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The Scoop - Friday April 16, 2021

Friday April 16, 2021


FBS Staff Tracker: The 2020-21 FBS Staff Tracker page, where you can see how each new head coach is filling their staff, is up and running.

Tennessee State: Sources tell FootballScoop Eddie George and Hue Jackson plan to hire another former Ohio State running back. More on the hire here.

Memphis: Memphis has announced Charles Bankins as special teams coordinator and Brad Salem as tight ends coach, with David Glidden moving to wide receivers. Bankins replaces Drew Svoboda, who is now at Alabama. Salem, the former offensive coordinator at Michigan State, spent this past season as senior offensive consultant at Memphis.

Montana State (FCS): Ryan Weese has joined the staff as on-campus recruiting coordinator.

Edward Waters (NAIA - FL): Sources tell FootballScoop that Virginia State (D-II) offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach / assistant head coach Toriano Morgan has landed the head coaching job at Edward Waters.

NAIA: A state mask mandate is forcing one top NAIA program who had earned home field advantage to hit the road.

Last Chance U: Charges against former Last Chance U star and Independence CC head coach Jason Brown have been dismissed.

Alabama: Just don't ask Nick Saban about injuries during spring ball. Aight?

Southern Arkansas (D-II): SAU Football is seeking a graduate assistant football coach. The position is flexible based on best fit. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Position includes tuition and small stipend. Must be admitted to our Graduate School (3.0 minimum GPA). Please email resume and references to No phone calls please.

Tennessee State (FCS): Details of Eddie George's contract and salary at Tennessee State.

Oklahoma State: Per source, Baylor offensive graduate assistant Zach Crabtree is leaving Baylor to be an analyst at Oklahoma State. Crabtree worked with the Baylor offensive line during his time with the program.

Colorado School of Mines (D-II): Thanks for the overwhelming response to our tight ends position, we are no longer reviewing resumes.

Riverside City (JC - CA): Riverside City College, 2019 CA State Champions, has an immediate position open for a running backs coach. We are seeking a well qualified coach with significant experience coaching running backs at a competitive collegiate level is preferred. This coach will exhibit the ability to teach excellent technique and fundamentals, have a strong recruiting background with experience recruiting the inland empire, possess the ability to support diverse groups and make a year round commitment to executing seasonal responsibilities related to the football program. A stipend will be offered during the football season.Interested applicants should email a cover letter, professional resume’ and reference page to Associate Head Coach, James Kuk at

Kansas: In an email to donors sent Thursday night, Kansas AD Travis Goff said he will begin a national search for the next KU head coach. Current head coach Emmett Jones is a candidate for the job and Goff and Jones met Thursday.

Recruiting: The dead period is officially ending after 16 months, and that’s not all. Major changes coming to recruiting this summer.

Union College (D-III - NY): Union College (NY) Has an open position on staff. Responsibilities include assisting head coach in all aspects of a highly competitive Division III football program, including but not limited to: coordinating offensive unit, coaching offensive line, recruiting, student-athlete development, ensuring academic success of student-athletes, practice and game planning, management of staff, rules and compliance. Additional responsibilities include a secondary assignment within the athletics department, as well as other duties as assigned. Please email cover letter, resume and references to

Tennessee State (FCS): Sources tell FootballScoop Hue Jackson is finalizing a deal to join Eddie George’s staff. Huge get right here.

FCS Weekend Preview: With Selection Sunday looming, here’s a full breakdown of everything up for grabs Saturday.


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.

Penn State: Reflecting on how getting back to the road recruiting this summer is going to change a lot of things James Franklin shares: “There are two ends of recruiting, but only one gets focused on.”

Transfers: The NCAA transfer rule is one step from becoming officially official.

NFL: The fight between the NFL and its players over in-person offseason work is becoming more interesting by the day.

New Coaching Changes Page: Keep track of all the 2020-21 NFL and College head coaching movement here.