Saturday, January 12, 2013

The Fallout: Johnny Manziel, Eddie Lacy, Jim Mora Jr., and more.

Welcome to the Fallout - Saturday edition, back and better than ever.

A boy tries hard to be a Man(ziel).
Texas A&M starting quarterback Johnny Manziel discusses dealing with the fame that has accompanied his Heisman Trophy-winning freshman season. This includes trying to learn from past mistakes like questionable Twitter photos as a casino last weekend. (AP/Yahoo! Sports)

Sour grapes. 
Oklahoma defensive coordinator Mike Stoops believes Manziel could repeat as the Heisman winner if he can a) stay out of jail, and b) stay off Twitter.  Manziel embarrassed Stoops' defense in a  43-13 Texas A&M win over the Sooners in last Friday's Cotton Bowl (Deadspin)

Identity Crisis?
Barking Carnival looks at the state of Texas Longhorn football in the wake of the program's recent struggles, seven straight BCS titles for the SEC, and Texas A&M's ascendency under HC Kevin Sumlin and Johnny Manziel.  

Lacy goes pro.
Alabama junior running back Eddie Lacy announces he's forgoing his senior season to enter the 2013 NFL Draft. (

UCLA gives Jim Mora Jr. a contract extention through 2017.

                                                                              - DC Comics

(The Los Angeles Times)

It's all Greek to me.
Dawg Sports tries to translate Georgia head football coach Mark Richt's coach-speak into English.

Shout It Out Loud.Saturday Down South looks at the reasons why the infamous "SEC! SEC! SEC!" chant will get louder in the 2013 college football season. 

Who Wants to Be a Cornhusker?
Brandon Cavanaugh looks at Nebraska recruiting. (Corn Nation)

I go Pogue. 
Auburn quality control assistant Al Pogue is named the Tigers' director of high school relations. (

Duck Hunt.
Addicted to Quack looks at Oregon recruiting.

This is for the questions that don't have any answers. 
Philip Rossman-Reich has five questions for Northwestern's 2013 season. (Lake the Posts)