Saturday, November 29, 2014

Play the Game Tonight: Blake Sims, Brady Hoke, Bo Pelini, and more.

Play the Game Tonight - Week 14 Saturday edition. 

All My Sims Remembered. 
Michael Casagrande profiles Alabama starting quarterback Blake Sims as he prepares to lead the Crimson Tide on the field against Auburn. (

There's a possibility, but no chance.
Mark Snyder of the Detroit Free Press ponders if Michigan can pull an upset over hated rival Ohio State today, and save Brady Hoke's job as Wolverine head coach.

The trouble with Bo. 
Dirk Chatelain ponders the "Too good to fail. Not good enough to succeed" conundrum that is the state of Nebraska football under head coach Bo Pelini following the Husker's 37-34 overtime win over Iowa. (The Omaha World-Herald)

Mark Snyder is an ex-defensive coordinator.
Texas A&M fires defensive coordinator Mark Snyder following a disappointing 7-5 season. (ESPN)

Missouri clinches the SEC East title as it defeats Arkansas 21-14. (The Columbia Daily Tribune)

Arizona wins Pac-12 South. 
Arizona clinches a spot in the Pac-12 title game as it defeats rival Arizona State 42-35, clinching the Pac-12 South title. (Dr. Saturday)

Leaving Las Vegas.
UNLV head coach Bobby Hauck has his announced his resignation following tonight's home game against Nevada. The Rebels have gone 2-10 so far this season. (AP/ESPN)

Use Your Delusion.
Pat Dooley ponders the possibility that Florida defeats FSU today in Tallahassee. What definitely won't happen: Gators head coach Will Muschamp remaining as head coach in case of an unlikely win. (The Gainesville Sun)

Clean Old-Fashioned Hate.
Mark Weiszer takes a look at the Georgia-Georgia Tech rivalry as the Dawgs and Yellow Jackets prepare for either the 108th or 110th time. The two schools don't even agree on the number of games they've played against each other. (The Athens Banner-Herald)


End of an Era.
University of Alabama broadcaster Tom Roberts will host his final Crimson Tide home game pre-game show today. (

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