The Scoop – Friday July 3, 2020

Friday July 3, 2020

Austin Peay (FCS – TN): Coming off an 11-win season in his first year with the program (a school record), Mark Hudspeth has announced that he’s stepping down at Austin Peay.

Big 12: A handful of Big 12 athletic directors are beginning to tackle some really tough questions on what it may take to cancel a game this fall, and some of the questions and situations they’re asking themselves are really interesting.

Kansas: The Jayhawks are suspending voluntary workouts due to an increase in positive COVID-19 tests within the program.

Washington Redskins: Owner Dan Snyder and the organization have announced that they are considering changing their name, sharing in a statement: “This process allows the team to take into account not only the proud tradition and history of the franchise but also input from our alumni, the organization, sponsors, the National Football League and the local community it is proud to represent on the field.”

Kansas State: The school was unable to expel a student after racist tweets as the team demanded, but Kansas State players have decided to end their boycott of team activities.

Oklahoma Panhandle State (NAIA): Oklahoma Panhandle State University is looking for 2 opponents to play after cancellations.  We have openings on : Sept 19, Sept 26 and Oct 24.  If you are interested in scheduling call Bob Majeski at 620-870-8599

Oklahoma State: Following an internal review of the program, Mike Gundy reportedly suggested he take a significant pay cut. 

NY Giants: The Giants have announced a number of moves including football operations coordinator as the new director of football operations, Ty Siam will now serve as director of football data and innovation, Courtney Kennedy has been hired as a data analyst, BLESTO scout Marquis Pendleton is now an area scout, Blaise Bell is the new BLESTO scout, Hannah Burnett is the teams new Midlands scout, and Nick Williams has been hired as an offensive assistant. Also, Craig Fitzgerald has been formally announced as director of strength and performance, and Sam Coad as performance manager / assistant strength coach.

Wilmington (D-III – OH): Wilmington College has an immediate opening for an Offensive Assistant. This is an entry level position with responsibilities that include but are not limited to: working with an offensive position group (will determine based off of applicants experience), assist with aspects of special teams, video breakdown (HUDL), managing a recruiting area, and other duties assigned by Coordinator and/or Head Coach. This is a ten-month position that includes housing, meals, and a stipend. The start date will be immediate. All interested and qualified applicants should email their resume along with a list of references to Co-Offensive Coordinator Hayden Thomas at [email protected]. No phone calls please.

Louisiana Monroe: Hunter Holmes has joined the staff as director of recruiting, and Cole Dial, who previously served four seasons as the director of recruiting and player personnel, has been promoted to director of operations.

College football coaching study: Join the more than 100 FBS, FCS and DII coaches and staff who have already participated in the first-of-its-kind study investigating how and why programs achieve consistent success.  In return, you’ll get a cost-free, analytics-driven Results and Insights Report on July 27th.  We’re also donating $5 to Feeding America for each completed study questionnaire.  Participation takes just 2 minutes: https://www.mokedanalytics.com/2020cfbhw

Becker (D-III – MA): Becker College is looking to hire an offensive skill coach. This is a 10-month position. Salary based on experience. Full meal plan is available. Send a cover letter, resume, and references to [email protected]

Idaho (FCS): Per source, Pryce Tracy has been promoted from offensive graduate assistant to running backs coach.

Ottawa University (NAIA – AZ): Ottawa University-Arizona is looking for a home game on both September 12th and October 10th for the upcoming season. We are open to a potential home and home series for the 2020-2021 seasons, but would like the 2020 games to be at home. Please contact Director of Football Operations, Jesse Cartnal at [email protected].

LA Rams: Brown (FCS) outside linebackers coach Willie Edwards has been selected to participate in the Rams Scouting Apprenticeship program.

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