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The Scoop - Sunday December 5, 2021

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


USC: Tulsa offensive line coach Zach Hanson and Oklahoma recruiting director Annie Hanson are expected to join Lincoln Riley's staff, tweets Kelly Hines of the Tulsa World. Zach will coach USC's tight ends, sources tell FootballScoop.

Oklahoma: The Sooners have finalized their deal with Clemson defensive coordinator Brent Venables, and the school has now announced the hire. 

Florida State: Pat Forde tweets that the interest between Louisville AD Vince Tyra and the Seminoles is "mutual and serious" and a resolution could come as soon as tomorrow. Louisville Board of Trustees set to meet tomorrow to discuss "personnel matters."

Miami: An update at Miami where....well, we'll see. 

Central Oklahoma (D-II): UCO tabs accomplished, veteran coach to lead program.

Coaching Salaries: A run of $90+ million deals at the college level hasn't gone unnoticed by NFL coaches.

Louisiana: Louisiana has promoted Cajun great Michael Desormeaux to head coach. More here

Illinois Wesleyan (D-III): Illinois Wesleyan University is seeking applicants for a Full-time Defensive Assistant (Defensive Backs). Candidates interested in this position should email their resume, cover letter and references to Mindy McCluskey, Athletics Office manager, at Job posting can be found via this link.

Eastern (D-III - PA): Eastern University is be looking to fill three full time positions (OC / DC / STC). Competitive salaries and benefits. Please send resume, cover letter and references to

Defiance (D-III - OH): Defiance College is looking for a defensive graduate Assistant. Please send resumes to Must be available starting January 2022. 

Carolina Panthers: The team has parted ways with offensive coordinator Joe Brady. More here.

Oklahoma: Cornerbacks coach Roy Manning has been removed from OU's online coaching roster, The Athletic's Jason Kersey reports. Manning was reportedly recruiting for OU and USC last week. 

Georgia Tech: An update on Georgia Tech's search for their offensive coordinator, where a decision has been made.

Florida: Sources tell FootballScoop Billy Napier has two key pieces of his staff lined up

Washington State: USC offensive line coach Clay McGuire is headed to Pullman in the same capacity Adam Rittenberg shares. 

Mario Cristobal: Amid multiple reports that his hiring is imminent at Miami, sources tell FootballScoop Mario Cristobal is currently recruiting for Oregon. Should be an interesting day on this front.... 

ULM: Sources tell FootballScoop that ULM is turning to a familiar face to fill their offensive coordinator opening. 

Oklahoma: Last night we laid out an update at Oklahoma where three candidates had emerged, and this morning a report from Chis Low shares that Clemson defensive coordinator Brent Venables is the top target and a deal could be done today.  

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Florida: Billy Napier's deal is 7 years, $51.8 million per the AP. Deal begins at $7.1 million and increases by $100,000 each year. 

Ole Miss: Ole Miss has announced an extension with the Lane Train. Chris Low later shared that Lane's deal is "in the range of $7.5 million per year". 

Washington State: Sources tell FootballScoop Incarnate Word head coach Eric Morris is expected to join Jake Dickert's staff as offensive coordinator. E Mo lead UIM to today's second round of the FCS playoffs (Sam Houston State won 49-42). Matt Zenitz has reported the same. 

Texas Tech: Zach Kittley is the leading candidate to be Texas Tech's offensive coordinator. Details here.

Presbyterian (FCS - SC): The Kevin Kelley experiment at Presbyterian has ended after one season.


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