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The Scoop - Saturday January 1, 2022

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2021-22 Tracking Pages: Our pages tracking the hires across college football are now live.

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Dan Reeves, who participated in nine Super Bowls as a coach or player, has passed at age 77. Reeves is the former head coach of the Giants, Broncos and Falcons. Please join us in praying for his family.

USC: Utah running backs coach Kiel McDonald is expected to join the USC staff in the same capacity, per multiple reports.

Memphis: Ohio State's Matt Barnes is the top target to become defensive coordinator at Memphis sources tell FootballScoop. 

Louisiana: LSU analyst Jorge Munoz is leaving to became the new tight ends coach / associate head coach for Michael Desormeaux, Bruce Feldman has shared. Munoz is a former offensive coordinator and coached Desormeaux when he was a star quarterbacks for the program.

Kentucky: By beating Iowa in the Citrus Bowl today, Mark Stoops picks up a $250k bonus, Steve Berkowitz shares.

Tampa Bay Bucs: Bruce Arians will return to the team before their game tomorrow after clearing COVID protocols. 

Kirk Herbstreit: While talking about players opting out of bowl games with his fellow analysts on the set of College GameDay today, Kirk Herbstreit shared "I think this era of player just doesn't love football." 

Liberty: Georgia State safeties coach Darius Eubanks is expected to join Liberty's staff as defensive backs coach per On3sports. 

FIU: Mike MacIntyre is set to bring a former D3 head coach with coordinator experience on both sides of the ball with him from Memphis.

Virginia-Lynchburg (NCCAA): Co-defensive coordinator / defensive line coach Kalvin Rymer has stepped down.  

Lousiana-Monroe: Pete Thamel tweets that ULM is expected to hire John Carr as wide receivers coach and Joe Graves as tight ends coach. Both have Sun Belt coaching experience and previously coached with offensive coordinator Matt Kubik. 

Ball today: Penn State vs Arkansas kicks us off shortly after 11am ct on ESPN2. Oklahoma State plays Notre Dame at noon ct on ESPN. Iowa and Kentucky battle at noon ct on ABC. Utah takes on Ohio State at 4pm ct on ESPN and we get to close things out with the Lane Train playing Baylor at 7:45pm ct on ESPN. Let's go! 

Oregon: Junior Adams, who spent the past three seasons on the Washington staff, is set to join Dan Lanning's staff coaching the receivers, Adam Rittenberg tweeted this morning. Pete Thamel adds that Adams will have a co-offensive coordinator role. Although not all hires are not official, the addition of Adams looks to complete Dan Lanning's staff with the Ducks. Here's a look at the full staff.  

LSU: Cincinnati offensive coordinator Mike Denbrock is expected to join Brian Kelly's staff as offensive coordinator and former Louisiana Tech offensive coordinator Joe Sloan has agreed to be the team's quarterbacks coach, Pete Thamel has tweeted. We previously shared that Denbrock was expected to be the OC and can confirm Sloan is coming as well.

Georgia Tech: Geoff Collins is reportedly adding a coordinator from the D-II national title game to his staff.

Mansfield (Sprint - PA): Mansfield University is looking to hire (2) GA type coaches. A great opportunity to begin a college career. You will coach your own position, and have a specific recruiting area. Compensation includes a stipend, luxury housing, and apparel. Some meals will be included also. Interviews will be conducted at the AFCA Convention only between January 8 and January 10. Please send resumes to jevans@mansfield.edu. This is definitely an entry-level position with a great deal of responsibility. 

UCLA: UCLA is in a precarious situation, with Chip Kelly's contract and his buyout running out and no guarantee he'll return in 2022

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