Saturday, May 19, 2012

Welcome to the Fallout: The Big 12-SEC Champions Bowl, Brady Hoke, Derek Dooley, and more.

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

Bowled over.
In case you didn't hear, the Big 12 and the SEC are creating a new bowl (Tentative name: The Champions Bowl) to feature each conference's regular season champion (unless they're in the still-being-worked-out possible playoff system). (ESPN)

Is the Champions Bowl a good thing or a bad thing? 
Yes. (The Ft. Worth Star-Telegram)

The Champions Bowl won't be held in Orlando.
Because Mike Bianchi says that the Citrtus Bowl is a dump. (The Orlando Sentinel)

No Sugar Tonight?
The Champions Bowl puts into serious question the relationship between the SEC and the Sugar Bowl. (

How long? How long must we sing this song?
Michigan head football coach says that the Wolverines "need to do something about" the team's four-year losing streak to Michigan State. (The Detroit Free Press)

Alternate uni madness. 
Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon says the Wolverines will again have alternate uniforms in the 2012 season. (

FSU should stay in the ACC.
Because former FSU HC Bobby Bowden said so. (

Roll with the changes.
Tennessee HC Derek Dooley says that the turnover on his coaching staff hasn't hurt the Volunteers' recruiting efforts. (The Chattanooga Times-Free Press)

Staying the course. 
Boise State says it still plans to join the Big East in 2013 despite the turbulent landscape of college football at the moment. (ESPN)

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