Sunday, December 16, 2012

The Fallout: Jonny Manziel's year, bowl games, Nebraska, and more.

Welcome to the Fallout - The Sunday after the start of the 2012 bowl season. 


Don't call it a comeback.
Arizona scores in the the last minute of the 2012 New Mexico Bowl to beat Nevada 49-48 in a worthy kickoff to the 2012 college football bowl season. (ESPN)

Mashed Potato Time.
Utah State takes down Toledo 41-15 in the 2012 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl. (ESPN)

Obligatory Johnny Manziel item of the day.
Brent  Zwernman looks at the remarkable freshman year of Texas A&M Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Johnny Manziel. (The Houston Chronicle)

Thank you, sir. Can I have another?
Buck Harvey ponders Manziel's future as his offensive coordinator, Kliff Kingsbury, leaved for the head football coaching job at Texas Tech. (The Houston Chronicle)

It depends on what the meaning of the word 'is' is.
Berry Tramel ponders whether Oklahoma can still be considered as an elite team in college football  after a disappointing 2012 season. (The Oklahoman)

Coaching carousel.
Florida State reportedly hires Alabama secondary coach Jeremy Pruitt to become its new defensice coordinator. (al.com)

Your love is like a roller coaster.
Sam McKewon looks at the ups and downs of Nebraska's 2012 season. (The Omaha World-Herald)

Recruiting


Walk on the Wild Side.
Colorado high school senior QB Luke Del Rio announces plans to walk on at Alabama. Del Rio is the son of Denver Broncos defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio. (Roll 'Bama Roll)

Iowa recruiting.
Ohio HS running back LeShun Daniels switches his verbal commitment from Boston College to Iowa. (The Cedar Rapids Gazette)