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The Scoop - Tuesday November 6, 2018

Tuesday November 6, 2018


Dallas Cowboys: Amid unending questions about his offense, head coach Jason Garrett seemed to indicate he might become more involved in play selection; but added "Right now, Scott Linehan is going to call the plays on offense."

Detroit Lions: Following letting go of his special teams coordinator Joe Marciano Monday night, Matt Patricia is publicly saying they plan to cover special teams as a staff; however, source tells FootballScoop the Lions have reached out to at least one current college coach who has experience coordinating special teams in the NFL about their special teams opening. Interesting timing. We'll see where this goes...

Kansas State: There is building buzz within the coaching profession that soon enough Bill Snyder will announce this will be his final season as head coach at Kansas State. If Snyder does make that decision, the profession will be losing one of the great ones. Snyder, who has won 213 games in over 25 seasons at K-State, will forever be remembered as a giant in the Big 12, a man who did more with less, did it his way, who won and lost with grace, and the one and only Wizard of Manhattan. Snyder's Wildcats are 3-6 this season and will close out their season beginning this weekend with Kansas in Manhattan, Texas Tech in Manhattan and then at Iowa State.

Kansas: As we wrote yesterday, Bruce Feldman has now also tweeted that Les Miles is a legit candidate for the Kansas head job. Bruce notes that Les will turn 65 next week.

Auburn: Athletic director Allen Greene reportedly stated Gus Malzahn will return in 2019. He signed a 7-year, $49 million deal less than a year ago. More here.

Tommy Tuberville: The former Auburn coach says Alabama's dominance has "taken the fun" out of college football.

Hobart (D-III - NY): Hobart College is looking to fill a few open dates. In 2019, we are looking for an opponent to scrimmage in late August, along with open dates September 21, September 28, or October 26. In 2020, we are looking to confirm an opponent for September 19 or October 24. In 2021 and 2022, we have an open date for either Week 2 or Week 3. Please contact Kevin DeWall at if interested.

Hue Jackson: On Adam Schefter's podcast, Jackson shared that he's open to joining another team this season if the right situation were to come along.

Mike Gundy explains his team's inconsistent play by talking about his sons' housekeeping habits.

Cleveland Browns: Former Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians, who retired back in January told CantonRep he'd come out of retirement for one job, and one job only - the Browns.

Westminster College (D-III - MO): Westminster College is accepting applicants for a WR intern position. This will be a 10 month appointment starting August 1. Compensation is $250 per month and free housing. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: player retention, coaching the WR position group, game planning, practice planning, managing a recruiting area, video breakdown, and other duties assigned by the Head Coach and Offensive Coordinator. Desired skills include Wide Receiver coaching and/or playing experience as well as excellent oral/written communication skills. Priority will be given to those candidates interested in a career within the coaching profession as well as experience working with Hudl, Front Rush, and various social media platforms. Interested candidates can send their resume and references to

FCS: A #Nuggets style look at where things stand as the FCS playoffs approach and some of the best coaching performances.

Detroit Lions: Special teams coach Joe Marciano has been let go.

Head coaching changes: See all of the 2018 NFL and College head coaching changes here.