Saturday December 7, 2019

Going to be a great day of football. Good luck to all coaching in these games.

Eli Drinkwitz: After initially brushing off talk of other potential job opportunities, notably Arkansas, Eli Drinkwitz shared during the post game presser that – “Every opportunity, I owe it to my family to see if that’s something that we’re interested in.”

LSU: Asked after the SEC Championship if he sees his future at LSU, Joe Brady responded, “Absolutely.”

Florida State: The school has called a noon ET press conference Sunday to introduce its new head coach. Numerous reports have shared tonight what is all but official at this point, that Mike Norvell will be the next leader of the Seminoles.

Rutgers: Temple co-defensive coordinator Fran Brown has been announced as the first member of Greg Schiano’s staff and he will coach the secondary. Brown was one of four defensive coaches retained by head coach Rod Carey last season.

Ole Miss: It’s official — the Lane Train has pulled into Oxford.

Florida State: The Seminoles are expected to announce Mike Norvell as their new head coach, per multiple reports.

Urban Meyer: Urban would accept the Cowboys job if offered Joel Klatt shares.

Wagner (FCS – NY): Former Fordham & Central Connecticut State head coach Tom Masella will be the new head coach at Wagner FootballScoop can confirm. Masella served as defensive coordinator at Bryant this season.

Northwestern: All signs point to Pat Fitzgerald bringing Mike Bajakian in as his new offensive coordinator. First report was last night by Matt Fortuna, now here’s Teddy Greenstein on the coming hire.

A lot to unpack from last night….

Lane Kiffin: Sources tell FootballScoop a deal is in place to bring Lane to Ole Miss.

Pitt State (D-II – KS): Sources tell FootballScoop Pitt State is hiring Toledo offensive coordinator Brian Wright as their new head coach.

USC: USC has offered Graham Harrell a new contract, including a sizable raise, to remain as offensive coordinator for Clay Helton’s staff Ryan Kartje of the LA Times is reporting. Texas is seeking to hire Harrell away.

Jim Leavitt: Sources tell FootballScoop Jim Leavitt is on the hunt.

FirstDown PlayBook: When you interview, does your playbook give you a chance to get the job? FirstDown PlayBook can help.

Redshirt Rule: There may be some changes coming to the two-year old redshirt rule. Details here.

NFL and College Head Coaching Changes: Keep track of all the head coaching changes from NFL to FBS to NAIA via this page.

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