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The Scoop - Friday July 31, 2020

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Louisiana Lafayette offensive line coach DJ Looney, a beloved rising star in the profession, died today. Please join us in keeping DJ, his family and friends in your prayers. Rest in peace and keep shining your bright smile on us all DJ. God bless.

Friday July 31, 2020


Pac-12: The Pac-12's 10-game, conference-only season will officially begin on Sept. 26. Much more here.

Redbox Bowl: The Redbox Bowl will not be played this season as the game hunts for a new venue. The game, which has been based in the San Francisco area for the past 18 years, was played at the 49ers' Levi's Stadium since 2014, but the team decided not to renew its contract with the game.

Vanderbilt: Kyle Shurmur has returned to his alma mater as a volunteer quality control assistant, according to the Tennessean. The son of Broncos offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur, Kyle left Vandy in 2018 as the school's all-time leading passer and spent 2019 on the Chiefs' practice squad.

Georgia Tech: A #ScholarshipAlert (and an additional surprise) for a 0-star walk on who came out of high school with zero offers.

AAC: The league plans to play eight league games and teams will be able to schedule up to four non-conference games, although most teams will likely play 1-3 non-conference games, Pat Forde tweets.

ESPN: After months of searching, ESPN is reportedly promoting its No. 2 crew to the Monday Night Football booth. But is this just a temporary move?

NAIA: The NAIA announced today that they're moving their championship to spring...but are still allowing teams to compete this fall. That prompts some interesting questions and possible scenarios...

Seattle Seahawks: Former Saskatchewan Roughrider quarterback Kerry Joseph has been hired as an offensive assistant on Pete Carroll's staff, Michael Ball tweets.

Big Ten: The league released a letter detailing the conference's stance on testing protocols, the beginning of fall camp and the status of the season.

Franklin Pierce (D-II - NH): Former McNeese State (FCS - LA) offensive analyst Kyle Washington has accepted the offensive coordinator job, per source.

MIAA (D-III): The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association will not play sports this fall, the conference has formally announced. The conference will attempt to move its fall sports to the spring.

Central Missouri (D-II): University of Central Missouri is currently seeking an Offensive Graduate Assistant. This position will be responsible for coaching the Wide Receivers. Experience playing or coaching Wide Receiver is preferred. Candidates must demonstrate exceptional knowledge of strategy, strong communication skills, successful recruiting ability, and a relentless work ethic. The position includes a stipend, tuition assistance for graduate school and a meal plan. Coaching responsibilities will include; but not limited to, film breakdown, practice organization, game day preparation, recruiting area, student-athlete development and other duties assigned by the Head Football Coach or Coordinators. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required and acceptance into graduate program. Interested applicants should email a letter of application, resume, and references to Lucas Lueders at No phone calls please. This position is open until filled.

Uniforms: Mimicking the NBA, the NCAA will allow players to put social messages on their uniforms this season.

Moked Analytics:Coaches and staff from 80 FBS, FCS and DII programs participated in the first-of-its-kind 2020 Moked Analytics College Football How and Why Study. Find out the two head coach philosophy factors that predicted on-field productivity. Discover how programs across the college football landscape approach 13 key areas of program management. Learn more and get the report via this link.

SEC: The SEC is adopting a 10-game, conference-only season. This will have a cascading effect on the rest of FBS.

UNC Pembroke (D-II): UNC Pembroke is looking to hire offensive and defensive graduate assistants. Applicants must be able to get into Graduate School. Compensation is an $8,000 stipend. North Carolina residents are encouraged to apply. Please send transcripts, resume, and cover letter to

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

Iowa: The Hawkeyes released the findings from their internal investigation yesterday, we also take a look at how Kirk Ferentz can fix a culture he didn't know needed repaired in the first place.

NFL and College Head Coaching Changes: Keep track of all the head coaching changes from NFL to FBS to NAIA via this page.