Daily Archives: January 23, 2011

Sunday morning buffet

A nibble here, a nibble there…

  • Yesterday, Southern Cal had the appeal hearing for the NCAA sanctions it received in the wake of the Bush mess.  What do you figure the over/under was on the number of times the Trojans mentioned the Newtons?
  • Kentucky thinks the Newtons are relevant precedent.  The NCAA disagrees.
  • It’s hard to pack much more stupid in a column than this guy does.  Does he not recall what happened the last time the NCAA faced off against a member institution over television rights?
  • Don’t laugh – according to these folks, Georgia had the ninth-most exciting college football regular season of 2010.
  • First down means everything.
  • In Todd Dodge’s first season at North Texas (2007), his assistant coaches were paid a total of $649,000.00.  Lane Kiffin can only shake his head over that.
  • Everybody comes to Georgia to recruit these days.
  • Not a good first day on the job for Stacey Searels, who saw his top recruit change his verbal commitment to Auburn.
  • The story on the number of kids Georgia can sign this year is clear as mud.


Filed under Georgia Football, It's Just Bidness, Recruiting, Strategery And Mechanics, The NCAA

I’ll take “Things You Probably Shouldn’t Say If You’re NCAA President” for $200, Alex.

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“I could make the argument right now there’s not enough money in college athletics,” he said.

Somewhere in America, Cecil Newton nods and quietly mutters, “Right on, brother.”


Filed under The NCAA