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The Scoop - Thursday October 19, 2017

Thursday October 19, 2017


Mike Leach: Anyone with some time on their hands Saturday is invited to come to Lubbock and rally for the $2.5 million Leach says Texas Tech still owes him.

Clemson: Allow Mike Dooley and DJ Gordon to take you inside the logistics of Clemson's road trip to Louisville.

Lane Kiffin: A lawsuit involving Lane Kiffin, regarding an alleged promise to land a former player a coaching job, has been dismissed.

East Carolina: In a letter to supporters, East Carolina AD Jeff Compher pledged support for head coach Scottie Montgomery and asked for fans to "fight with us, not against us."

Oregon State: Oregon State will pay DHR International up to $200,000 to hire its next football coach according to documents obtained by The Oregonian.

New Research: Emporia State’s In-Season Tackle Drill Catalog - Traditionally speaking, Emporia State football has been known more for its prolific offensive outputs than its defensive production. That was, until the defensive staff made an earnest effort in improving tackling by breaking into five tackle groups instead of three. In doing so, the Hornets improved in nearly every defensive category. In his X&O Labs exclusive clinic report, defensive Backs coach Nathan Linsey details the five in-season circuit drills the defensive staff will incorporate on a weekly basis to improve tackling. Click here to read.

CoachComm: CoachComm LLC, due to promotion of current Regional Manager, has an immediate opening for new Regional Sales Manager ( RSM) covering Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, and Kentucky. RSM will sell and support CoachComm’s full line of Sideline Communication, Practice management, and Event management systems. RSM will call on High Schools as well as Colleges at the D2, D3, NAIA, and Juco levels. Ideal candidate will have coaching and recruiting experience in these particular markets. Knowledge of Coaches and Administrative Personnel in this area is preferred as well. Sales experience is considered a plus. This is a full time, company employed position. Serious Inquiries Only. Send Resume to Mike Whitley, VP of Sales at

USC: After two season-ending surgeries, former 5-star defensive tackle Kenny Bigelow Jr. has decided to become a student-coach for the rest of the season and plans to pursue a coaching career.

ASA-Miami (JC - FL): ASA Miami College is looking for a game the weekend of Oct 28 against a junior college, prep school, or JV Team (NAIA, D2, D3). ASA can travel or help with travel costs to Miami. If interested, please email Head Coach Chris Boden at