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The Scoop - Thursday July 30, 2020

Thursday July 30, 2020

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SEC: The SEC is adopting a 10-game, conference-only season. This will have a cascading effect on the rest of FBS.

Big 12: The league announced it will not hold its coaches-only virtual media day on Monday after all.

Iowa: After releasing the findings of an independent investigation on Thursday, one question stands above all -- How can Kirk Ferentz fix a culture he didn't know was in need of significant repair in the first place?

Georgia Tech: Georgia Tech has moved its home game with Notre Dame from Mercedes-Benz Stadium to Bobby Dodd Stadium.

Uniforms: Mimicking the NBA, the NCAA will allow players to put social messages on their uniforms this season.

Northern Arizona (FCS): Sammy Lawanson, who had been working in the XFL as the outside linebackers coach for the DC Defenders before the league folded, has been hired as outside linebackers coach / nickels coach at Northern Arizona. Lawanson previously served as the defensive coordinator at Sacramento State (FCS - CA) from 2016-18 before moving on to the XFL.

Dallas Cowboys: The Cowboys have decided to cancel all season tickets for the 2020 season and will sell single game tickets with season ticket holders getting priority.

SEC: The SEC is reportedly leaning toward a conference-only season, but will the ACC's announcement last night change things?

East Central (D-II - OK): Quarterbacks coach Kris McCullough has been promoted to offensive coordinator at East Central University, per source.

Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (D-III): The MIAA will not play football this fall, according to local reports in Michigan. An official announcement is expected tomorrow.

Iowa: The Hawkeyes have released the findings from their internal investigation.

Colorado State: The team has suspended workouts for two weeks after at least 8 players have tested positive for COVID.

Valdosta State (D-II - GA): Former North Texas defensive line coach Marc Yellock has joined the staff and will be coaching the defensive line, source tells FootballScoop. Also, Marco Sanches is joining the staff in a defensive graduate assistant role working with the secondary after working with the defensive backs at Chadron State (D-II - NE) last year.

A Fall Without Football: We talked to head coach Al Bagnoli about a fall without football, including why coaches will still be important without games on Saturday.

Guardian Caps: Guardian’s mission is to protect the game of football and it's student-athletes. In light of the COVID-19 Global Pandemic, we have now taken that same mission to the School Building (Classroom). We have a collection of PPE products available to ship now: Surface/Hand Sanitizing Wipes, Gel/Liquid Hand Sanitizer, Masks, and Surface Disinfectant.Click here for more info!

Arizona: Kevin Sumlin explains why he suspended a player who refused to follow COVID protocols.

Missouri Valley (NAIA – MO): Missouri Valley College, located in Marshall, MO is seeking applicants for a graduate assistant or stipend coach, working with the defensive side of the football. GA compensation includes room, meal plan, and tuition (no stipend). If not in a graduate program, stipend could be negotiable. Position includes but is not limited to: working with a defensive position group (will determine based off of applicants experience), assist with aspects of special teams, video editing (HUDL), managing a recruiting area, computer skills, and other duties assigned by the Head Coach. All interested and qualified applicants should email resume and references to Defensive Coordinator Monty Roe at No phone calls please.

Moked Analytics: Coaches and staff from 80 FBS, FCS and DII programs participated in the first-of-its-kind 2020 Moked Analytics College Football How and Why Study. Find out the two head coach philosophy factors that predicted on-field productivity. Discover how programs across the college football landscape approach 13 key areas of program management. Learn more and get the report via this link.

St. Xavier (NAIA - Chicago, IL): St. Xavier has decided to postpone all fall sports until the spring of 2021.

St. Lawrence (D-III - NY): St. Lawrence University in Canton, NY is accepting applications for a Defensive Graduate Assistant Football Coach. Experience with Linebackers is required. Minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should submit resume, three professional references, cover letter that includes diversity statement (outlining your values that relate to diversity and inclusion, your experience working with diverse populations, and your plans related to inclusivity in coaching) must be submitted via this job link. The position includes tuition remission(6 classes a year in the University’s graduate program), $17,316 paid over 9 months, and student health insurance. No meals or housing included. Please no phone calls.

FootballScoop Online Clinic 2020: Catch all 100 videos 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.

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