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The Scoop - Wednesday September 5, 2018

Wednesday September 5, 2018


Legendary coach Herschel Moore, who coached at several high schools throughout Tennessee before becoming the head coach at Cumberland University (NAIA), has sadly passed at age 91. Please join us in praying for his family. Coach Moore spent nearly 50 years in the coaching profession, mentoring countless players and coaches during that time.

Florida State: Willie Taggart told reporters Wednesday he thinks Virginia Tech intentionally faked injuries on Monday night.

Michigan: Because apparently it needs to be said, U-M president Dr. Mark Schlissel told the Detroit Economic Club that Jim Harbaugh is not on the hot seat. "He's not on the hot seat," he said. "He's under contract for four more years."

A judge has ruled that show-cause penalties for coaches violate state law

Nebraska: The Scott Frost era begins Saturday vs. Colorado, when Nebraska's favorite son pulls the Big Red out of their 16-year tailspin. Which is fitting, because it was Colorado who broke Nebraska in the first place.

NFL Schemes: The go-to play call for every NFL coach gets broken down and drawn up. Some great stuff in here from RPOs, screens, run game, and straight drop back concepts with progressions.

Kansas: Yesterday, athletic director Jeff Long released a statement in response to the Jayhawks’ loss to FCS Nicholls on Saturday: “We all expected a different outcome Saturday but I continue to support our student-athletes and coaches and ask all Jayhawks to do the same. Our evaluation of the program is on-going without a predetermined timeline.”

Texas A&M: Tennessee associate AD for football compliance and administration Jonathan Bowling has been named senior associate AD for athletics compliance.

Strength: Opportunities to get a foot in the door at Stanford, Clemson, UCLA, and Wisconsin on Strength Scoop.

UConn: Per the AP, a Superior Court Judge in Connecticut is set to hear arguments today on an appeal from Randy Edsall after an original ruling from the state's ethics office ruled that the school violated the state's nepotism law when Edsall hired his son, Corey, to coach the team's tight ends.

Division II: The Division II national title game is looking for a new home, and the clock is ticking on finding one.

ASA Miami (JC - FL): ASA Miami is looking for a game against either a Prep School or JV Program this coming weekend (September 8 or 9). Enticement money will be available upon arrival to the game. Interested programs can contact head coach Chris Boden for more information at