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The Scoop - Monday October 26, 2020

Monday October 26, 2020


Ole Miss: The SEC fined Lane Kiffin $25,000 for his comments regarding officiating following Saturday's loss to Auburn... while also admitting Kiffin was correct.

San Jose State-New Mexico: This game could be moved from Albuquerque to San Jose, SJSU head coach Brent Brennan said. The Lobos' opener at Colorado State was canceled, and the team is dealing with heavy restrictions by the New Mexico government.

Dallas Cowboys: After a 2-5 start, Stephen Jones is now confirming that Mike McCarthy will not be a one-and-done in Dallas.

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

NCAA: The NCAA plans to pause all APR punishments for two years -- and bigger changes could be on the horizon.

Hamline (D-III - MN): Hamline University is seeking applicants for the position of recruiting coordinator / quarterbacks coach. Preference will be given to candidates with a successful history of collegiate recruiting and a strong background in Quarterback play. The selected individual will take a lead role in all phases of recruiting, including personnel evaluation, social media messaging and monitoring progress toward the program’s recruiting goals. Interested candidates should forward their resume, cover letter and reference list to Brian Sheehan at No phone calls please.

Purdue: Head coach Jeff Brohm shares that he expects to return to the team on Wednesday after being in self-isolation due to a positive COVID test.

Wisconsin: Despite losing starting quarterback Graham Mertz to a positive COVID test, Paul Chryst said Monday he does not think Wisconsin's game with Nebraska on Saturday is in jeopardy.

Rare Coaching Decisions: Two staffs found themselves in similar situations to make a rare coaching decision this past weekend. 

New uniforms:Florida, Miami, and a host of Adidas schools revealed new uniforms this weekend.

Games on Tonight: The Bears (5-1) travel to Los Angeles to take on the Rams (4-2) tonight at 8:15 EST on ESPN.

#Nuggets: Saturday marked a triumphant return for the Big Ten… led by Indiana and Rutgers.

Effort: Looking to inspire some great effort from your players this week? DK Metcalf provided some great teaching tape.

SEC: After Auburn pulls off another controversial win, Ole Miss feels they got screwed and the Tigers possibly got bailed out again.

Olivet (D-III - MI): Olivet College is looking for an opponent Week 1 (Sept 4) or Week 3 (Sept 18) in 2021 and 2022. Interested programs please contact Head Coach Dan Musielewicz. (269) 749-6615.

Coastal Carolina: Following a monumental win in program history, Coastal pulled off perhaps the most elaborate locker room celebration in college football history.

Notre Dame: Most coaches believe in a week to week approach, focusing on the opponent at hand. Brian Kelly and Notre Dame admit they're looking ahead.

Jackson State: Not even fully on the job yet, Deion Sanders already dealing with NCAA sanctions at Jackson State.

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