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The Scoop - Tuesday October 2, 2018

Tuesday October 2, 2018


Hurricane Florence: NC State will host East Carolina on Dec. 1, provided neither team reaches their respective conference title games. NC State had a game with No. 9 West Virginia cancelled due to Florence, while ECU was scheduled to visit No. 24 Virginia Tech. Additionally, the teams have agreed to extend their on-again/off-again series with games in 2025 and 2028; the teams will open next season in Raleigh and meet in Greenville in 2022.

Penn (FCS):Penn has announced it will spend a week of spring break conducting practice in China. The March 2-9 trip will include the Penn-China Global Ambassadors Bowl in Shanghai on March 8; the Quakers will face the American Football League of China All-Stars.

Mike DuBose: The former Alabama head coach is expected to make a full recovery after accidentally shooting himself in the stomach on his farm outside of Opp, Ala., on Monday, according to WAAO in Alabama. According to a family member, DuBose took a pistol with him to protect against snakes while cutting the grass at his father's pecan orchard. The station reported DuBose was out of surgery late Monday and expected to make a full recovery.

Texas: Offensive coordinator Tim Beck was released from the hospital Monday and is expected to re-join the team this week ahead of the No. 19 Longhorns' game with No. 7 Oklahoma on Saturday.

Ricky Rahne explains Penn State's ill-fated 4th and 5 play call

Frank Beamer: Virginia Tech is putting up a statue of Frank Beamer this weekend, and it's the details going into the statue that make it extra special.


Mike Leach:"There's nothing balanced about 50% run and 50% pass. That's 50% stupid."

Baylor: The NCAA has delivered a notice of allegations to the school relating to the sexual assault scandal within the football program. Details here.

Tom Herman: "Listening is a choice."

Lindenwood-Belleville (NAIA - IL): Per source, head coach Kevin Turco has been let go after an 0-14 start in a season and a half leading the program. We understand that defensive coordinator Pat Stewart is stepping in as the interim head coach.

Ivy League: The result of the Ivy League's kickoff experiment to make the play safer are in...

Prague Black Panthers (Europe): The 8-time Czech national champion Prague Black Panthers are looking for an Offensive Line coach to join their staff for the 2019 Austrian Football League season. Benefits include round-trip airfare, housing, insurance, cell phone, transportation, workout facilities, and the opportunity to live and work in one of the most beautiful cities in the entire world. Candidate must demonstrate the following: Experience at the college or professional level as an OL coach or player; An in-depth and detailed understanding of offensive line technique; Understanding of run and pass scheme, as well as a detailed knowledge of defensive fronts, stunts, and blitzes; Proficiency using Hudl and Google Drive; Experience in game preparation, practice preparation, and film breakdown; A desire to live and work in Prague and compete at the highest level of football in Europe. This is a *UNPAID* position. Ideal for recent graduates or graduate assistants hoping to get their foot in the door in international football, or retired NCAA coaches looking to continue coaching while living in and experiencing one of the greatest areas of Europe. If interested, please contact Head Coach Daniel Levy at

Augsburg (D-III - MN): Augsburg is looking to fill an open date in Week 2 of 2020 and 2021. Interested programs can contact Frang Haege at