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The Scoop - Monday June 7, 2021

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Playoff expansion: College coaches, staff weigh in on proposed CFP expansion: "A lot of a** beatings coming

Florida A&M (FCS): Austin Peay (FCS - TN) tight ends coach Shane Tucker is joining the staff as running backs coach, Pete Thamel tweets.

LSU: Brad Davis netted a massive raise in moving from Arkansas to LSU.

Arkansas: Sources tell FootballScoop Arkansas has their new offensive line coach

Navy: Former Midshipmen cornerback Cameron Kinley has been told he can't join the Bucs, signaling a change for Navy football moving forward.

Tampa Bay Bucs: The Bucs have reportedly agreed to a revised contract and raise for head coach Bruce Arians and one key front office piece.

Sul Ross State (D-III - TX): Sul Ross State University Football located in Alpine, TX is seeking TWO Graduate Assistants with best fit available for position. Responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) assisting with a position group, recruiting, film breakdown, and social media/graphic design. Candidates must be skilled in Hudl, Microsoft Visio, and Microsoft Office. Start date is in early August and applicants must be admitted into Grad Program. Compensation package includes housing. Please email resume and references to with subject line “GA Position”. No phone calls please.

Mississippi State: Per source, Jamar Mitchel has accepted a football recruiting specialist position in Starkville. Mitchell spent last season as the corners coach at Benedict College (D-II - SC).

College of the Sequoias (JC - CA): David Rico, a former standout at Cal Lutheran (D-III), is being hired to coach the quarterbacks. More on the hire here.

Eastern Michigan: EMU is looking for a defensive line graduate assistant. Must have a undergrad 3.0 GPA and defensive line coaching experience. Email resume and transcript to

Alabama: Nick Saban has himself a new contract through 2028. Details here.

Murray State (FCS - TN): Murray State has extended Dean Hood and his staff following a successful debut season. Details here.

Maryland: Mike Locksley says there's nothing average about the Terps' new $149 million facility

Austin Peay (FCS - TN): Assistant quarterbacks coach Brian Baca is being promoted to tight ends coach on Scotty Walden's staff. Baca previously was a standout quarterback at East Texas Baptist (D-III), where Walden previously coached.

Ohio State: Jocelyn A. Gates has been hired as a senior associate athletic director and will oversee the football program after spending the last four years at Boston College.

Colgate (FCS): Colgate has made some changes to their defensive staff. Jordan Belfiori has been promoted to co-defensive coordinator and secondary coach. Josh Ison has moved to outside linebackers to go along with his special teams coordinator duties. They are now looking to fill an open defensive line job. Interested candidates can email resume, cover letter and references to

Georgia Military College (JC): GMC has hired former South Carolina receiver Jason Barnes as their new wide receivers coach source tells FootballScoop. Barnes has been the receivers coach at Dutch Fork High School in South Carolina for last seven years. 

MidAmerican Nazarene (NAIA - NE): The program has announced the addition of Bryce Bailey to the staff to work with the outside linebackers.

Angelo Football Clinic: Sooooooooonnn... Make your plans now for one of the best clinics in all of this great land

Kansas: Sources tell FootballScoop Lance Leipold is making another key hire. Meet Kansas' new director of recruiting.

Hutchinson CC (KS): Hats off to Drew Dallas and his staff, who led the Blue Dragons to their first NJCAA national title on Saturday.

"Nick Saban" Week (GOAT): Our look at 15 most impactful assistants Coach Saban has had at Alabama and his 15 most impactful players, we also reflect back on his 15 most important wins (and his 10 most epic losses). We concluded Nick Saban week by counting down the 15 best quotes of the GOAT's Alabama tenure.

Stetson (FCS - FL): Sources tell FootballScoop the Hatters have their new head coach.

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