Sunday, August 31, 2014

Game Day Goulash - Blake Sims, Nick Saban and Lane Kiffin, Charlie Strong, and more.

Game Day Goulash - Week 1, Day 5.

 Horses vs. Bears 
Mark Seymour previews Baylor's season opener against SMU as the Bears begin the team's quest for a spot in the inaugural College Football Playoff. (Our Daily Bears

Aggies vs. Vols.
Ben Fredrickson previews Utah State vs. Tennessee. (The Tennessean)

I have to praise you like I should.
Former Alabama and current Cincinnati Bengals quarterback gives high marks to Crimson Tide QB Blake Sims, who started and played most of the Tide's 33-23 victory over West Virginia in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game in Atlanta. (

Hail Saban! Kiffin.
Alabama head coach Nick Saban says first-year Crimson Tide offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin "Did a great job" in his debut performance against West Virginia. (

The Silence of the Hog.
Arkansas head coach and vocal hurry-up no huddle offense critic Bret Bielema said little about the HUNH of Auburn as the Tigers defeated the Razorbacks 45-21. (

Strong Persuader.
Charlie Strong's first game Texas head coach is a 38-7 romp of North Texas. (The Austin American-Statesman)

There's a possibility, but no chance?
Detroit Free Press columnist Drew Sharp says the Big Ten best chance to land a team in the inaugural College Football Playoff is if it goes undefeated. Truly insightful analysis there.

Dawgs clobber Cats.
Georgia roundly defeats Clemson 45-21. (AP/ESPN)

Not quite done yet.
Ohio State's offense still needs a little work, according to's Doug Lesmerises. This comments comes after the Buckeyes' struggled early against Navy before beating the Midshipmen 34-17.

This is for the questions that don't have any answers. 
Wide Right & Natty Lite has big questions regarding the Iowa State football program following the Cyclones' were embarrassed by FCS powerhouse North Dakota State.


Family Affair. 
Dawg Sports profiles Robert Randolph and the Family Band, the group taped for the SEC Nation theme song. Honestly, I would have preferred someone like Better Than Ezra or Nappy Roots or Cowboy Mouth.

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