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The Scoop - Friday March 20, 2020

Friday March 20, 2020


NFL Staff Tracker
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Keep track of the new hires from around college football with: 
FBS New Staff Tracker | Offensive Coordinator Tracker | Defensive Coordinator Tracker

XFL: The league has officially cancelled the remainder of the season. One team has a great claim at the 2020 championship.

Winona State (D-II - MN): Winona State University, a Division II member of the NCAA and member of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference is seeking applicants for an Offensive Graduate Assistant/Restricted Earnings Coach. This position will be responsible for coaching the WRs. The responsibilities of this position will be (but not limited to) position meetings, film break down, recruiting, and all other duties deemed necessary as assigned by the head coach. Requirements for this position include a Bachelor’s Degree and collegiate playing experience (preferably on the offensive side). This is a $10,000/year stipend position. The ability to take graduate classes is optional but the cost is not covered and will be the responsibility of the individual. Previous collegiate coaching is preferred. Interested applicants should email a resume, three professional references, and a letter of interest to No phone calls please. This position is open until filled.

Notre Dame: Kerry Cooks, who previously coached the corners for the Irish from 2010-14, is in the process of joining the staff in an analyst role.

Campbellsville (NAIA - KY): Tyus Alcorn, a former All American wide receiver for the program back in 2016, has joined his alma mater as wide receivers coach. Alcorn has previously coached at Trine (D-III - IN), Carthage (D-III - WI), and North Park (D-III - IL). He takes over for Joseph Hawkins, who left for a position on the Bryant University (FCS - RI) staff. Other additions for the staff include Chris Pardue (OC), Forrest Garner (OL), and Hunter Brown (QBs).

Colorado: Cypress Christian HS (TX) assistant and former UCLA receivers coach Reggie Moore has been hired as director of quality control for offense, and Mary Hardin-Baylor (D-III - TX) offensive graduate assistant Donovan Williams has been hired as an offensive graduate assistant working with the offensive line.

Friday Night Lights: The 1988 Permian Panthers take center stage in the latest installment of FootballScoop Cinema.

South Dakota (FCS): Dakota Wesleyan (NAIA) offensive coordinator Loren Endsley is joining the USD staff.

FootballScoop Online Clinic: Here's your opportunity to be a featured contributor to the 2020 FootballScoop Online Clinic.

College coach leaves for Texas high school job

Tennessee: Jeremy Pruitt and the Vols are losing a key staffer to the NFL.

The Dos, Don’ts and Whys of developing quarterbacks and building an offense, from a guy who’s broken records at three different levels

COVID-19: We saw a number of coaches take action on this idea yesterday - Since coaches are the leaders of their communities, is this something every college (and high school) head coach should consider doing ASAP to stop the spread of COVID-19?

Sean Payton: Saints head coach Sean Payton has been diagnosed with the coronavirus.

Big Play Chains: Alabama uses the “Ball Out Champion” belt to motivate their National Champion defense. Players like a little bling. The BIG PLAY Chain provides a little reward for an outstanding play.

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