Tuesday, June 2, 2015

The Fallout: Jim Harbaugh, UAB, Minnesota, and more.

Welcome to the Fallout - Tuesday edition.

The difficult we do immediately. The impossible takes a little longer.
Jason Alster gives his five reasons why Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh will lead the Wolverines to a Big Ten title in 2015. Surprisingly, Ohio State and Michigan State both being swallowed up by the Earth isn't one of them. (Sports Cheat Sheet)



Toys in the Attic.
Ex-Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon has been named CEO of Toys R Us. Considering how Brandon handled running Domino's and Michigan, this might not be a good thing. (Dr. Saturday)

Done, done, the damage done.
Paul Myerberg looks at the downside of the reinstatement of the UAB football program. That being the fact that the Blazers will have to be go back to square one in rebuilding the team. (USA Today)

Hot Seat? What Hot Seat?
Jon Solomon looks into the possibly that declining ticket sales at Iowa are heating up the Hot Seat under Hawkeyes head coach Kirk Ferentz. His best hope for survival: a huge buyout clause in his contract with the school. (CBS Sports)

We're in the Money.
Chadd Scott takes a look into the financial success of the SEC Network, and puts the network's windfall profits into context when compared to the conference's other streams of revenue. (Sports Day Now!)

We Met At a Party.
Off Tackle Empire's annual Penn State week begins with the traditional Penn State Cocktail Party preview.

Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can't We?
Bill Connelly provides his own 2015 season preview for Penn State. (SB*Nation)

Run Like the Wind.
Aaron Yorke gives his reasons why Penn State should run the football more in 2015. (Off Tackle Empire)

He's Just Not That Into You.
Virginia Tech quarterback Andrew Ford is transferring out of the Hokies football program. (Dr. Saturday)

Gopher Broke. 
Bill Connelly previews Minnesota's 2015 season. (SB*Nation)

History


Color My World. 
Brett Waistband looks at the history behind how and why each team in the SEC chose their school colors. The most interesting story may behind the Orange and white colors of Tennessee, which according to legend were chosen because of a patch of orange and white daisies growing on the hillside of the university's current location in Knoxville. (Saturday Down South)

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