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The Scoop - Thursday September 9, 2021

Scout Smart Fall 2021

Presbyterian (FCS - SC): Kevin Kelley is off to a 1-0 start to his college career, and college football's Great Disruptor isn't afraid to stack the chips against himself. Play-calling, not blocking and tackling, wins games, Kelley says.

UConn: We go in depth on UConn's search for their next head coach.

Maryland: Maryland football is rising … and their social is bringing - or dragging - everyone along

Nick Saban: One leader has the ability change the trajectory of your entire program. During a recent presser, Nick Saban explained who that was for Alabama, and how he came out of an absolutely stacked 2008 signing class.

Deion Sanders: After the FAMU win on Sunday, Deion wanted to talk about why more SWAC teams don't put their players' names on the back of their jerseys.

Ball tonight!: The Dallas Cowboys take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers tonight at 8:20 ET on NBC.

Deion Sanders: Deion Sanders' masterful ability to advocate for his players while also making himself look good continued this week, when he offered to put every SWAC player's name on the back of their jerseys.

#Nuggets: The Week 2 schedule is a mini-rivalry week, headlined by the biggest athletic event in the state of Iowa since Shoeless Joe Jackson came back from the dead.

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Christopher Newport (D-III - VA): Christopher Newport is looking for a Game 3 in 2022. We are looking for a home and home and we can play away in 2022 and home at CNU 2023. Please email if interested. 

James Franklin: Penn State faces Ball State this weekend with a big time matchup with Auburn looming next weekend. When asked if "trap games" are a real thing, Franklin shares that they are if you neglect these simple things.

QwikGem: This week's QwikGem comes from Spanish Fort HS (AL)

TV Ratings: Strong opening weekend TV ratings show Americans prefer to spend their Labor Day weekend on the couch