The Scoop – Wednesday November 22, 2017

Wednesday November 22, 2017

Michigan: Michigan is working on a lifetime contract for Jim Harbaugh, Fox Sports college football analyst Brady Quinn said in a radio interview Tuesday.

Chip Kelly: ESPN’s Mark Schlabach reports (as we did last night) that Chip Kelly has met with UCLA officials now as well and is considering offers from both UCLA and Florida. Schlabach reports he is not expected to consider the other openings in college.

South Alabama: USA has hired Parker Executive Search firm to help find their next head coach.

Kent State: FootballScoop has learned that Paul Haynes will not return at Kent State after leading the program for five seasons. Haynes was 14-45 overall leading the Golden Flashes and finished this season 2-10. More information here.

Minnesota: PJ Fleck and Minnesota have agreed to a contract extension that will keep him with the Gophers into 2023, pending Board of Regents approval at their December meeting. Fleck is 5-6 in his first season with the program as they head into their final game of the season against undefeated Wisconsin.

Bethel (NAIA – KS): Head coach Morris Lolar has resigned from the head coaching position after three seasons and a 7-23 record, the school has announced.

Fresno City College (JC – CA): After 36 years in coaching, and 7 at Fresno City College, outside linebackers coach Rick Lyons has decided to retire.

UNC Pembroke (D-II): UNC Pembroke is looking to fill an open date (home or away) on October 13, 2018, with an NAIA or Division II opponent. Travel assistance is available for teams interested in traveling to Pembroke. UNC Pembroke is also interested in a home-and-home series with a Division II opponent in week 11 of both the 2019 (November 16) and 2020 (November 14) seasons. Interested programs can contact Todd Anderson at [email protected].

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


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