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The Scoop - Friday September 25, 2020

Friday September 25, 2020


Old Dominion: Old Dominion, one of the first FBS teams to throw in the towel, reiterated today they don't plan to play this Fall. They are looking forward to returning to play "in Fall 2021". In addition to ODU, UConn and New Mexico State are the other FBS programs that currently don't plan to play this Fall.

MAC: The MAC will return to play, the conference has announced. All 10 conferences back in. Let's go! Adam Rittenberg adds MAC games are expected to be weeknight only through the month of November before transitioning to Saturdays in September. The six game "season" will begin Nov. 4 and conclude with a championship game on Dec. 18 or 19.

Kirk Herbstreit: Kirk announced today he "came in contact with the virus" this week. He adds he has tested negative twice since; but will remain at home this weekend. He will still be on College GameDay and will also call Miami - Florida State from his house.

Georgia State-Charlotte: This game has been postponed due to testing and contact tracing issues at Georgia State. This is Charlotte's second straight postponement.

Mountain West: Commissioner Craig Thompson said he expects all 12 programs to play on Oct. 24, the date of the league's restart.

Northwestern: With offensive quality control Andy Belluomini joining the staff at Illinois State, source tells FootballScoop Northwestern intends to promote from within to fill the position.

West Virginia: WVU is looking to hire a director of player relations. View the full job posting here.

Macalester College (D-III - MN): Macalester is seeking a highly energetic, hardworking, passionate, and dedicated Offensive Line Coach with college coaching experience in the Twin Cities area. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, coaching a position group, practice planning, facilitating position meetings, player evaluation and assisting with recruiting. To apply for this position, send cover letter, resume and references to offensive coordinator, KiJuan Ware at

Illinois State (FCS): Offensive coordinator Kurt Beathard is no longer with the program after putting a note on his office door. Head coach Brock Spack has announced a shuffling of his staff. More details on the situation here.

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.

Tonight's Action: Middle Tennessee plays at UTSA tonight at 7pm CT on CBSSN.

PAC-12: Last night, the PAC-12 announced that they're playing football out West.

Kentucky & Louisville: The Reverend Jesse Jackson is calling for professional football and basketball players to discourage “high profile athletes, basketball and football players” from going to either the University of Kentucky or Louisville. This is something.

Tennessee: The Vols have added two years to Jeremy Pruitt’s deal. More on the news here.

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

New Coaching Changes Page: Keep track of all the 2020-21 NFL and College head coaching movement here.