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The Scoop - Wednesday October 21, 2020

Wednesday October 21, 2020


Purdue: Purdue has appealed to the Big Ten to let Jeff Brohm coach via phone on Saturday.

Best of All Time?: LSU's 2019 offense was instantly hailed as the best in college football history. Alabama's may be better.

Alabama: Nick Saban shares his voting plans and shares the Tide's election programs.

Boise State: The University has announced AD Curt Apsey is stepping down and will move into a university fundraising role. Bob Carney will serve as interim AD until the University makes a permanent hire.

Florida: Florida has paused all in-person football activities until Monday. More here.

UMass: UMass has added a Nov. 27 home game with Liberty. This brings the Minutemen's schedule to three games; having already played Georgia Southern, UMass will also visit Marshall on Nov. 7.

COVID: We entered the season with so many unknowns about COVID, but based on the data now available through a handful of games in college football, medical experts say there is no evidence of on-field transmission of COVID.

Denver Broncos: Adam Schefter tweets that even after sending home running backs coach Curtis Modkins on Saturday, the Broncos COVID tests all came back negative again this morning and they will practice today for Sunday's game against the Chiefs.

Carolina Panthers: The team has not had any more positive tests and is reopening the training facility this morning,

Carolina hasn’t had any more positive tests to date and it reopening its training facility this morning, per source. Game Sunday vs. Saints is on track to be played.

— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 21, 2020

" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Adam Schefter tweets before adding that their game against the Saints on Sunday is on still track to be played.

Michigan: Jim Harbaugh says there are no plans to change his contract ahead of this season. Harbaugh has just over a year left on his current deal.

North American University (NAIA - TX): North American University is currently playing an independent schedule 2020 and plans to join the NAIA in 2021. We just had a team drop out of our schedule and need another game. We currently have an opening 11/7 and 11/14. We will consider all games. We wouldn't mind hosting, we are also open to traveling if there is a guarantee package or if traveling is regional. If interested, please contact Kenneth Apande at

Florida: Additional positive tests within Florida’s program yesterday has created significant uncertainty for the Gators and the SEC.

Southern Miss: Interim head coach Scotty Walden has tested positive for COVID-19.

Mountain West: The first MWC game....has been canceled.

Masters of Sports Administration: Upper Iowa’s MSA degree provides learners with the current theories, concepts, and learning models necessary to assume administrative, coaching and leadership roles in high school, higher education and sports business settings. The online degree is available with emphasis in Sports Management or Coaching & Leadership Education.

Dallas Cowboys: After a 2-4 start, some Dallas players are starting to publicly vent their frustrations with the approach of Mike McCarthy and his coaching staff.

Kentucky: Offensive coordinator Eddie Gran had a mask mishap Saturday

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