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The Scoop - Friday August 9, 2019

Friday August 9, 2019


#StaffTracker: A one stop page where you can keep track of how the new head coaches are filling their staffs. NFL – XFL – FBS – FCS

Les Miles: Calling LSU "a decent place," Les Miles said in an interview he's still sad he never got to be Michigan's head coach. Details here.

Urbana (D-II - OH): Urbana University has an immediate need for an entry level, part-time (up to 20 hours per week) Assistant Football Coach. The position will be responsible for coaching Tight Ends, video editing using HUDL, recruiting, assisting with the strength and conditioning program, and other duties as assigned by the head coach. Prior college playing experience and/or experience coaching high school football would be a plus in this position. Preference will be given to applicants with any offensive coaching experience. Start date is as soon as possible. Relocation assistance will not be available for this position. For immediate consideration, please email your resume to with “Assistant Football Coach” in the subject line of the email.

Houston Baptist (FCS): Houston Baptist University, an FCS program that competes in the Southland Conference, is looking for a creative Graphic Design intern that can assist with providing engaging content to promote and grow the HBU Football brand. The ideal applicant will possess strong knowledge in digital media and have experience as a content creator for various social media sites such as Instagram and Twitter. Additional skills with video editing and Photoshop are preferable for the role. The successful candidate will be responsible for creating content for the HBU Football social media accounts, formulating content calendars on a monthly basis, and devising interactive campaigns. This position is unpaid, but is a great opportunity to make connections, expand a portfolio, and get experience within a college athletics program. If interested, please send a resume and portfolio to No phone calls please.

Princeton (FCS - NJ): Princeton University is looking for a Football Operations Assistant. This position is strictly an off the field position. The role will be responsible for a diverse range of day to day operations and other tasks assigned by the Head Coach and Director of Football Operations with some daily duties related to recruiting and social media. The ideal candidate will be interested in a career within football operations. Knowledge of ARMS Recruiting Software is a plus. This is a paid position with no benefits. Local applicants are encouraged to apply. Please send a resume and cover letter to director of football operations Maya Ana Callender at No phone calls please.

Memphis: Memphis has announced the hiring of Laird Veatch as its new AD. Veatch was previously an administrator at Texas, Missouri, Kansas State, Iowa State and Florida.

19 for 19: The hiring of 29-year-old Joe Brady signaled that, at long last, LSU will finally join the rest of us in the 21st century. Right now, everyone is saying all the right things. But as Muhammad Ali once said, everyone has a plan until Alabama's on the other side of the line of scrimmage.

Saskatchewan Roughriders (CFL): Source tells FootballScoop manager of player personnel Mike Davis is now coaching the defensive line. Davis has been on staff since September 2016.

Last Chance U: The hit Netflix series is heading west, according to a report.

Mississippi State: Here's how Joe Moorhead structures his practices to simulate games.

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Alabama: New offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian will get none of the credit when Alabama scores and all of the blame when it doesn't. No pressure, Coach.

Big play chains: Challenge and inspire your team to make this season the best one yet. Add your team's logo to a chain!