Sunday, October 25, 2015

Week 8 Fallout: Nick Saban, Jim Harbaugh on Jake Rudock, Al Golden, and more.

Welcome to the Fallout - Oct. 25 edition. 

I Ain't Ever Satisfied. 
Alabama head coach Nick Saban claims that the team "didn't play that great" in its 19-14 win over Tennessee. (

And All My Dreams, Torn Asunder.
USC's 42-24 win over Utah ends the Ute's unbeaten record, and possibly the team's hopes (along with those of the Pac-12) of making the College Football Playoff. (Dr. Saturday)

If I die before I wake, feed Jake.
Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh calls Wolverine starting quarterback Jake Rudock "an ascending player." (The Detroit Free Press)

All Over But the Cryin'? 
Tom Shatel pretty much puts a fork into the currently 3-5 Nebraska's chances of making it to a bowl game this season. The Cornhuskers next four opponents are Purdue, Michigan State, Rutgers, and Iowa. (The Omaha World Herald)

Dreaded vote of confidence of the week.
Miami athletic director Blake James says there aren't any plans to replace embattled head coach Al Golden following the Hurricanes 58-0 loss to Clemson. It was the worst loss in the school's history. (College Spun)

Who Made Who?
Matt Zemek ponders the age-old question on whether Texas Tech head coach Kliff Kingsbury was responsible for Texas A&M head coach Kevin Sumlin's success back in 2012 when Kingsbury was Sumlin's offensive coordinator. (The Student Section)

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