pursue other opportunites.

Whittier College (D-III - CA): Offensive coordinator Todd Stratton has been named interim head coach. 

Dakota Wesleyan (NAIA): Dakota Wesleyan University, located in Mitchell, South Dakota, is taking applicants for an offensive graduate assistant position. We are looking to fill this position immediately. Experience coaching or playing in the offensive side of the ball is preferred, but not required. This position will have recruiting responsibilities and any other duties assigned by the head coach / athletic department. Email all resumes to Head Coach Ross Cimpl at

Temple: Steve Addazio has announced the addition of Frank Leonard to coach the tight ends. Leonard spent the past three seasons coaching the tight ends for the St. Louis Rams.

American International (D-II - MA): Offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach David Beaudin has taken the head coaching position at Saint Mary's Hall HS (San Antonio, TX).

Arkansas Tech: We hear there is a defensive grad assistant spot open.

Maine: Sources tell us that Maine has identified their candidates to fill their open positions.

Bridgewater State (MA): We have learned that student assistant John Farroba has been named defensive backs coach.

Pac 12 Tour: Full update from Day One

Whittier College (D-III - CA): Whittier College seeks qualified applicants for the position of defensive backs coach. This is a full time 12 month position with benefits. Applicants must have a minimum of three years college coaching experience and also have played collegiately. Extensive computer background and Hudl experience are preferred. Please email resumes with references to Head Coach Todd Stratton at or call 562-907-4872. This is an immediate hire, only qualified applicants please.

Portland State: We hear offensive line coach Brad Davis has added the run game coordinator title as well.

Whittier College (D-III - CA): Whittier College seeks applications for the position of wide receivers coach. This is a part time stipend position with recruiting duties. Applicants must have a minimum of two years college coaching experience and recruiting ties to the Southern California area. Past playing experience at the collegiate or professional level is a plus. Please email resumes with references to Head Coach Todd Stratton at or call 562-907-4872. This is an immediate hire, only qualified applicants please.