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The Scoop - Wednesday October 2, 2019

Wednesday October 2, 2019


Please join us in praying for St. Francis University (PA) defensive line coach Jacob Craig who was seriously injured in a car accident yesterday.

Pay for Play: On the heels of lawmakers from six states announcing plans to copy California's Fair Pay for Play Act, US Congressman Anthony Gonzalez on Wednesday announced similar plans.

Baylor: AD Mack Rhoades has signed a 10-year extension keeping him under contract through July 31, 2029. This comes on the heels of Matt Rhule's extension.

USC: In their search for an athletic director to replace Lynn Swann, USC has retained the services of Turnkey Search, per The Mercury News.

Atlanta Falcons: Asked at his presser today about if he's considered a change at coordinator, Dan Quinn responded "No, I'm happy with where we're at."

Arizona Cardinals: Team owner Bill Bidwill has sadly passed at age 88. Please join us in praying for his family during this difficult time.

Georgia Tech: The highest honor in the culture Geoff Collins and his staff are trying to build has nothing to do with a number, stats, or being a starter or captain. It starts with something simple, that literally everyone on the roster is capable of.

Rutgers: The prospect of hiring Joe Moorhead makes enough sense that both sides should think deeply about it.

Southwest Baptist (D-II – MO): Southwest Baptist University is looking to fill two open dates in the 2020 season. Open dates are 09/05/2020 and 09/26/2020. Will play FCS, D2 or NAIA schools to fill these dates. If interested, please contact Head Coach Robert Clardy at

Too Many Points: High school coach resigns after administration accused him of scoring too much.

D-II to FCS: Tarleton State is making the jump from Division II to the FCS ranks. Read more on the move here.

Masters of Sports Administration:Upper Iowa’s MSA degree provides learners with the current theories, concepts, and learning models necessary to assume administrative, coaching and leadership roles in high school, higher education and sports business settings. The online degree is available with emphasis in Sports Management or Coaching & Leadership Education.

Virginia Tech: Here's info on Justin Fuente's contract situation and buyout at Virginia Tech.

Kansas State: Chris Klieman's squad is scrapping their tradition gray pants and lids for something fresh, icy, and new...

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