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The Scoop - Wednesday April 1, 2020

Wednesday April 1, 2020


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Iowa State: In what is likely the first of many such moves, Iowa State announced Wednesday it is instituting department-wide pay cuts for all coaches.

Texas: New offensive coordinator Mike Yurcich has pulled a Sean Payton and opened up some of his playbook over Twitter.

Recruiting: Division I & II have extended the recruiting dead period through May 31st.

FootballScoop Online Clinic: If you're looking for a way to stand out during the interview process, understanding culture could be a huge key. North Forney HS (TX) Randy Jackson explains what you need to know about culture and creating it intentionally is key.

Clarke University (NAIA – IA): Clarke University in Dubuque, IA is seeking two (2) part-time assistant football coaches, both on Defense. This is a 12-month staff position and compensation is 15k. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to: Assist the head coach with all aspects of the football program, position group meetings and practice prep, academic monitoring responsibilities, and special teams assignment. Please forward cover letter, resume and at least 3 professional references to the defensive coordinator No phone calls please.

FootballScoop Online Clinic: If you run power, you're going to want to see these power and power read variations to manipulate defensive run fits from former Mississippi State senior offensive analyst Jon Whooley.

University of Fort Lauderdale (NAIA): Fort Lauderdale is looking for local candidates to apply for assistant coaching positions on staff and a possible coordinator opportunity. Please email resume and references to head coach, Drametrice Smith at

ReadyList: In a remote environment ReadyList Sports has your coaching solution. Draw your playbook, test your players, and prepare to win more games. Using our app, all of this can be accomplished without one on one contact with your players. Visit ReadyListSports now. 

College GameDay: After Kirk Herbstreit made waves over the weekend, Rece Davis took a more measured approach.

Online Clinic Preview - WEDNESDAY: Power. RPOs. Culture and leadership. Wednesday's FootballScoop Online Clinic Preview.

College Football Revenues: Our series examining revenues across college football extends to the NAIA today. We looked at Division II yesterday.

Northern Iowa (FCS): Head coach Mark Farley has announced the additions of Shawn Watson as quarterbacks coach and Joe Ganz as wide receivers coach. Watson spent last season in an offensive quality control role at Georgia and previously has been the offensive coordinator at Pitt, Colorado, Nebraska, and Louisville while Ganz coached the quarterbacks at Youngstown State (FCS - OH) the las two seasons.

Georgia: Defensive coordinator Dan Lanning has netted a $500,000 raise, but you’ve got to see what the Dawgs are paying their player development director.

Harding (D-II - AR): Harding University has an opening for a defensive graduate assistant working with the secondary. Harding is seeking someone with tremendous passion, relentless energy, and a strong Christian faith. Responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) film breakdown, academic monitoring, recruiting correspondence, and assisting with a position group and the strength and conditioning program. Tuition credit is provided. Position does not include housing, meals, or a stipend. A Bachelor’s degree is required. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume with references to Paul Simmons at No phone calls please.

Kansas: The decision to deny David Beaty’s $3 million buyout is shaping up to be an all-time backfire for KU AD Jeff Long. Details here.

Western Illinois (FCS): Western Illinois University is looking to fill the position of Recruiting Assistant / Video Coordinator. This is a Graduate Assistant Position. Day-to-day responsibilities will be in the area of recruiting, graphic design, video and social media design, football video, and football operations. Previous experience with DVSport is preferred. Review of Candidates will begin immediately. This position will provide a full-tuition waiver as well as a semester stipend and housing. Please send a letter of interest, Graphic Design and/or Video Samples, and resume to No phone calls please.

Western New England University (DIII - MA): WNE is anticipating an opening on staff for the fall of 2020. The position is a Defensive Assistant with the potential to add a special teams coordinator title as well based on experience. The position will be a part-time, 10 month appointment. If you are interested please send preliminary documents to Head Coach Jason Lebeau at

Olivet (D-III - MI):Olivet College in MI is looking for a 2020 game. A recent closure of a non-conference opponent had opened the game up. Possible weeks include week 1, 2, and 3. Interested programs are asked to please contact Head Coach Dan Musielewicz at

Eureka College (D-III - IL): Eureka College is currently seeking to fill an open date for the 2020 season (September 12 or 26 are available). Interested programs can contact HC Kurt Barth at

FootballScoop Online Clinic 2020: Catch up on all of the content 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.