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The Scoop - Thursday September 21, 2017

Thursday September 21, 2017


Please join us in keeping the family of Coach Denny Marcin in your prayers. Coach passed away yesterday. Heaven is gaining a great one.

Lafayette: AD Bruce McCutcheon has announced his intention to retire. He has been the Leopards' AD since 2001 and been with the department for close to three decades. McCutcheon will remain with the department until his replacement is hired.

Nebraska: AD Shawn Eichorst has been fired. More on the move (and what this means for Mike Riley's tenure) here.

Tennessee Tech: Source tells FootballScoop Dontae Wright has moved from defensive ends / special teams to defensive coordinator and that Price Partrick adds outside linebackers / nickels to current DFO job.

Culver-Stockton (NAIA - MO): Culver-Stockton is looking for a game to fill its 2018 schedule with a game the week of August 25th or September 29th. If interested please contact Tom Sallay at

Lackawanna (JC - PA): Lackawanna College is looking to add an opponent to their schedule. Lackawanna’s open weekend is that of November 4, and they are willing to play on either Friday, Saturday, or Sunday at any venue. Interested opponents can contact Bill Reiss at or 570-706-5194.

New Research: Drill Work to Develop WR Eye Discipline and Catch Mechanics -While WR releases, stems, footwork and ball security drills are main components of receiver in-season individual periods, none of it can happen without the catch. In order to continue to keep his WR’s focused on catch mechanics, Bentley University WR coach Adam Griggs spends time every practice emphasizing the drill work that cultivate yards after catch. In this his X&O Labs clinic report, Coach Griggs details his body clock drill, freeze catch and lock drills, reaction drills and over the shoulder tracking drills. Read the report. Click here to read the report.

Chadron State (D-II - NE): Chadron State College is looking for an opponent October 13th, 2018 (Preferably Away) and October 19th (Preferably Home). Interested programs can contact

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