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The Scoop - Monday September 6, 2021


UConn: In a changed announced just now, Randy Edsall is stepping down immediately. Defensive coordinator Lou Spanos will serve as interim head coach for the remainder of the season. More on the move here

Campbellsville at Point (NAIA): Saturday's game between Campbellsville and Point has been canceled, a source tells FootballScoop. Point University is looking for a home game for this Saturday, Sept. 11. 

UCLA: The players and coaches are on to this weekend's game, but everyone else in Bruin nation is still six martinis deep into a long lunch at Musso & Frank over the LSU win.

Carl Pelini: Domestic violence charges have been dropped against Carl Pelini after his wife has refused to testify against him. Pelini remains on administrative leave while the Catholic Diocese continues their investigation into Pelini's behavior towards his team. 

Lincoln (D-II - MO): Lincoln University is looking to hire a full-time defensive assistant coach. This position will coach either Linebackers, Safeties, or Corners. This position will assist heavily on special teams. Position to start as soon as possible. Send resume along with references to

The FootballScoop HS Roundup: A touching tribute to the 13 fallen soldiers in Afghanistan by a small NC HS, a 80+ game win streak dies, a hidden ball kickoff return that goes to the house,, plus the most impressive interception you'll ever see... All of that and more can be found in The FootballScoop High School Roundup.

Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (JC): NEO A&M College is looking to hire a full-time Defensive Assistant Coach/Dorm Director. This position will coach either Linebackers, Safeties, or Corners. This position will assist heavily on special teams and academics. This position will also assist with team discipline, strength & conditioning, recruiting, film duties, practice planning, equipment, on field coaching, study hall, and any other duties assigned by the head coach will be tied in with this position. This position will live in the dorm, and oversee football players in the dorm. Compensation for this position includes: 20k stipend, room, meals, and benefits. Those who are interested please send resumes to with the subject “Potential Coaching Candidate” followed by your name. Evaluations for this position will start immediately.

UConn: Following an 0-2 start, Randy Edsall announced he will retire at season's end. Before hiring a new head coach, the administration must do some soul-searching and answer a very important question.

Sunday Superlatives: Handing out our Week 1 awards across college football. Come on down, Chip Kelly, Mike Yurcich and Dan Lanning.

Deion Sanders: Coach Prime is victorious in their season opener -  "I'd rather sleep with a W than a L." 

Presbyterian (FCS - SC): In his first game as head coach, Kevin Kelley's first team set an FCS record for touchdown passes.

Lane Kiffin: A reminder, Lane Kiffin will miss the Ole Miss season opener vs. Louisville tonight.