Thursday, August 18, 2016

The Fallout - Christian McCaffrey, Nick Chubb, Chad Kelly, and more.

Welcome to the Fallout - Thursday, Aug. 18 edition

Christian McCaffrey. Image via ESPN.

Onward Christian McCaffrey!
ESPN's Andrew Corcello profiles Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey. The article will be included in ESPN The Magazine's upcoming college football preview issue.

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Georgia tailback Nick Chubb says he feels "more confident" after being tackled in practice for the first time since a season-ending knee injury in the Bulldogs 38-31 loss to Tennessee on Oct. 17 of last year. (The Athens Banner-Herald)

The Kelly File. 
Gordon McGuinness investigates whether Ole Miss starting quarterback Chad Kelly will be able to put together a season good enough to put him into contention for the 2016 Heisman Trophy. (Pro Football Focus)

It's a trick! There's two of them. 
Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly suggests that Malik Zaire and DeShone Kizner will be sharing quarterback duties in the Fighting Irish's season opener against Texas on Sept. 4. (Dr. Saturday)

Boone! Goes the dynamite!
Phil Neuffer profiles Cincinnati running back Mike Boone. (Down the Drive)

Bye! Bye! Bye!
Amy Daughters picks which teams get their bye weeks at the most (and least) opportune times. Alabama and LSU are on the top of the list, sharing a Week 9 bye week before their annual SEC West  showdown on Nov. 5. (

So close, and yet so far away.
Joel Hollingsworth looks what Tennessee can do to avoid its past difficulties in winning close games. The Vols are 6-9 in one-point games under head coach Butch Jones. (Rocky Top Talk)

The Good McSheppard. 
Zach Pereles profiles Northwestern wide receiver Marcus McShepard. (Inside NU)

There's a possibility, but no chance. 
Kyle Jacobson looks at whether Texas Tech has a chance for a ten-win season in 2016. (Viva The Matadors)

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