Sunday, November 17, 2013

The Fallout: Auburn, Aaron Murray, Johnny Manziel, and more.

Welcome to the Fallout - Energy Vampire Weekend edition.

I'm not saying the Week 12  of the college football season was a soul-sucking Energy Vampire Weekend, but given the option of either watching Atlanta-Tampa Bay on TV or going antiquing, I'd pick the later.

The highway's jammed with broken heroes on a last chance power drive.
Auburn starting quarterback Nick Marshal's last-minute 73-yard pass to wide receiver Ricardo Lewis lead the Tigers to a 43-38 win over Georgia. (AP/ESPN)

Last night, I had me a nightmare. 
Georgia starting QB Aaron Murray describes Auburn's last-minute win against the Dawgs as "a nightmare." You'd call it a nightmare too if you watched the play and realized that your last meaningful college football game may be in Shreveport. (The Athens Banner-Herald)

Every day's the same. Nothing ever change. I can't stand it, but I can't do anything.
Nebraska's 41-28 loss to Michigan State causes Dirk Chatelain to reflect on the holding pattern the Cornhuskers have been in since 2009. (The Omaha World-Herald)

Trojans chop down Tree. 
USC upsets Stanford 20-17 via a field goal kicked with 19 seconds left in the game. (ESPN)

Triple your pleasure, triple your fun.
Michigan defeats Northwestern in a 27-19 triple-overtime win. (The Detroit Free Press)

Baby better come back later next week, 'cause you see I'm on a losing streak.
Florida loses its fifth game in a row as it falls to South Carolina 19-14. (The Gainesville Sun)

Winning Ugly.
Alabama defeats Mississippi State in a lackluster 20-7 effort. (

Obligatory Johnny Manziel item of the day.
Rich Cimini ponders whether the New York Jets should stand behind starting QB Geno Smith, or leave him by the wayside and draft Texas A&M starting QB Johnny Manziel. Can we not go there, please? (ESPN)

Bears beat Red Raiders.
Baylor stays perfect with a 63-34 win over Texas Tech. (AP/Yahoo! Sports)

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