Sunday, January 22, 2012

Welcome to the Fallout, Nick Saban, Dabo Swinney, Craig James, and more.

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

At the time of this article's writing, former Penn State head football coach Joe Paterno was still listed as being in serious condition in a Pennsylvania hospital for complications involving his fight with lung cancer. Whatever your opinions over JoePa's involvement with the Sandusky scandal engulfing Penn St. are, please keep him  and his family in your thoughts and prayers. (

Do It Again?
Kevin Scarbinsky believes that a third BCS title in four years isn't out of the question for Alabama and head football coach Nick Saban. (The Birmingham News)

I've seen the future, and it will be. 
Arkansas head football coach Bobby Petrino claims that the Razorbacks are ready to compete for an SEC or BCS championship next season. Did Alabama and LSU fall off the map or something? (

Spending money like it's going out of style.
Clemson is opening up the checkbook to nab former Oklahoma co-defensive coordinator Brent Venables,  and shelling out extra cash to head football coach Dabo Swinney and offensive coordinator Chad Morris. (Southern Pigskin)

UGA cornerback arrested. 
Georgia cornerback Sanders Commings was arrested on a  domestic violence/simple battery charge. (The Athens Banner-Herald)

Time for a brand overhaul?
Nebraska isn't quite the "brand name" it used to be. Because Stephen M. Sipple said so. (Lincoln Journal Star)

Feel-good political news of the day. 
How's former ESPN analyst Craig James' campaign for Texas' US Senate seat going? Not so well. (The Fort Worth Star-Telegram)

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