Sunday, August 26, 2012

Welcome to the Fallout: Jarvis Jones, SEC loyalty, Taylor Kelly, and more.

What a long, strange trip it's been. 
Mark Weiszer looks at the journey of outside linebacker Jarvis Jones from USC to Gerogia.  (The Athens Banner-Herald)

You've Really Got a Hold on Me.
Dave Barron looks at the unique relationship between the SEC and its fans which allows it to have a conference-wide loyalty level that goes beyond its rival factions. (The Houston Chronicle)

A Design for Life.
Kevin Duffey looks at how a proposed new stadium for the Atlanta Falcons to replace the Gerogia Dome could effect college football events such as the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game and the ATL's bid for the new SEC vs. Big 12 Champions Bowl. The article also features several possible designs for the proposed stadium. (Saturday Down South)

Michigan is not a top ten team. 
Because Gary DiNardo said so. (The Detroit Free Press)

I'm the Sun King, baby. With you I'll share my throne.
Ben Haber has a Q&A session with newly-minted Arizona St. starting quarterback Taylor Kelly. (House of Sparky)

Leader of the Quack.
Marcus Mariota has been named Oregon's starting QB. (ESPN)

I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For. 
The battle for the Florida starting QB job between Jacoby Brissett and Jeff Driskel continues, with no end in sight. (The Gainesville Sun)

Requiem for a Dream.
Former LSU women's soccer player Mi Isom's latest attempt to walk-on the LSU football team as a kicker has failed. (The Baton Rouge Advocate)

Uncertain Smile.
Mike Hlas looks at the the cloud of uncertainty that continues to hang over Iowa as the 2012 season begins. (The Cedar Rapids Gazette)