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The Scoop - Tuesday October 9, 2018

Tuesday October 9, 2018


Chargers owner Alex Spanos has sadly passed at age 95. Please join us in praying for his family.

San Antonio Commanders: The staff for the Commanders will consist of Jim Grobe (DC), Bill Bradley (DBs), and Joe Baker (run game DC / OLBs),

Atlanta Legends: Former Dolphins defensive coordinator Kevin Coyle will call the defense for the Legends and coach the secondary, while Michael Vick will have the offensive coordinator role. In addition, Jim Hofher will be the quarterbacks / wide receivers coach, Pete Metzelaars will coach the offensive line, John Johnson will oversee the running backs, Corey Woods will coach the tight ends, Leroy Thompson will have the defensive line, and Miles Robinson (offensive assistant) and Tyler Anderson (defensive assistant) will also be on staff.

Memphis Express (AAF): Former Jets and Bills defensive coordinator Dennis Thurman will call the defense for Mike Singletary's staff, Tom Mason will coach the linebackers, Matt Singletary will work with the defensive line, David Lee will coach the quarterbacks, and T. Seth Gibson will work in a quality control role.

Birmingham Iron (AAF): The Iron have announced their staff under head coach Tim Lewis as follows; Carnell "Cadillac" Williams (RBs), Steve Logan (OC / QBs), Dave Magazu (OL), Ray Rychleski (STC / TEs), Martin Bayless (secondary / assistant STC), Ray Hamilton (DL), Steve Meyer (defensive assistant).

Louisville: After a 2-4 start, Louisville is in "no position" to buyout head coach Bobby Petrino, per report.

Ohio State: A health issue that flared up Saturday is something Urban Meyer says "we have to monitor."

Oklahoma: Mike Stoops is owed $500,000 for the remainder of this season plus $1.8 million for the next two, tweets Greg Hansen of the Arizona Daily Star.

Carolina Havoc (Arena): The Carolina Havoc, the defending American Arena League champion, is seeking a Head Coach to lead the team to it's next championship. The candidate should have at least three to five years of coaching experience at the collegiate or professional level. Current high school coaches who apply MUST have at least three full seasons of playing professional football either at the highest level of professional football or arena/indoor football. A collegiate or professional coach should have no less than three seasons of coaching experience to be considered. The Head Coach will also act as a coordinator. If interested, please submit your coaching resume to Candidates can also call the Havoc's office at (843) 603-1743. 

Denver Broncos: Asked if he needed to shake up his defensive staff after allowing the Jets to rush for a team record 323 yards, Vance Joseph replied "No. I don't think we're there," per the Denver Post.

The buzz: The first installment of the FootballScoop buzz was released yesterday....a look at how many jobs might open this offseason, where they might be filled from, and who might be siphoning off the best coaching talent from college football.

Mike Stoops: The former Oklahoma defensive coordinator released a statement yesterday afternoon.

The story behind the craziest college football game of 2018 is one that spans two days.

Oklahoma: Lincoln Riley has been a part of a mid-season coaching change before, in fact, he owes his current job to one. Here's why.