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The Scoop - Friday November 10, 2017

Friday November 10, 2017


Nuclear Winter: There's a battle royale for a Power 5 job, and one Power 5 head coach has gone missing. Nuclear Winter 3.0's astonishing conclusion.

Auburn: School president Dr. Steven Leath said the school will move "fairly quickly" to hire a new AD, but noted a search committee won't be announced until next week. "We're going to move fairly quickly on replacing AD Jacobs," Leath said during a board meeting Friday, via "We are in the process of formulating a search committee. We are in the process of laying out a strategic plan to hire a new athletics director and identifying those people that are going to have major roles. That will be announced early next week to late next week. As soon as we can get it together. ... As soon as we can get it formalized we'll announce it."

Gary Patterson is one of the best defensive coaches of his era. Lincoln Riley and Baker Mayfield are the most efficient and explosive Coach-QB combo ever. On a historic matchup in Norman.

Oklahoma: Starting in 2018, the Sooners will be the third college football program to rep the Jordan brand. See how Lincoln Riley and a special guest made the announcement here.

Appalachian State: With their win over Georgia Southern last night to get to bowl eligibility, head coach Scott Satterfield earned a $25,000 bonus, per Steve Berkowitz.

Greenville (D-III - IL): Greenville University is seeking applications for a defensive graduate assistant position. The position requires a self-motivated person to assist with the mentoring of student athletes, film coordinator duties, coaching a position on defense, recruiting, scouting and other duties assigned by the head football coach. Previous coaching experience is preferred. This is a 11 month renewable position that includes a tuition waiver, a small monthly stipend, and meal plan. Greenville College is a Free Methodist liberal arts college whose faculty and staff affirm a Statement of Faith and adhere to lifestyle expectations. Applicants must be accepted into a graduate program and need to send a COVER LETTER, RESUME, and a WRITTEN TESTIMONY, to No phone calls.

Johnson C. Smith (D-II - NC):Johnson C. Smith located in Charlotte, N.C., is seeking NCAA FCS guarantee games in 2018 (Sept. 15) and 2019 (Sept. 14). If interested, contact head coach Kermit Blount at

UNC Pembroke (D-II): UNC Pembroke (D-II): UNC Pembroke is looking to fill open dates on October 13 and October 20, preferably home on one or both dates. Assistance with travel will be available for possible opponents. Interested programs can contact Todd Anderson at or (910) 521-6371.

Roger Goodell: Per Ian Rapoport, NFL executive vice president of communications Joe Lockhart expects that Roger Goodell's contract will be wrapped up "soon."

Head coaching changes:2017-18 NFL & college head coaching changes