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The Scoop - Monday October 3, 2016

Monday October 3, 2016


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Please keep Minnesota offensive coordinator Jay Johnson and his family in your prayers. Jay's father, Dick, died Saturday morning, and Jay was informed the news after the Gophers' 29-26 overtime loss to Penn State in the afternoon.

Tennessee Titans: The Titans have announced that they have fired special teams coordinator Bobby April. Assistant Steve Hoffman will take over special teams moving forward.

Texas: Charlie Strong has confirmed he will take over as defensive coordinator and Vance Bedford will now coach the defensive backs. Read more here.

Ohio State: Offensive coordinator/tight ends coach Ed Warinner will earn $650,000 on a contract that runs through April 30, 2017, up from $600,000 a year ago, according to a contract obtained by Eleven Warriors.

Arkansas State: Head coach Blake Anderson has been approved for an extension through the 2019 season at a $700,000 annual salary. Offensive coordinator Buster Faulkner and defensive coordinator Joe Cauthen have also been approved for new deals lasting through May 30, 2018 at $210,000 salaries.

Texas: Pete Thamel of SI reports that "a high-ranking Texas official said on Sunday night that Strong is 'very close' to losing his job at the end of the season after back-to-back road losses to Cal and Oklahoma State."

Mark Richt had personalized Bibles made available for every player & staff member at Miami. Awesome.

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Texas: Late last night, word broke that Charlie Strong is taking over the defensive coordinator duties, according to a report.

Warm Up: One of the greatest quotes ever about weather; well, really about people, Vin Scully says goodbye, and fan throws helmet at Jerry Jones. Monday's One Minute Warm Up