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The Scoop - Tuesday August 24, 2021

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Pro Football Hall of Fame: Dick Vermeil has been selected a finalist for next year's Hall of Fame class. 

Notre Dame: Offensive coordinator Tommy Rees had an appendectomy Monday night and will be back to work tomorrow, says Brian Kelly.

Big 12: While the ACC, Big Ten and Pac-12 are patting each other's backs, this could be a massive week for the future of the Big 12

The Alliance: So, this is what the ACC, Big Ten and Pac-12 announced today

Utah: The Utes have new alternate uniforms based on a historic battleship featuring some stunning hand-painted helmets.

LSU: LSU will now require everyone entering Tiger Stadium to be vaccinated or to test negative. More on the details and where this is headed here

Illinois: Bret Bielema turned on the film and allowed players to critique their coaches, resulting in "pure pandemonium."

Big 12: Per Matt Mosley, the Big 12 has brought in former West Virginia athletic director and former XFL commissioner Oliver Luck as a consultant. Luck had previously been linked to the Pac 12 commissioner opening. 

Creative Stadium Idea: A Kentucky high school added the perfect stadium space for kids in their community.

Power 5 Alliance: The Big Ten, PAC-12 and ACC are expected to announce an alliance today. More on that here.

Rising star: Former dirt-track racer, NASCAR pit coach Weston Glaser is a rising star in the coaching profession.

Urban Meyer: Urban explains why he thinks his system will work in the NFL and why he left college. "Do I really want to go recruit 24/7 like it became?"