Tuesday, May 5, 2015

The Fallout: Connor Cook, Dak Prescott, Trevone Boykin, and more.

Welcome to the Fallout - Cinco de Mayo edition.

Kitchen is the Cook.
Dan Murphy profiles Michigan State starting quarterback Connor Cook. (ESPN)

Dak Attack!
Murf Baldwin profiles Mississippi State starting QB Dak Prescott. (Saturday Down South)

About a Boykin.
Frogs O' War profiles TCU starting QB Trevone Boykin.

I've seen the future, and it will be.
ESPN's Mark Schlabach predicts Ohio State and TCU will play for the 2015 College Football Playoff title next season. Schlabach's fellow ESPN analyst Brent McMurphy predicts an Auburn vs. TCU CFP title game.

Can I graduate?
Seth Emerson looks at Georgia past and current Georgia players who will become college graduates this week. Among the graduates are redshirt junior QB Falon Bauta, who will be competing for the starting QB job for next season as a graduate student. (The Macon Telegraph)

Breakout to Me Gently.
Penn State defensive end Carl Nassib is at the top of Josh Moyers' list of potential Big Ten breakout players for 2015. (ESPN)

Tenpenny Opera.
Former Alabama running back Altee Tenpenny announces plans to transfer to UNLV. (al.com)

Mr. Jones and me tell each other fairy tales.
Mitch Sherman profiles Minnesotta freshman RB Jeff Jones. (ESPN)

We Like Mike.
Cal will reportedly name Mike Williams as the school's full-time athletic director, Williams has been handling the job on an interim basis since June of 2014. (ESPN)

Where Do We Go From Here?
Bill Connelly previews reigning AAC champion Memphis's 2015 season, and looks at how it will be able to handle the departure of former defensive coordinator Barry Odom (now DC for Missouri). (SB*Nation)

New Kid in Town.
Connelly also previews the 2015 season of the AAC's newest member, Navy. The Midshipmen may not only be joining the AAC, but could be an early contender for the conference title this season as well. (SB*Nation)

Purdue-do-do, Pur-da-da-da.
Off Tackle Empire's kicks off its Purdue week with the traditional "Cocktail Party Preview." If you have to ask what the preferred mixed drink of choice is, you don't need to know.

Two for the price of one.
OTE also profiles the two biggest catches in Purdue's 2015 recruiting class, RB Markell Jones, and QB Elijah Sindelar.


Welcome to My Nightmare.
Ryan Nanni takes a look back at some the horrifying mascots college have used in the past. The SB*Nation commentariat steps in and provides a multitude of their own selections.

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