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The Scoop - Thursday October 21, 2021

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Drake (FCS - IA): Drake has canceled Saturday's home game with Stetson due to COVID-19 cases within its Tier I personnel. The game will be a forfeit for Drake. 

Las Vegas Raiders: Jon Gruden is out as the Raiders coach, but he's not taking his ouster lying down

Washington State: Sources tell FootballScoop Wazzu is likely to bring two new coaches (with run & shoot experience) on staff on the offensive side of the ball. Bruce Feldman named them (Dan Morrison and Dennis McKnight). On the defensive side the staff is more likely to promote from within. Stay tuned... 

Mike Gundy: The Oklahoma State head coach has seen college football evolve a ton the last few years, and now believes that the next evolution is that college pass rushers are better than they've ever been before.

AAC: The conference has formally announced the six new members - UAB, FAU, Charlotte, North Texas, Rice and UTSA. Their official start date in the league is yet to be determined.

UW-Oshkosh (D-III): UW Oshkosh is looking for non-conference games for the 2022 season. Weeks 1 thru 4. Guarantee available. Contact AD Darryl Sims at

Deion Sanders: Coach Prime won't be able to coach this weekend.

Games tonight: Four college games on tonight, and one from the NFL level. FAU at Charlotte is on at 7:30pm EST on CBSSN, Tulane at SMU is set for 7:30 pm EST on ESPN, Louisiana at Arkansas State at 7:30pm ESPNU and the late night game is San Jose State at UNLV at 11pm EST on CBSSN. In NFL action we have the Broncos at the Browns at 8:20pm EST on FOX.

Saban, Jimbo, Kiffin: The three prominent SEC coaches weigh in on defenses "faking injuries," and potential penalties.

#Nuggets: This weekend is our first without a Top 25 matchup, meaning some unusual suspects will take center stage. We'll start with Chip Kelly's UCLA.

Nick Rolovich: Fired on Monday with cause by Wazzu, Nick Rolovich is planning legal action and he and his legal team are making some serious allegations.

Realignment: The Realignment Food Chain has now eaten its way down to Conference USA, who might just need to sway James Madison to join in order to survive.

Florida: Dan Mullen was grilled by the media today about the direction of the program and potential staff changes. 

QwikGem: Verified large man here. Meet Jamall Franklin Jr. This man moves people. 

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