Monday September 1, 2014


Very proud to announce that visitors to FootballScoop in August were up 78% over August 2013. A record 342,000 users came to the site during the month. Thank you all very much.

Middle Georgia State (NAIA): Defensive coordinator Jeremy Hawkins has been promoted to head coach, taking over for Stuart Gottlieb who has stepped down due to health related reasons. 

Sunday August 31, 2014

Notre Dame: Former safety Pat Eilers is helping Notre Dame coach the defensive backfield while defensive GA Kyle McCarthy battles cancer.

Friday August 29, 2014


Texas Tech: Kliff Kingsbury has agreed to a contract extension through the 2020 season, the school has announced. The new deal will pay him a guaranteed base of $24.2 million, an average of $3.5 million per season, and up to a total of $34.7 million according to Bruce Feldman of Fox Sports. Read more here.

Presentation (NAIA - SD): Presentation College has a restricted earnings position available immediately. This position includes coaching a position on defense, assisting with special teams, recruiting an area, and other duties within the football program. Compensation is $6000, no benefits or housing. Please email resume and contact information for 3 references to Defensive Coordinator Patrick McCarthy at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

New Haven (D-II - CT): The University of New Haven is looking to fill two open dates. 2015: September 5th 2016: September 3rd New Haven would prefer a home and home (Away 2015, Home 2016), but are open to any interested teams. Please contact head coach Chris Pincince at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Thursday August 28, 2014


SEC: Commissioner Mike Slive underwent back surgery on Tuesday and will watch games from his home this weekend, the league has announced.

Iowa Barnstormers (IFL): Former quarterback Joe Brannen has been announced as the new head coach of the team. The Barnstormers will also be transitioning from the Arena Football League to the Indoor Football League.

3 Deviations in the Read Zone: In this exclusive research report from X&O Labs, Colin Kaepernick's former coach explains the difference between how Robert Griffin III and Kaepernick run the Read Option from the Pistol. See the research and watch the film - click here.

North Greenville (D-II - SC): North Greenville University is currently seeking a home game for Oct. 24, 2015 and Nov. 14, 2015. Any interested participants should contact Cory Guinn (Associate Sports Information Director for Football) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Scouting Academy: At 7pm ET tonight, the Scouting Academy will host a live, instructor led question and answer session for individuals interested in learning more about the Scouting Academy. Register here to participate in tonight's Q&A session

Wednesday August 27, 2014


L.A. Valley College (JC - CA): Per source, run game coordinator/tight ends coach Jason Vandiver has accepted the o-line job at LA Valley College. He will also be the co-offensive coordinator.

Virginia Tech: The Hokies have announced an extension for head coach Frank Beamer through January 1, 2019. AD Whit Babcock: "Announcing before our home opener serves as a tangible show of support (for Beamer)." Beamer is FBS's winningest active coach with 266 carrier victories. Financial terms of the extension were not disclosed; Beamer earned $2.428 million in 2013 according to USA Today.

Tennessee Tech (FCS): The school has announced an extension for head coach Watson Brown through the 2019 season. Brown is 33-46 entering his eighth season as head coach. Financial terms were not disclosed. 

Samford (FCS - AL): Head coach Pat Sullivan will not travel to Samford's opener at TCU due to health concerns. "My doctors have advised me not to travel at this time due to a complication from a surgery earlier this year," Sullivan said in a statement. This is the third consecutive season Sullivan has missed at least one game due to health reasons.

Western State (D-II - CO): Wyatt Henderson, who coached the receivers last year, has been hired as the offensive coordinator at Lynwood HS (Lynwood, CA).

Wisconsin-Platteville (D-III): Head coach Mike Emendorfer has been promoted to associate athletic director.

Shaw (D-II - NC): Deandre Okonji, who coached the receivers last season, has joined the coaching staff at Upland HS (CA) as the receivers coach / co-special teams coordinator.

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