Monday December 28, 2020
FBS Staff Tracker: The 2020-21 FBS Staff Tracker page, where you can see how each new head coach is filling their staff, is up and running.
FootballScoop Feature: Packers’ assistant Maurice Drayton ‘Lifting as he climbs’
Illinois: Bret Bielema has found his offensive coordinator, and it’s a play caller with Big Ten ties.
Utah State: UMass offensive line coach Micah James is joining Blake Anderson’s staff, Pete Thamel tweets.
Arizona: Pete Thamel is now also reporting what we reported yesterday….Jedd Fisch is planning to add Jimmie Dougherty to his offensive staff at Arizona.
Redlands (D-III – CA): Sources tell FootballScoop that after more than a quarter century under longtime head coach Mike Maynard, California small college power Redlands has laid out a succession plan after the spring of 2021.
Arizona: Sources tell FootballScoop Jedd Fisch is working to land a big one at defensive coordinator.
OL Tracker: Here’s a view of the offensive line openings across major college football that we will be constantly updating.
Southern Miss: The University of Southern Mississippi is looking to fill a graduate assistant position that will work with quarterbacks. This position will begin in January 2021. Email resume, cover letter, and references to [email protected]. Please no phone calls or text messages.
New England Patriots: With Jedd Fisch taking the Arizona job, offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels has taken over the quarterback coaching duties.
South Carolina: Sources tell FootballScoop Shane Beamer is hoping to pull a key defensive coach from another SEC East program.
ASA Miami (JC – FL): ASA College Miami has a part-time Defensive Assistant Coach opening. You must be young, energetic and willing to learn coaching profession. You must have a college degree, a minimum of 2 years coaching experience and preferred college football playing experience. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to: player retention, managing recruiting, coaching a position group, practice planning, video breakdown, and other duties assigned by the Head Coach or Athletic Director. Salary is $7.5K and housing is available. Please email Coach Bosier at [email protected]. No phone calls, please.
Broyles Award: Alabama offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian has been named the 2020 Broyles Award Winner. A lot of folks were hoping Hank would win it this year as he steps away. A look at the finalists.
Arkansas State: We reported yesterday that AJ Milwee was Butch Jones’ choice for the offensive coordinator job with the Red Wolves. Pete Thamel tweeted this morning the deal has been finalized.
Southwest Minnesota State: Southwest Minnesota State University is seeking one offensive and one defensive graduate assistant coach. These positions are responsible for developing our student-athletes on and off the field, run own position meetings, assist with special teams, and have own recruiting area. Must have be extremely motivated, and accepted into one of our competitive graduate programs (3.0 minimum GPA). Compensation package includes an $8,000 stipend ($4000 per semester) and full tuition waiver. Review of candidates will begin immediately. Must be able to begin January 10th, 2021. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Please email resume and references to [email protected] No phone calls please.
Georgia Southern: After finishing the 2020 season as the interim offensive coordinator, head coach Chad Lunsford has announced that Doug Ruse will be the program’s offensive coordinator next season. Ruse previously served as the team’s offensive coordinator in 2014-15.
ASA Miami (JC – FL): ASA College Miami has a part-time Offensive Assistant Coach opening. You must be young, energetic and willing to learn coaching profession. You must have a college degree, a minimum of 2 years coaching experience and preferred college football playing experience. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to: player retention, managing recruiting, coaching a position group, practice planning, video breakdown, and other duties assigned by the Head Coach or Athletic Director. Salary is $7.5K and housing is available. Please email Coach Bosier at [email protected]. No phone calls, please.
Kansas: The program has announced that defensive backs coach Chevis Jackson and defensive line coach Kwahn Drake will be back for a third season on Les Miles’ staff. Both assistants were originally hired on two-year deals with Kansas holding an option for a third year.
Dabo Swinney: Defending his controversial coaches poll that put Ohio State outside the top 10, Dabo adds that he “could probably run for governor in Michigan.”
Northwestern: Cameras were there when Mike Hankwitz gets a call congratulating him for being a Broyles Award Finalist.
Leadership: JJ Watt has gone viral again, this time with a message about leadership.
UConn: UConn football is seeking applicants for an Offensive Graduate Assistant Coach (WR/QB) must have a 3.0 undergraduate GPA no exceptions, please email resumes and an unofficial transcript to [email protected]. No phone calls.
Urban Meyer: According to a report this morning, multiple NFL teams have reached out to Urban Meyer, and he is expected to make a decision on a possible NFL future in the coming days.
ASA Miami (JC – FL): ASA College Miami has a part-time Junior Varsity Football Head Coach opening. You must have a minimum of 2 years of Junior College coaching experience. Must have a college degree and be young, energetic and willing-to-learn. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to: recruiting and retaining all student-athletes, coaching, game planning, video breakdown, and other duties assigned by the Athletic Director. Pay is based on experience with a salary between $30K – $35K. Please email Coach Bosier at [email protected]. Please no phone calls.
Arizona: Sources tell FootballScoop that Jedd Fisch is targeting a fellow PAC-12 South coordinator for an offensive role on his Arizona staff.
Baltimore Ravens: Defensive coordinator Wink Martindale is expected to be a top candidate for NFL head coaching jobs, and the staff he reportedly plans to target would poach some of the top college coordinators.
Masters of Sports Administration: Upper Iowa’s MSA degree provides learners with the current theories, concepts, and learning models necessary to assume administrative, coaching and leadership roles in high school, higher education and sports business settings. The online degree is available with emphasis in Sports Management or Coaching & Leadership Education.
South Carolina: Pete Lembo’s addition to the staff has now been formally announced. His title is associate head coach / special teams coordinator. Shane Beamer has also announced a few other additions, and his decision to retain a few coaches as well.
New Coaching Changes Page: Keep track of all the 2020-21 NFL and College head coaching movement here.