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The Scoop - Saturday September 4, 2021


Mira Mesa High School (San Diego, CA) head coach Chris Thompson has died. Please keep the Thompson family and his community in your prayers. 

Sunday Superlatives: Handing out our National Champion of the Week, Coordinators of the Week and more.

UConn: Holy Cross came to town and beat UConn 38-28. UConn is now 0-2 after losing 45-0 at Fresno State last week. A look at Randy Edsall's contract situation

Coach Fran: Dennis Franchione is fighting cancer again. Please join us in praying for coach Franchione. 

South Dakota State: After his team whipped Colorado State, John Stiegelmeier offered some strong words

High school quarterbacks leaving for the money: Another high school quarterback is leaving early to cash an NIL check

Ole Miss: Lane Kiffin will miss their season opener Monday night against Lousiville after coming down with a "breakthrough case" of COVID.

#Nuggets: Nuggets is back, previewing the biggest, tastiest opening weekend in college football history -- literally and figuratively.

Coordinator Debuts: Four big coordinator debuts to keep an eye on this weekend.

Big 12: The latest on Big 12 expansion, which is moving very quickly.

Coaching lesson of the week: Brought to you the hard way by Notre Dame's Brian Kelly, when you go on the road, don't put your team up in a casino.

FootballScoop Pick 'Em: Kickoff Week