Saturday, November 10, 2012

Chip Kelly rumors, Matt McGloin, Johnny Manziel, and more.

Game Day Goulash

Gone Daddy Gone?
Pro Football Talk discusses rumors that Oregon head football coach Chip Kelly might bolt to the NFL at the end of the 2012 college football season.

Iron Nittany Lion Zion.
Mike Gross profiles Penn State starting quarterback Matt McGloin, who's managed to make a name for himself among the Big Ten's "elite" QB's despite all the chaos surrounding the Nittany Lion football program. (

How you going to keep them down on the farm after they've seen Columbia, SC?
Fletcher Proctor looks at Gerogia's problem with being in a state that produces more blue-chip talent than the NCAA allows it to sign. The problem? Those same players end up at other SEC schools and whip up on the Dawgs. (

Dawgs vs. Plainsmen.
Mark Weiszer previews Georgia-Auburn, where a Bulldog win will clinch the SEC East title, and an Auburn win still won't save Gene Chizik. (The Athens Banner-Herald)

More than meets the eye?
Texas A&M starting QB Johnny Manziel isn't the only member of the Aggie offense that Alabama's defense needs to worry about. Because Andrew Gribble said so. (

The Heismanziel Trophy?
Robert Cessna looks at the Heisman Trophy talk surrounding Johnny Manziel. (The Bryan-College Station Eagle)

Texas A&M player profile of the day.
Richard Croome profiles Texas A&M defensive lineman Spencer Nealy. (The Bryan-College Station Eagle)

Jackie Oh!
With Texas A&M-Alabama drawing ever so closer, Don Kausler Jr. sits down with former Jackie Sherrill, who played for Alabama under Bear Bryant, and later coached Texas A&M. (

I Ain't Ever Satisfied.
Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon is trying to move the Wolverines' 2013 road game against UConn to a larger venue, such as MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. Apparently, UConn's Rentschler Field isn't good enough for him. (The Detroit Free Press)

The last, best hope.
Patrick Vint previews Purdue-Iowa, which is the Hawkeyes' last real hope to salvage the 2012 season.  (Black Heart Gold Pants)

Mizzou vs. Vols.
Mike Strange previews Missouri-Tennessee. (The Knoxville News Sentinel)


North Carolina high school defensive lineman Greg Gilmore commits to LSU. (The Shreveport Times)