Oklahoma has found their guy in the wake of Lincoln Riley’s abrupt departure for USC. Venables, who has spent the last 10 years as the defensive coordinator at Clemson, was repeatedly offered head coaching jobs over that span but turned them all down in favor of remaining in his highly-paid role at Clemson. Even though… Read More Brent Venables is the New Head Coach of the Oklahoma Sooners 💯
We’ve got Alabama #1, Michigan #2, Georgia #3 and Cincinnati #4. The playoff game schedule is as follows: Bama vs. Cincinnati in the Cotton Bowl (Dallas) at 3:30pm EST on December 31. Georgia vs. Michigan in the Orange Bowl (Miami) at 7:30pm EST on December 31. The Bearcats are now the first G5 team to… Read More The College Football Playoff is Set
All year, I’ve been repeating it ad nauseam: As much as we all want to crown Georgia and give them the National Title right now, Georgia has not beaten Bama since 2007. Nick Saban simply owns Georgia. Doesn’t matter if Mark Richt is coaching or Kirby Smart–Nick Saban has consistently found ways to rip Georgia’s… Read More Georgia-Bama SEC Championship Deep Dive: Will Dawgs Finally Break Through?
And the players were certainly fired up: What an awesome moment this was. You can’t help but get fired up. Those players love him. They’d run through a damn wall for the guy. It’s pretty crazy to see Marcus Freeman as a head coach. I still remember when the dude was playing linebacker at Ohio… Read More Notre Dame Officially Hires Marcus Freeman as Next Head Coach
From CBS Sports: College Football Playoff management bullish on expansion and home sites, deadlocked on auto bids The 10 FBS commissioners are unanimous on desire to expand, but as always, the devils in the details The committee has reached agreement that the playoff should expand, with most in favor of playing games on campus. However, Brett… Read More College Football Execs Fail to Reach Agreement on Playoff Expansion, Delay Decision Until January
Over the weekend, two bombshell stories dropped: the first was that Oklahoma head coach Lincoln Riley was leaving OU effective immediately to take the USC job. The second was that Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly was leaving effective immediately to take the LSU head coaching job. The moves were announced literally the day after… Read More The Real Reason Lincoln Riley and Brian Kelly Abruptly Left For New Jobs
Someone on Twitter dug this up from 2019: Now, I’m not sure how common this is among football coaches in general. I don’t know if this is a Brian Kelly thing, or if this common practice for GAs, or what. But it just seems like a dick move on Brian Kelly’s part. For one thing,… Read More It Seems Like Brian Kelly is Kind of a Dick
The coaching carousel in college football is utter insanity right now. Lincoln Riley leaves Oklahoma for USC, and now Brian Kelly is leaving Notre Dame for LSU. Okay, right off the bat: a fucking 7am meeting? Are you serious Brian Kelly? To tell your team that you’re leaving them–something they already know? What more can… Read More 🚨🚨Brian Kelly is Leaving Notre Dame to Become the Head Coach at LSU–WTF is Going on In College Football?
To see some of the stuff OU fans are saying right now, you’d think the sky was falling: And someone put up a big TRAITOR sign over the Oklahoma campus sign: Sheesh. OU fans are not taking this well. But, let’s get one thing straight: Lincoln Riley did OU a favor here. Really, he did.… Read More Oklahoma Fans: Lincoln Riley Did You a Favor!
This will be the penultimate College Football Power Ratings of the 2021 season. After Conference Championship Saturday, I’ll compile an updated ranking, and then that’ll be it: we’re off to bowl season and the Playoff. However, I did make one final tweak to the system after the results of this past weekend. Because I am… Read More College Football Power Ratings: Conference Championship Week