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The Scoop - Tuesday March 30, 2021

Tuesday March 30, 2021


FBS Staff Tracker: The 2020-21 FBS Staff Tracker page, where you can see how each new head coach is filling their staff, is up and running.

Chad Morris: Is former SMU and Arkansas head coach Chad Morris about to take over one of the elite Texas high school programs?

NFL: The NFL has expanded its regular season for the first time since 1978. Details here.

Bruce Arians: BA shows off his new Super Bowl tat.

Youth football: Gene Smith says no one should play tackle football until they turn 13.

St. Ambrose (NAIA – IA): St. Ambrose University is seeking applicants for a Defensive GA coaching position. This individual will be responsible to coach a position, recruit a designated area, and any other responsibilities appointed by the Head Football Coach. Collegiate playing or coaching experience preferred. The position will include a monthly stipend and graduate tuition waiver. Contingent on successful admission to a Graduate Program. If interested, please forward a cover letter, resume and references to Defensive Coordinator Vince Fillipp at Start Date of August 1, 2021. No phone calls please.

USA South: The Division III league has a conference champion controversy on its hands.

Livingstone College (D-II - NC): Livingstone College is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Kicking Coach. Job responsibilities include yet are not limited to instruction and evaluation of kickers, execution of technique, game and practice planning. Background can be soccer or football related. Please contact Associate Head Coach Jamar Harp at

Winning: Seems like every year a March Cinderella provides a coaching lesson. This year, it's Mick Cronin and UCLA on why humility is key to winning.

Albany State (D-II - GA): Albany State University is looking to hire a Director of football operations. Duties will include but are not limited to: team travel, coordinating video, on campus recruiting coordination, equipment, budgeting, and camp. Applicants should have experience with Hudl, Microsoft office suite, and Visio. This position includes free housing and a $300.00 stipend per month. if interested please send a resume and cover letter to, with “operations” in the memo line.

Sacramento State (FCS - CA): Per source, Eastern Kentucky (FCS) offensive quality control coach Chris Womack has accepted a similar role on the Sacramento State staff.

Alabama: Thanks to Sark’s $2.5 million salary coming off the books, Alabama will pay Nick Saban’s 2021 staff less than his 2020 group.

Nebraska Wesleyan (D-III): Matt Ogle has joined the staff as slot receivers coach and director of social media. Ogle has previously coached at Limestone (D-II - SC) and Nashville Christian HS (TN).

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Alabama: Nick Saban has identified Memphis special teams coordinator Drew Svoboda as his replacement for Jay Graham, sources tell FootballScoop. Deal could be official soon.

Navarro (JC – TX): Navarro JC located in Corsicana TX has an immediate opening for an intern coach working with an offensive skill position. Navarro led the nation in total offense in 2019 with their Air Raid offense and is currently 1-0 this spring behind a 53 point performance in week 1. Applicant must posses skills with Hudl, Microsoft office and will be in charge of offensive video. This position will also have a recruiting area. Position includes housing and meals but NO STIPEND. Interested candidates please send email to

Baylor: In a move sure to ruffle some feathers of offensive line coaches, offensive coordinator Jeff Grimes makes a case for why wide zone is the best run scheme out there.

Cal Poly (FCS): Cal Poly has opted out of their final three games. More here.

New Coaching Changes Page: Keep track of all the 2020-21 NFL and College head coaching movement here.

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