Sunday, September 30, 2012

Geno Smith impresses, Pat Fitzgerald isn't satisfied, Johnny Manziel, and more.


Welcome to the Fallout -  SWRT's wrap-up of Saturday's scores and related news.

Eight is Enough.
West Virginia starting quarterback Geno Smith's eight touchdowns vault the Mountaineers over Baylor in a 70-63, and possibly puts him very much into serious Heisman Trophy contention. (Dr. Saturday)

Dawgs outlast Vols. 
Three turnovers and poor performances from the defense and special teams made Georgia's 51-44 win over Tennessee  "harder than it should have been." Because Bill King said so. (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

There's a possibility, but no chance.
Frank Schwab ponders whether Georgia can depend on its high scoring offense to take the SEC crown. Uh, that would be a negative, Frank. (Dr. Saturday)

Tougher than the Rest.
Banged-up Ohio State starting quarterback Braxton Miller manages to help the Buckeyes fend off Michigan State 17-16. (The Columbus Dispatch)

This just in...
Ohio St. HC Urban Meyer doesn't like Michigan. (The Detroit Free Press)
I Ain't Ever Satisfied.
Northwestern head football coach Pat Fitzgerald wasn't too satisfied with the Wildcats defense in a 44-29 defeat of Indiana, The Hoosiers manages to outscore the Wildcats in the second half with 29 points over the Wildcats 24. (The Chicago Sun-Times)

Bringing home the bacon.
Iowa brings  Floyd of Rosedale back to Iowa City after a two-year residence in Minneapolis with a  31-13 win over Minnesota. (The Cedar Rapids Gazette)

That Don't Impress Me Much.
A three-touchdown performance from Johnny "Mugshot" Manziel leads Texas A&M to its first SEC conference win over Arkansas, which would have actually meant something if it hasn't happened the Razorbacks total meltdown of a season. (Good Bull Hunting)

Insert Desmond Howard joke here.
Oregon State manages to squeak by Arizona with the aid of  a late-fourth quarter touchdown to win 38-35.  (AP/ESPN)

Georgia Tech, WTF?
Georgia Tech embarrasses itself in a 49-28 loss to Middle Tennessee state. (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)


Oh Crazy Town, Where Art Thou?
The Big Ten needs to find itself via through a one hit wonder like Crazy Town, whose "Butterfly" made them relevant for 15 seconds in 2001. Because Johnny Ginter said so. (Eleven Warriors)