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The Scoop - Saturday October 28, 2017

Saturday October 28, 2017

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Florida: There's a report out there stating Florida and Jim McElwain are working towards buying the coach out, no matter the outcome of today's game with Georgia. Athletic director Scott Stricklin has since added that no conversations have taken place with McElwain or his representatives have taken place regarding a buyout of his contract, per Mark Long. Stay tuned. Update:ESPN is reporting Florida is exploring firing McElwain for cause. Read more here.

Wisconsin:Steve Berkowitz notes that with Wisconsin's win over Illinois to get to 8-0 on the year, the staff bonus pool rises from 2% of coaches' combined salaries to 7%.

Memphis: Memphis's victory over Tulane last night triggered a $55,000 bonus for head coach Mike Norvell, bringing his yearly total to $80,000, according to USA Today's Steve Berkowitz.

Steve Sarkisian: Sark's lawsuit against USC has been dismissed by an LA County Superior Court judge, per the Daily Trojan.