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The Scoop - Friday May 24, 2019

Friday May 24, 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 – D-II

Former Southern University head coach Otis Washington died this morning at age 80. Please keep coach Washington, his family & friends in your thoughts & prayers. Coach Washington led New Orleans Saint Augustine for 11 seasons, winning the state championship three times and the Catholic League championship seven times.

Art Briles: Art Briles is officially back in coaching as the head coach of a Texas high school. More here.

Money, money, money: Here's how much each of the Power 5 conferences raked in during Fiscal Year 2018.

Old Dominion: The Assistant Director of Player Personnel position has been filled. If anyone is interested in an unpaid position in our recruiting department you can email the Director of Football Recruiting, Austin Shelton, at

Montana Tech (NAIA): Montana Tech has an immediate opening for an Offensive Intern/restricted earnings coaching position. Primary responsibilities include assisting the head coach in all phases of the football program. Other responsibilities include coaching a position (TE’s) and potentially a special team’s unit. Must be proficient in using Hudl Video Editor, Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint. Experience with film breakdown and data entry is a must. A monthly stipend will be provided as well as a portion of housing. This is an entry level position. College playing experience and/or previous coaching experience on the offensive side of the ball is preferred. Email resume and references to Offensive Coordinator Kyle Samson at No phone calls please.

ACC: ACC commissioner John Swofford earned $3.5 million in 2017, according to documents obtained by USA Today's Steve Berkowitz.

NCAA: NCAA president Mark Emmert made $3.9 million in Fiscal Year 2017, according to documents obtained by Yahoo.

SoCon: Former Memphis AD Tom Bowen is a candidate for the Southern Conference commissionership, according to the Memphis Commercial Appeal. SoCon commissioner John Iamarino announced his resignation on March 15, and Bowen resigned earlier this month to pursue the position.

XFL Dallas: Former Boston College head coach Jeff Jagodzinski is set to join Bob Stoops' staff in Dallas. Details here.

Kansas: Former FAU defensive coordinator Tony Pecoraro has joined Les Miles staff at Kansas working with defensive coordinator DJ Eliot as senior defensive analyst.

Maryland: Following the death of Jordan McNair, Maryland has taken its athletics medical and nutritional staffs outside the umbrella of the athletics department. Details here.

North Texas: UNT regents have approved parameters for an amended contract for Seth Littrell, according to Brett Vito of the Denton Record-Chronicle.

Texas A&M: After losing Scott Woodward to LSU, the Aggies are reportedly swiping their next AD from an SEC West rival.

Oregon: The University of Oregon is seeking an offensive line graduate assistant. The position includes tuition, a stipend, housing, books and meals. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required (Graduation within 7 years), and applicants must be accepted into Graduate School. Recommended Requirements: Experience playing or coaching offensive line, XOS video editing and Microsoft Office. Send a resume with recommendation contacts to Matt Noyer at

Dakota State (NAIA - SD): Dakota State has hired Paytton Hobbs, DC from Presentation College in Aberdeen, SD to be the new defensive coordinator at Dakota State University in Madison, SD.

PJ Fleck: The Minnesota head coach shares that there have been nearly 650 de-commits from recent recruits across college football each of the past two seasons, and states, 'We have a problem in our society. We don't have a problem in our program."

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Bowl games: The 2019-20 bowl schedule is out, and prepare yourself now because it's going to be a long one.

Drones: How are is your program using drones? Watch the video below and then call our friends at SidelinePower and they will help you get what you need.

Head coaching changes: See all of the 2018 NFL and College head coaching changes here.