Saturday, March 10, 2012

Welcome to the Fallout: Urban Meyer, Nick Saban, and more.


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

A Sort of Homecoming. 
Ohio State head football coach Urban Meyer returns to his old stomping grounds of Salt Lake City, Utah to speak at the ACG Utah Intermountain Growth Conference. Meyer is a former HC at Utah.(The Salt Lake Tribune)

Meanwhile, back in Columbus...
An Ohio State LGBT alumni group has taken offense to Meyer's use of lavender jerseys to punish under-performing Buckeye players during spring practice. (The Sporting News)

Texas A&M did the right thing in moving to the SEC.
Because former Alabama HC Gene Stallings said so. (The Mobile Press-Register)

No resting on laurels in Tuscaloosa.
Alabama HC Nick Saban doesn't want the 2012 Crimson Tide team to waste time basking in the glory of the 2011 BCS championship team. (al.com)

Top of the Pops.
Michigan-Alabama tops collegefootballnews.com's list of the best non-conference games of the upcoming 2012 season. Notre Dame-Oklahoma and Boise St.-Michigan St. also make the list. (The Detroit Free Press)

Strike Up the Band.
Michael Collins declares the University of Georgia's Redcoat Marching Band the "Unsung Athletes of Sanford Stadium." Can we not go there, please? (ChuckOliver.net)

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