Sunday, September 27, 2015

Week 4 Fallout: Butch Jones, Dan Mullen, Mark Richt, and more.

Welcome to the Fallout - Week 4 Sunday edition. 

Same as it ever was. Same as it ever was. Same as it ever was. Same as it ever was...
Dan Wolken takes Tennessee head coach Butch Jones to the woodshed over his conservative playcalling and game management after the Volunteers' once again failed to defeat the Florida Gators thanks to a missed field goal attempt. (USA Today)


The natives are restless.
Tennessee fans expressed their displeasure on the outcome of the Tennessee-Florida game. Three guesses as to which Vols head coach took the brunt of their anger. (Saturday Down South)

 Three is a Magic Number.
Andy Hutchins of SB*Nation provides "3 numbers that show how amazing Utah's 62-20 win over Oregon was." The article also serves as a reminder that SB*Nation and Vox.com are both owned by the same parent company (Vox Media), and that the latter website's style of content is starting to rub off on the former.

Back in the High Life Again.
Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen declares that the Bulldogs are "back in the race" for the SEC title after defeating Auburn 17-9. (al.com)

Stop Me If You Think You've Heard This One Before. 
Kevin Scarbinsky ponders whether  Auburn's troubles so fat this season will mimic the epic disaster of the Tigers' 2012 season. (al.com)

How 'Bama Got It's Groove Back.
John Talty explains how Alabama managed to recover from last week's loss to Ole Miss and shut out Louisiana-Monroe 34-0. (al.com)

Coker Break.
Matt Zenitz analyzes Alabama quarterback Jake Coker's performance in the Crimson Tide's win over Louisiana-Monroe. He says that Coker's performance was better than the numbers would indicate. (al.comhttp://www.al.com/alabamafootball/index.ssf/2015/09/numbers_deceiving_regarding_al.html#incart_river)

Don't Believe the Hype.
Drew Sharp explains why Michigan fans shouldn't let the Wolverines' 31-0 win over BYU lull them into the idea that the program has finally returned to its former elite status just yet. (The Detroit Free Press)

The Richt Stuff.
Georgia's 48-6 win over Southern was the 140th win under head coach Mark Richt. It puts him in a tie for second with former Bulldog head coach Wally Butts for most wins in Athens. Vince Dooley is still way ahead with 201 wins. (The Athens Banner-Herald)

I have to admit it's getting better. It's getting better all the time. (It couldn't get much worse.)
Dan Wolken explains that Texas is showing improvement despite Saturday night's Oklahoma State defeating the Longhorns 30-27 thanks to a last-second field goal. (USA Today)

The Jordan Rules.
Mike Jones takes a look at Iowa running back Jordan Canzeri's 115 yards with four touchdowns performance in the Hawkeyes' 62-16 win over North Texas. (Black Heart Gold Pants)

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AND WE'RE COMIN' TO YOUR CIT-TAY! Gonna rend your soul in half with a country song!
ESPN College GameDay will travel to Clemson next week to broadcast at the site of the Notre Dame-Clemson game. If the thought of Lee Corso either placing Eight-Ball the Tiger's head on his shoulders or donning the Notre Dame leprechaun's outfit once more doesn't scare you, nothing will. (ESPN)

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