To say that Alabama fans went crazy after the losses of Kansas State and Oregon revived the Tides hopes for returning to the BCS title game is an understatement. This video shows fans from across the Crimson Tide nation seeing the revival of the title dreams shattered by Johnny Manziel and Texas A&M, cheering wildly and...say is that Alabama center Barrett Jones giving out a...
Dancing in the Ruins
In Memory Yet Green.
Mark C. Moore gives his thoughts on Baylor's upset win over Kansas State. (Out Daily Bears)
End of an era?
Barking Carnival ponders whether the end of the "CEO coach" is upon us as personified by Texas head football coach Mack Brown.
This is for the questions that don't have any answers.
Iowa State won'...
Covering Dixie Like Mildew
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?
Toomer's Corner Oaks on fire. Photo via Auburn Plainsman
Harvey Updyke, he man who poisoned the oak trees at Toomer's Corner in Auburn had denied any connection to the latest incident involving the landmark. The toliet paper hanging from the trees after Auburn's victory over Alabama A&M caught fire early on Sunday morning. On Monday, college football gadfly...
Alabama head football coach Nick Saban's press conference this week included one of those simple little questions that Saban responds with an answer several times more complex. The query this time around? Whether or Saban enjoys the Iron Bowl week lead up to the annual rivalry game against Auburn?
"I enjoy coaching, I enjoy the challenges. I enjoy working with the...
Boise State, San Diego State and BYU are talking to the Mountain West Conference about rejoining the league. With Rutgers already out, what would the Broncos and Aztecs leaving do to Big East football?
Big Tentacles - The SWRT look at the Big Ten, and its sway over the
college football landscape.
Welcome to the planet.
Andrew Coppens defends Maryland and Rutger's admission into the Big Ten. (Delany's Dozen)
That Don't Impress Me Much.
Jeff Seidel isn't too overwhelmed about Maryland and Rutgers joining the Big Ten. (The Detroit Free Press)
Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel is expected to play in this Saturday's Florida-FSU game. This according to Gators' head football coach Will Muschamp. He was sidelined during last Saturday's win over Jacksonville State.
"How Driskel performs in practice will determine how much he plays,
Muschamp said. “I just know, based on yesterday, he's going to...
Covering Dixie Like Mildew - The SWRT roundup of SEC news.
(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...
The rumors are true - Maryland will be the Big Ten's thirteenth member. The University of Maryland Board of Regents has voted to accept an offer to join the B1G, according to ESPN sources. Rutgers will reportedly do the same by Tuesday.
"Sources also said that Rutgers is expected to follow the Terrapins
and will announce its own move from the Big East to the Big Ten...
The chances of USC taking down no. 1 ranked Notre Dame on Saturday have already taken a big hit with the news that Trojan starting quarterback Matt Barkley is out with an AC injury in his shoulder.
"Barkley hurt the shoulder when he was sacked with two-plus minutes
remaining in USC's 38-28 loss at the Rose Bowl. He was examined on the
field by the school's...
If you had Duke head football David Cutcliffe in your pool for who Tennessee will pick to replace Derek Dooley you can forget about it. Cutcliffe has announced he's staying at Duke for at least another year.
"After leading Duke to its first bowl berth since 1994, coach David Cutcliffe isn’t going anywhere.
"I can tell you right now that I'm going to be coaching...
With news about the possible defections of Maryland and Rutgers to the Big Ten rocking the college football universe, Jeff Ermann of InsideMDSports reports that the Scarlet Knights might have some competition in accompanying the Terrapins to the B1G. That would be Georgia Tech, of all teams.
#Rutgers is getting the most play (along with Maryland) but multiple sources maintain...
Johnny Manziel mania is reaching all sorts of insanity a week after Texas A&M shocked the world by defeating Alabama. It's now being compared to another worldwide personality cult.
"In Spence Park, Jake Nolan, Aggie class of 2010, was tailgating with friends from both universities.
"Johnny Football ever is like 'Bieber Fever,' but for
The Derek Dooley era at Tennessee is over. The school fired Dooley from his job as Volunteers head football coach on Sunday, one day after losing to Vanderbilt. The school plans a press conference at 2:00 pm ET about the move.
Dooley was 4-7 in 2012, with 0 wins in the SEC. He was 15-21 overall in his three years as Vols' HC, and 4-19 in conference play. He won't be coaching ...
Welcome to the Fallout
And All My Dreams, Torn Asunder.
Kansas State and Oregon, the no.1 and no.2 college football teams in the counry, go down in defeat. (Dr. Saturday)
Tonight I'm going to party like it's on sale for $19.99!
Did Alabama fans revel in K-State and Oregon's schadenfreude? Of course they did. (al.com)
Texas A&M freshman starting quarterback Johnny Manziel has been under media lockdown this season. That's because of the Aggie head football coach Kevin Sumlin's policy of barring media access to freshmen. Still, he did allow Manziel to briefly speak in an video about player's nicknames on the team. Wait? Johnny Manziel has a nickname?
That wasn't enough...
South Carolina starting quarterback Connor Shaw reinjured his left foot in the early first quarter of the Gamecocks' 24-7 win over Wofford.
"Yeah, I'm a little banged up and retwisted it in the first series (of the game Saturday)," Shaw said.
"I was able to finish strong, but it bothered me throughout the game."
He completed 16 of his 21 passes...
There was a rumor going around yesterday that Maryland might be looking to bolt the ACC for the Big Ten. Now it seem that ESPN has given some serious credence to the story.
"The University of Maryland is in serious negotiations to join the Big Ten Conference, sources told ESPN.com on Saturday.
Maryland goes to the Big Ten, Rutgers of the...
While starting quarterback Johnny Manziel has been making most of the headlines this season, the Aggies' offensive coordinator has managed to attract some attention on his own. Part of that included the now-infamous "butt-slapping" incident where TV cameras caught Kingsbury slapping A&M head football coach on the well, you know.
Kingsbury recently opened up about...
You knew it was bound to happen. Someone asked Tim Tebow about Texas A&M starting quarterback Johnny Manziel. Tebow seems to like what he sees.
"I got to see some of the Alabama game last week. I saw a little bit
of the Florida game. I've seen a little bit of him, but not too much,"
Tebow said when asked by Yahoo! Sports about Manziel. "From...
Game Day Goulash.
There's a possibility, but no chance.
Being a freshman hurts Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel's chances of winning the Heisman Trophy this season. Because Bruce Feldman said so. (CBS Sports)
The End is the Beginning is the End.
Black Heart Gold Pants wonders if the era of Kirk Ferentz as Iowa head football coach is at an end.
Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon will be part of a 60 Minutes segment on Sunday reporting on the business of college football.
"If you don't keep pace, if you don't stay competitive, you're going to have a problem," Brandon tells CBS's Armen Keteyian.
going to have excited fans, we're going to fill stadiums, we're...
The Victory Formation is reporting a story that Arkansas plans to interview Oklahoma State head football coach Mike Gundy as the Razorbacks' next HC.
" There have been rumors in recent days that Oklahoma State head coach,
Mike Gundy, is being considered as a replacement for interim coach, John
L Smith, at Arkansas. While Gundy has refused to discuss the situation...
South Carolina wants to bronze its Cocky. Wait, that didn't come out the way I wanted it to. Neither did that last sentence. South Carolina would like to erect a bronze statue of Cocky. Uhh..Let's just start over.
South Carolina wants to raise $100,000 so it can place a bronze statue of beloved costumed mascot Cocky on Gibbes Green. Apparently spending money on a statue...