Tuesday August 4, 2020
Judy Gundy, Mike & Cale’s mother, passed away Sunday. Our thoughts, prayers and condolences are with the Gundy family.
Long-time coach Keven Lightner is currently battling Covid in a Lincoln, NE hospital ICU. Prayers & support would be greatly appreciated.
Buffalo: Greg Colby has been announced as a new defensive analyst on Lance Leipold’s staff.
Colorado State: Ten athletes and staffers came forward to the local paper blowing the whistle on a COVID-19 cover-up campaign at CSU. Details here.
New Orleans Saints: The Saints have named former director of pro scouting Terry Fontenot as their new VP / assistant general manager – pro personnel.
SEC: The SEC has set its preseason practice schedule for this year, beginning two weeks from yesterday.
North Park (D-III – Chicago, IL): North Park University, located in Chicago, Illinois, is accepting applications for the position of Graduate Assistant Football Coach. This is VIDEO/ GRAPHIC DESIGN position, with coaching responsibilities possible for the right candidate. Compensation includes $6,000, a master’s degree, and a partial meal plan. Qualified candidates must have a bachelor’s degree, gain acceptance into one of North Park’s graduate programs, and have a personal commitment to North Park’s mission of Christian higher education. Strong interpersonal skills, a tireless work ethic, and a desire to learn are essential to the position. If interested, please email a letter of interest, resume, and references to Head Coach Kyle Rooker at [email protected].
Chattanooga at Western Kentucky: This game, originally slated for Sept. 3, has been pushed back. New date TBD.
Ohio State: Wide receiver CJ Saunders has had his request for a sixth year of eligibility denied by the NCAA, and Ryan Day shared today that Saunders will be a part of the Buckeyes coaching staff in some capacity this year.
Lincoln Riley: Oklahoma’s quarterback whisperer explains why he values instincts over numbers when it comes to quarterback battles.
Sun Belt: The league has announced that their season will begin over Labor Day and will play 8 conference games and up to 4 non-conference contests.
Gary Patterson: Gary Patterson has apologized, called the events that transpired a teachable moment.
Nick Rolovich: Rolo has released a statement following the release of a recorded phone call between he and one of his players.
Coastal Carolina: Colton Korn has now officially been named coordinator of player personnel and NFL liaison for the Chanticleers.
Big 12: The last of the Power Five conferences – The Big 12 – has decided what their schedule will look like for 2020.
Mansfield (Sprint – PA): Mansfield University seek 2-3 coaches for the Spring season. We need a QB coach and two defensive coaches. The season will go from 2/1/21-4/30/21. Salary is $3000 plus luxury dorm room with own bathroom, fridge and microwave. A knowledge of PA, NY, and NJ high schools is a bonus. Resumes to Head Coach John Evans at [email protected]. Priority will be given to candidates from the Northeast.
TCU: Following a surprising allegation, some players refused to practice yesterday morning after a player raised allegations against Gary Patterson. Many of his teammates spoke out to correct the record. Have a look.
Moked Analytics: Coaches and staff from 80 FBS, FCS and DII programs participated in the first-of-its-kind 2020 Moked Analytics College Football How and Why Study. Find out the two head coach philosophy factors that predicted on-field productivity. Discover how programs across the college football landscape approach 13 key areas of program management. Learn more and get the report via this link.
Washington State: Without his knowledge or consent, a player recorded a phone call with head coach Nick Rolovich. The player then leaked the contents and eventually the audio of the call. Take a look.
XFL: The assets of the XFL have been purchased. Have a look at the former wrestler and TV star who is now running the show.
FootballScoop Online Clinic 2020: Catch all 100 videos from the FootballScoop Online Clinic here.
Valparaiso (FCS – IN): Valparaiso University is looking for a highly motivated individual who is passionate about being a high level equipment manager. Duties include organization and inventory of football equipment/apparel, locker room organization, field set-up/tear-down, and in practice responsibilities. Small stipend is included. Great opportunity to get your foot in the door. Anyone interested, please send information to [email protected]. Looking to fill the position ASAP.
NFL and College Head Coaching Changes: Keep track of all the head coaching changes from NFL to FBS to NAIA via this page.