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The Scoop - Friday July 17, 2020

Friday July 17, 2020


US Coast Guard Academy: Source tells FootballScoop the Coast Guard Academy has made the decision to suspend the fall season.

Florida: Garrick McGee is joining Dan Mullen's staff as a defensive analyst Bruce Feldman has tweeted. The former UAB head coach and Arkansas and Louisville offensive coordinator most recently served as receivers coach at Missouri.

Virginia: Special teams coordinator Ricky Brumfield has added tight ends responsibilities as well.

SEC: The league has announced a decision regarding scholarships of players who opt to not play this fall.

NEWMAC (D-III): The league has announced the unanimous decision to suspend conference play and championships for the fall semester, and adds that "practice and other athletically related activities at a member institution's campuses are permitted in accordance with D-III regulations."

Collegiate Sprint Football League (Sprint): The CSFL has announced that their fall season will not occur, and that a move to the spring has been discussed.

University of Chicago (D-III): The school has announced that they are cancelling all fall and winter competitions during their fall quarter.

Commonwealth Coast Conference (D-III): The Commonwealth Coast Conference will suspend all fall sports in an announcement later today, a source tells FootballScoop.

SAT: The National Association of Basketball Coaches has asked the NCAA to stop considering standardized test scores for incoming athletes. More here.

Northeast 10 (D-II): The NE10 has voted to suspend all league-sponsored competition and championships through December 31. The league consists of the following football members: Bentley, New Haven, Assumption, Stonehill, Pace, Saint Anselm, American International, Southern Connecticut, and Franklin Pierce.

Eastern New Mexico (D-II): Eastern New Mexico University is now accepting applicants for an offensive graduate assistant coaching Wide Receivers. Compensation includes $8500 per year. Job duties include coaching a position, recruiting area, and film breakdown. Qualified candidates must apply and gain admittance into Eastern New Mexico Graduate School. Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Email resumes to

Colonial Athletic Association (FCS): According to multiple reports, the CAA is expected to announce today that they will not have a fall season, but a handful of member schools are said to be putting together independent schedules and still plan to play games this fall. The CAA consists of James Madison, Albany, Villanova, New Hampshire, Towson, Maine, Elon, Richmond, Delaware, William & Mary, Stony Brook and Rhode Island. Update >>The league has now announced the decision. Thus far Elon and James Madison have stated they intend to try to play this Fall. We've seen Richmond, Maine, William & Mary and Stony Brook all say they are hopeful to play in the Spring.

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Michigan State: Athletic director Bill Beekman will take a 10% pay cut and football coach Mel Tucker and men's basketball coach Tom Izzo will each take 7% pay cuts for the next year as part of COVID-related athletic department salary reductions in East Lansing.

NCAA:NCAA issues next set of return-to-sport guidelines

Pioneer League (FCS): It’s official – Division III member St. Thomas is making the unprecedented jump to Division I.

FootballScoop Online Clinic 2020: Catch all 100 videos from the FootballScoop Online Clinic here.

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