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The Scoop - Wednesday November 2, 2016

Wednesday November 2, 2016


LSU: According to Steven Godfrey of SBNation, "If, at this moment, LSU were to name its next head coach, Orgeron would be the favorite." Godfrey adds that LSU's short list of other candidates includes Jimbo Fisher, Tom Herman, Jim Mora, Dana Holgorsen, and "a young, offensive-minded candidate." Everything that we have heard at FootballScoop is that if Oregeron beats Alabama this weekend, the job is his. If he ultimately does not end up with the job, it is our belief, based on information from several sources, that there are other candidates beyond the aforementioned list that LSU is considering. We'll update more following the Alabama game. 

Baylor: A former Bears quarterback and current BU regent on what went wrong, "We were winning, and things were awesome. I think our main problem was: it’s hard to mess up awesome. Nobody wanted to mess it up.”

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Minnesota Vikings: The team has announced that offensive coordinator Norv Turner has resigned. Tight ends coach Pat Shurmur will take over as the interim offensive coordinator. Read more here.

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Minnesota Vikings: Head coach Mike Zimmer underwent a minor medical procedure yesterday and plans to be back in the office today.

Warm Up: Jimmy Kimmel's annual Halloween candy prank where parents tell their kids they ate all the candy, a suggestion for a better Twitter and the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp? Wednesday's One Minute Warm Up.

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