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The Scoop - Tuesday April 7, 2020

Tuesday April 7, 2020


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Mississippi State: AD John Cohen issued a statement today (after Mike Leach tweeted last week and later apologized for tweeting a picture of a lady knitting a noose for her husband after they were quarantined together for so long) saying, "a plan is in place for Coach Leach to participate in additional listening sessions with student, alumni, and community groups and to provide the coach with opportunities to expand his cultural awareness of Mississippi. One of those opportunities will include a guided visit to the “Two Museums” – the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum – in Jackson as soon as restrictions from the current public health crisis will allow.

Mike Gundy: Mike Gundy is targeting May 1 as the date he'd like to get back to work. Update: OK State has released a statement in response to the comments.

Coronavirus: Boise State assistant coach Zac Alley has revealed he was diagnosed with COVID-19 -- and revealed that battling the virus was absolutely miserable.

Stephen F. Austin (FCS - TX): Stephen F. Austin State University is seeking a restricted earnings offensive line position. Responsibilities will include film breakdown, assisting in recruiting, camps, on field, and any other additional duties. Salary is dependent on experience. Interested candidates can email offensive line coach Nathan Young at

FootballScoop Online Clinic:.After some time with Kurt Warner as his offensive coordinator, Mike Morrissey took a new job, changed his scheme, but found a way to break records in the Wing-T by adapting spread passing concepts to his new offensive approach.

Colorado State: Stephen F. Austin (FCS - TX) offensive graduate assistant Hayden Wall has accepted the offensive line graduate assistant on Steve Addazio's staff, per source.

Alabama: Former NFL safety Shiloh Keo is expected to join the Alabama staff in a "support capacity" tweets Matt Zenitz.

These new Tampa Bay Bucs' uniforms are an immediate upgrade

ESPN: With Tony Romo and Peyton Manning off the table, ESPN is still mulling big changes to Monday Night Football, led by a couple college options.

FootballScoop Online Clinic Preview - Tuesday:. Adapting spread concepts to a record-setting Wing-T and an in-depth look at the increasingly popular 3-safety tite front defense. Tuesday's FootballScoop Online Clinic Preview.

Cal: We talked leadership and defense with Bears head coach Justin Wilcox. Check it out here.

American International (D-II - MA): Matt Diniak has joined the staff at American International College as offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach. Previous stops for Diniak include the Tampa Bay Bucs, USF and Stetson (FCS - FL).

Valdosta State (D-II - GA): Valdosta State has an opening for a defensive graduate position working with linebackers / nickels. Valdosta State is seeking someone with tremendous passion, relentless energy, and a strong work ethic. Responsibilities will include (but not limited to) film breakdown, academic monitoring, recruiting correspondence, and assisting with a position group. Position includes tuition credit, a stipend, and possibly housing. A bachelor’s degree is required. Interested candidates should send cover letter and resume with references to Lee Stalker at No phone calls please.

There are quarantine workouts...then there is this one on a whole new level

Wittenberg (D-III - OH): Wittenberg Football is looking for an opponent for week 1 or 2 in years 2021/2022. Would prefer week 1 game. Wittenberg would travel in 2021 and play in Springfield in 2022. Those interested email Joe Fincham at

Injury Faking: The NCAA is discussing ways to stop teams from having players intentionally fake injuries.

10-minute Clinic: Shallow and Drive – Two highly efficient passing concepts for your 2×2 and 3×1 formations adaptable to any offense from Doug Samuels of Comstock Park HS (MI).

NFL and College Head Coaching Changes: Keep track of all the head coaching changes from NFL to FBS to NAIA via this page.