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The Scoop - Monday November 2, 2020

Monday November 2, 2020


Coaching decisions:Best & Worst coaching decisions of the weekend - via EdjVarsity.

Austin Peay (FCS - TN): Why hiring a 30-year-old with little experience and limitless energy was the safe, conventional choice for Austin Peay.

Ole Miss: Please join us in praying for the health of Ole Miss tight end DeMarcus Thomas who was severely injured today at practice.

Ohio Dominican (D-III): Ohio Dominican is looking to hire a defensive graduate assistant - preferably defensive line or linebackers. Please send your resume and references to You could potentially coach an individual position group. You MUST be able to get into graduate school and have a 3.0 or higher in undergrad at your previous university. No housing or meals provided, small stipend, and graduate school tuition waiver.

Greenville (D-III - IL): Greenville University is looking to hire an assistant coach. Position will be on the offensive side of the ball and will serve as a recruiting assistant. Duties include overseeing the recruitment of all incoming freshman and transfers in assigned territory. Will also oversee all travel related items, arranging busses, booking hotels, and coordination of meals for home and away games. More details, and how to apply, can be found here.

Shippensburg (D-II - PA): Shippensburg University is seeking highly qualified applicants for a defensive graduate assistant football coach (Defensive Backs or Defensive Line). Applicants must be self-motivated and detail oriented. Coaches with passion and great work ethic will be considered first. Compensation includes tuition up to 9 credits per semester and a stipend. Housing and meals are not included. Job duties include coaching your own position, practice planning, scouting, video breakdown, skill and team instruction, all phases of recruiting and all other responsibilities assigned by the head coach. Experience in coaching or playing Defensive back or Defensive Line is preferred. Please send a cover letter, resume and references to head coach Mark “Mac” Maciejewski at Applicants must be able to be admitted to a graduate program offered at Shippensburg University. Position starts in January. No phone calls please.

Green Bay Packers: The Packers will hold meeting virtually today as a precaution after a player recently tested positive for COVID-19, Tom Pelissero tweets.

Michigan: The Wolverines have announced that they are down one assistant coach.

UW-Stout (D-III): UW-Stout (D-III – WI):University of Wisconsin-Stout is looking for a game week 3 or 4 for the 2021 season. Prefer a home in 2021 & away in 2022. Contact head coach Clayt Birmingham at

LSU: Putting the Tigers (lack of) title defense in perspective.

Urban Meyer: The former Buckeyes head coach draws up, and breaks down the perfect offensive play.

Fort Scott (JC - KS): Fort Scott Football seeks qualified applicants for a full-time, salaried Director of Football Operations. Along with established reputations for loyalty and trustworthiness, candidates must show at least two years of relevant experience, and a proven ability to contribute in recruiting. Candidates must have obtained at minimum an undergraduate degree from an accredited four-year institution. The position will be responsible for coordinating and executing all operations responsibilities. For the right candidates, the position will also assist and contribute in personnel management and recruiting. For the right candidate, this position may be responsible for managing his or her own recruiting area. This position reports directly to the Head Coach. The best overall person will be selected - even with a different background. Coaches with defensive backgrounds are encouraged to apply. High School coaches looking to make the jump to college are encouraged to apply. This is a full-time, salaried, contract position. Meals are provided. Any interested, qualified candidates are requested to send a copy of their resume and references to Head Coach Carson Hunter at Also, if you know of anyone trustworthy looking to move to full time as a DFO, please let me know.

Games on Tonight: Tampa Bay heads to New York to take on the Giants tonight. Kickoff scheduled for 8:15pm EST on EPSN.

LSU: After another historically bad defensive performance over the weekend, is Ed Orgeron considering some in-season staff changes?

Florida: Dan Mullen incited a brawl on Saturday. Details here.

#Nuggets: After one week of optimism, Michigan face-planted into its most unexplainable, least excusable loss of the Jim Harbaugh era. Your weekend recap is here.

SEC Shorts: LSU faces trial by past national championship teams.

Austin Peay (FCS – TN): Over the weekend, we learned that Scotty Walden is bringing a very successful small college coordinator from a national powerhouse to call his defense. Details here.

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