Monday, September 7, 2015

SEC Fallout: Derrick Henry, Skai Moore, Chad Kelly, and more.

The Varsity in Atlanta. Image via Wikipedia Commons. 
Welcome to the Fallout - SEC edition. 

Oh, Henry!
Frank Frangie profiles Alabama running back Derrick Henry, who went for 147 yards with three touchdowns in 'Bama's Week 1 35-17 win over Wisconsin. (Gridiron Now)


Moore, Henry. 
In related news, Derrick Henry has been named the SEC Offensive Player of the Week. (al.com)

Skai High.
South Carolina linebacker Skai Moore is named SEC Defensive Player of the Week. (Garnet and Black Attack)

Staying the course. 
Ole Miss head coach says the Rebels will stick with Chad Kelly as the starting quarterback for its Week 2 game against Fresno State. (Saturday Down South)

I have to praise you like I should. 
The SEC names Texas A&M wide receiver Christian Kirk as the SEC Freshman Player of the Week, and teammate defensive end Daeshon Hall as SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week. (Good Bull Hunting)

Come On to the Future.
Brad Crawford post-Week 1 bowl picks have Alabama facing TCU in the Cotton Bowl (2015 CFP semifinal), Auburn facing Baylor in the Sugar Bowl, and Georgia facing Florida State in the Peach Bowl. (Saturday Down South)

New Kids on the Block. 
Brady Ackerman gives first-time SEC starting quarterbacks mixed reviews in their Week 1 debuts. While he gives good marks to Georgia's Greyson Lambert, but says South Carolina's Connor Mitch still has a lot of work to do. (Gridiron Now)

Trying to avoid the letdown. 
Georgia seeks to avoid an embarrassing loss on the road to Vanderbilt in Week 2. The game will be the SEC's "showcase" game this weekend, airing at 3:30 PM ET on CBS. (The Athens Banner-Herald)

The difficult we do immediately. The impossible takes a little longer. 
Tom Stephenson uses the examples of the early years of Jim Harbaugh at Stanford, Art Briles at Baylor and other as reasons for Vanderbilt supporters not to call for the firing of head coach Derek Mason after the Commodore's season-opening loss to Western Kentucky. (Anchor of Gold)

FREAK OUT!
Tim Brando goes on a Twitter rant on how the cancelation of LSU's Week 1 season opener against McNeese State could cost the Tigers a spot in the 2015 College Football Playoff. (The New Orleans Times-Picayune)

Its crazy what you cold have had. 
Clay Travis claims that Texas A&M would beat Texas by forty points if the two former rivals played in the 2015 season. (Outkick the Coverage)

Media

Look Homeward, Angel. 
Justin Kelly says former Heisman Trophy-winning QB Tim Tebow, who was cut by the Philadelphia Eagles on Saturday, should go back to the SEC Network as opposed to looking for another QB job in either the NFL or the CFL. (The SportsQuotent)

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