Wednesday, September 30, 2015

SEC Fallout: Maty Mauk, Mark Richt, Leonard Fournette, and more.

Welcome to the Fallout - SEC Wednesday edition



Mauk suspended.
Missouri suspends starting quarterback Maty Mauk and offensive tackle Malik Cuellar for Saturday's game against South Carolina for the vague-as-always "disciplinary reasons." (Dr. Saturday)

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Off day.


Things git really complicated really early today be back tomorrow.

Monday, September 28, 2015

That Time Jonathan Papelbon appeared on ESPN College GameDay.



Washington Nationals relief pitcher Jonathan Papelbon decided to graphically represent the Nats' collapse this season by trying to choke star right fielder Bryce Harper as he returned to the dugout in the eighth inning.

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)

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Game Day Goulash: Mike Riley, Mark Dantonio, Brandon Powell, and (sigh) Lane Kiffin.


Game Day Goulash - Week 4 Saturday edition.

I ain't touching that one
All I'm gonna say about those Lane Kiffin rumors is that the rumors are obviously false because:

1) Nick Saban has not fired Kiffin from his job as Alabama offensive coordinator.

2) Saban has not shot Kiffin.

Return to the scene of the crime
Alabama hosts Louisiana-Monroe for the first time since 2007, when the Warhawks upset the Crimson Tide 21-14. It was Nick Saban's first season as the head coach of 'Bama. (AP/Yahoo! Sports)

You can check out any time you like, but you can never leave
Nebraska head coach Mike Riley will finally be checking out of the Lincoln Embassy Suites he has been living in since January, and moving into a new house with his family. It took a while to for Riley and his wife to find a new home in Lincoln due to her being sensitive to certain chemicals in paints, varnishes, and other materials used in the construction of houses. (The Omaha World-Herald)

Stretch Armstrong
Sam McKewon profiles Nebraska quarterback Tommy Armstrong. (The Omaha World-Herald)

The Powell and the Passion
Robbie Andreu profiles Florida wide receiver Brandon Powell. (The Gainesville Sun)

Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can't We?
Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio is the latest head coach to teach rugby-style tackling techniques in its defensive players. (mLive.com)

All or nothing?
Shawn Windsor explains why Michigan's home game against BYU is pivotal for the Wolverines' hopes for a bowl game this season. The thought would Michigan would be in a situation where the game against the Cougars would be a must-win would have been almost inconceivable before Wolverines' lost their first game against Utah this season. (The Detroit Free Press)

The Barber Shop
Marc Weiszer profiles Georgia punter Colin Barber. (The Athens Banner-Herald)

Insanity


Pumped Up Kicks
Iowa kicker Marshall Koehn has a few ideas on how to make field goals more exciting. It involves adding pyrotechnics to the goal posts in Kinnick Stadium. Needless to say, this is classic Black Heart Gold Pants satire.



Friday, September 25, 2015

Washington State College GameDay Flag Missing, Could Miss Saturday's Broadcast From Tucson.

Ol' Crimson on ESPN College GameDay Sept. 13 broadcast. Image via olcrimson.org.


Ruh-Roh! The Washington State flag that has shown up on every edition of ESPN College GaneDay since October of 2003 may not wave on the tomorrow morning on the University of Arizona campus.

"Ol Crimson," as the flag is nicknamed, along with its companion grey Wazzou flag have reportedly been lost in transit between the last GameDay stop in Tuscaloosa, Al., and the Saturday's broadcast location in Tucson, Az., for the UCLA-Arizona game.

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Ohio St. Releases Hype Video For Week 4 Game Against Western Michigan.


Ohio State has released a hype video ahead of this coming Saturday's home game against Western Michigan. The Buckeyes are looking for a strong performance against the Broncos following a less-than-stellar 20-13 win over Northern Illinois.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Florida QB Treon Harris And CB Jalen Tabor Suspended For Game Against Tennessee.

Treon Harris. Image via jacksonville.com.


