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The Scoop - Thursday October 15, 2020

Thursday October 15, 2020

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Dana Holgorsen: When it comes from college head coaches and their love of caffeine, Dana Holgorsen and Ed Orgeron come to mind. Holgo says he wouldn't want to challenge coach O to a fight, but when it comes to caffeine intake, he's got the edge easily.

NFL Network: Michael Yam, who has spent the past 9 years with the PAC-12 Network is leaving for an opportunity to join the NFL Network team.

Cincinnati vs. Tulsa: The Bearcats vs. Golden Hurricane game has been postponed.

Atlanta Falcons: The Falcons have shut down the team facility after some recent positive tests.

Alabama: Nick Saban and athletic director Greg Byrne have both tested positive for COVID. Details, including who will take the helm in Saban’s absence, here.

Judson (NAIA - IL): Judson University is looking to hire a position coach, no preference to either side of the ball, to the role of Academic Coordinator, as well as coaching your own position. This position will be directly under the Head Coach, with minimal added responsibilities from your respective Coordinator (OC or DC). Minority candidates are STRONGLY encouraged to apply, as well as any Female candidates. We’re looking for the ideal candidate to shape Academic Support System for our Football Athletes that will provide them with all the tools and personal attention to academics in order to be successful in a private Christian University learning environment. Compensation will reflect experience in the area of Academic Coordinating, with football experience being an added bonus. This position will be considered a Full-Time salary position, including full benefits, optional off campus private housing shared with other Judson Coaches 10 minutes from campus at no cost, as well as meals in the cafeteria if desired. The role will start in January with exceptions only given to the ideal candidate to start earlier if it’s needed. Email your Football and/or Professional Resume along with References to Please no phone calls, or contact to other coaches on staff during this busy time in our Recruiting season. Review of Candidates will start immediately and remain open until a candidate is selected.

Washington Football Team: Sean DeBarbieri has been named director of football communications and will report directly to head coach Ron Rivera and Julie Andreeff Jensen has been hired as SVP of external engagement, Adam Schefter tweets.

Stephen F. Austin (FCS – TX): Head coach Colby Carthel has tested positive for COVID and named his dad interim head coach.

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Salary Database: The annual USA Coaches Salary Database is out and it is full of interesting tidbits, like 33 FBS head coaches would be due a buyout of at least $10 million if fired without cause this season. Read more details here.

North American University (TX): North American University is currently playing an independent schedule 2020 and plans to join the NAIA in 2021. We just had a team drop out of our schedule and need another game. We currently have an opening 11/14. We will consider all games. We wouldn't mind hosting, we are also open to traveling if there is a guarantee package or if traveling is regional. If interested, please contact Kenneth Apande at

Contra Costa (JC - CA): Contra Costa College is seeking candidates for an Assistant Football Coach – Linebackers position. The Assistant Football Coach will assist coach, train and promote football activities remotely and on campus. He/she reports to the Head Football Coach. Experience as a player or coach at the collegiate or professional level is preferred. Minimum of 2 years football coaching experience preferred. Certification in CPR and First Aid preferred. APPLICATION DEADLINE: The position will remain posted until filled. Screening of applications will begin immediately. TO APPLY: Application materials should be emailed as a Microsoft Word or Adobe.pdf attachment to DC Jason Stewart at with the subject line “Linebackers Coach ”. Application materials are to include a resume, a letter of interest, and three professional references.

Texas A&M Kingsville (D-II): TAMUK has had some schedule adjustmenst and is now looking to fill two non-conference games in 2021. Open dates are October 2nd and October 16th. Looking for one home game and one away game. Please contact Head Coach Michael Salinas at if interested.

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