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The Scoop - Wednesday August 4, 2021


ESPN: ESPN will soon be investigated by the Department of Justice for its role in the SEC's acquisition of Texas and Oklahoma, at least if one Kansas senator has anything to say about it

Arizona: Arizona's dropped new uniforms today, a metaphor for where Jedd Fisch wants to take the program

Purdue: In addition to David Elson joining the staff, Mel Mills has also joined the program as director of player development.

NCAA: The NCAA has released its testing-and-tracing guidelines for fall sports

UTSA: Why today was one of the best in the short history of Roadrunner football

Tampa Bay Bucs: The organization has signed defensive coordinator Todd Bowles to a new three-year deal through the end of the 2023 season, per multiple reports. Bowles had one year left on his deal, and this new one replaces that and does not preclude him from taking a head coaching job.

Arizona State: The Sun Devils have found their new tight ends coach, and he comes with some invaluable experience.

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15 Most Important: When we last saw Liam Coen at the college level, he was coordinating FCS's No. 58 scoring offense. Now he's helming an offensive makeover in the SEC. How do you get from there to here in three years' time? The power of Sean McVay.

UVA Wise (D-II): Source tells FootballScoop Matthew White has been promoted to defensive coordinator.

VMI (FCS): VMI is looking for a defensive assistant position. This is strictly a VOLUNTEER position; there is NO compensation, housing or benefits. Position includes, but is not limited to: assisting with the defensive front on the field and in the meeting room, video editing/coordinating, film sharing, manage and direct scout team, weekly data input, weekly analytics, on-campus recruiting assistance and other duties assigned by the head coach. Ideal candidates must have high energy, be self-motivated, be highly organized, a proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point and other computer skills. All interested and qualified applicants should email No phone calls please.

South Carolina State (FCS): Source tells FootballScoop defensive backs coach Colby Brown Sr. is leaving the staff.

Salisbury (D-III - MD): Salisbury University is looking for a part-time assistant coach for the 2021 season. This is a part-time position that includes a stipend only, no housing or benefits. The position offers the opportunity to coach your own position group and be involved in recruiting. All interested candidates can email Ryan Fleetwood at

Texas State: The Bobcats are naming Don Coryell their full-time AD, according to Keff Ciardello of the Austin American-Statesman. Coryell has been with the department since 2004.

College Football Playoff: Kansas State athletic director Gene Taylor is replacing Texas athletic director Chris Del Conte as the Big 12 representative on the College Football Playoff, per Kellis Robinett.

Colgate (FCS): The program has finalized their new head coach just weeks before the start of the season.

Muhlenberg (D-III - PA): Muhlenberg has a part time opening on the football staff. There will be additional work hours assisting with the equipment staff. The position can be either side of the ball. There are no benefits with this position. Position includes hourly pay with equipment staff, housing and meals. Muhlenberg is a highly selective college located in Allentown, PA and is 24-3 in the last two seasons. Send resumes to Head Coach Nate MIlne,

15 Most Important: After opening our series examining the 15 most important assistant coaching hires with Texas Tech's Sonny Cumbie, we continue today with new UCF defensive coordinator Travis Williams

Texas Tech: Former Purdue co-defensive coordinator Nick Holt has landed a new role with the Red Raiders.

Tennessee State (D-II): Tennessee State University Football is seeking a Creative Content/Video Graduate Assistant - This is a 10-month position that includes a monthly stipend and tuition assistance for 9hrs per semester. Housing is not included. Must be able to obtain acceptance into the graduate program prior to August 16, 2021. Develop concept and design for creative content for all football platforms. Assist the Director of Video with daily tasks, experience with XOS a plus. Send resume and creative samples to No phone calls please. 

Milford Academy (Postgrad - NY): Milford Academy is looking for a Defensive Backs (DBs) Coach with college playing and/or coaching experience (we play a college schedule). The position includes salary (based on experience), housing and meals. Teaching position available. Email your resume to No phone calls please.

The Next Wave of Realignment: The Big 12 and Pac-12 on Tuesday will take the first quasi-official steps in responding to the SEC's annexation of Texas and Oklahoma.

Bentley (D-II - MA): Bentley University has an immediate opening for a Defensive Quality Control, assistant defensive backs position. This is a paid position, no housing or meals. All candidates must apply thru the school’s website by clicking here.

Milford Academy (Postgrad - NY): Milford Academy is looking for a Running Backs (RBs) Coach with college playing and/or coaching experience (we play a college schedule). The position includes salary (based on experience), housing and meals. Teaching position available. Email your resume to No phone calls please.