Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Three-star QB prospect Danny Clark decommits from Ohio State's 2017 recruiting class.

He's Just Not That Into You

Danny Clark. Image via Eleven Warriors.

Danny Clark is an ex-Ohio State commitment. The Massillion, Ohio high school senior quarterback prospect announced his de-commitment from Ohio St. via Twitter on Tuesday.

Sunday, September 25, 2016

LSU fires Les Miles, names Ed Orgeron as interim head coach.

Les Miles. Image via FOX Sports. 

The Baton Rouge Advocate has reported that LSU has fired head coach Les Miles. Miles has served as the Tigers' head coach since 2005. Ed Orgeron, who had been serving as Miles defensive coordinator, was named as interim head coach.

Bowl Eligibility Watch - Week 4

Week four of the college football season is over. Forty-four out of 128 teams are now at least halfway to becoming eligible for one of the 82 postseason bowl invitations available this season. That's up from 29 last week.

Ron Turner is an ex-FIU head coach.

Ron Turner. Image via The Miami Herald.
Ron Turner is an ex-college football head coach. Florida International fired Turner on Sunday following an 0-4 start to the 2016 college football season.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

The Fallout: Gus Malzhan, Danny Etling, Michigan St., and ... Haiku?

Welcome to the Fallout - Thursday edition.

Gus Malzahn (left). Image via Saturday Down South.

Did You Ever Have to Make Up Your Mind? Chadd Scott asks whether Auburn will have to make a decision between supporting embattled head coach Gus Malzahn, or the support of the Auburn faithful. (Gridiron Now)

I've got a little list, I've got a little list. 
Speaking of coaches oh the Hot Seat, Dennis Parker provides his list of potential replacements for USC head coach Clay Helton should he be given the heave-ho. Yes, Western Michigan head coach PJ Fleck is on Parker's list. (Chat Sports)

Oh, Danny Boy. 
Randy Rosetta profiles LSU starting QB Danny Etling, whom after coming off the bench in Week 2, has led the Tigers to two wins in a row. (Gridiron Now)

Donovan's Brain.
NFL QB legend Donovan McNabb gives his analysis of Central Florida starting QB McKenzie Hilton. McNabb will be providing commentary for beIN Sports' online broadcast for Central Florida's game against Florida International on Saturday.  (Underdog Dynasty)

Don't You Forget About Me.
Brian Hamilton warns college football watchers not to ignore Michigan State, which is quietly putting itself in contention for a second appearance in the College Football Playoff in a row. (Campus Rush)

Won't Get Fooled Again? 
Rich Kaipust looks at how Nebraska's defense is going to try to prevent Northwestern starting quarterback Clayton Thorson from embarrassing the Cornhuskers with a performance similar to the one from the 2015 season. Thorson rushed for 126 yards with one touchdown in the Wildcats' 30-28 win over the Nebraska. (Big Red Today)

A Sort of Homecoming.
Oregon State athletic director Todd Stansbury will be leaving the school to accept the AD position at Georgia Tech. Stansbury is a Ga. Tech alum played middle linebacker for the Yellow Jackets in the early 80's. (Dr. Saturday)


Haiku d'Etat? 
Haiku inspired by this coming Saturday's meeting Duke and Notre Dame. (One Foot Down)

The First Cut is the Deepest. 
Mike Jones of Go Iowa Awesome provides a less-than-serious look at Rutgers ahead of Iowa's first-ever game against the Scarlet Knights. Since Go Iowa Awesome was founded by former contributors to Black Heart Gold Pants, you can guess why this item is listed here.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Tennessee Releases Hype Video Ahead Of Annual Rivalry Game Against Florida.

Hype Videos

Action from 2015 Tennessee-Florida game. Image via timesfreepress.com.

Tennessee is hosting its annual rivalry game against Florida this Saturday. Both teams are 3-0, so there will be a lot the line.

Monday, September 19, 2016

Five Schools PJ Fleck Could Be Head Coach Of In 2017 Other Than Western Michigan.

PJ Fleck. Image via pantograph.com.

PJ Fleck has made quite a reputation for himself during his four seasons at Western Michigan as both a head coach on the rise, and as being somewhat of a flakey bro-coach.

Sunday, September 18, 2016

29 College Football Teams Are Halfway To Bowl Eligibility.

Alabama QB Jalen Hurts. Image via AP.

It's only Week 4 of the 2016 college football season, but 29 of the 128 teams in the FBS are halfway to bowl eligibility.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Arizona To Wear Uniforms Honoring USS Arizona This Saturday.

Hype Videos, Uncle Phil's Misguided Children

Image via USA Today.

Arizona is taking the opportunity of its week 3 match-up with Hawaii to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Dec 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor. The team will be wearing uniforms commemorating the USS Arizona, one of the naval ship that were sunk during the attack that led to the United States' entry into World War II.

