Get ’em while they’re hot.
- Are the NCAA natives getting restless about Mark Emmert’s leadership? This article would indicate so.
- John Feinstein thinks Mike Krzyzewski has the answer for the NCAA’s problems: there should be three separate organizations, not one, running college sports. Oy, vey.
- Athens, Tennessee Chamber of Commerce invites Nick Saban to give a speech at its annual dinner. A certain part of the Vol fan base objects. But it’s worth noting that Saban’s on track to outdraw last year’s speaker by a margin of about 4-1. That speaker? Phil Fulmer.
- As the Big Ten allegedly pursues a 20-school conference strategy, John Pennington points out why there’s little to suggest that’ll succeed over the long haul.
- Smart Football takes a look at one of my favorite developments in offensive strategy, packaged plays.
- David Ching tracks 70 players from Georgia whom ESPN ranked as top-10 in-state prospects between 2006 and 2012. The results, as they say, may surprise you.
- Greg McGarity is working hard on overriding those new NCAA recruiting guidelines.
- But if that doesn’t work, Gentry Estes is confident “Georgia’s football program will do what it needs to do to keep up”. (Although he offers no specifics as to why that’s so.)