Sunday, January 8, 2012

Welcome to the Fallout: Bill O'Brien, Barry J. Sanders, Les Miles, and more.

(Welcome to the Fallout is SWRT's wrap-up of Saturday's action.) 

Please allow me to introduce myself.
New Penn State head football coach Bill O'Brien is officially introduced to the media. (ESPN)

Oh yeah, there was a bowl game yesterday.
SMU beats Pittsburgh  28-6 in the BBVA Compass Bowl. (

The Last In Line.
Northern Illinois faces Arkansas State in the Bowl, the last bowl game of the season. (Excluding the BCS title game on Monday, of course). (

Go west, young man.
The son of Detroit Lions great Barry Sanders, Barry J. Sanders, announces his acceptance of a scholarship to play for Stanford. (

Eight more years! Eight more years!
Oklahoma State mans up with a new eight-year contract extension for head football coach Mike Gundy. (The Oklahoman)

Family Affair. 
Les Miles has successfully created a family-friendly environment at LSU. (The Times-Picayune)

Happy to be here.
Kirby Smart says he's content to be defensive coordinator for Alabama, and could do so "for the next thirty years." Or until he gets a head coaching offer he can't refuse. (

Same as it ever was?
The BCS title game rematch between LSU and Alabama will be just as low scoring as the two teams' meeting on Oct. 22. Because Arkansas State head football coach Gus Malzahn said so. (

Oklahoma State will not get a piece of the mythical National Championship.
Because Barry Trammel said so. (The Oklahoman)

Look at all these rumors surroundin'  me every day.
Rumors are floating around that Texas quarterback Case McCoy might transfer to UCLA. (Bruins Nation)

Stop the Insanity!
Georgia head football coach Mark Richt should quit playing amateur psychologist. Because Fletcher Proctor said so. (

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