The Scoop – Monday September 26, 2016

Monday September 26, 2016

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Florida: The press conference to officially announce Mississippi State AD Scott Stricklin as Florida’s new AD will be tomorrow, reports Dan Wolken of USA Today.

LSU: A look at LSU’s plans and their path forward. Coach O: “We’re all contractors. I’m in charge of the lights, you’re in charge of the paint.”

Video: Nick Saban rips LSU’s handling of Les Miles

Texas: A week after alluding to making a change, Charlie Strong said Monday he will not demote Vance Bedford as defensive coordinator. “It’s not like all of a sudden Vance forgot how to coach defense,” he said. “You’re three games into it. I don’t see at that point how that would help us.”

Mississippi State: Sources tell FootballScoop sitting FBS athletic directors have already begun the process of discussions with Mississippi State about their athletic director position. Last week we shared the news of current Mississippi State AD Scott Stricklin being the lead candidate at Florida.

Lincoln University (D-II – MO): Head coach Mike Jones has been let go. Outside linebackers coach Lee Johnson will serve as interim head coach.

LSU: In addition to the moves disclosed yesterday on The Scoop, LSU has promoted Austin Thomas to general manager, Eric Mateos to tight ends coach and Dennis Johnson to outside linebackers coach. Bradley Dale Peveto will focus solely on special teams. Director of football operations Dean Dingman is no longer with the program.

Plenty of additional thoughts on the moves at LSU coming later today on The Scoop. In the meantime, relive the top 10 moments of the Les Miles era.

Les discussed his firing with Dan Patrick on Monday morning.

Eat #Nuggets. Impress your friends.

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