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The Scoop - Monday November 18, 2019

Monday November 18, 2019


Lock Haven (D-II - PA): The University announced Monday that head coach Dave Taynor will not return. In five seasons as head coach, Taynor lead the Bald Eagles to a 12-43 overall record. During the national search, Bill Nickell will serve as interim.

Pitt State (D-II - KS): Sources tell FootballScoop head coach Tim Beck is stepping down. The program is now on the look for new leadership.

Florida State: Recruiting coordinator David Kelly is no longer on the staff, and senior defensive analyst Mario Edwards, Sr., will fill a countable assistant coaching position on the defensive side of the ball for the Seminoles.

Coaches ready to thrive: The success Ed Orgeron and Mario Cristobal are having this season must have some athletic directors thinking which other coaches could do the same for their program. Having been a head coach in the past should benefit these 10 guys as they look for their next head coaching opportunity.

UT Permian Basin (D-II - TX):UT Permian Basin has an open date in week 3 of 2020 & 2021. Seeking to play Division II opponents. UTPB would like a home-and-home contract and are willing to travel the first year. If interested please contact Head Coach Justin Carrigan at

BYU: The school has now announced a contract extension through the 2023 season for head coach Kilani Sitake. Athletic director Tom Holmoe, who wore a #ExtendKalani shirt in the locker room after the team's win over the weekend, shared: "We are pleased to announce a contract extension for Kalani. We believe in him and the future of the program."

Ohio: Frank Solich, easily the oldest FBS head coach, is in talks with Ohio for a contract extension.

Texas A&M-Kingsville (D-II): Daren Wilkinson will not return as head coach, the school announced. Details here.

Bloomsburg (D-II - PA): Head coach Paul Darragh has been relieved of his duties and a national search has been announced for his replacement. Darragh went 51-28 leading the program and prior to taking over the program he spent 16 years on staff as the defensive coordinator.

Black Hills State (D-II - SD): Head coach John Reiners has resigned after eight years at the school.

Urban Meyer: Urban always had a staff member watching the behavior of the opposing head coach. Here's why.

Heidelberg (D-III - OH): Heidelberg University is looking for two graduate assistants that can start in January. One is an offensive position (any position), and one is defensive (DBs preferred). Must be accepted into the MBA program to be considered. Free tuition and a 5,000 stipend. Please email resume to


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Gannon (D-II - PA): Head coach Brad Rzyczycki has stepped down and is moving into an administrative role with the university. Rzyczycki led the program for eight years and won 38 games, averaging the most wins per season in the program's modern era.

Playoffs: The Division II and Division III playoff brackets have been released.

Dakota College at Bottineau (JC - ND): The college has decided to close the football program, per sources.

BYU: Boss move by the AD here. Have a look at the postgame locker room reveal here.

Marvin Lewis: According to a report, the former Bengals head coach could have multiple opportunities to return to the NFL this off season. 

Nuggets: An epic comeback, a tragic goodbye and everything else from Week 12

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