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The Scoop - Friday July 30, 2021


Brodie Westen, the former head coach at Western Illinois with stops as an assistant at Illinois and as the head coach at Rockford West HS (IL) also, recently passed. Please join us in praying for his family.

NCAA: The NCAA has called a special convention to prepare for some dramatic changes to their constitution.

Arkansas-Monticello (D-II): UAM is looking for a Defensive Graduate Assistant. Experience coaching DL or DBs preferred. Start date is as soon as possible, as camp starts next week. Serious candidates send resume and references to No phone calls please.

SEC: The deed is done. Texas and Oklahoma are on their way to the SEC.

East Central (D-II - OK): East Central is seeking applicants for an Offensive Graduate Assistant. Candidates interested in this position should email their resume and references to Offensive Coordinator Kris McCullough at

Cleveland Browns: The Browns have hired former Lions GM Bob Quinn as a Senior Consultant in their Football Ops department, Ian Rapoport tweets.

Limestone (D-II - SC): Coastal Carolina assistant defensive line coach Quantarius Boone has accepted the defensive line job at Limestone, per source.

Purdue: The Boilermakers are adding a former FBS head coach and MAC defensive coordinator to the staff.

Scoop Exclusive: Inside a veteran coach's plan to build an NCAA D-II program from scratch.

Southwest Minnesota State (D-II): SMSU Football is seeking an offensive graduate assistant coach to work with the wide receivers. This position is responsible for developing our student-athletes on and off the field, run own position meetings, assist with special teams, and have own recruiting area. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Please email resume and references to Head Football Coach, Cory Sauter at

Coach Prime: Amid a time of chaos and desperation in the Big 12, Coach Prime pitches Jackson State as an expansion option

Marian (NAIA - IN): Tyler Stinn, who is entering his sixth season on the Marian staff, has been promoted to defensive coordinator. Stinn began his collegiate coaching career working with the outside linebackers in 2016 and 2017, and in 2018 was made a full-time assistant. After taking on the full-time role, Stinn switched positions to the defensive line, coaching the unit in both 2018 and 2019 before moving to safeties last season.

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.

North Dakota State: Could NDSU be the next target of FBS expansion? AD Matt Larsen believes the Bison are in prime position for a move.

Lehigh (FCS - PA): Tom Gilmore has completed his offensive staff with the hire of two FBS graduate assistants.

Texas Tech: Hunter Holmes is joining the staff at Texas Tech after previously serving as the director of recruiting at ULM for a few seasons.

ESPN: The network responded to the Big 12's fire and brimstone letter from Wednesday night with something... much more calm

Marian (NAIA - IN): Jonathan Heck has joined the staff as tight ends coach. He previously served as a graduate assistant at Ottawa University (NAIA - KS).

SEC: The SEC members unanimously offered Texas & Oklahoma membership yesterday.