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The Scoop - Wednesday May 2, 2018

Wednesday May 2, 2018

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Big 12: Supervisor of football officials Walt Anderson has resigned to focus on his work as a full-time NFL official.

Georgia: Kirby Smart's long-awaited raise should be announced tomorrow. It is going to be LARGE.

Bowls: ESPN unveiled the 2018-19 bowl schedule on Wednesday. Of note: the CFP semifinals (Orange and Cotton) will be played Saturday, Dec. 29, the Fiesta, Rose and Sugar will be played New Year's Day and the national title game is set for Jan. 7 in the Bay Area. In connection with the bowl schedule, note that the 2019 AFCA Convention is Jan. 6-9 in San Antonio.

Finlandia (D-III - MI): Finlandia University is looking to hire a full-time quarterbacks / wide receivers coach with possibility of coordinator duties. Responsibilities will include practice organization, game plan preparation, scouting/ game breakdowns (Hudl), positional organization, academic accountability, recruiting, and all other duties assigned by the head football coach. Must be highly organized and show commitment to leadership and developing young men both on and off the field. If interested please email cover letter, resume and references to Travis Wiltzius at . No phone calls please.

NCAA: The NCAA is apparently cracking down on some pretty ridiculous uniform rules in 2018 that you should be prepared for.

Gene Chizik: The former Auburn head coach who stepped away from the sidelines as the defensive coordinator at UNC last year, shares the situation that he'd come back to coaching for, and provides a quote that will be a punch in the gut for a lot of coaching families.

Virginia Tech: We are no longer accepting resumes for our director of player personnel position at this time.

Henderson State (D-II - AR): Henderson State is looking to hire a defensive backs coach. Responsibilities include assisting the head coach in all facets of the program, the recruitment of quality student athletes, organization and planning of all practices, game preparation, film breakdown, and monitoring the academic progress of student athletes. Duties will also include teaching activity courses under the direction of the HPER Department. Bachelor’s degree and knowledge of NCAA regulations is required. Collegiate coaching experience coaching and playing Defensive Back is preferred with demonstrated success across the job description is required. Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Generous benefits package including university-supplemented health insurance and TIAA-CREF. The selection process will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should send cover letter, complete resume, unofficial transcripts and a minimum of three references. E-mail materials to Scott Maxfield at No phone calls please.

A HS coach claims he was fired for having too many black players on his team

AFCA: The AFCA has endorsed a new transfer model that would give players six years to play five.

Houston Texans: The Texans are bringing in Cardinals scout John Ritcher as a southeast region area scout, per Neil Stratton. Stratton adds that there is "considerable buzz" that Jets college director Matt Baziergan will join the team as well in a "senior position".

The work-life harmony we strive to create is an illusion, Amazon creator shares

Head coaching changes: 2017-18 NFL & college head coaching changes.