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New York Jets announce nine-man college scouting staff

New York Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan, continuing his offseason makeover, announced his nine-man college scouting staff on Tuesday -- and it included only two holdovers from the previous regime.

You won't recognize any of the names, but college scouts are the anonymous stars in every great organization. Maccagnan wanted to surround himself with his people, so he blew up the previous scouting staff even though it contributed to what was widely heralded as a successful draft.

The holdovers are Jay Mandolesi, who will scout the Southeast region, and Johnathon Stigall, who will handle the Midwest. Here's a listing of the new scouts, followed by their area and past employers:

National scouts:

Lee Gissendaner (East Coast) -- Green Bay Packers

Jim Jauch (West Coast) -- San Diego Chargers

Zach Truty (Central) -- Chicago Bears

Area scouts:

Xavier Adibi (Plains) -- Kansas City Chiefs

Bill Dekraker (Northeast) -- Dallas Cowboys, Washington Redskins, Carolina Panthers and Arizona Cardinals.

Dom Green (Southwest) -- Chiefs, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Brian Shields (West Coast) -- St. Louis Rams