The ever-vague "violation of university policies" has struck again. This time, Florida is using the ambiguous term to explain why the school has suspended quarterback Treon Harris and cornerback Jalen Tabor for Saturday's game against Tennessee.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

South Carolina QB Lorenzo Nunez Is An Absolute Magician, Named Starter Against UCF.

Lorenzo Nunez. Image via wltx.com.


South Carolina head coach Steve Spurrier is making a change at starting quarterback. Freshman QB Lorenzo Nunez will make his first start in this coming Saturday's game against Central Florida.

Monday, September 21, 2015

JUCO linebacker prospect Tyree Horton decommits from FSU.

Tyree Horton. Image via scout.com.
From the "He's Just Not That Into You" department. Comes news that 247Sports' top-rated junior college outside linebacker prospect for 2016 has decommitted from Florida State. Highland Community College linebacker  Tyree Horton, announced his decision to demommit from the Seminoles on Sunday.

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Sunday Fallout: Chad Kelly, Steve Spurrier, Nick Chubb, And More.

Welcome to the Fallout - Week 3 Sunday edition.

Kelly's a Hero. 
Jim Lohmar profiles Ole Miss starting quarterback Chad Kelly following the Rebels' amazing 43-37 upset of Alabama at Bryant-Denny Stadium. (Red Cup Rebellion)

Stop Me If You Think That You've Heard This One Before.
Pat  Forde ponders whether Alabama's 43-37 loss to Ole Miss Saturday night represents "the beginning of the end of the (Crimson) Tide's dynasty." In the words of the immortal philosopher Terrell Owens: "Child, please." (Yahoo! Sports)

Stop Me If You Think That You've Heard This One Before.
Chris Starrs ponders whether Saturday Night's pummeling of South Carolina by Georgia will mark the final appearance in Stanford Stadium of Gamecocks head coach and eternal Bulldog nemesis Stave Spurrier. (The Athens Banner-Herald)

They call him The Streak.
Georgia tailback Nick Chubb extends his streak of games with 100 or more rushing yards to eleven games. (The Athens Banner-Herald)

Top of the World. 
The Big Ten holds down the top two spots in the AP Poll, with Ohio State at no. 1, and Michigan State at no. 2. (The Detroit Free Press)

If that's your best, your best won't do. 
Drew Sharp explains why Michigan St. needs to win and win impressively in order to appease critics following what was considered a lackluster 35-21 win over Air Force. (The Detroit Free Press)

Panic on the streets of Auburn.
Track 'Em Tigers analyzes Auburn following the Tigers' even-worse-than-it-sounds 45-21 loss to LSU.

Further Down the Spiral.
Sam McKeown analyzes Nebraska's 36-33 overtime loss to Miami, which he describes as "four hours of Husker football that looked so much like the last four years of Huskers football." (The Omaha World-Herald)

I've seen the future, and it will be.
Jason Kirk's  projections for the 2015 College Football Playoff place Ohio State facing Notre Dame in the Cotton Bowl, and  Ole Miss facing Baylor in the Orange Bowl. In case you're wondering, Kirk projects Alabama going to the Sugar Bowl to face Oklahoma. (SB*Nation)

And All My Dreams, Torn Asunder. 
UCLA defeats BYU 24-23, holding off a third miracle come-from-behind win in three weeks by the Cougars. (The Deseret News)

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Tre'Von Armstead Is An Ex-Baylor Tight End.

Tre'Von Armstead. Img. via The Houston Chronicle. 


Tre'Von Armstead is an ex-Bear. Baylor has dismissed the junior tight end for the ever-vague "team rules violation."

Friday, September 18, 2015

Utah Rapper Unleashes BYU Rap Video Featuring Tanner Mangum.

Tanner Mangum (left), James the Mormon (center), and Mitchell Juergens. Image via ksl.com. 
Well, this had to happen. A Provo, Utah rapper going by the name of James the Mormon (no, really that's his handle) has unleashed a video for his song "DREAMIN," where he raps the praises of BYU and its rising star starting quarterback, Tanner Mangum.

Texas A&M adds four-star DE prospect Justin Madubuike to its 2016 recruiting class.

