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Both Southern Illinois coordinators -- Schweigert and DeBoer -- apply for UND job

by Mike McFeely

The University of North Dakota officially stopped taking applications for its head football coaching job Tuesday. However, the job will technically remain open until the position is filled, meaning somebody who is not on the list could still get the job.

A couple of interesting names popped up on the final official list. And two of them are currently employed, at least in Carbondale, Ill.

Southern Illinois defensive coordinator Kyle "Bubba" Schweigert, a former assistant at UND who followed Dale Lennon to the Salukis, applied. Southern Illinois offensive coordinator Kalen DeBoer, whose team famously upset UND when DeBoer was coach at NAIA Sioux Falls College, also applied.

Also, former University of South Dakota head coach Ed Meierkort has applied.

UND athletic director Brian Faison says there is no timeline on making a hire.

Here is the full list of applicants as of 10 a.m. Wednesday, in alphabetical order:

--Bart Andrus, (current job) senior defensive consultant, St. Louis Rams.

--Stephen Axman, (most recent job) quarterbacks coach at Simon Fraser University.

--Bruce Barnum, (current job) offensive coordinator at Portland State.

--Michael Bath, (most recent job) interim head coach at Miami, Ohio.

--Bill Bleil, (current job) assistant head coach at Iowa State.

--Brian Bottenfield (current job) client liasison at Aetna in Plymouth, Minn.

--Nicholas Calcutta (current job) assistant head coach at Delaware State.

--Dale Carlson, (most recent job) head coach at Valparaiso.

--Tony Coaxum, (current job) assistant coach at Army.

-- Charles Coe, (current job) offensive coordinator, Missouri Baptist, an NAIA school.

--Lawrence Cole, (current job) head coach at Central High in Camden, Ala.

--Cornelius Coleman, (most recent job) defense coordinator at Concordia College in Selma, Ala.

--Bob Connelly, (most recent job) assistant head coach/offensive line coach at Arizona State.

--Michael Cummings, (current job), offensive coordinator at Central Michigan.

--Kalen DeBoer, (current job) offensive coordinator at Southern Illinois.

--Jovan Dewitt, (current job) defensive coordinator/linebackers coach at Florida Atlantic.

--Lenny Doerfler, (current job) football camp director, Anchorage, Alaska.

--Maurice Drayton, (most recent job) special teams intern, Indianapolis Colts.

--Sean Embree, (current job) head coach of the Serbian National Team.

--Louis Esposito (current job) defensive coordinator at Ferris State, Mich.

--Howard Feggins, offensive coordinator at Norfolk (Va.) State.

-- Mario Felix, (current job) running backs coach at NAIA Mid-America Nazarene. 

--Michael Furrey, (current job) wide receivers coach at Marshall.

--Nick Garrett, (current job) passing game coordinator/QBs at Western New Mexico University.

--Clyde Gregory, (current job) offensive coordinator/QBs at Coronado High School, Lubbock, Texas.

--Joe Hagins, no information available.

--Ryan Held, (current job) head coach at Highland Community College, Kansas.

--Anthoney Hill, (current job) assistant offensive coordinator/QBs of Colorado Ice, Professional Indoor Football League.

--Todd Hoffner, (most recent job) head coach at Mankato (Minn.) State.

--Robert Ianello, (current job) wide receivers coach/recruiting coordinator at University of Kanasas.

--Andrew Jordan, (current job) assistant coach, Earlham College, Richmond, Ind.

--Norman Joseph, (most recent job) head coach at Mississippi College.

--David Keeny, (most recent job) assistant coach at Millersville University, Pa.

-- Michael Kelly, (most recent job) former head coach of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the CFL.

--Robert Keys, (current job) head coach at University of Findlay, Ohio.

--John Klacik, (most recent job) assistant coach at Miami, Ohio.

--Kenneth Knapczyk, (current job) head coach at East Ridge High School, Clermont, Fla.

--Jason Kremer, (current job) communication specialist, Crookston, Minn., chamber of commerce.

--Robert Lancaster, (most recent job) defensive coordinator at Catawba College, N.C.

--Kevin Magouirk, (most recent job) offensive coordinator/QBs at South Carolina State.

--Michael Markuson, (most recent job) offensive coordinator/offensive line coach at Northeast Mississippi Community College.

--Jamie Marshall, (current job) assistant head coach/defensive coordinator at Montana State.

--Efrain Martinez, (current job) head coach at Los Angeles Community College.

--Lacey McBeath, (current job) coach at Neshoba County School District, Philadelphia, Miss.

--Christopher McComas, (current job) system integration specialist, Marshall University.

--Ed Meierkort, (current job) consultant. Former South Dakota head coach.

--Jeff Mills, (current job) defensive coordinator at New Mexico.

-- Damian Mincey, (recent job) former assistant coach at Massachusetts.

--Jake Moreland, (current job) assistant coach at U.S. Air Force Academy.

--Vince Okruch, (most recent job) assistant coach at University of Akron.

--Alex Pateras, (current job) secondary coach at Ventura High School, Calif.

--Marcus Patton, (current job) defensive coordinator at Fairmont State University, W.Va.

--Robin Pflugrad, (current job) offensive coordinator at Weber State.

--Lane Powell, (current job) assistant coach at Alcorn State University, Miss.

--Camm Richmond, (most recent job) teacher at Mechanicsburg High School, Pa.

--Luis Rodriguez, (current job) graduate assistant at Boise State.

--Robin Ross, (current job) special teams coordinator/linebackers coach at University of Wyoming.

--Kyle Schweigert, (current job) defensive coordinator at Southern Illinois.

--Stephen Settle, (most recent job) head coach at Tombstone School District, Huachuca, Ariz.

--Nicholas Shay, (current job) defensive coordinator at Northern Colorado.

--Ian Shields, (current job) offensive coordinator at Navy.

--Nicholas Siciliano, (most recent job) offensive assistant coach with Cincinnati Bengals (also was quarterbacks coach at Ohio State from 2005-2012).

--Darrius Smith, (current job) running backs coach at Villanova.

--Steven Smith, (current job) offensive coordinator at Albany State University, Ga.

--Bryant Soland, (current job) sandwich artist in Grand Forks, N.D.

--Chris Stein, (current job) offensive coordinator at Chadron State.

--David Taynor, (current job) head coach at Urbana University, Ohio.

--Reginald Trotter, (current job) defensive coordinator at Missouri Western State.

--Saga Tuitele, (current job) offensive coordinator at Cal Poly.

--Seth Wallace, (current job) defensive coordinator at Valdosta State, Ga.

-- Daren Wilkinson, (current job) offensive coordinator, Colorado State-Pueblo.

--Larry Willis, (current job) radio analyst for South Carolina Sports Radio Network.

--Eric Young, (current job) head coach at New Mexico Highlands University, N.M. 

--Glen Young, (current job) defensive coordinator at Brockport state College, N.Y.

(Mike McFeely is a talk-show host on KFGO-AM in Fargo, N.D. He can be reached at mike.mcfeely@mwcradio.com. Follow him on Twitter @MikeMcFeelyKFGO.)