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The Scoop - Thursday October 13, 2016

Thursday October 13, 2016


Oregon: Asked if he has the support of AD Rob Mullens, Mark Helfrich said today, "I feel we have a ton of support.... There's not one person in our organization that's happy with any result. We have to be about fixing that."

LSU-Florida: The SEC has announced the game will be played Nov. 19 in Baton Rouge.

Utah: The Utes have announced an extension with Under Armour through June 2027.

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Indiana State (FCS): Indiana State University is looking for an FCS home game September 15 or 22, 2018. Interested programs can contact Senior Assistant AD John Sherman at 812-237-3047 or at

Pitt: Over the weekend, Pitt offensive coordinator Matt Canada called a screen pass to the left tackle. Offensive line coach John Peterson's tackle hauled in the pass and took it down the sideline, behind a beautiful convoy of his fellow bigs, for 6 points. This is majestic.

Orlando Predators (Arena): The Orlando Predators, who won two ArenaBowl titles in their 25 seasons of existence, have announced that they are suspending operations "due to the reduced number of teams remaining in the Arena Football League as well as pending disagreements with the League," the Orlando Sentinel points out.

Malzahn's Sugar: Ironically, many no huddle coaches have found advantages in the form of using a "sugar" huddle in order to infuse panic at defenses. The huddle itself is a quick gathering of offensive personnel at or around the line of scrimmage with the intention of keeping the defense off guard. Tommy Shoemaker, the head coach at Central Arkansas Christian School (AR), studied the same four concepts Gus Malzahn was using in his sugar huddle system and has implemented them into his own tempo package, which he details in this exclusive clinic report on Read the report here.

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