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The Scoop - Saturday March 20, 2021

Saturday March 20, 2021


FBS Staff Tracker: The 2020-21 FBS Staff Tracker page, where you can see how each new head coach is filling their staff, is up and running.

Ole Miss: Former South Carolina staff member & player Nick McGriff has joined the Ole Miss staff as a special teams analyst source tells FootballScoop.

Pitt: Kent State defensive line grad assistant James Alexander has accepted the same role at Pitt source tells FootballScoop.

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St. Scholastica (D-III - MN): St. Scholastica is looking to hire a defensive coordinator. This position is a full-time 12-month job that will also serve as strength and conditioning coach. Qualifications: Education and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree; AND two (2) years of college coaching experience; OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. The Assistant Football Coach must be committed to the College’s mission of creating a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion. Salary is commensurate with qualifications. Interested coaches can see the full job listing, and apply via this link.

Pitt: Sources tell FootballScoop Mickey Jacobs has moved from recruiting to linebackers grad assistant, Alex Officer has moved from offensive intern to offensive line grad assistant and Nick Arleo has moved from defensive intern to recruiting grad assistant.

Urban Meyer: The Jags first-year head coach, and one of the best recruiters in college football history, is not a fan of how NFL free agency works, calling it "awful" and "not good business."

Florida State: Tre Bell has joined the staff as defensive backs grad assistant.

Huge game alert: North Dakota takes on North Dakota State today....and it pretty much means more.

Preparing for fall: In a new series, we take a look at some ideas you and your staff can execute now in order to better prepare for fall. Up first - intentionally planning out theme weeks with daily resources.

Deion Sanders: Jackson State head coach Deion Sanders is apologizing to their fans that Alabama State isn't making any tickets available to the JSU fanbase. Fun times in the SWAC.

Podcast: Looking for a podcast coaches will enjoy? This one was great.

NFL-ready offenses: A high-level QB trainer has described Art Briles and Gus Malzahn’s offenses as “the furthest thing from NFL offenses.”


Masters of Sports Administration:Upper Iowa’s MSA degree provides learners with the current theories, concepts, and learning models necessary to assume administrative, coaching and leadership roles in high school, higher education and sports business settings. The online degree is available with emphasis in Sports Management or Coaching & Leadership Education.

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

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