Sunday, January 15, 2012

Welcome to the Fallout: Joe Paterno, Stephen Garcia, Urban Meyer, and more.

(Welcome to the Fallout is the SWRT off-season weekend wrap-up of college football related news.)

JoePa speaks, says little. 
Joe Paterno gives his first interview since he was fired by Penn State in the midst of the Sandusky scandal, but doesn't say much of substance. (

Life of O'Brien.
On a more positive front for Penn State, new head football coach Bill O'Brien's coaching staff gets a thumbs-up from Cory Giger. (The Alatoona Mirror)

Garcia sorry for his screw-ups. 
Former South Carolina quarterback says he fells remorse for the alcohol-related actions that eventually led to his being kicked off the team. He's currently working on trying to jump-start his chances of being drafted by an NFL team. (Dr. Saturday)

Aggies rope a Bull. 
Texas A&M taps South Florida defensive coordinator Mark Snyder for its new DC. (The Tampa Tribune)

Buckeyes dish out the Big Bucks. 
Ohio State is paying a lot for new head football coach Urban Meyer's coaching staff. (The Columbus Dispatch)

We Go Together. 
Conference USA and the Mountain West Conference are getting closer to either a new partnership agreement or a complete merger. (The Las Vegas Review-Journal)

Desperate But Not Serious.
Yet another Tennessee head football coach Derek Dooley on the Hot Seat story. (The Big Lead)

Gonna dress you up in my love. 
New Arizona State head football coach Todd Graham's plans to change the culture of the Sun Devils' football program includes requiring players to wear identical "black shorts, white socks and gray T-shirts" in the weight room. No word yet when the team haircuts begin. (The Arizona Republic)

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