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The Scoop - Thursday August 30, 2018

Thursday August 30, 2018


Florida State: The tweak Willie Taggart made when he got to Florida State has nothing to do with football.

Austin Peay (FCS - TN): Landrey Eargle turns six years old next week, and she's spent all of her first six years fighting for her life. The daughter of Austin Peay offensive line coach Joshua Eargle, Landrey is one of four people on Earth diagnosed with a mutation of the CSNK2B gene, which leaves her to suffer as many as six seizures a day. The Eargles are asking for help in financing her medical care, and are less than $8,000 away from reaching their $124,000 goal. 

Ohio State: An Ohio State trustee resigned from his post out of protest to Urban Meyer's 3-game suspension. More here.

Game checks: Army will travel to Baton Rouge to play the Tigers in 2023. Game check = $1.6 million per the contract (as noted in a tweet from Andrew Lopez).

College Football Playoff: The CFP has set its schedule rotation through the 2025 season, the end of the system's original 12-year contract.

Attendance: Why the attendance crisis in college football is actually worse than originally reported.

Bob Stoops: In case you were wondering what Bob is up to...

Week 1: Here we go...12 games tonight involving FBS teams. ESPN will carry Northwestern at Purdue, FS1 has Missouri State (the fighting Stecs) at Oklahoma State, and SECN has Northwestern State (LA) at Texas A&M...see the full schedule here.

Texas Tech: Go a day in the life of Kliff Kingsbury during two-a-days. He's all positive, all the time.

Les Miles and Steve Spurrier: The Mad Hatter and the HBC are the stars of the new Dos Equis ad campaign for this college football season.