The Scoop – Tuesday March 28, 2017


Tuesday March 28, 2017

Houston Texans: Owner Bob McNair told John McClain of the Houston Chronicle the Texans will wait until next offseason to discuss an extension with head coach Bill O’Brien. O’Brien is in the fourth season of a 5-year deal. McClain notes contemporary hires Mike Zimmer and Jay Gruden have been given 2-year extensions, though O’Brien owns more wins than both and a playoff victory while Zimmer and Gruden do not.

Utah: East Los Angeles College (JC) offensive coordinator Art Hoomiritana has joined the Utah staff, source tells FootballScoop. We understand coach Hoomiritana will work with the defensive guys at Utah.

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Kennesaw State (FCS – GA): Receivers coach Mike Daniels has joined the Princeton HS (OH) staff as head coach.

Marshall: The Thundering Herd has formally announced Dallas Baker as its new wide receivers coach. A former Florida wideout, Baker spent 2016 coaching wide receivers at Warner (NAIA – FL).

Oklahoma State: “Several influential university figures” are advocating for AD Mike Holder’s retirement, with the school pursuing the possibility of hiring an AD-in-waiting, according to Bill Haisten of the Tulsa World. Holder has been the Cowboys’ AD since 2005 and a member of the OSU athletics department since 1966.

Sam Houston State: Defensive backs coach Clayton Carlin has been promoted to defensive coordinator.

East Stroudsburg (D-II – PA): East Stroudsburg still needs a home game August 31 or September 2, 2017. They are also looking for the same week in 2018. Contact Chadd Braine 973-570-3531 or email at [email protected]

Gustavus Adolphus (D-III – MN): Per source, defensive coordinator Corey Shea has resigned. Lucas Kleinschrodt is listed as interim defensive coordinator.

Wisconsin-Eau Claire (D-III): UWEC is searching for an opponent for a home/home series for 2018 and 2019 seasons. 2018 open dates are Sept 15th or 22nd and 2019 Sept 21st or 28th. Please contact Dan Larson if interested – [email protected] / 715.836.3093


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National columnist - Zach joined the staff in 2012...and has been attempting to improve Doug and Scott's writing ability ever since (to little avail). Outside of football season, you can find him watching the San Antonio Spurs reading Game of Thrones fan theories.