Sunday, January 13, 2013

The Fallout: Johnny Manziel, Tommy Tuberville, Monte Kiffin, and more.

Welcome to the Fallout - Sunday news and notes.

Obligatory Johnny Manziel item of the day. 
Brad Townsend looks ahead to Texas A&M starting quarterback Johnny Manziel's potential in the NFL. Manziel would be eligible for the NFL Draft after the 2013 season. It's more likely that he commit after the 2014 season, however. (The Dallas Morning News)

In other Manziel-related news...
Texas A&M has reportedly hired West Virginia quarterbacks coach Jake Spavital to fill its vacant QB coach position. (The Bryan College-Station Eagle)

Least. Shocking. News. Ever. Of the day.
New Cincinnati head football coach Tommy Tuberville is already having some issues involving recruiting. (The Cincinnati Enquirer)

Ride 'Em Cowboy!
Former USC defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin is named the new DC for the Dallas Cowboys. He remains Lane Kiffin's dad, however. (Conquest Chronicles)

That's our story and we're sticking to it. 
Deadspin comes up with it's own list of who it considers to be the mythical national champions for every year since 1950. Since it considers Auburn the national champion in 1993, when the NCAA banhammered the program, I'm already calling it bullcrap.

I Heard a Rumor.
Brad Rock looks at rumors that BYU may be headed back to the Mountain West Conference. (The Deseret News)

Moore, Moore, Moore.
Texas junior defensive tackle Brandon Moore forgoes his senior season to enter the 2013 NFL Draft. (The San Antonio News-Express)

Desperate But Not Serious?
Virginia Tech was reportedly interested in hiring Georgia offensive coordinator Mike Bobo for its vacant OC position.

                                                                              -DC Comics

Bobo turned the offer, by the way. It looks like UGA's stuck with him for another year. (The Athens Banner-Herald)



What's mine is mine. What's yours is mine.
Indiana high school senior offensive lineman Dan Samuelson has reportedly flipped his commitment from Nebraska's 2013 recruiting class to Michigan's 2013 recruiting class. (The Detroit Free Press)