Sunday, February 19, 2012

Welcome to the Fallout: Will Muschamp, Kelvin Taylor, Kirk Ferentz, and more.

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

We Hate It When Our (New) Friends Become Successful.
Leather Helmet Blog speculates on the possibility that early success by West Virginia in its new Big 12 home could cause friction with the old guard (Texas, Oklahoma, etc.). (Leather Helmet Blog)

Nepotism? What's nepotism?
Iowa head football coach Kirk Ferentz hires son Brian Ferentz as the Hawkeyes' new offensive lines coach. The younger Ferentz had been serving as the New England Patriots' tight ends coach. (ESPN)

In other Patriots-related news...
Kelvin Taylor, the son of former New England Patriots' running back Fred Taylor, commits to Florida during the school's Junior Day.  (

I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For. 
FSU is still looking for a replacement for West Virginia on its 2012 college football schedule. (Tomahawk Nation)

Voodoo economics.
East Carolina chancellor Steve Ballard claims travel costs could possibly go down as an member of the newly polymorphed Conference USA/Mountain West conference. (The Virginian-Pilot)

Give me love. Give me hope. Give me strength. Give me someone to live for.
New Ohio State strength and conditioning coach Mickey Marotti is showing how Urban Meyer expects his players to train in the weight room. (The Lima News)

Meanwhile, back in Gainesville...
Florida head football coach Will Muschamp is busy trying to deal with  the domestic violence arrest of now-suspended Gator tight end A.C. Leonard, Naturally, Mike Bianchi blames the mess on ex-Gator head football coach Urban Meyer. (The Orlando Sentinel). 

A slight change of travel plans.
LSU will face Arkansas at Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville, Ak. for the first time since time since 1992 on Nov. 24. The Tigers were clobbered in that game by the Razorbacks 30-6. (The Shreveport Times)

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