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The Scoop - Friday May 29, 2020

Friday May 29, 2020


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College Football Hall of Fame: Late Friday night protesters severely damaged the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta.

Name, Image and Likeness: In a desperation heave, the Power 5 commissioners have written to leaders of Congress asking for help.

Georgia Southern: Chad Lunsford has signed a 1-year extension, keeping him in Statesboro through 2024. He is 19-13 in three seasons, going 7-6 last season. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Louisiana-Lafayette: Players can return to campus beginning June 8.

Houston: Players can return to campus June 1.

North Carolina: Players will return to campus in four groups, spaced out to June 12, 19, 26 and 29.

Oklahoma State: Oklahoma State will resume voluntary, in-person workouts on June 15.

How should coaches talk about current events when they don't know what to say?

Colorado Mesa (D-II): Colorado Mesa University located in Grand Junction, Colorado has an immediate opening for a defensive line intern. The position will be unpaid with the possibility of becoming a paid position in the near future. Position includes, but is not limited to: assisting with a position on the field and in the meeting room, video editing, film sharing, manage and direct scout teams, weekly data input, weekly analytics, and other duties assigned by the head coach. Ideal candidates are super-organized and have extreme knowledge in Hudl/video editing, proficiency in Microsoft excel, word, power point and other computer skills. All interested and qualified applicants should email resume and references to No Phone Calls Please.

NTFA Jamaica: The National Tackle Football Association is seeking to interview coaches and perspective athletes for the first of its kind sports academy in Jamaica. Go to and click on the MPGA Questionnaire on the “HOME” page. Submit questionnaire and contact NTFA with any questions you may have. Email ( phone (1-876-351-1221)

Denver Broncos: The Broncos have announced a number of moves in the personnel department, highlighted by the promotion of Matt Russell to vice president of player personnel. Also included in the announcement are: Mark Thewes (VP of football operations and compliance), Darren Mougey (asst director of college scouting), Tony Lazzaro, Karl Schreiner, Scott Flaska, Richard Hildebrand and Emily Kuehler.

NCAA Guidance: The NCAA's Sport Science Institute, in collaboration with their Covid-19 Advisory Panel, has published the following guidance, “Every community is different, and schools may return to campus at different times. But each will have to balance the need to return with the top priority of protecting student-athlete health and well-being,” Hainline said. “Until there is a vaccine in place, medical experts recommend adopting specific practices — including testing and social distancing when possible — and having plans in place for stopping spread if and when staff or students test positive for the coronavirus.” Sounds like they are on board with the 5 point plan we released yesterday.

Georgia: Details of Todd Monken's contract at UGA are now out.

Steve Spurrier: Head ball coach told Josh Kendall he would "probably do it" if the XFL gets going again and if they offered him the opportunity to serve as head coach of a franchise based in Florida.

Cleveland Browns: The Browns have announced a slew of promotions and new hires, many of which have been reported previously. The new hires are Northwest area scout Josh Cox, lead data scientist Nate Sterken, data architect/systems developer Andrew Jackson and software developer Kevin Lewis. View the full list here.

20 for 20: After 5 years as a head coach, Mike Bobo is excited to roll his sleeves up and coach again. And what a job he picked: Turning around a South Carolina program off a 4-8 season, in an SEC East that's as deep as it's been in years.

Louisiana Tech: AD Tommy McClelland wants no part of a C-USA/Sun Belt merger (which makes us want to see it happen that much more.)

Return to Football: Once players come back, here's a 5-point plan to make sure they stay back.

Nebraska: Why Matt Lubick left his job at a bank to work for his friend Scott Frost at a critical time in Nebraska's history.

FootballScoop Online Clinic 2020:Catch up on all of the content from the FootballScoop Online Clinic here.

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