Sunday, October 13, 2013

The Fallout: James Franklin's injury, Johnny Manziel's injury scare, A.J. McCarron, and more.

Welcome to the Fallout - Week 7 edition.

Mizzou wins game, loses Franklin.
Missouri loses starting quarterback James Franklin for the rest of the regular season due to a separated shoulder in its upset over injury-riddled Georgia. (ESPN)

And now you've given me nothing but shattered dreams.
Georgia's loss to Mizzou pretty much end it's hopes for a BCS title. (The Athens Banner-Herald)

The circle is now complete.
Georgia Tech's loss to BYU completes the what was the worst sports week in Atlanta history, which featured the Atlanta Braves' elimination from the National League playoffs, the Atlanta Falcons loss to the Jets, Falcon Julio Jones' season-ending injury, and injury-laden Georgia's loss to Missouri. (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

Johnny Manziel's injury scare.
Texas A&M starting QB Johnny Manziel suffered a knee injury in the first quarter of Texas A&M's road game against Ole Miss, but was able to return to the field and lead the Aggies to a come-from behind 41-38 win over the Rebels. (USA Today, ESPN)

This is news?
Alabama destroys Kentucky 48-7. (

The best there is?
ESPN's Lou Holtz declares Alabama starting QB A.J. McCarron to be college football's most valuable player. Naturally Holtz's ESPN compatriot Mark May disagrees. (

And all my dreams, torn asunder. 
Utah upsets Stanford 27-21, putting the Cardinal's BCS hopes in jeopardy. (ESPN)

Return of the Mack.
Embattled Texas head football coach Mack Brown leads the Longhorns to a 36-20 upset over Oklahoma. (AP/Yahoo! Sports)

Takin' care of business, and workin' overtime.
Penn State beats Michigan in a 43-40 game that required 4 overtimes to win. (AP/Yahoo! Sports)

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