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The Scoop - Wednesday October 7, 2020

Wednesday October 7, 2020


Colorado State: CSU released the results of their investigation tonight. In short, it appears little meaningful change will come in response to the allegations that athletics department staff (and specifically the football staff) did not follow Covid procedures. However, the Racial Climate Report is something they believe requires change.

Ohio Valley (FCS): The Ohio Valley Conference has set its spring schedule -- in addition to the obvious, this season will be different from others in one key way.

Bobby Bowden: Ann Bowden reports "everything is fine" following Bobby's coronavirus diagnosis, tweets Jim Henry of the Tallahassee Democrat.

Coastal Carolina-ULL: The Coastal Carolina-Louisiana game, scheduled for Saturday in Lafayette, is moving to Wednesday according to Ross Dellenger.

The MAC: Wednesday November 4th, every MAC team is playing. #MACtion is back!

Joe Brady: One NFL expert says Brady could be an NFL head coach this time next year.

NFL: The NFL has said it could force teams to forfeit games for failing to violate protocols, and the Titans may test how serious the league is about that.

Gardner-Webb (FCS - NC): Gardner-Webb has announced it would like to pursue an abbreviated fall schedule. More here.

Anna Maria (D-III - MA): Anna Maria College is looking to fill one non-conference home game in Week 4 of the 2021 season. This can be a single game contract, but open to a home and home for Week 4 of 2021 & 2022. Must be a home game for the 2021 season, willing to travel in 2022. Please contact Nick Thayer at if interested.

Bayou Classic: The annual rivalry game between Southern and Grambling has been moved from the Superdome to Shreveport's Independence Stadium for the upcoming spring season. The 47th edition of the Classic will take place April 17.

Louisiana College: Louisiana College has officially joined the NAIA. The Wildcats will join the Sooner Athletic Conference for football and the Red River Athletic Conference in all other sports.

App State-Georgia Southern: This game, scheduled for next Wednesday Oct. 14, has been rescheduled for Dec. 12 in Statesboro. App State has not held a practice since playing Campbell on Sept. 26. The Mountaineers' next scheduled game is Oct. 22 against Arkansas State.

Colorado State: An update into the investigation into Colorado State's football program, per sources.

Mizzou-LSU: The SEC has officially moved this game to Columbia with a hurricane expected to hit Louisiana this weekend. Kickoff remains noon ET on an ESPN network TBD.

Lincoln (D-II - MO):Lincoln University is looking for a guaranteed game in Spring 2021. We would prefer FCS or Divison II. If interested you can email head coach Malik Hoskins at or call (573) 681-5957.

Bobby Bowden: An update on the health of the Florida State coaching icon, who tested positive earlier this week for COVID.

Covid in the NFL: The Raiders and the Patriots each had a new player test positive today per reports.

Tennessee Titans: The Titans have had two additional players test positive this morning, so the football facility will not reopen as planned.

Houston Texans: With Bill O’Brien out, a look at the possibilities for the Texans’ next head coach.

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.

John Chavis: From veteran SEC defensive coordinator to having fun as a middle school assistant.

Wingate (D-II - NC): Wingate University is looking for a game for the second week (9/11/2021) of 2021. We are looking for a 2 game series with return trip in 2022. Please email Joe Reich at

Texas: The problems with Texas, as identified by Urban Meyer.

Chris Klenakis: Source shared with FootballScoop yesterday that veteran SEC, ACC, and Big 12 assistant Chris Klenakis has found his next opportunity.

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