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Michigan St. Releases Hype Video For Saturday's Road Trip To Notre Dame.

Hype Videos

Image via College Football Talk. 

Michigan State has a new hype video ut promoting the Spartans' game this Saturday against Notre Dame. It features a numerous clips of the two schools' confrontations over the history of the series between the two schools, which face each other for the first time since 2013.

Monday, September 12, 2016

South Carolina Adds Top In-State Prospect, WR OrTre Smith, To Its 2017 Recruiting Class.

2017 Recruiting

OtTre Turner. Image via The State.

South Carolina added the no. 1 ranked in-state prospect on Sunday.  Mount Pleasant, South Carolina high school senior wide receiver OrTre Smith announce that he would become the 22nd member of the Gamecocks' 2017 recruiting class on Sunday.

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Nick Saban Has A Potty Mouth, Cusses Out Lane Kiffin After Fumble.

Hail Saban!

Hail Saban!

Nick Saban. Image via FOX Sports.

This just in: Nick Saban says cuss words.

The Alabama head coach was a little perturbed after Western Kentucky recovered a fumble late in the fourth quarter. At the time, the Crimson Tide was ahead 38-3. The turnover resulted in the Hilltoppers only touchdown go the game three plays later.

Friday, September 9, 2016

Four-star LB Prospect Antwuan Johnson Decommitts From Michigan's 2018 Recruiting Class.

He's Just Not That Into You / 2018 Recruiting

Antwuan Johnson. Image via Touch the Banner. 

Antwuan Johnson is an ex-Michigan commit. The Dayton, Ohio high school junior linebacker announced Friday he was decommitting from Michigan and reopening his recruitment.

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Bowl Projections, Post Week 2: Is Oklahoma Destined For The Sugar Bowl?

Oklahoma vs. Clemson at 2015 Orange Bowl.
Are you an Oklahoma supporter wondering where your team is going to a bowl  game? If you listen to the pundits, you might want to pitch your hoped towards the Sugar Bowl. The Sooners are getting projected by many media gurus to represent the Big 12 in New Orleans to face the SEC's representative school.

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Is Alabama A Sure Thing For The 2016 College Football Playoff?

2016 College Football Playoff and Bowl Projections - Week 2

Alabama vs. USC on Sept. 3. Image via si.com.

Is it too early for bowl projections. Yes, but what's your point. Writers need something to use as content, and guessing who will be in the College Football Playoff at the end of the year is sure to get clicks, especially if their choices are off the chain.

Texas Tech Strength Coaches Cosplay As WWE Superstars During Labor Day Practice.

Texas Tech strength and conditioning coach as The Miz. Image via @TotalFratMove.

Want to see a strength and conditioning coach in wrestling tights? Want to see a strength and conditioning coach in wrestling tights get slammed through a table by another strength and conditioning coach dressed as John Cena? Well thanks to Texas Tech head coach Kliff Kingsbury, today (or rather, Monday) is you lucky day.

Monday, September 5, 2016

Nick Saban Uses Metaphor Involving Pit Bulls To Describe Alabama Post-USC Readiness.

Hail Saban! 

Nick Saban at Monday Sept. 5 press conference. Image via al.com.

Think Alabama head coach Nick Saban is satisfied with his team's performance in Saturday night's season opener? Of course not!

In a press conference on Monday,  His Sabanic Majesty used a rather blunt metaphor in describing what he felt 'Bama showed him while dismantling USC 52-6 Saturday night at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

Saturday, September 3, 2016

Your Freudian Slip Of The Day, Courtesy Of ESPN College GameDay

Presented without comment.

(via @CollegeGameDay)

See David Pollack Split His Pants On ESPN College GameDay.

David Pollack and his ripped pants. Image via @CollegeGameDay.

David Pollack opened up ESPN College GameDay's 2016 season the same way he did the 2015 season, with a fifty-or-so inch vertical jump. With three-time Olympic gold medal winning gymnast Aly Raisman on hand, he again succeeded in making the perilous vertical jump.

He suit pants, however, didn't.

Friday, September 2, 2016

Is There A Chance ESPN College GameDay Finally Goes To Washington St. In 2016?

Washington St. ESPN College GameDay Flag at University of Alabama. Image via olcrimson.org.

'Ol Crimson, the rather large Washington State flag will most surely be flying high this weekend when the ESPN College GameDay kicks off its 2016 college football season at Lambeau Field, sight of the neutral site meeting of LSU and Wisconsin. The flag has been at every GameDay since Oct. 18, 2003, when Wazzou boosters began a campaign to bring the program to the school's Pullman, Washington campus.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Georgia Adds 4-Star Running Back Prospect D'Andre Swift To Its 2017 Recruiting Class.

2017 Recruiting

D'Andre Swift. Image via Bleacher Report.
Georgia had added a big addition to its 2017 recruiting class. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania high school senior running back D'Andre Swift committed to the Bulldogs on Thursday.