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The Scoop - Tuesday October 22, 2019

Tuesday October 22, 2019


Florida State: AD David Coburn told the Tallahassee Democrat Florida State held a meeting of university stakeholders on Sunday, as we reported, but, in regards to Urban Meyer being the target if FSU moves on from Willie Taggart said this: "If Coach were hit by a bus tomorrow, we would not target Coach Meyer, period. I say that with all due respect to Coach Meyer, but we would not target Steve Spurrier either."

South Carolina: Sources tell FootballScoop that Lance Thompson was the source of the recruiting sanctions handed down by the NCAA to South Carolina on Tuesday. Details here.

College Football Playoff: Brett Daniels has been announced as the CFP's senior director of communications and branding. Daniels has held similar roles with the Super Bowl LIII host committee, the 2018 CFP National Championship host committee in Atlanta, the 2014 Final Four host committee in Dallas, and with the Dallas Cowboys. Daniels replaces Gina Lehe, who is leaving to take a similar position with the NCAA.

Chad Morris: Chad Morris has been elected to the Texas High School Football Hall of Fame, it was announced Tuesday. Morris was the head coach at Elysian Fields, Bay City, Stephenville and Austin Lake Travis high schools before joining the college game.

Miami: Amid a 3-4 start and Manny Diaz declaring the job to be a rebuild, AD Blake James gave his first-year coach a vote of confidence.

Jim Harbaugh: Sources tell FootballScoop Jim Harbaugh is eyeing an exit strategy from Michigan

Mike Leach: With Oregon and a few former assistants on the schedule this weekend, Mike Leach lobs an invention idea there aimed at coaches.

The greatest humans in football: One year ago David Cutcliffe had the gumption to stand in front of his maker and all assembled and make, perhaps, the proclamation of his life...that offensive linemen are the greatest humans in football.

FBS Head Coaching Salaries: The annual FBS Head Coaching Salary database has been released.

Florida State: An update on Willie Taggart and the Seminoles...

Mark Richt: Former UGA and Miami head coach Mark Richt suffered a heart attack yesterday. Please keep him in your prayers.

NFL and College Head Coaching Changes: Keep track of all the head coaching changes from NFL to FBS to NAIA via this page.