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The Scoop - Thursday October 26, 2017

Thursday October 26, 2017


CoachComm: We are no longer accepting resumes for the regional sales manager position. Thank you to all who applied. We will be in contact.

SMU: Inspired by a hit Netflix TV show, SMU got creative with their latest recruiting graphics.

Conference USA: Our coaching status reports on Lane Kiffin, Frank Wilson, Seth Littrell, Bill Clar, David Bailiff and the rest of C-USA can beread here.

Louisville: A lawyer representing recently fired athletic director Tom Jurich says that they will sue the school for breach of contract if severance issues are not able to be resolved, per the AP.

Cumberland (NAIA - TN):Cumberland University in Lebanon, TN is looking to schedule a guaranteed game on September 8, 2018. Please contact Donnie Suber at

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.

Head Coaching Salaries: USA Today has released their 2017 head coaches salaries database.

Clemson: Brent Venables explains the costly play calling mistake too many offensive coordinators make.

"Kids today believe correction is criticism" - Tony Robichaux. Excellent read / short video on what coaches deal with today.