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The Scoop - Friday August 27, 2021


Ohio: Ohio University football is seeking to fill a position supporting the Assistant Athletic Director for Football Operations with all recruiting and operations of the football team. Duties include coordination of travel; coordination of practice; set-up of the recruiting pavilion for home games; assist with football recruiting, and other duties as assigned. Candidate must be able to work flexible hours including nights and weekends. The candidate should demonstrate excellent oral and written communications skills; demonstrate the ability to work on projects individually, as well as within a team; be able to handle multiple tasks at one time and have an understanding of NCAA rules and regulations. Interested candidates send resume to Jeremiah Covington

New Orleans Saints: The Saints v Cardinals game scheduled for this weekend has been canceled. Hurricane Ida is headed for the South Louisiana coast this weekend. Please keep the good people of Louisiana in your prayers. 

FAU: After a donation of $2.5 million from Michelle & Michael Hagerty the head coaching positioned has been endowed and will now be known moving forward as The Hagerty Family Head Football Coach. FAU joins schools like Michigan and Stanford as schools who have previously done the same.

Nothing like high school football: Philip Rivers won his head coaching debut last night, which prompted him to reflect on why there's nothing quite like high school football.

Elmhurst (D-III - IL): Eastern Illinois (FCS - IL) graduate assistant Jim Phelps is the new defensive line coach and special teams coordinator at Elmhurst. Phelps, a former Bluejay captain, joined EIU in January in a quality control role and was promoted to the graduate assistant position in May. Prior to EIU, Phelps worked with the defensive line at Roosevelt (NAIA - IL).

Week 0 schedule: Have a look at the schedule for this weekend. Yes, this weekend!

Eastern Illinois (FCS): EIU has hired Brad Jarman as the defensive graduate assistant. Jarman was previously the linebackers coach at Coe College (D-III - IA).

Notre Dame: Brian Polian has unlocked his recipe for special teams buy-in

ASA Miami (JC - FL): ASA Miami is looking to hire one offensive and one defensive assistant. These positions will also serve as a dorm resident assistant. The salary is between $7,500 - $12,500. No experience is necessary and dorm live-in housing is available and preferred. We are looking for young, hard-working, energetic coaches with an enthusiasm for learning more about the coaching profession. Must be good with Microsoft Word, Excel, Office and Outlook. Must be very familiar with HUDL. Must complete any task assigned by the head coach, Coach Bosier. Please do not hesitate to reach out to him at Please no phone calls, respectively.

Pac-12: The Pac-12 announced yesterday that they do not intend to pursue expansion of the conference.

Big 12: Now that we know the Pac-12 cavalry ain't coming, it's time for the Big 12 to go live up to its name again.

Northern Arizona: Dave Ungerer, who served as on staffs with NAU head coach Chris Ball at both Alabama and Washington State, is on staff as special teams coordinator and running backs coach.

Notre Dame: Brian Kelly touts Marcus Freeman as future head coach, tackles the topic of race in hiring.

LSU: Sources tell FootballScoop LSU analyst Kyle Caskey has accepted a role with the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Nebraska: This Saturday's game at Illinois is the most important of Scott Frost's tenure.

The Old Man's Still Got It: LSU defensive line coach Andre Carter, a former Pro Bowler, pops the pads on during practice.