The Scoop - Wednesday April 29, 2020

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Wednesday April 29, 2020

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Long-time Alcorn State head coach Marino Casem passed away late last week at the age of 85. Following 22 years as head coach at Alcorn State, Casem became director of athletics at Southern University in 1986 where he served until 1999. He was inducted into the college football hall of fame in 2003. Please join us in keeping Coach Casem, his family and friends in your prayers.

Kansas State: Head coach Chris Klieman and men's basketball coach Bruce Weber have both agreed to a 13% salary reduction, and and all KSU athletics employees making more than $150k per year will see a 10% reduction in their salary. Also, those making between $100k and $150k will see a 5% salary reduction.

10-Minute Clinic Challenge:Vertical concepts to attack the secondary with West Liberty (D-II - WV) quarterbacks coach Chris Riley.

Playing in the fall: We did our best to boil down a complicated issue: What if Alabama, Georgia and LSU are ready to play this fall and Vanderbilt isn't?

FootballScoop Online Clinic:Developing a summer speed program and modeling your practices around the central nervous system for improved speed and team health with Villanova (FCS - PA) head strength and conditioning coach Michael Tucker.

IMG Academy: IMG offensive line coach George Hegamin will also now serve as head coach for IMG's new post-grad program.

CFL: COVID-19 may force the Canadian Football League to cancel its 2020 season.

Taylor (NAIA – IN): Defensive coordinator Mike Conway is taking the position of Director of Athletics at Olivet Nazarene University on June 1. Taylor’s position of Defensive Coordinator is currently open. Inquiries, letter of interest, and resume materials may be sent to head football coach Ron Korfmacher at rnkorfmac@taylor.edu Taylor University is a private, interdenominational Christian university. Taylor is a Mideast league member of the Mid States Football Association. Qualified candidates demonstrate a personal and growing faith in Jesus Christ, the ability and desire to effectively mentor men in, through and beyond football, and the ability to work collaboratively with staff members in developing a comprehensive, competitive football team and program.

Name, Image, Likeness: The NCAA announced HUGE news this morning in regards to allowing athletes to profit off their name, image, and likeness...including NO limit on earnings (provided certain guidelines are met).

Return to practice timeline: 4 weeks? 8 weeks? 10 weeks? According to a report, the NCAA Oversight Committee has made a suggestion on the practice period length for college football teams before returning to play in the fall. 

Colorado: Former Colorado quality control coach Reed Heim has been hired as the defensive coordinator at Denton Guyer (TX) High School, as first reported by Reece Waddell of the Denton Record-Chronicle.

10-Minute Clinic Challenge:A systematic approach to teaching your quarterbacks the pre-snap read with Calvin Renfroe of Olivet Nazarene (NAIA – IL).

Guardian Caps:Clemson, Oklahoma, Texas, Penn State, Washington… just a few of the 150+ colleges and 1,500+ high schools that Cap their guys during practice. Addressing the repetitive, subconcussive blows that add up throughout the week / season. Plus, they keep your helmets looking good for game day too. Check out Guardian Caps here.

NCAA: Here are the changes the NCAA is prepared to recommend that would allow athletes to market their name, image and likeness.

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.