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.

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