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The Scoop - Thursday September 16, 2021

Scout Smart Fall 2021

Kentucky: Sources tell FootballScoop Eddie Gran is rejoining the Kentucky staff

High school: A high school player came to tell his coach we wanted to quit. Have a listen to how his coach responded. Good stuff. 

USC: Eric Bieniemy is the latest coach to chime in on the USC opening.

Alcorn State (FCS - MS): Without a full-time athletic trainer, the Braves are finding a path to play (and they have a big one this weekend)

QwikGem: Week 3's QwikGem comes from Ocean Springs HS (MS).

Navy: On the latest FootballScoop podcast we discuss the Navy debacle.

James Franklin: He could shoot down the USC rumors definitively, but has opted for a different approach. Here, Franklin explains why.

Ball tonight!: Ohio plays at Louisiana Lafayette tonight at 7pm ct (ESPN). The New York football Giants play at the Washington Football Team at 8:20 et (NFLN). 

Payday Games: "All money ain't good money," says Coach Prime.

Gary Patterson: Gary said it out loud. Yeah, he went there. "There is no wrong anymore" when it comes to paying players. 

SEC: Someone took a stab at the jobs that SEC head coaches would have outside of coaching based on their headshot, and some of the guesses are hilariously spot on.

#Nuggets: We get three games between major powers who don't play each other as often as they should

LSU: Running backs coach Kevin Faulk is taking time with his family after his daughter's death and is not expected to coach this weekend. 

Eastern University (D-III - St. David's, PA): Eastern University has announced that they are planning to add football in the fall of 2022. The Eagles will begin competition in the Middle Atlantic Conference in the fall of 2023. Eastern will join Albright, Alvernia, Delaware Valley, FDU-Florham, Lebanon Valley, Lycoming, King's, Misericordia, Stevenson, Widener, and Wilkes in the MAC. 

Kentucky: Stoops says when he took the Kentucky job, it was among the bottom 10 in the college football, but things are different now...

Urban Meyer: Yesterday, Urban was asked specifically about the USC opening. Have a look at how he answered.

We want Bama: Dan Mullen says they want to play Alabama more often...

Orgeron and Kiffin: Both let go by the Trojans, Ed Orgeron and Lane Kiffin addressed the opening at USC

UConn: Searching for answers on offense, UConn adds veteran college offensive coordinator Noel Mazzone to the staff.


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