Saturday, July 14, 2012

Welcome to the Fallout: Tyrann Mathieu boasts, Rick Reilly regrets, Tyler Wilson is third, and more.

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

The Honey Badger is “The best defensive player in college football.”
Because LSU cornerback Tyrann Mathieu, The Honey Badger himself, said so. (Dr. Saturday)

The elephant in the room. 
Rick Reilly regrets his part in the creation the aura of Joe Paterno "legacy." (ESPN)

The Third Man. 
Arkansas quarterback Tyler Wilson is listed at no. 3 on The Gainesville Sun's "Top Players in the SEC" list. (The Gainesville Sun)

The only easy day was yesterday. 
Mike Huguenin looks at Texas A&M, and declares they will have a rough time on the defensive side as the Aggies come into their first season in the SEC. (Yahoo! Sports)

Meet the new boss.
South Carolina names two-time national championship winning baseball coach Ray Tanner as the schools' new athletic director. (Yahoo! Sports)

Dawgs and Chickens. 
The Gainesville Sun places the Oct. 6 game between Georgia and South Carolina at number three on its "Top 25 SEC Games" list. (The Gainesville Sun)

Have mercy, Mister Percy.
Drew Roberts profiles Boise State linebacker J.C. Percy. (One Bronco Nation Under God)

Kitchens of Distinction.
Hammer and Rails profiles Purdue offensive tackle Justin Kitchens. (Hammer and Rails)

Schmitt just got real.
Hammer and Rails profiles Purdue long snapper Jesse Schmitt. (Hammer and Rails)