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The Scoop - Sunday December 29, 2019

Sunday December 29, 2019


Keep track of how the new hires from around college football are filling their coaching staffs. Starting with The Scoop’s FBS Staff Tracker – 2019-20.

Washington Redskins: Dan Snyder is prepared to make Ron Rivera an "offer he can not refuse" shares Jason La Canfora.

FAU: Tight ends coach Clint Trickett has been promoted to co-offensive coordinator and will move to quarterbacks, and NC State defensive line coach Kevin Patrick has been hired to coach the outside linebackers.

Cleveland Browns: The team has announced that head coach Freddie Kitchens will not return for a second season in Cleveland.

Dallas Cowboys: Awaiting word on the future of Jason Garrett, Jerry Jones told reporters after their win to get to 8-8 on year, "We'll have several busy days ... ahead. I don't have any comments ... to share about any pending decisions about coaches, players, anything within the organization at this time," per Will Brinson.

Washington Redskins: Ron Rivera will meet with the Redksins on Monday, Adam Schefter tweets. Schefter adds, via a source, that "things have progressed very nicely for Ron."

LA Chargers: There had been some chatter about Anthony Lynn's future with the team heading into the final week after a disappointing 5-win season, but PFT shares that word on the flight home from their game in Kansas City is that Lynn is safe.

Texas: The program has now formally announced the addition of Mike Yurcich as offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach.

Arizona State: Chris Hawkins, who played at USC and then served as a graduate assistant on staff there, has been hired as the new defensive backs coach.

South Florida: Former Clemson All-American Da'Quan Bowers is joining Jeff Scott's USF staff as defensive line coach.

Texas: As has been reported via numerous outlets, Eric Nahlin of Inside Texas tweets Mike Yurcich is signed and sealed as UT's new offensive coordinator. With Ohio State's season now over, this could become official as soon as today.

Oklahoma: Lincoln Riley once again reiterated his thought process on OU vs. the NFL, including thoughts on what it would take for his eye to wander outside of Norman.

Ron Rivera: The former Panthers head coach could have his new head coaching job in the next 24 hours, per report.

Carolina Panthers: The Panthers plan to interview Baylor head coach Matt Rhule shares Adam Schefter. Last week Matt Rhule laid out what an NFL team would have to do to pry him away from Baylor. Here's more on the names involved in Carolina's search.

Ohio State: Ryan Day ends his season with $450k in on-field bonuses, Steve Berkowitz tweets.

Florida State: Alex Atkins has been formally announced as the team's new offensive line coach, and deputy head coach Chris Thomsen will coach the tight ends. Atkins spent last season as the offensive line coach / offensive coordinator at Charlotte after three seasons coaching the offensive line at Tulane. See Mike Norvell's other additions to the staff here.

Clemson: Dabo Swinney will get a bonus of $200k for reaching the College Football Playoff title game and brings his total bonus count to $600k for the season, Steve Berkowitz shares. Swinney can make an additional $250k for winning the national title.

Cleveland: Browns ownership has been "doing due diligence and making calls on potential new head coaches" tweets Jason La Canfora of CSB Sports.

Oklahoma: Lincoln Riley ends the season with $300k in on-field bonuses, Steve Berkowitz tweets.

NFL: Today is the final day of the NFL regular season. Stay tuned for plenty more NFL news....

NC State: Dave Doeren has announced a few changes on his defensive staff and sources tell FootballScoop significant change is coming on the offensive side as well. Have a look at what is going on.

LSU: Ed Orgeron has earned a $150k bonus for leading the Tigers to the College Football Playoff national title game, and can earn an additional $500k if they win it all, Steve Berkowitz tweets. Coach O has earned $1.275 million in bonuses so far this season.

Cal: Steve Greatwood, who has four decades of coaching experience working with offensive lines at Cal, Oregon, USC, and Maryland, has announced his plans to retire and shares that tomorrow's bowl game against Illinois will be his last.

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.

USC: Clay Helton announced the dismissal of two coordinators yesterday.

Vanderbilt: Significant changes happening on Derek Mason's staff. Read more here.

Miami: A new, bad, bowl tradition at Miami

NFL and College Head Coaching Changes: Keep track of all the head coaching changes from NFL to FBS to NAIA via this page.