Sunday, April 21, 2013

The Fallout: Nick Saban on A.J. McCarron, Johnny Manziel, Mike Gundy, and more.

Welcome to the Fallout - Sunday edition.

I have to praise you like I should. 
Alabama HC Nick Saban once again praises Crimson Tide QB A.J. McCarron's leadership skills. Translation: Saban still hasn't seen that photo of McCarron wearing that Wacka Locka Flame "DRUGS" beanie cap. (

Obligatory Johnny Manziel story of the day. 
Just Wait Til Next Season wonders if Texas A&M starting quarterback Johnny Manziel will still be able to surprise SEC defenses like he did in 2012.

I've Got a Secret.
Oklahoma State head football coach Mike Gundy refuses to discuss the three-man competition to be the Cowboys' next starting QB until after the team's season opener against Mississippi State on Aug. 31. (AP/Yahoo! Sports)

Mora Jr. thinks big. 
UCLA head football coach Jim Mora Jr. want to see 50,000 Briuns fans at the team's spring game next Saturday. (Bruins Nation)

Lawyers, Guns, and Money.
Jeremy Mauss looks at Boise State's lawsuit against the Big East to lower its buyout package. (Mountain West Connection)

Stadium Arcadium. 
Colorado State athletic director Jack Graham says that he is confident that the school will be able to build a new on-campus stadium by 2016. (Mountain West Connection)

Great Expectations.
Luke Brietzke looks at the five expectation levels of SEC fans, from "At the top and not going anywhere" (Alabama), to "This year will definitely be much better" (Arkansas, Auburn, Kentucky, Missouri, Tennessee). (Saturday Blitz)


 Boyz II Dawgs.
Greg Poole tales a look at Georgia recruiting. (Leather Helmet Blog)