Saturday, February 8, 2014

The Fallout: Arizona State, Alabama vs. Auburn, Michigan, and more.

Welcome to the Fallout - Saturday edition. 

Condolences to the family and loved ones of USC backup defensive end Ted Agu, who died on Friday following what has been described as a "conditioning run." (Dr. Saturday)

Now on to our regular programming.

Arizona State hires Patterson.
Arizona State hires Keith Patterson as its new defensive coordinator. Patterson previously served as DC at West Virginia.  (AP/ESPN)

Goodbye Says It All. 
North Carolina State quarterback Pete Thomas will transfer to another school following graduation. (AP/Yahoo! Sports)

Recruiting footprints: Alabama vs. Auburn.
Wesley Sinor compares the 2014 recruiting footprints of Albama and Auburn, revealing that Alabama recruited members of its 2014 recruiting class from fifteen different states across the U.S., while Auburn 2014 recruiting class was more concentrated in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, and Kansas. (al.com)

Too much is never enough.
SEC Media Days will expand to four days this summer. The dates are Monday, July 14 through Thursday July 17. (al.com)

No price too high.
Michigan will receive $6 million dollars to play Florida in the 2017 Cowboys Classic at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington. No word on how much Florida is being paid to compete against the Wolverines, though it is assumed to be the same amount. (The Detroit Free Press)

Insanity


Are you not entertained?
Dawg Sports looks at ways National Signing Day could be made more entertaining. Includes such ideas as having a recruit that commits to Wisconsin bring a live badger on the stage. Color me unimpressed.

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