Justin Madubuike. Img. via The McKinney Courier-Gazette.


Texas A&M has landed its tenth commitment to its 2016 recruiting class. McKinney, Tx. high school senior defensive end Justin Madubuike committed to the Aggies on Friday.

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Two Purdue freshmen players arrested for alleged bicycle theft.


Evyn Cooper's mugshot. Img. via jconline.com.


It looks like Rutgers isn't the only football program in the Big Ten with kleptomania issues. Purdue freshmen defensive backs Evyn Cooper and David Rose were arrested Wednesday morning in connection with the alleged theft of an unspecified number of bicycles.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Rutgers suspends head coach Kyle Flood three games, $50,000 fine.

Kyle Flood. Image via nj.com.


NJ Advance Media is reporting Rutgers has suspended head coach Kyle Flood for three games and fined him $50,000.

ACC/Notre Dame Fallout: Paul Johnson, Eric Dungey, Jay Guillermo, And More.

Welcome to the Fallout - ACC/Notre Dame edition.

Return to the scene of the crime. 
Week 3 sees Georgia Tech head coach Paul Johnson's first trip to Notre Dame since leading Navy to its first win over the Fighting Irish in 43 years in 2007. (ESPN)

Syracuse QB Eric Dungey Muffed Up Play Call That Ended Setting Up 53-yd. Touchdown Pass.

Eric Dungey. Image via AP. 


From the "OOPS! There it is!" department comes word that a pivotal third-down conversion during last Saturday's 30-17 Syracuse win over Wake Forest happened because true freshman quarterback Eric Dungey muffed up a play call.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Report: Texas will fire athletic director Steve Patterson.

The Austin American-Statesman is reporting that Texas will fire athletic director Steve Patterson.

Patterson is expected to meet with University of Texas president Gregory L. Fenves Tuesday morning.

Monday, September 14, 2015

Big Ten Fallout:Kyle Flood, Riley Bullogh, Saquon Barkley, and more.

Welcome to the Fallout - Big Ten edition. 



Flood warning. 
Ashbury Park Press columnist Stephen Edelson calls for Rutgers to suspend embattled head coach Kyle Flood following wide receiver Leonte Carroo's suspension over the weekend. The suspension was the latest of a series of incidents involving members of the Scarlet Knights football program.

Florida Head Coach Jim McElwain Expresses Regret Over Profanity-Filled Tirade Against WR Kelvin Taylor.

Kelvin Taylor and Jim McElwain. Image via Busted Coverage.
Jim McElwain addressed the sidelines incident between himself and Gator running back Kelvin Taylor during his weekly press conference Monday. The Florida head coach says he wasn't "proud" of using not-mama approved language while chewing out Taylor, who had just received an  unsportsmanlike conduct penalty during Saturday night's 31-24 win over East Carolina.

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Sunday Fallout: Tanner Mangum, Connor Cook, Eric Striker, and more.

Welcome to the Fallout - Week 2 Sunday edition. 

Mangum Force. 
Brett Hein tells BYU supporters to give Cougar starting quarterback Tanner Mangum "room to grow." This was written before Magnum threw a second game-winning Hail Mary pass in two weeks to lead BYU to a 35-24 win over Boise State on Saturday Night. (Vanquish the Foe)

Rutgers WR Leonte Carroo suspended, latest in a series of incidents with embattled football program.

Another day, another suspended Rutgers player. This time wide receiver Leonte Carroo is the player who finds himself suspended after what's described as an "incident" outside High Point Solutions Stadium after the Scarlet Knights' 37-34 loss to Washington State on Saturday.

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Body-painted Auburn fan wearing a Pikachu beanie? Body-painted Auburn fan wearing a Pikachu beanie.



Things at an Auburn game that cannot be unseen: An adult male, covered in orange paint with tiger stripes, wearing a Pikachu beanie at the Jacksonville State-Auburn game.

Al Golden greeted by plane towing banner calling for his firing at FAU.

Miami head coach Al Golden was greeted at FAU Stadium on Friday night by an airplane towing a banner reading "Make Miami Great Again - Butch Davis 2016."

