Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Play the Game Tonight: Nick Saban, LSU, Texas A&M, and more.

Play the Game Tonight - Week 13 Wednesday edition. 

Two MAC games tonight, both kicking off at 8:00 PM ET. Bowling Green at Toledo will be on ESPN 2, while Kent State at Buffalo will be on ESPN U.


It's good to be the king. 
Alabama head coach Nick Saban ranks at the top USA Today's annual survey of the highest paid coaches in college football. His total annual payout from the University of Alabama and other sources comes to over $7.16 million dollars. Michigan State's Mark Dantonio comes in second with a combined payout of $5.36 million dollars.

If you walk away, I walk away. I will follow.
Florida defensive coordinator Dante Fowler Jr. announces he will leave the Gators' coaching staff when his boss, head coach Will Muschamp, steps down at the end of the season. (AP/ESPN)

Panic on the streets of Baton Rouge?
Thomas Patton possible issues for LSU's offense following the Tigers' loss to Arkansas last Saturday. This is the only the second time an LSU team under head coach has gone on a two-game losing streak. (isportsweb.com)

I've the future, and it will be. 
Mike Jones post-Week 12 College Football Playoff predictions sees Alabama facing Oregon in the 2015 Rose Bowl, with Florida State facing TCU in the 2015 Sugar Bowl. Ohio State and Baylor are in the 2015 Cotton Bowl, on the outside looking in on New Year's Day. (Off Tackle Empire)

Baby I'm Burnin'. 
The comedy duo of Thayer Evans and Pete Thamel takes a look at head coaches on the Hot Seat following the announcement of Will Muschamp's departure from Florida at the end of the season, and who might be in line to replace them. (SI.com)

Insanity


Food, glorious food! 
Jesse Collins compares Big Ten teams to Food Nework stars. Ohio St. is tops as Bobby Flay, while Indiana lands on the bottom as Guy Fieri. No, Hoosier fans, that's not a good thing.

Whatever I fear the most is whatever I see before me. 
Good Bull Hunting takes a look at what Texas A&M players and coaches' worst fears in the wake of rumors of the school trying to avoid the possibility of facing Texas in a bowl game. If it happened would be the first time the two longtime instate rivals would meet since TAMU defected to the SEC from the Big 12.

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