Monday, May 16, 2016

The Fallout: Mark Richt, Lovie Smith, Conference USA, and...Dollywood?

Welcome to the Fallout - Monday edition.

It's been a while since Welcome to the Fallout appeared in SWRT. Today's as good of a day to bring it back.

Do the Richt Thing?
Andrea Adelson looks at the "Mark Richt effect" on Miami as the Hurricanes enter its first season with Richt as its head football coach. (ESPN)

Building a Mystery.
Miami is reportedly close to announcing plans to build an indoor practice facility. Fundraising for construction is reported to be currently underway (The Miami Herald)

Lovie is a Many-Splendored Thing. 
Off Tackle Empire kicks off its week-long look at Illinois, which will be its first under new head football coach Lovie Smith.

Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?
Ken Fang looks at Conference USA as it looks to deal with a loss of television revenue following FOX Sports' decision not to continue its relation with the conference as a media partner. (Awful Announcing)

Under the radar?
Joe Dexter names the Week 1 meeting between Houston and Oklahoma at NRG Stadium in Houston, Tx. as the "Most Underrated Non-Conference College Football Game" during the 2016 season. (The Comeback)

Sleeper Cell.
Louisville, TCU, and Utah are among teams listed in an ESPN analyst roundtable on schools might be sleeper picks to go to the 2016 College Football Playoff. (ESPN)


You are such a roller coaster. 
Charlie Burris compares SEC football programs to rides at Dollywood. This could well be the best article of the offseason. (FOXSports Knoxville)

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