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The Scoop - Tuesday October 25, 2016

Tuesday October 25, 2016


Tom Herman: Speaking on rumors he's already accepted the Texas job, Herman said Tuesday evening, "I'm done being the media police. I'm done chasing down erroneous reports. I'm doing putting out statements to refute bogus information. That's not my job; my job is to concern myself with the players on this team and get them ready to win a football game."

Fresno State: Veteran NFL reporter Alex Marvez reports that chances are "pretty good" that Jeff Tedford will be the next head coach at Fresno State.

Notre Dame: Brian Kelly explained why he was disappointed in Jack Swarbrick's vote of confidence last week.

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UT Martin (FCS): UT Martin is looking for a home game on 8/31/17 or 9/2/17. Interested programs can contact DFO Chris Bell at

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Tarleton State (D-II - TX): Tarleton State is looking for games on September 2nd and September 9th, as well as October 28th during the 2017 season. Interested programs can contact

Western Michigan: ESPN put PJ Fleck on the spot during their Car Wash segment in Bristol, asking him to deliver a pregame speech to the Cubs. Fleck responded with some "Row the FREAKING Boat!"

Chowan (D-II - NC):Chowan University is looking for a 2017 game in week-2 (9.9.17). Will consider starting a home-&-home series or traveling for a guarantee game. If interested. Interested programs can contact

Syracuse: DFO Brad Wittke has been publicly reprimanded for his role in a sideline altercation during the Orange's win at Boston College on Saturday.

Virginia: Police are investigating hazing claims made by a former player, the school has confirmed.

Big 12: After reversing course on expansion, the Big 12 will net $10 million from ESPN -- $100,000 per school, per year -- to remove the pro rata clause from its TV contract, according to multiple reports.

Greensboro College (D-III - NC): Greensboro College is looking for a game September 2, 2017. Looking for a two year commitment and 2017 must be a home game. Please contact Coach Paul Janoscak at if interested.

Western Michigan: Already the highest paid head coach in the conference,Bronco athletic director Kathy Beauregard told the Detroit News that they're working on another increase to PJ Fleck's salary, noting "Don't just assume that we can't keep him." Fleck made $800k in 2015.

Birmingham Southern (D-III - AL): The school has announced that head coach Eddie Garfinkle will be relieved of his duties after coaching the team's final game November 5th. Garfinkle took over the program in 2008, a year after the schools return from a 67-year hiatus from football, and has a career record of 41-45 with BSC.

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