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The Scoop - Thursday April 9, 2020

Thursday April 9, 2020

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Texas: Tom Herman explained Thursday that firing both coordinators was, in a way, promoting himself back to UT's full-time head coach. More here.

Arkansas: We talked to Sam Pittman about his role in the program, building trust with new players and identifying an offensive lineman in recruiting. Check it out.

FootballScoop Online CliniC: A TON of free resources, tips on setting up your weight room to flow more efficiently, and the biggest mistake made by high school weight rooms with Crean Lutheran HS (CA) director of S&C Colin Shumate.

Louisville: Louisville's head coaches and a dozen senior administrators will take 10 percent pay cuts, UL AD Vince Tyra has announced. Head football coach Scott Satterfield earns $3.25 million per year, and Tyra earns $850,000. Tyra also said he'll decline bonuses due to him this and next year.

Holmes CC (JC - MS): Holmes CC is looking to fill the following positions on its football staff; Offensive Coordinator, Defensive Line, Linebackers. Also looking to fill volunteer positions on offense and defense. Interested coaches can apply here.

FootballScoop Online CliniC:Virginia director of football analytics Matt Edwards takes you through an introductory course on the using analytics and the important layer they add to the information you take into gameday.

Albion (D-III - MI): Albion College is looking for a Week 2 game for the 2022 and 2023 seasons. 2022 must be at Albion and we will play at your place in 2023. Any interested programs can contact head football coach Dustin Beurer at

FootballScoop Online Clinic Preview - Thursday:First up is a Power Five director of analytics sharing how to get started with analytics that will help you win games, and this afternoon we'll go in depth on free resources like Google Suites that will help you organize your weight room and training efforts. Thursday's FootballScoop Online Clinic Preview.

Big 12: Commissioner Bob Bowlsby said Thursday conference employees will take a 10 percent pay cut, including him.

St. Thomas (D-III - MN): The University of St. Thomas is looking to fill 1 scrimmage on either 8/22 or 8/29. Flexible with the format. If interested email

Alfred (D-III - NY): Alfred University is looking for a scrimmage for the 2020 season. Please contact Coach Stephen Pribble at

LSU: Ed Orgeron continues to show leadership through the pandemic. This time, by doing something his peers can learn from.

Where Were They Then? Ten years ago today, Mike Norvell was an assistant at a Conference USA school. Ryan Day was a relatively anonymous position coach. Now they have two of the best jobs in the game. It’s time for the 2020 edition of Where Were They Then?

Applying “If/Then” Methodology to Block Pin and Pull Runs: Using combination calls (“Ted,” “Pop,” etc.) to instruct play side linemen whom to block in the Pin and Pull run game can get pretty expensive, which is why many coaches choose to use the concept more as an auxiliary run. So, when Norfolk Academy (VA) head coach Steve Monninger decided to make it a staple in his menu, he developed an “If/Then” methodology to clean up blocking rules up front and on the perimeter. It’s all based on pre-snap leverage and post snap recognition. In an exclusive X&O Labs clinic report, Coach Monninger details how the “If/Then” methodology is applied to down blocks at the LOS, skip pulls for uncovered linemen and for slot receivers blocking the perimeter. Get this exclusive report from X&O Labs sent directly to your email Tuesday morning. It’s free. Go here to get the report.

10-Minute Clinic:Wednesday's #10MinuteClinic challenge was accepted by DeMatha Catholic HS (MD) offensive coordinator Steve Crounse who takes us through their version of the popular “Mesh” concept.

UT-Permian Basin (D-II - TX): UT Permian Basin is looking to fill a 2021 open date wk 1 (9/4/2021), wk 3 (9/18/2021), wk 6 (10/9/2021).

FootballScoop Online Clinic:How to structure practices and training after the quarantine is lifted with Arizona director of S&C Brian Johnson, as well as what to expect from your guys as they return.

FootballScoop Online Clinic 2020: Catch up on all of the content from the FootballScoop Online Clinic here.

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