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. (SportsNola.com)

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. (AnnArbor.com)

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

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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