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The Scoop - Wednesday September 2, 2020

Wednesday September 2, 2020


ULM: Defensive coordinator Mike Collins has stepped down.

NCAA: The NCAA plans to furlough 600 staff members, but not the executive staff.

PJ Fleck: PJ Fleck is at his PJ Fleck-iest in this set of ads for a Twin Cities pizza chain.

New York Giants: First-year Giants head coach Joe Judge defends his old school coaching methods, and is asked how he feels about proving the doubters of the Bill Belichick coaching tree wrong

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NCAA: The NCAA is reportedly working toward approval for a Nov. 25 start date for the college basketball season. More here.

Arkansas Pine Bluff (FCS): Source tells FootballScoop Jermaine Gales will not be part of the staff going forward. Gales, who was promoted to associate head coach earlier this year, served as offensive coordinator / receivers coach the past two seasons.

Kansas: Per source, defensive quality control coach Kevin Claxton has left the program.

Covid: 3 weeks into the high school football season and Covid cases continue to drop in this state. Great news here.

New Orleans: Saints owner Gayle Benson attended practice today. Clearly she is well on the mend after being diagnosed with Covid a few weeks back.

Big Ten: An update on the Big Ten's plans.

NFL: The NFL plans to put social justice messages on their fields this Fall.

Wake Forest vs. Notre Dame: The September 26th matchup between the two schools has been moved from Charlotte to Wake Forest’s Truist Field.

Bethany College (NAIA – KS): Curran White has been let go as Bethany’s head coach and a new hire is in place, sources tell FootballScoop. More on that here.

AFCA: The AFCA Convention, planned for Nashville in January 2021, will unfortunately be held virtually this upcoming January. More on the plans here.

Big Ten: Yesterday, President Trump shared that he had a “very productive” conversation with Big Ten commissioner Kevin Warren about immediately starting up Big Ten football, ending his tweet with “on the one yard line.” More on the meeting here.

Pre-game shows: Fox is doubling down this year, despite having no Big Ten games on the schedule.

#CoachesCorner: Decorated coaching veteran Mickey Matthews shares a "hard and fast" rule every head coach should seriously consider adopting for their program.

Bill Belichick:The head coach of few words stars in a Subway commercial and he's sneaky funny.

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