Saturday, January 25, 2014

The Fallout: Jameis Winston, Kirby Smart, recruiting, and more.

Welcome to the Fallout - Saturday edition.

Take Me Out to the Ballgame.
Florida State Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston prepares to make the switch from starting quarterback to pitcher for the FSU baseball team. (AP/The New Orleans Times-Picayune)

Meet the new boss.
Virginia Tech names former Cincinnati Whit Babcock as its new athletic director. Babcock had been serving as the AD of Cincinnati. (ESPN)

The Road Not Taken.
Alabama defensive coordinator Kirby Smart was reportedly never contacted by Georgia in regards to the Dawgs' DC job that eventually went to Jeremy Pruitt. (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

Goodbye Says It All.
Former Utah defensive back Tyron Morris-Edwards announces that he will transfer to Weber State.(The Deseret News)

I see the future, and it will be.
Interim West Virginia president Gordon Gee joins becomes the latest person to predict that the BCS conference schools will "leave the NCAA altogether." (

The Usual Suspects.
SB Nation's Jason Kirk predicts the first College Football Playoff will feature Florida State vs. Ohio State in the Sugar Bowl, and Alabama vs. Oregon in the Rose Bowl. He also predicts an Oklahoma vs. Louisiana-Lafayette Cotton Bowl, UCLA vs. Baylor in the Fiesta Bowl, and Auburn vs. Clemson in an all-Tiger Orange Bowl.


Arizona State recruiting news.
Arizona State nabs the 2014 recruiting class commitment from Saddleback College JUCO wide receiver Eric Lauderdale. (House of Sparky)

He's just not that into you.
Georgia high school senior linebacker Kevin Mouhon has decommitted from Tennessee's 2014 recruiting class. (Bleacher Report)

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