Friday, September 11, 2015

Utah remembers 9-11 with pair of helmet decals.

Utah will honor those who died in the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City, and the Pentagon in Arlington, Va. with a pair of helmet decals for tonight's game against Utah State. One is a graphic decal, the other simply reads "9.11."

A photo posted by Utah Football (@utahfootball) on

(via College Spun)

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Fullback Lloyd Terry, becomes sixth player dismissed following arrest.

Lloyd Terry. Img. via scarletknights.com.


Rutgers has dismissed a sixth member of the Scarlet Knights football team who finds himself facing criminal charges. Fullback Lloyd Terry was arrested on Wednesday, and is accused in taking part in a series of home invasions on two of the school's five campuses.

La. Tech head coach Skip Holtz defends Jeff Driskel, says QB was scapegoated at Florida.

Jeff Driskel. Image via The Monroe News-Star. 
Former Florida starting quarterback Jeff Driskel transferred to Louisiana Tech after the 2014 season. His current head coach, Skip Holtz, believes that Driskel was unfairly scapegoated by Florida supporters as being part of the program's decline in recent seasons.

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Big 12 Fallout: Jay Novell and Shawn Watson, Cole Nettem, and more.

Welcome to the Fallout - Big 12 edition

The Fall Guy
Texas head coach Charlie Strong relieves quarterbacks coach Shawn Watson of his play-calling duties. Strong has replaced Watson with wide receivers coach Jay Novell. (The San Antonio Express-News)

Tennessee suspends defensive tackle Danny O'Brien for Week 2 showdown with Oklahoma.

Danny O'Brien. Image via wjr.com.
Tennessee will be without the services of defensive tackle Danny O'Brien for its big Week 2 matchup against Oklahoma on Saturday. Volunteers head coach Butch Jones announced that O'Brien had been suspended for the ever-vague "violation of team rules" on Wednesday.

Les Miles thinks "the SEC should have 25 teams in the Top 25."

Les Miles. Image via The Shreveport Times. 
Your "Mind Blowing Quote of the Day" comes (not surprisingly) from Les Miles. The LSU head coach asked was by a reporter during his weekly press conference to give his thoughts on the SEC placing a record 10 teams in the AP Top 25 poll.

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Big Ten Fallout: Braxton Miller, Cardale Jones and J.T. Barrett, Mike Riley, and more.

Welcome to the Fallout - Big Ten edition.

Image via Fansided.
Of course the first official Big Ten edition of the Fallout features a Brutus Buckeye photo. Not only is Ohio State the reigning College Football Playoff title holder, and won its season opener against Virginia Tech, but this season marks the 50th anniversary of Brutus Buckeye as the school's mascot. So deal with it.

Ohio State's Braxton Miller named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week in first game in wide receiver role.

Braxton Miller. Image via cleveland.com.


Braxton Miller's stunning performance in the Ohio State's 42-24 season opening win over Virginia Tech has quickly brought the Buckeye wide receiver/H-back/former starting quarterback and apparently still occasional wildcat QB back into the discussion for the 2015 Heisman Trophy.

Rece Davis and David Pollack take part in Virginia Tech's "Enter Sandman."

Reve and David Pollack. Image via @VT_Football.


ESPN College GameDay's Vine feed has released footage of Rece Davis and David Pollack joining in with Virginia Tech supporters inside Lane Stadium during the Hokies' "Enter Sandman," before the team's Week 1 home opener against defending CFP title holder Ohio State.

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)

Boise St. fans raised school flag atop BYU's LaVell Edwards Stadium on Saturday.

LaVell Edwards Stadium. Image via @dianaallen. 


Some Boise State fans were busy in Provo, Ut. on Saturday. While BYU was in Lincoln, Ne. defeating Nebraska, a Boise St. flag was being raised at its home field of LaVell Edwards Stadium.

Oklahoma adds four-star safety prospect Robert Barnes to its 2017 recruiting class.

Robert Barnes. Image via The Football Brainiacs. 


