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The Scoop - Tuesday August 13, 2019

Tuesday August 13, 2019


#StaffTracker: A one stop page where you can keep track of how the new head coaches are filling their staffs. NFL – XFL – FBS – FCS

Georgia Tech: Former Central Michigan offensive coordinator Chris Ostrowsky is now at Georgia Tech as the senior offensive advisor. Prior to CMU, Ostrowsky was the head coach at Northern Michigan (D-II) for five seasons.

Nevada: The Wolf Pack's creative team have shared the most fun and unique schedule announcement in college football. Watch it here.

Hard Knocks: Jon Gruden shares a story about a current NFL head coach who got his start in the NFL as a secretary. Details here.

Tampa Bay Bucs: Longtime NFL assistant Tom Moore, who has worked with Bruce Arians extensively in the past and was originally brought on board to be an offensive consultant for the off season, shared yesterday that he will be staying on staff for the duration of the season.

19 for 19: Lincoln Riley and Alex Grinch could be a match made in football heaven -- Riley falling asleep dreaming of new route concepts, Grinch waking at 4 a.m. to eat cereal made of nails and motor oil. If Grinch repeats the magic act he performed at Washington State, Oklahoma will be the best program in college football.

Hard Knocks...College style: Can I get an Amen?! HBO is reportedly working with four Power 5 programs to roll out a Hard Knocks' styled show this Fall. The potential with the four chosen programs is off the charts.

Penn State: Source tells FootballScoop that director of football administration Kevin Threlkel has been promoted to assistant AD and chief of staff for football and that former Arizona DFO Ben Kerr has joined the Penn State staff as director of football administration.

Houston: Dana Holgorsen made some interesting comments about the previous Houston staff...

Florida Memorial (NAIA - FL): Timothy S. Harris Sr. has been announced as new head coach of the program. Harris has spent over two decades coaching in South Florida communities, including the last three seasons at Booker T. Washington HS (Miami, FL), and also previously spent two stints at Miami (FL), first as the assistant director of football operations (2003-14) and then as the running backs coach (2014-16).

St. Thomas (D-III - MN): Source tells FootballScoop that Penn State assistant athletic director and chief of staff Jemal Griffin is leaving to take senior associate athletics director position at St. Thomas.

19 for 19: No one’s going to come out and say it, but Graham Harrell wasn’t just hired to fix the nation’s 91st-ranked scoring offense. He was hired to save the entire staff’s jobs.