Report: Texas reached out to Nick Saban’s agent in January about Saban replacing Mack Brown

From the AP: “A few days after Alabama won the 2013 national championship, a University of Texas regent and a former regent talked with Nick Saban’s agent about the possibility of the Crimson Tide coach replacing Longhorns coach Mack Brown,The Associated Press has learned. Regent Wallace Hall of Dallas told the AP he spoke by […]

NFL executives reportedly believe Kevin Sumlin ‘is a star’

On Monday, I wrote about how both Kevin Sumlin and Johnny Manziel won despite Texas A&M losing to Alabama on Saturday. Mainly because the way the two handled themselves against the closest thing to a NFL team in college football. While there dividends from the game aren’t paying off Manziel quite yet, they are definitely […]

Tahj Boyd is not the starting quarterback at Tennessee because of Lane Kiffin

College football is littered with these types of stories. But they only become a big deal when a school continues to struggle and the player involved becomes a superstar. There are the well publicized stories of Mack Brown recruiting Robert Griffin III and Johnny Manziel as defensive backs. And the most recent story about Brown […]

There will be no punishment for Bo Pelini and ‘the matter has been put to rest’

After nearly 24 hours of Bob Pelini not knowing where he stood with his bosses, Nebraska released a statement basically saying they’re done with this whole ordeal and they’re moving on. Nebraska released a statement on Wednesday acknowledging their concern about Pelini’s comments and that the comments were “unfair” to Nebraska fans. But the statement […]

Bo Pelini hasn’t been given any assurances that he’ll keep his job

It’s only Wednesday, but this has to be one of, if not the worst week of Bo Pelini’s professional career. On Monday, we talked about Pelini being on the hot seat after his Cornhuskers gave up 38 unanswered points in a 41-21 loss to UCLA on Saturday. Then, the now infamous audio of hurling profanities […]

Even in a loss to Alabama, Johnny Manziel and Kevin Sumlin won

After Saturday’s game between Alabama and Texas A&M, three things were clear: Alabama is now two games – LSU and SEC Championship game – from playing for their third National Championship. Johnny Manziel is the best offensive player in the nation. Kevin Sumlin deserves a seat at the table of best coaches in college football. […]

Mark Emmert continues to insist that college athletes shouldn’t be paid

From the AP: “The structure of the NCAA could look very different by this time next year as members try to resolve the growing disparity between big-money schools and smaller institutions. What won’t change, however, is the amateur status of the players who make college athletics a billion-dollar business. “One thing that sets the fundamental […]

Live from the message board: Nebraska fans think they’ve finally seen the real Bo Pelini

Normally, this space is reserved as a way to check in on a fanbase handling either a tough loss or an unexpected loss. But in the wake of Deadspin releasing audio of Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini forcefully saying ‘F-you, F-all when talking about Nebraska fans and the media, a check in on the Nebraska […]

Nick Saban made T.J. Yeldon apologize for taunting Johnny Manziel

From USA Today: “I want to apologize to everyone for my selfish actions on Saturday. That is not the way I want to represent myself, my family and our team. That is not the way we do things at Alabama. This is something that I will learn from, and I will use better judgment in […]

College Football Week 3 Retrospection: Where Bo Pelini has joined Mack Brown on the hot seat

Week 3 is in the books and things are heating up in Austin and Lincoln. It’s time for retrospection.