Sunday, November 25, 2012

Johnny Manziel, Notre Dame, Gene Chizik, Lane Kiffin, and more.

Welcome to the Fallout


Sealing the deal?
Texas A&M starting quarterback Johnny Manziel made his closing arguments for winning the Heisman Trophy in the Aggies' 59-29 win over Missouri. (The Bryan-CollegeStation Eagle)

Raising Johnny Football. 
Tim Rohan looks at Johnny Manziel's parents, and how they raised their son, the current leader in the race for the Heisman Trophy. (The New York Times)

Out of the Wilderness.
Notre Dame clinches a spot in the BCS title game with a 22-13 victory over USC. It's the Fighting Irish's first shot at a BCS title. (Dr. Saturday)

Stir of Echoes.
The potential of a Notre Dame vs. Alabama BCS title game gives Don Kausler Jr. reason to look  back at previous meetings between the Irish and the Crimson Tide. Notre Dame leads the series 5-1. (al.com)

The spoiler?
Barrett Sallee looks at Georgia's chances of beating Alabama in the SEC championship game next Saturday in Atlanta. (The Bleacher Report)

Auburn HC Gene Chizik on the Hot Seat?
Auburn HC Gene Chizik on the Hot Seat. (al.com)

Games Without Frontiers.
USC head football coach Lane Kiffin's play calling ability is compared to playing a video game, and not in a good way. (Conquest Chronicles)

The Bedlam Boys.
Oklahoma overcomes Oklahoma State 51-48 with the aid of receivers Justin Brown and Jalen Saunders. (The Oklahoman)

Be afraid. Be very afraid.
Ohio State's 12-0 regular season record under first-year HC Urban Meyer should serve as a warning fro next season when the Buckeyes are out from under the NCAA banhammer. Because Dan Wetzel said so. (Yahoo! Sports)

Wait 'til next year.
Iowa'a 2013 preseason begins on Tuesday morning as the Hawkeyes begin trying to recover from a disastrous 4-8 season. (The Cedar Rapids Gazette)