The Scoop – Friday December 9, 2016

Friday December 9, 2016


Cincinnati: Ohio State co-defensive coordinator Luke Fickell and Cincinnati are in contract negotiations to make him the next head coach of the Bearcats, according to BearcatReport. The report adds that “at this time it is unclear when the deal will be complete.”

Northern Michigan (D-II – MI): According to Adam Rittenberg of ESPN, Michigan State offensive line coach Mark Staten has withdrawn his name from consideration for the head coaching job at NMU. The three candidates that remain in the running are Ferris State (D-II – MI) co-defensive coordinator Kyle Nystrom, Fairmont State (D-II – WV) head coach Jason Woodman, and Grand Valley State (D-II – MI) co-defensive coordinator Nick Postma.

Pikeville (NAIA – KY): The University of Pikeville is seeking an opponent for Sept. 2nd, 2017. Looking for D2/D3 Opponent but prefer a FCS guarantee game. Interested programs can contact Director of Football Operations Justin Lamb at [email protected] or 606-438-6592.

Robert Morris (NAIA – Chicago, IL): Robert Morris University is looking for a game on September 30th, 2017. Please contact Erik Osborne at [email protected] if interested.

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