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The Scoop - Monday September 21, 2020

Monday September 21, 2020


Terrible news to relay this morning as the Miami Herald is reporting Miami Senior High football coach Corey Smith was shot and killed this morning at a home in Miami. The Herald says an investigation of the shooting is underway. Please keep Coach Smith, him family, his players and his community in your prayers.

Division III: It is no longer true that there will be no Division III football games this fall. There will be one.

Air Force: Have a look at Air Force's new "Red Tails". Sweet uniforms created to honor the Tuskegee Airmen.

Jackson State (FCS - MS): In his first public appearance as Jackson State's new head coach, Coach Prime has the faithful ready to believe.

Central Arkansas (FCS): Central Arkansas has added an Oct. 31 home game with Missouri Western (D-II), bringing the Bears to an FCS high 10 games this fall.

Southern Illinois (FCS): Southern Illinois, who was not planning to play this fall, will now host rival Southeast Missouri on Oct. 23. "If we were going to play any game this fall, we were going to play SEMO," SIU head coach Nick Hill said.

When trailing by 15, when is the right time to go for two?

Athletic trainers: 5 things athletic trainers wish coaches knew

Coaching decisions:Best & Worst coaching decisions (Week 2) by our friends at EdjVarsity.

Play design: Backside guard pulls opposite, catches the pitch...rumbles into the end zone. Let's go! Wait, say what?

Pitt: The Panthers have some new threads inspired by The Steel City.

UMass: The Minutemen have reversed field and have decided to play this fall.

Coastal Carolina: Matt Pearce, a recruiting analyst for the program, has been promoted to coordinator of on-campus recruiting and operations.

Here....we.....GO!: She's a beaut, Clark.

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Prime Time: Thursday we wrote that it was coming. Now, Deion Sanders has made it official. Prime is the new head coach at Jackson State (FCS - MS). The day we broke the news Jackson State was planning to make a head coaching change we wrote that Prime was the target of the search.

Monday Night Football: The Saints play the Raiders in Vegas, at Allegiant, aka the Death Star. 7:15CT on ESPN & ABC. Kirk Herbstreit & Rece Davis will also call the game on ESPN2.

Florida State: Mike Norvell has tested positive for Covid.

#Nuggets: On a Saturday packed with thrilling comebacks, two stand out among the field.

Simon Fraser (D-II - Canada): Jay Prepchuk has been hired to coach the team's quarterbacks. Prepchuk is the former University of British Columbia head coach and was the leading all time passing quarterback in the NAIA at Simon Fraser at one point, setting 15 university passing records.

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MAC: Over the weekend, conference commissioner Jon Steinbrecher shared an update on the MAC and a possible return plan by saying, “The Mid-American Conference Council of Presidents met this morning. Return to play models in the sport of football were reviewed. No decisions were made and we will continue examination of this matter during a meeting next week.”

FootballScoop Online Clinic 2020: Catch all 100 videos from the FootballScoop Online Clinic here.