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The Scoop - Friday September 16, 2016

Friday September 16, 2016


Colonial Athletic Association: Brian Gordon has been named associate commissioner of football.

Buffalo Bills: The Bills are firing offensive coordinator Greg Roman, according to Adam Schefter. Roman was the league's highest-paid offensive coordinator. Jason La Canfora reports assistant head coach/running backs coach Anthony Lynn will be elevated to offensive coordinator, and senior offensive assistant Chris Palmer will remain on staff.

Iowa: Marc Morehouse of the Cedar Rapids Gazette reports that offensive coordinator Greg Davis, defensive coordinator Phil Parker and longtime head strength coach Chris Doyle (the highest paid strength coach in the country) will all earn $625,000 this season. Morehouse also notes that the three coordinators will each have two-year deals, which have not yet been finalized.

FIU: Athletic director Pete Garcia has announced that he plans to step down in two years, on July 31, 2018. Stay tuned to AD Scoop for the latest athletic department movement and news.

Big 12 Expansion: Pete Thamel writes for SI Friday: "There's no consensus on what schools to add, how many schools to add or even if it should add schools." Still, Thamel puts the odds of Houston and Cincinnati gaining admittance at 60%, with no expansion at 30% and an unforeseen outcome at 10%. Meanwhile, Geoff Ketchum of Orangebloods tweeted that the prospect of expansion is gaining little ground, with no school gathering six votes, much less the necessary eight. Round and round we go....

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Holy Cross: Sources tell us that offensive line coach Bill Samko, who was in his sixth season with the program, has been let go.

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