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The Scoop - Monday October 19, 2020

Monday October 19, 2020


Covid cuts: East Carolina athletics has announced major cuts.

Howard Schnellenberger: Coach Schnellenberger continues to fight, has 'needed' procedure.

Coaching Decisions (and execution): Week 6 - Best & Worst coaching decisions & execution - via EdjVarsity

Carolina Panthers: Panthers have announced that players, coaches and staff were sent home today and will not be in the facility tomorrow after an unconfirmed positive test.

FCS Spring ball: Towson University announced today they will not play in the Spring. Their announcement was something.

Tennessee: Jeremy Pruitt says he will coach the defensive line the rest of the season.

Urban Meyer: The former Ohio State provides some personal perspective on four specific situations that trump the two-point chart everyone carries into games, and when to go for two.

Jacksonville Jaguars: Doug Marrone shared after their loss to the Lions yesterday that Todd Wash will remain as the team's defensive coordinator for as long as he's the head coach.

Saint Vincent College (D-III - PA): Saint Vincent College is looking for a defensive backs coach. This position will be responsible for coaching a position, film-breakdown, scouting reports, and other duties as assigned by the Head Coach. Playing experience at the collegiate level is preferred and coaching experience is a plus. Computer and Hudl proficiency also preferred. This is a part time, 12 month position. Minimum qualifications for this position: Bachelor’s Degree; college level playing or coaching experience; ability to demonstrate excellent written communication skills. Interested applicants should submit cover letter and resume to Manager of Football Operations, Kate McCauley, at

Scoop Confidential: 6 assistant coaches shared with us what they saw Saturday night in Alabama vs Georgia. Good insight here, fun read as well.

Tennessee: Defensive line coach / co-defensive coordinator Jimmy Brumbaugh has been relieved of his duties. Details here.

Games on Tonight: Two games are on tonight after the four teams involved had no positive COVID tests over the weekend. The Bills vs. Chiefs game, originally scheduled for last Thursday, will kickoff at 5pm EST while the Cardinals vs. Cowboys game is set for an 8:15pm EST kickoff.

Montana Western (NAIA): The University of Montana Western has an immediate opening for an intern defensive line coach. Compensation includes room, some meals, monthly stipend and camp pay. Send cover letter and resume to No phone calls please. Position starts January 1 2021.

#Nuggets: The growing gap between Alabama and Georgia, a revival in Tallahassee and everything else from Week 7 in college football.

Jackson State (FCS – MS): Coach Prime’s contract has been released, and he’s made a key staff hire from a SWAC rival, per sources.

Feather River College (JC - CA): Feather River College is looking for wide receivers coach / special teams coordinator with emphasis on recruiting. Duties may include assisting in football operations, academic monitoring, practice organization, video editing, and other related activities. Bachelor's degree and 2 years of experience or the equivalent is required. Position includes $9500 coaching stipend. Teaching classes available with the right qualifications estimated $4000-$7000 per semester. Paid position within housing available for the right candidate estimated $10000-15000 annually depending on load and housing responsibilities. Please send resumes to Head Coach at and complete application at

Iowa: A group of former Hawkeyes have filed a lawsuit that calls for firings of Kirk and Brian Ferentz, plus AD Gary Barta, in addition to millions of damages and free tuition. Details here.

Purdue: Yesterday, head coach Jeff Brohm as tested positive via an antigen test and is at home in isolation. Purdue is awaiting confirmation of the results of that test via a PCR test. Purdue is set to open their season this weekend against Iowa.

Arkansas State: Blake Anderson decided to make a change at coordinator and has made some promotions from within. Details here.

Baylor: Dave Aranda and the Bears are back to practicing and are on track to play Texas this week, Pete Thamel tweets.

Arkansas vs. Auburn: The controversial ending that had everyone talking from last weekend has led to an important adjustment in the replay guidelines.

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