Sunday, October 20, 2013

Welcome to the Fallout - BCS chaos, Johnny Manziel, Connor Shaw, and more.

Welcome to the Fallout - The sky is falling edition.

What's the best way to describe yesterday's chaos in college football? Does the term "Russian meteor" ring a bell? 

Crawling Through the Wreckage.
Graham Watson tries to look for "winners and losers" amongst Saturday's upset-laden proceedings. (Dr. Saturday)

Double Trouble.
Texas A&M deals with the shock of a 45-41 loss to Auburn, and a shoulder injury to starting quarterback Johnny Manziel. (USA Today)

Adam Jacobi looks at whether an uncalled horse collar tackle by Auburn linebacker Kris Frost to Manziel played a role in the Aggies inability to score a last-minute touchdown. (SB*Nation)

Muddying up the waters.
Pat Forde looks at how Florida State's 51-14 smackdown of Clemson will impact the battle for a spot in the BCS title game. (Yahoo! Sports)

Rebel Yell.
Ole Miss' 27-24 upset of LSU removes the Tigers from the ranks of the undefeated, and possibly out of the BCS and SEC East title picture. (AP/Yahoo! Sports)

Murder on Music Row (or at least as close as possible to it).
Vanderbilt upsets Georgia in yet another special teams disaster for the Bulldogs. (The Athens Banner-Herald)

Shaw injured in Gamecock loss.
Tennessee upsets South Carolina 23-21 in a game where Gamecock starting QB Connor Shaw lef the game with a sprained knee injury. (ESPN)

Cardinal bash Bruins.
Stanford takes UCLA out of the ranks of the unbeaten with a 24-10 victory. (AP/ESPN)

The more things change, the more things stay the same.
In the midst of upheval in college football this weekend, Alabama destroys Arkansas 52-0. (

The Downward Spiral.
Northwestern suffers its third straight loss in a 20-17 upset to Minnesota . (The Chicago Tribune)

Domers beat Trojans.
Notre Dame defeats USC 14-10, showing the Trojans that yes, having Ed Orgeron as your head coach is a bad thing. (AP/ESPN)

Pretty in Pink.
The pink helmet-clad Oregon Ducks defeat Washington State 62-38. (AP/ESPN)

Dodging the bullet. 
Ohio State manages to escape the upset bug with a 34-24 win over Iowa. (AP/ESPN)


Boise State injury report.
Boise State starting QB Joe Southwick suffers a broken ankle during the Broncos' 34-17 win over Nevada. He could be back this season, according to Boise St. HC Chris Petersen. (Mountain West Connection)

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