Saturday, March 3, 2012

Welcome to the Fallout: Nick Saban on Bill O'Brien, Danny O'Brien, Aaron Murray, and more.

The Nick Saban seal of approval. 
Alabama head football coach Nick Saban believes that fellow Bill Belichick protégé Bill O'Brien will "do a great job" as Penn State's new head football coach. (

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

In other O'Brien-related Penn St. news (but not the same O'Brien)...
Penn St. is reportedly trying to lure former Maryland quarterback Danny O'Brien to Happy Valley. (The Baltimore Sun)

Then again...
Danny O'Brien is reportedly showing interest in transferring to Oklahoma State. (The Oklahoman)

The SEC needs 9 conference games per season.
Because Jon Solomon said so. (The Birmingham News)

New Attitude.
Georgia running back Isaiah Crowell has shown a new level of maturity and focus, according to his teammates. (The Athens Banner-Herald)

It's All Over Now.
Georgia QB (and fashionista) Aaron Murray is relieved that the Mark Richt Hot Seat talk is over. (The Macon Telegraph)

Next Position Please.
LSU head football coach Les Miles may switch the positions of some of his players for the 2012 season. (The Lafayette Advertiser)

No Price Too High.
Oregon raises football ticket prices. (The Register-Guard)

I Ain't Ever Satisfied. 
Northwestern head football coach wasn't satisfied with his team's performance in the 2011 season. (ESPN Chicago)

I Will Remember You. 
Black Heart Gold Pants takes time to remember those who participation in its annual Marchinfornication Tournament (second only to Name of the Year in internet greatness) has come and gone. Sadly, that includes both Ron Zook and his secretary. (Black Heart Gold Pants)

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