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The Scoop - Sunday January 17, 2021

Sunday January 17, 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.

NFL Updates: See a running ticker of the latest news on the following head coach and general manager openings:

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LA Chargers: LA Rams defensive coordinator Brandon Staley is set to become the team's new head coach, capping a remarkable rise from D-III coordinator to NFL head coach in just five seasons.

Detroit Lions: With the Saints eliminated from the playoffs, the Lions are expected to finalize the agreement to make Dan Campbell the team's new head coach, per Adam Schefter.

Purdue: Former Florida assistant Ron English will be Purdue's secondary coach, according to multiple reports. English spent the past three years at Florida and was Eastern Michigan's head coach from 2009-13.

Michigan: Friday Michigan thought they had Christian Robinson. Saturday Michigan thought they had Christian Robinson. Today, eh, we'll see.

Arizona State: Indianapolis Colts assistant offensive line coach Klayton Adams will be the new offensive line coach at Arizona State per multiple reports.

Michigan: As we reported this morning, Michigan has now formally announced Mike MacDonald as their new defensive coordinator.

Indiana: Georgia defensive backs coach Charlton Warren will be the new defensive coordinator at Indiana sources tell FootballScoop. Adam Rittenberg first reported the news.

Ole Miss: Sources tell FootballScoop this hire should be official in the coming days.

Syracuse: Dino Babers is adding Terry Samuel to his staff is reporting. The long-time Michigan State assistant spent this past season at UNLV coaching receivers. He will coach the receivers at Syracuse as well per the report.

Texas: A key SEC recruiting figure is joining Sark in Austin, sources tell FootballScoop. Details here.

South Carolina: As we previously shared, Jimmy Lindsey has now been announced as defensive line coach for the Gamecocks.

Playoffs: Cleveland at Kansas City today at 2pm ct (CBS) and Tampa at New Orleans 5:40pm ct (Fox). Let's go!

Houston Texans: Bills defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier is interviewing for the head coaching job today, per Adam Schefter.

Sam Houston State (FCS - TX): Sam Houston State is seeking experienced college coaching applicants to fill a senior defensive coaching position. Extensive experience coaching in the defensive front is preferred. Interested candidates please email resume and references to No phone calls please.

Jacksonville Jaguars: Urban Meyer is speaking with former Falcons interim head coach Raheem Morris about becoming the Jags defensive coordinator,

Jaguars' HC Urban Meyer is talking to former Falcons' HC Raheem Morris about becoming Jacksonville's defensive coordinator, per sources. The two sides have been in contract and continue to be, as Morris sifts through his opportunities.

— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 17, 2021

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Arizona: Missouri defensive grad assistant Beyah Rasool is joining Jedd Fisch's staff at Arizona.

Michigan: With the Ravens' season now over, sources tell FootballScoop Mike MacDonald has now formally agreed to join Jim Harbaugh's staff at Michigan as defensive coordinator and this hire is now official as well.

Brandon Staley: Rams defensive coordinator Brandon Staley will interview in person with the Chargers today tweets Tom Pelissero, who adds that the Texans also plan to speak with him today and the Eagles plan to fly him in tomorrow.

North Texas: North Texas is planning to hire Phil Bennett as its new defensive coordinator, sources tell FootballScoop. More here.

Game changing partnership:Learn to Win and Pro Quick Draw are pleased to announce a partnership that will provide an integration between platforms, allowing coaches to streamline their workflows as they create, edit, and deliver playbook content to their teams.

Vanderbilt: Sources tell FootballScoop Clark Lea just interviewed an SEC assistant for his defensive coordinator position. Hire is expected soon.

Marshall: Sources tell FootballScoop that Marshall has found their head coach.

Pittsburgh Steelers: According to a report today, the Steelers are expected to promote Matt Canada to offensive coordinator.

Michigan: Sources tell FootballScoop Jim Harbaugh is making a move to hire away one of Dan Mullen’s assistants.

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

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