Monday, September 1, 2014

Game Day Goulash: Bryce Petty, Georgia, Michigan State, and more.

Game Day Goulash - Labor Day edition.

Yes, there's a game today. Miami (Fl.) gets the privileged of being the first opponent of the second Bobby Petrino era at Louisville (8:00 PM ET, ESPN).

Bears ride Ponies. 
Baylor christened its brand-new $266 million-dollar McLane Stadium with a 45-0 victory over SMU. (The Waco Tribune)

I Won't Back Down.
Baylor starting quarterback Bryce Petty says that a bruised back won't keep him out of the Bears' next game on Saturday against FCS school Northwestern State. Petty was initially injured during Baylor's first series of the game. (USA Today)

Vols victorious.
Tennessee wins its season opener over Utah State 38-7. (Dr. Saturday)

Rest assured it will not last, take a turn for the worst.
Mark Weiszer takes a look at the national attention Georgia has been receiving following its season opening win over Clemson. People should probably wait until after Georgia plays South Carolina in two weeks to see if Dawgs are really contenders for the College Football Playoff.  (The Athens Banner-Herald)

In my mind I'm panicking in Carolina.
Pete Iacobelli looks at how South Carolina and Clemson both faced defeat in Week one of the college football season for the first time in 15 years. (AP/Yahoo! Sports)

Will they or won't day.
Expect a decision to be made on whether Florida's rained-out season opener against Idaho will be made up in the next few days. The game was suspended due to unsafe field conditions following a two hour and 48 minute rain delay and a second heavy rain storm following the first play of the game.  (The Gainesville Sun)

Analyze This!
Joe Tuohey analyzes Michigan State's season-opening win over Jacksonville State. (The Only Colors)

Last Chance for a Thousand Years (more or less).
Michigan and Notre Dame prepare for the two schools' last scheduled meeting. (AP/Yahoo! Sports)


All a-Twitter over Baylor.
Mark Seymour looks at Twitter reaction to Baylor's destruction of SMU from Baylor's  Rammstein-esque run-in on the field to Tre'Von Armstead's touchdown celebration penalty for throwing the ball into the Baylor Golden Wave Marching Band. (Our Daily Bears)

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