James Harrell not among Wiregrass Ranch's 28 applicants



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Thu. December 6, 2012 | Matt Baker | Email

Perhaps the biggest name from Wiregrass Ranch’s pool of head football coach candidates is the one not on the list: James Harrell, the former Jesuit coach and NFL linebacker who was spotted on campus recently. He was rumored to be a candidate for the job but did not apply.

Bulls athletic director Dave Wilson said the school plans to conduct its final interview Friday afternoon with hopes of filling the job early next week.

Per our policy, the Times requested a list of applicants from the school last week. Wiregrass Ranch sent the list of 28 people this morning. The names and school affiliations are listed below, with as much information as we have handy:

Atif Austin (former Tarpon Springs coach)

Bruce Barberi (Bennington, Neb.)

Tony Beckum (Fort Pierce Westwood)

Trey Burdick (Sunlake)

Micheal Burns (former Blake coach, Bishop McLaughlin assistant)

Andrew DeLloyd (Wiregrass)

Tico Hernandez (Wiregrass assistant)

Troy Hochstetler (Zephyrhills assistant)

Ronald E. Johnson (Lakeland)

David Lawrence (Wiregrass assistant)

John Lima (Leto)

Matthew Label (Chamberlain)

Raymond Andrew Martin (Wharton)

Rick Mazza (Salisbury, N.C.)

Carey McCray (former Clearwater, Lakewood assistant)

Jason Messamore (Tarpon Springs)

Arturo Meza (Zephyrhills offensive coordinator)

Adamm Oliver (Wiregrass defensive coordinator)

Michael Penix (Pasco Middle School)

Greg Puskas (Steinbrenner)

John Reaves (Valparaiso)

Ron Selesky (Trussville, Ala., former Tampa Bay Storm assistant)

Matt Shatzer (Mongtomery, Ala.)

Daryl Stewart (Hillsborough)

Jared VanAcker (Newport News, Va.)

Nathan Varnadore (Palmetto)

Sean Washington (East Bay, former Blake coach)

Blaise Zambrano (Sarasota)


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