Thursday, September 11, 2014

Play the Game: Todd Gurley, Nick Saban, Kyle Flood, and more.

Play the Game Tonight - Week 3 Thursday edition. 

There are two games on the schedule tonight. Louisiana Tech at North Texas (8:00 PM ET, CBS Sports), and Houston at BYU (9:00 PM ET, ESPN).

The Hurdy Gurley Man.
Mark Schlabach provides an in-depth profile of Georgia tailback Todd Gurley. (ESPN)

I Ain't Ever Satisfied. 
Alabama head coach Nick Saban isn't satisfied with the performances of the Crimson Tide's young corps of wide receivers. This despite the group helping lead the Crimson Tide to a 41-0 win over Florida Atlantic, and the second-highest number passing yards in school history. (

Let's Stay Together.
Rutgers and its head coach, Kyle Flood, agree to a two-year contract extension. (ESPN)

There's a possibility, but no chance.
Ian Boyd wonders if the next SMU head coach can rebuild the school's football program in the way Art Briles did at Baylor. (Football Study Hall)

Madam, in Eden, I'm Adam.
Steve Luhm profiles BYU running back Adam Hine. (The Salt Lake Tribune)

Thank you, Sir. May I have another?
Matt Curtis provides his own profile of Adam Hine. (Vanquish the Foe)

RedHawks in the Sunset.
Fouad Egbaria previews Miami (OH) at Michigan (3:30 PM ET, BTN). (Maize N Brew)

Horses vs. Huskies.
Kevan Lee previews Boise State's road game against UCONN. (One Bronco Nation Under God)

Purdue Due Due Due, Pur Da Da Da. 
Eric Murtaugh previews Purdue vs. Notre Dame. Since One Foot Down is a Notre Dame site. Boilermaker fans will probably find it Irish-centric. 

Cat fight.
Jon Morse previews Kansas State at Auburn. (Bring On the Cats)


Owls vs. Trill.
Good Bull Hunting's THE TAILGATE previews Rice at Texas A&M. The Owls will be out to stop TAMU's breakout starting quarterback, Kenny "Trill" Hill. There's a possibility, but no chance.

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