Oklahoma has added a second commitment to its 2017 recruiting class. Southlake, Tx. high school junior safety Robert Barnes announced his commitment to the Sooners via Twitter on Monday.

SEC Championship Game will remain in Atlanta through 2027, will move to new Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Under-construction Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. Img. via mercedesbenzstadium.com.

The least shocking news of the day comes from Atlanta, where the long-time home of the SEC Championship Game will continue to host the event through 2027, albeit in a new building in 2017.

Kansas St. QB Jesse Ertz out with knee injury.

Jesse Ertz (left). Image via KSU in Season. 
Kansas State got some bad news Monday, and it has nothing to do with the K-State marching band embarrassing the school, the state, and marching bands in general with it's halftime show on Saturday. Head coach Bill Snyder announced that starting quarterback Jesse Ertz suffered a knee injury in the Wildcats' wim over South Dakota this past Saturday that will keep him out of action "for quite some time."

Sunday, September 6, 2015

2016 three-star dual threat QB prospect Terry Wilson flips commitment from Nebraska to Oregon.

He's Just Not That Into You


Nebraska head coach with Terry Wilson. Image via oregonlive.com.
This just in from the "He's Just Not That Into You" department: Nebraska has seen what had been a member of its 2016 recruiting class flip to Oregon. Oklahoma City, Ok. high school senior quarterback Terry Wilson, announced his decision to flip his commitment from the Cornhuskers to the Ducks on Sunday via Twitter.

The Fallout: Derrick Henry, Malik Zaire, Kyle Allen and Kyler Murray, and more.

Welcome to the Fallout - Week One Sunday edition.

Oh Henry!
David Ubben profiles Alabama running back Derrick Henry, who ran for 147 yards. with three touchdowns on 13 carries during Satruday's 35-17 Crimson Tide victory over Wisconsin. (Sports on Earth)

Saturday, September 5, 2015

David Pollack still has a mean vertical jump.

David Pollack in his playing days in Georgia. Image via Bleacher Report. 
ESPN college football analyst Davis Pollack's NFL career was cut short due to a neck injury suffered in 2006. That doesn't mean the former Georgia and Cincinnati Bengals linebacker has let himself go physically. Pollack showed that he still has a mean vertical jump. Saturday on the inaugural 2015 season ESPN College GameDay.

Friday, September 4, 2015

Georgia adds Elijah Holyfield, four-star RB prospect and son of boxing great Evander Holyfield, to its 2016 recruiting class.

Evander Holyfield with son Elijah. Image via oregonlive.com.
Georgia has received the seventeenth commitment to its 2016 recruiting class from a name familiar to boxing fans. Atlanta, Ga. high school senior running back Elijah Holyfield committed to the Bulldogs on Friday.

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Rutgers suspends five players charged for battery, robbery incidents.


Kyle Flood. Image via nj.com.

The first day of the FCS college football season isn't going well for Kyle Flood. The Rutgers head coach has indefinitely suspended five members of the Scarlet Knights football team after they were arrested on charges related to two separate incidents on the Rutger's campus.

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Hi, I'm Too Many Cats Pat Fitzgerald, and I have cable.

From the "There's no use in explaining it, it just is" dept. come this video of Northwestern head coach  Pat Fitzgerald with a lots of cats. Lots and lots of cats.



South Carolina and North Carolina agree to face each other in Charlotte, NC in 2019 and 2023.

UNC-South Carolina in 2013. Image via nfl.com. 


Thursday won't be the last time the world sees North Carolina and South Carolina face each other in Charlotte, NC. The Charlotte Sports Foundation announced on Wednesday that the two schools have signed a deal to play a two-game series at Bank of America Stadium in 2019 and 2023.

Will Muschamp isn't mad at being fired by Florida.

Will Muschamp. Image via auburntigers.com.


From the "I Ain't Mad at Cha" department comes word from first-year of his second stint as Auburn defensive coordinator that he harbors no ill will against former employer, Florida. Muschamp was fired from his position as the Gators' head coach last season.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Busy day

Got a little busy today. Sucks that happening a few days before the start of play in the FCS. Be back tomorrow.