Sunday, September 8, 2013

The Fallout, Week Two: Michigan-Notre Dame, Aaron Murray, Johnny Manziel, and (sigh) Eminem.

Welcome to the Fallout - Week two edition. 

Hail to the Victors. 
Michigan defeats Notre Dame 41-30 in the last scheduled meeting between the two schools at Michigan Stadium. (The Detroit Free Press)

At 98 we all rotate. 
Michigan starting quarterback Devin Gadner awarded the honor of wearing the number 98 of legendary Wolverine halfback Tom Harmon. Harmon was a Heisman Trophy winner, World War II hero, and father of NCIS star Mark Harmon. (CBS Sports)

Everybody's Talkin'.
Does Mitch Albom have anything to say about the Michigan victory over Notre Dame? Of course he does. (The Detroit Free Press)

Let's Live For Today.
Drew Sharp says Michigan needs to focus on what's ahead for the Wolverines in the present than honoring players of the past or dwelling on the ending of the rivalry with Notre Dame. (The Detroit Free Press)

Getting the monkey gamecock off his back. 
Quarterback Aaron Murray finally gets his long-awaited "big game" under his belt as Georgia beats South Carolina 41-30 for it's first victory over the Gamecocks since 2009. (The Athens Banner-Herald

That Don't Impress Me Much.
On the other hand, Senator Blutarsky describes the Georgia win over South Carolina as "Murray, Bobo beat .500 team, still looking for elusive big game win." The "Bobo" being oft-criticized UGA offensive coordinator Mike Bobo. (Get the Picture)

Obligatory Johnny Manziel item of the day.
Texas A&M starting QB Johnny Manziel threw for three touchdowns and rushed for another as the Aggies beat Sam Houston State 52-31. (USA Today)

Let the hype begin.
Andrew Gribble previews next week's long awaited showdown between Alabama and Texas A&M. (

Miami 'Canes Florida. 
Miami upsets Florida 21-16 in the last scheduled meeting between the two schools. (AP/Yahoo! Sports)

Cougars beat Longhorns. 
Texas falls to BYU in a 40-21 upset that will do nothing to end criticism of Longhorn head football coach Mack Brown. (ESPN)

Move over, Mack.
USC head football coach Lane Kiffin joins Mack Brown on the Hot Seat as the Mile Leach-coached  Washington State beat the Trojans 10-7. (ESPN)

Orange Crushed. 
Northwestern defeats Syeacuse 48-27. (The Chicago Tribune)


Miller injured.
Ohio State starting QB Braxton Miller suffered an MCL injury in the Buckeyes' 42-7 win over San Diego State, but is expected to return next week. That according from Ohio St. HC Urban Meyer. (USA Today)


The elephant in the room.
Oh yeah, Eminem talked with Kirk Herbstreit and Brent Musburger. I think Relapse may be more than an album title for the rapper. (Deadspin)

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