Saturday, January 21, 2012

Welcome to the Fallout: Nick Saban, Joker Phillips, Dan Persa, and more.

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

He's out on bail, and out of jail, and that's the way it goes.
Brian Downing, the alledged "Alabama Teabagger," is has been released from jail after posting a $10,000 bond. (

For What It's Worth. 
Jon Solomon looks at the returns Alabama have reaped in since their initial $4 million-dollar investment in head football coach Nick Saban. (The Birmingham News)

The Plot Thickens. 
You can get a funeral plot near the final resting place of former Alabama head football coach Bear Bryant for just $2,200.  Get yours before Harvey Updyke and Brian Downing scoop them all up. (Friends of the Program)

We're caught in a trap I can't walk out. 
Steve Eubanks comments on the "Catch-22" situation of Kentucky head football coach Joker Phillips of being at a basketball school with a football problem. (FOX Sports Florida)

The last, best hope. 
Former Northwestern quarterback Dan Persa is hoping that his performance in the East-West Shrine Game will help raise the value of his NFL Draft stock, which was hampered during last season due to the lingering effects of an ACL injury in 2010. (The Chicago Tribune)

There's a possibility, but no chance.
Kirk Bohls names USC, Oregon, and Oklahoma as part of his list of six teams that could end the SEC's stranglehold on the BCS championship. Don't hold your breath. (The Austin American-Statesman)

I Ain't Ever Satisfied. 
ESPN and CBS are requesting that  SEC schedule "more attractive" games during the first and last two weeks of the season. (The Birmingham News)

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