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The Scoop - Tuesday August 25, 2020

Tuesday August 25, 2020


Former NFL Director of Football Information Vince Casey died peacefully at his home last night. Please keep the Casey family in your prayers.

Bob Davie: The family of UNM defensive lineman Nahje Flowers is suing Bob Davie, and apparently is planning civil action against the University and the NCAA as well. Flowers took his own life in November. This is sad, strange story.

Pitt: Pitt has added a Sept. 12 home game with Austin Peay (FCS - TN).

Louisiana-Monroe: ULM has added a Sept. 26 home game with UTEP. The game will complete both teams' schedules.

Covid: The season is rapidly approaching for some teams; but the virus is still present. A look at how this might play out.

FootballScoop: The Scoop is growing and looking to add content creators to our team. For those who have already applied, or who do so today, we will contact each of you tomorrow to discuss.

Purdue: Head coach Jeff Brohm, AD Mike Bobinski and others have taken 20 percent pay cuts for a 12-month stretch beginning Sept. 1, and other assistants have agreed to 15 percent cuts while department staffers will take furloughs and cuts ranging from 5 to 50 percent.

West Virginia: Inside a morning with Neal Brown, who believes "you've got to own a certain time in your day," as a head coach.

Midwestern State (D-II - TX): Midwestern State University is currently seeking a defensive backs graduate assistant football coach for the upcoming fall season. The position includes a stipend, housing, and tuition assistance for graduate school. Experience playing and coaching the position is preferred. Responsibilities include all aspects of the football program including; but not limited to, video editing, social media, practice organization, contest preparation, recruitment weekends, student athlete development, and other duties assigned by the Head Football Coach. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. Interested applicants should send a letter of application, resume, and three recommendation contacts including phone numbers to Nick Sanchez at Please no phone calls.

Cincinnati: The Cincinnati Board of Trustees have unanimously approved a contract extension and significant raise for Luke Fickell, according to a report. More details on it here.

North Dakota State (FCS): After originally announcing they would not play this fall, NDSU has reversed course and will play one football game.

FootballScoop: FootballScoop is growing and looking to hire new content creators.

Masters of Sports Administration: Upper Iowa’s MSA degree provides learners with the current theories, concepts, and learning models necessary to assume administrative, coaching and leadership roles in high school, higher education and sports business settings. The online degree is available with emphasis in Sports Management or Coaching & Leadership Education.

LA Rams: Sean McVay and the Rams have introduced “Mamba periods” at practice.


FootballScoop Online Clinic 2020: Catch all 100 videos from the FootballScoop Online Clinic here.

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