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There's a possibility, but no chance.
Pat Dooley looks at Florida's chances at playing for the BCS title. And stop giggling. (The Gainesville Sun)
Dig Your Own Hole.
The Tennessee athletic department is suspending $6 million in financial contributions to the school's academic scholarships and programs in order to deal with budget issues surrounding the firing of former head football coach Derek Dooley and the search for a new HC. (The Knoxville News Sentinel)
Where's Dave Ramsey when you need him?
David Climer blasts the Tennessee athletic department for buying out Dooley's contract with money it didn't have. (The Tennessean)
Early Christmas present of the day.
Alabama starting quarterback A.J. McCarron gave the football from his 21st touchdown pass of the season (a new school single-season record) to his parents. (al.com)
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The Derek Dooley era at Tennessee is over. Dooley was fired after Saturday's 41-18 loss to Vanderbilt, which dropped his overall record in...
Now that Derek Dooley has been fired from Tennessee, the hiring search has begun. It is really hard to tell just who will be the next head coach in Knoxville, but one of the popular names is that of current Duke head coach, David Cutfliffe. Knoxnews.com ran a list that included Cutcliffe’s name as one [...]
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Eight is Enough.
The SEC names Texas A&M starting quarterback Johnny Manziel freshman of the week for the eighth time this season. (The Bryan-College Station Eagle)
Taking a stance?
Manziel leads Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o in USA Today's latest survey of 37 Heisman Trophy voters.
Brother Can You Spare a Dime?
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Athletic Director Dave Hart has no doubt that Derek Dooley improved the Volunteers’ football program after inheriting a tough situation three years ago. But that improvement didn’t show up in Tennessee’s record, so Dooley no longer is the Vols’ coach. Dooley was fired Sunday after posting Tennessee’s longest run of [...]
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He may not be Denard Robinson or Johnny Manziel, but Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron can run the ball if he has to, and he's given a glimpse of his ability to do so over the past three weeks.
The four-year rule was never official. It was never written or codified in any meaningful way. It was just one of those understandings. A new college football coach needed some time to recruit and develop his players and reshape the culture of a program in his own image.
The rule of thumb was always four years. By then seniors would have played every college down under one coachs...
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(Dis)order had been restored.
The SEC reenters the BCS title game picture with Kansas State and Oregon losing on Saturday, and Alabama and Georgia nabbing the two and three spots in this week's BCS rankings. (USA Today)
Peaking at the right time?
Texas A&M starting quarterback Johnny Manziel's Heisman...
Tennessee chancellor Jimmy Cheek announced that the school would reinvest $18 million in the athletic department over the next three years, giving the department a much-needed boost in funds as the school transitions to a new coaching staff.
Before the reinvestment, the $18 million was earmarked for the academic scholarships, fellowships and programs.
Cheek emphasized that Tennessee...
Read InsideTennessee.com's coverage of the University of Tennessee's head coaching search following the firing of Derek Dooley.
The Iron Bowl will feature two quarterbacks at very different stages in their careers.
Auburn freshman Jonathan Wallace is making his first road start Saturday against AJ McCarron and No. 2 Alabama. Wallace was still in high school with no scholarship offer from the Tigers when McCarron was being named MVP of the national championship game.
Wallace says he is in a good position...