Thursday, June 18, 2015

The Fallout: Braxton Miller, Steve Patterson, Mississippi State, and more.

Welcome to the Fallout - Thursday edition. 

I've seen the future, and it will be.
Patrick Jones predicts that Braxton Miller will come out on top of the competition to be starting quarterback for Ohio State. (The Buckeye Battle Cry)



The Linebacker Perry. 
Bill Landis profiles Ohio St. linebacker Joshua Perry. (Cleveland.com)

How Not to Win Friends and Influence People. 
Chip Brown looks into criticisms of Texas athletic director Steve Patterson's attempts to maximize profits and cut costs in the Longhorn athletic program, by such actions as charging alumni $25 per person to stand on the field at Darrell K. Royal-Texas Stadium at a class reunion (they used to be able to do it for free, and having the baseball team take an seven-hour bus trip for away games instead of flying. He's reportedly alienating about everybody associated with the school. (Horns Digest)

What's mine is mine, what's yours is mine. 
John Talty looks at how Mississippi State managed to sign more recruits from the state of Alabama than Alabama did for its 2015 recruiting class. (al.com)

Do you come from the land Down Under?
Baylor is reportedly negotiating a deal to play a Pac-12 opponent in Australia to open the 2016 college football. (FOX Sports)

Please Come to Boston. 
Bill Connelly profiles Boston College's 2015 season. (SB*Nation)

Thank you, sir. May I have another?
Bill Connelly profiles Virginia's 2015 season. (SB*Nation)

Kelsey Dagger. 
James Shahid profiles South Carolina defensive tackle Kelsey Griffin. (Garnet and Black Attack)

The Dean's List.
Josh Burton and Jason Darrow profile Northwestern defensive end Dean Lowry. (Inside NU)

Vitale Signs.
Henry Bushnell and Ben Goren profile Northwestern tight end/superback Dan Vitale. (Inside NU)

Ten Rounds with Eric Quevedo.
Drew Roberts profiles Boise State offensive lineman Eric Quevedo. (One Bronco Nation Under God)

Go Ask Alex. 
Travis Miller profiles Purdue redshirt freshman wide receiver Alex Egurbide. (Hammer and Rails)

Insanity


Hack the Planet!
Ben Goren suggests Northwestern take a page out of the St. Louis Cardinals' playbook and try to hack into its fellow Big Ten members' computer systems. (Inside NU)

Food, Glorious Food!
Off Tackle Empire's annual Iowa Potluck round table combines a round table discussion about the Hawkeye football program with pork-themed dishes inspired by head coach Kirk Ferentz's pork-laden contract.

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