Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Three-star QB prospect Danny Clark decommits from Ohio State's 2017 recruiting class.

He's Just Not That Into You

Danny Clark. Image via Eleven Warriors.

Danny Clark is an ex-Ohio State commitment. The Massillion, Ohio high school senior quarterback prospect announced his de-commitment from Ohio St. via Twitter on Tuesday.

Sunday, September 25, 2016

LSU fires Les Miles, names Ed Orgeron as interim head coach.

Les Miles. Image via FOX Sports. 

The Baton Rouge Advocate has reported that LSU has fired head coach Les Miles. Miles has served as the Tigers' head coach since 2005. Ed Orgeron, who had been serving as Miles defensive coordinator, was named as interim head coach.

Bowl Eligibility Watch - Week 4

Week four of the college football season is over. Forty-four out of 128 teams are now at least halfway to becoming eligible for one of the 82 postseason bowl invitations available this season. That's up from 29 last week.

Ron Turner is an ex-FIU head coach.

Ron Turner. Image via The Miami Herald.
Ron Turner is an ex-college football head coach. Florida International fired Turner on Sunday following an 0-4 start to the 2016 college football season.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

The Fallout: Gus Malzhan, Danny Etling, Michigan St., and ... Haiku?

Welcome to the Fallout - Thursday edition.

Gus Malzahn (left). Image via Saturday Down South.

Did You Ever Have to Make Up Your Mind? Chadd Scott asks whether Auburn will have to make a decision between supporting embattled head coach Gus Malzahn, or the support of the Auburn faithful. (Gridiron Now)

I've got a little list, I've got a little list. 
Speaking of coaches oh the Hot Seat, Dennis Parker provides his list of potential replacements for USC head coach Clay Helton should he be given the heave-ho. Yes, Western Michigan head coach PJ Fleck is on Parker's list. (Chat Sports)

Oh, Danny Boy. 
Randy Rosetta profiles LSU starting QB Danny Etling, whom after coming off the bench in Week 2, has led the Tigers to two wins in a row. (Gridiron Now)

Donovan's Brain.
NFL QB legend Donovan McNabb gives his analysis of Central Florida starting QB McKenzie Hilton. McNabb will be providing commentary for beIN Sports' online broadcast for Central Florida's game against Florida International on Saturday.  (Underdog Dynasty)

Don't You Forget About Me.
Brian Hamilton warns college football watchers not to ignore Michigan State, which is quietly putting itself in contention for a second appearance in the College Football Playoff in a row. (Campus Rush)

Won't Get Fooled Again? 
Rich Kaipust looks at how Nebraska's defense is going to try to prevent Northwestern starting quarterback Clayton Thorson from embarrassing the Cornhuskers with a performance similar to the one from the 2015 season. Thorson rushed for 126 yards with one touchdown in the Wildcats' 30-28 win over the Nebraska. (Big Red Today)

A Sort of Homecoming.
Oregon State athletic director Todd Stansbury will be leaving the school to accept the AD position at Georgia Tech. Stansbury is a Ga. Tech alum played middle linebacker for the Yellow Jackets in the early 80's. (Dr. Saturday)


Haiku d'Etat? 
Haiku inspired by this coming Saturday's meeting Duke and Notre Dame. (One Foot Down)

The First Cut is the Deepest. 
Mike Jones of Go Iowa Awesome provides a less-than-serious look at Rutgers ahead of Iowa's first-ever game against the Scarlet Knights. Since Go Iowa Awesome was founded by former contributors to Black Heart Gold Pants, you can guess why this item is listed here.