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The Scoop - Thursday July 16, 2020

Thursday July 16, 2020

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Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (D-III): The MIAC has announced that they're cancelling non-conference contests for the fall sports season.

The trailer for the final* season of Last Chance U has dropped

NCAA:NCAA issues next set of return-to-sport guidelines

Washington (NFL): The team's minority owners have hired an investment bank in order to vet possible buyers, tweets Adam Schefter.

Newberry (D-II - SC): Mitch Hall has been hired as Defensive Line Coach at Newberry College. Hall was previously Running Backs Coach at Presbyterian College

Miami: The program is pausing voluntary workouts after three players have tested positive for COVID, Manny Navarro tweets.

Arkansas Tech (D-II): Wyatt Anderson has joined the program as quarterbacks coach. Anderson previously coached the wide receivers at Black Hills State (D-II - SD).

MSCAC (D-III): The Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) has announced the decision to suspend the fall 2020 athletic season, including all indoor and outdoor athletic competition.

San Diego (FCS – CA): University of San Diego is accepting applications for an offensive internship opportunity. This is an entry-level role that will be responsible for coaching, administrative support, video/opponent breakdowns, and daily practice preparation. This is an unpaid internship and does not include housing or benefits. The final applicant must complete and successfully pass a background check prior to the predetermined start date. Non-monetary compensation for this unpaid internship includes occasional meals and an opportunity to coach and run drills at the Division 1 level. This is a unique opportunity that has allowed several former interns to move on and become GA’s or position coaches in the NCAA. Interested applicants should contact for additional information or to apply for the role. Please include a cover letter, resume and three references. No phone calls please.

UNLV: Gaizka Crowley has joined the UNLV staff as director of player personnel. Crowley spent the past few seasons as the director of recruiting and player personnel at Southern Illinois (FCS), and replaces Matt Leitch who took a job in the Miami Dolphins scouting department.

MEAC: The MEAC will announce today that it is not playing sports this fall, according to multiple reports. This would be the first scholarship Division I league to sit out the season.

D-III: Sources tell FootballScoop the Empire 8 will announce their members won't play football this Fall. Meanwhile, over in Pennsylvania, Keystone College has announced they intend to play this season despite the fact that their conference, the Eastern Collegiate Football Conference has stated they do not intend to play this Fall. Update> The Empire 8 has announced postponement of all football games for the Fall.

USC: Clay Helton was credited with nearly $4.6 million in total compensation in 2018, Steve Berkowitz tweets. Helton was credited with just over $3.2 million in 2017.

Pioneer League (FCS): It’s official – Division III member St. Thomas is making the unprecedented jump to Division I.

Ottawa University (NAIA - AZ): Ottawa University Arizona (NAIA-AZ): Ottawa University Arizona has two immediate openings for an Offensive Graduate Assistant Football Coach, preferably with experience in coaching Quarterbacks or Offensive Line, starting in summer 2020. College coaching and recruiting experience is preferred. Applicants must be accepted into the graduate program with a 3.0 GPA. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, equipment organization, practice planning, coaching a position group, leading meetings, film break down, player evaluation and recruiting, promotion and marketing of the program, and assisting in general day to day football operations. This position pays full tuition, a meal plan, as well as a healthy stipend. To apply for this position send resume and references to Director of Football Operations Jesse Cartnal at

Guardian Caps: Guardian has a long-standing history and mission to protect the game of football and it's student-athletes. Now we are taking that same mission to the School Building (Classroom). In light of the COVID-19 Global Pandemic, we have Liquid Hand Sanitizer, Gel Hand Sanitizer, Daily Civilian Masks, and Surface Disinfectant available at our Georgia facility ready to ship. Click here for more info!

Nevada: Nevada is looking for an Assistant Equipment Manager. DI or DIAA experience is preferred. The job will pay $35K. Please forward all resumes (including references) to SR AD / Director of Football Operations Jashon Sykes at No phone calls please.

“Trust the process” is quickly becoming “coach speak.” What does “the process” actually look like at consistently successful FBS, FCS and D-II programs? Join over 150 coaches and staff in participating in this first-of-its-kind study by Moked Analytics to find out. Participation closes this week and takes just 2 minutes:

SEC: Don’t be surprised if the SEC works in concert with the Big 12 and ACC to make the most consequential decision in recent college sports history.

FootballScoop Online Clinic 2020: Catch all 100 videos from the FootballScoop Online Clinic here.

Ranking the top non-FBS head coaching destinations: A new head coach is taking over the #1 program in our Division III rankings and inherits the keys to the most reliable and tradition-rich program in small college football, with advantages galore.

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

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