Sunday, April 1, 2012

Welcome to the Fallout. Iowa investigated, distractions at Georgia, Jim Mora Jr., and more. ,

Under the microscope.
The hiring by Iowa of head football coach Kirk Ferentz's son Brian for the job of offensive line coach comes under scrutiny by the Associated Press. (Rivals.com)


Hungry Like the Wolf.
Michigan State is "hungry" for a Big Ten championship. (The Detroit Free Press)


I've got 99 problems. 
Georgia's ability to focus on spring football practice is being challenged by off-the-field legal incidents and players leaving the program. Not mentioned: That photo of quarterback Aaron Murray on Spring Break. (The Savannah Morning News)

The Last Best Hope?
UCLA hopes that the hire of new HC Jim Mora Jr. will turn the Bruins' football program around. The loud thundering sound coming out of Atlanta is from Falcons' fans still laughing hysterically over Mora's hire. (Rivals.com)


Send lawyers, guns, and money. (Well, at least two out of the three.)
The tandem of former Montana HC Robin Pflugrad and athletic director Jim O’Day have already hired attorneys to legally challenge the reasons given for their firings. (The Helena Independent Record)


WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

What's in  a name?
Woody Paige calls for the NCAA to rename the women's basketball tournament championship trophy after Tennessee women's basketball coach Pat Summitt. (The Denver Post)

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