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The Scoop - Monday August 20, 2018

Monday August 20, 2018


Louisville: Tight ends coach Chris Klenakis has been placed on an administrative leave of absence following a DUI arrest Sunday.

Who wants to see the quotes Jim Harbaugh has on the white board in his office?

Ohio State: Ohio State's Board of Trustees has scheduled a meeting to discuss the Urban Meyer investigation at 9 a.m. ET on Wednesday. The investigation concluded on Sunday. A separate report says the "likely recommendation" is....

NCAA: Florida State AD Stan Wilcox is joining the organization to replace Oliver Luck, who previously served as the NCAA's first executive vice president for regulatory affairs, tweets Bruce Feldman. Luck was announced in June as the commissioner and CEO of the XFL. Update:The NCAA has announced the hire.

The preseason AP Top 25 is out. You know who's No. 1 (and No. 2), but where is Ohio State? What about the other defending national champs?

Buffalo: Cady Oster has been announced as the Bulls' new director of recruiting operations.

Louisiana-Monroe: Citing health reasons, athletic director Nick Floyd has resigned after just over a year leading the athletic department. His resignation will be effective September 4th and he will be reassigned to an administrative position at ULM through December, The News Star adds.

Tennessee: Sources confirm to FootballScoop University of Tennessee Chattanooga assistant head coach / outside linebackers Shelton Felton is stepping down and will join Jeremy Pruitt's staff at Tennessee. Felton played at Troy and was a highly successful assistant and head coach at Colquitt and Crisp County high schools in Georgia.

Mississippi State: Source tells FootballScoop that Joe Moorhead is adding Brandon Tate to the staff as a recruiting specialist. Tate, who played his college ball at West Virginia, has been on staff at Marshall.

#GameWeek: This Saturday, repeat THIS SATURDAY, we have 4 division 1 games: Duquesne at UMass, Prairie View at Rice, Hawaii at Colorado State and Wyoming at New Mexico State. #ThisIsNotADrill

Alabama: Former Crimson Tide defensive back Rashad Johnson is joining Nick Saban's staff in an off-the-field role, per

No, James Franklin and Willie Taggart are not the most overrated coaches in college football

ASA College (JC - NY): Per source, Dan Basil has left the head coaching position to become the assistant head coach / defensive coordinator at SUNY-Maritime (D-III).

West Los Angeles (JC - CA): West Los Angeles College is looking for a part-time volunteer assistant coach assigned to the kicker and punter. Contact Head Coach Coach Miller at

Westminster College (D-III - MO): Robert Barron has been hired as an intern assistant coach on the staff working with the wide receivers.

Indepenedence (JC - KS): Per source, Evan Harrington has been hired to coach the running backs. Harrington previously served as a head coach for a European team in Switzerland and is a former grad assistant at Virginia and Colorado.