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The Scoop - Wednesday September 26, 2018

Wednesday September 26, 2018


We are sad to report that Andy Cox passed away Tuesday night at the age of 63. Cox coached under Danny Ford at Clemson, under Mack Brown at Tulane, and at Arkansas, UCF and in the CFL, XFL and NFL Europe. Please keep his friends and family in your thoughts.

Chicago Bears: Former Mississippi State assistant director of scouting and NFL Liason Drew Raucina has joined the Bears as a scouting assistant, per source.

Here's the most elaborate uniform reveal you'll see this week

Emory and Henry (D-III - VA): Robert "Spider" Thompson has joined the staff coaching the linebackers. Thompson had recently retired from coaching and teaching high school ball in North Carolina and Virginia after over 34 seasons.

Connecticut: Amid a 1-3 start, Randy Edsall says, "If things aren't going the right way, then fire my ass."

Clemson: After benching senior Kelly Bryant for freshman Trevor Lawrence, the Clemson coaches are in an unprecedented situation with the passing of the new redshirt rule. Update: Bryant has announced he will transfer.

ESPN: Color analyst Todd Blackledge has signed a multi-year extension with ESPN and ABC. Blackledge, a former Penn State quarterback, has been with ESPN for more than 15 years and is in his 28th overall season calling college football games. He works on ESPN's No. 2 crew with Sean McDonough and Holly Rowe.

Alderson Broaddus (DII-WV): Alderson Broaddus is looking for a week 3 game (9/21) in 2019. We would need to be home in 2019 but are willing to travel in 2020. If interested please contact Sal Dewalt at or 304-457-6421.

Kansas State: Bill Snyder made a change at quarterback...without telling any of his assistants.

Ottawa University (NAIA - AZ): OUAZ located in Surprise, AZ is looking for opponents for zero week, week one, and week two for both the 2019 and 2020 seasons. Interested in D2 or NAIA opponents but open to all possibilities. Two-year series is preferred. Interested schools please contact Coach David Moseley at

AAF: With the final four teams announced yesterday, the entire Alliance of American Football League has been given their official nicknames and logos.