The Scoop – Thursday January 18, 2018

Thursday January 18, 2018

Matt Snyder, the grandson of Kansas State head coach Bill Snyder, and son of associate head coach / special teams coordinator Sean Snyder has sadly passed away, according to local reports. Please join us in praying for the family and all affected by Matt’s loss.

West Virginia State (D-II): Nyema Washington has joined the staff as pass game coordinator / wide receivers coach and Derrick Evans has joined as special teams coordinator / tight ends coach, per source.

Trap Coverage to Defend 3×1 RPO Concepts: Although Trap coverage is a solid answer for bubble or stick route RPOs in 3×1 formations. Shortening space for the outside linebacker allows him to be a better run support defender. X&O Labs will release an exclusive clinic report from Richland High School (TX) defensive coordinator Klint King detailing how he is still able to apply Trap rules to defend four vertical routes. The Rebels are a split field coverage outfit that used Trap coverage to give up only four completions on 30 RPO attempts last fall. This clinic report includes video and illustrations. To ensure you receive this report directly in your inbox, click here and enter your email address.

Glenville State (D-II – WV): Will Burnham, the tight ends / fullbacks coach at UT Martin (FCS) the past two seasons, has accepted the running backs / tight ends / co-special teams coordinator, per source.

Charleston Southern: Matt White has accepted the offensive line job on staff, per source. White previously served as the team’s assistant offensive line coach.

North Alabama (D-II): University of North Alabama football is looking for a One year Guarantee, home game for week 4 (Sept. 22, 2018) of next season. Please contact Coach Thomas if interested by phone at (256) 702-5253 or email [email protected].

Head coaching changes: 2017-18 NFL & college head coaching changes.

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