The Scoop – Friday September 18, 2020

Friday September 18, 2020

Nick Mourouzis, who led the DePauw (D-III – IN) football program for 23 seasons, passed away Wednesday evening. Mourouzis was named head coach in 1981 and directed the Tigers to a 138-87-4 record before retiring at the end of the 2003 season. He also served as an assistant at Indiana, Ball State, Northwestern and Ohio. Please keep the Mourouzis family in your prayers.

Pac-12: The Pac-12 CEOs meeting ended without resolution on Friday night. The group will meet again Thursday. They announced this evening they intend to make a decision on if they can return to play prior to January 1st at their meeting Thursday.

SEC: The SEC has established a minimum roster number in order to play a game this season.

Big Ten: The Big Ten schedule will be released early next week, Nebraska chancellor Ronnie Green said during a press conference with the Lincoln’s mayor today.

Mountain West: MW presidents will meet next week to discuss restarting football on Oct. 24, Oct. 31 or later in the winter or spring, tweets SI’s Pat Forde.

Ball tonight: In addition to over 3,500 high school games scheduled this weekend, ESPN is carrying Campbell at Coastal Carolina tonight at 7:30et.

CJ Anderson: Veteran NFL running back CJ Anderson has announced his retirement from the league and his intent to join a Power 5 coaching staff. Anderson played collegiately at Cal. Will update when we have more information.

Baylor vs. Houston: Tomorrow’s game has been postponed after a position group within Baylor’s team has been forced to quarantine due to contact tracing. Why no one has been unluckier in the COVID era than these two programs.

Pac-12: Its promising; but it won’t be easy. A look at where the Pac-12 stands.

Tulsa: Rick Dickson has returned to Tulsa to serve as interim AD. Dickson served as AD at Tulsa in the early 90s before leaving to become AD at Washington State for six years and then at Tulane for 15.

Big Ten: Will Michigan and Michigan State (and programs visiting those stadiums) be required to wear masks because of Michigan’s unique executive order issued by the Governor? Well, it seems we have an answer to that now…

SEC Shorts: Oh my, you need this video in your life. You want this video in your life. Bravo team, that one is fantastic.

FAU vs. Georgia Southern: The Owls had a COVID outbreak earlier this week and received more positive tests earlier this morning so they will not play Georgia Southern this weekend FAU has announced.

Jackson State (FCS – MS): Unless the deal falls apart late, Jackson State has their guy. It’s PrimeTime.

Masters of Sports Administration: Upper Iowa’s MSA degree provides learners with the current theories, concepts, and learning models necessary to assume administrative, coaching and leadership roles in high school, higher education and sports business settings. The online degree is available with emphasis in Sports Management or Coaching & Leadership Education.

MACtion: The MAC is now reportedly working towards finding a way to play this Fall. Here’s a look at how this could work.

Seattle Seahawks: Pete Carroll, who just turned 69, shares how long he expects to keep on coaching, and he’s not going on a year-by-year basis.

North Texas: UNT will wear these Hayden Fry-era throwbacks for their game with SMU on Saturday.

High School Football: A look at which states are playing ball tonight. Let’s go!

NCAA Changes: The NCAA took action yesterday extending the dead period through January 1, 2021. Members also adopted emergency legislation prohibiting schools from giving complimentary game tickets to prospective student-athletes and their high school or two-year college coaches during the dead period. Further, they set the plan for Spring championships and more.

Pac-12: Measures put in place by Oregon and California governors were once roadblocks for the return of football in the Pac-12 footprint, but that is quickly changing…

FootballScoop Online Clinic 2020: Catch all 100 videos from the FootballScoop Online Clinic here.

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