Believe it or not, there are other happenings in the world of college football beyond the Pruitt hire.
- Georgia Tech’s AD has a four-hour meeting with Paul Johnson, declares the genius to be “as focused and energized as he has seen him”. As long as you keep him on the job, I’m fine.
- You know how the NCAA keeps vowing to take litigation all the way to the Supreme Court? Well, you can take the litigation to the Court, but that doesn’t mean the Court is going to accept the litigation from you.
- Damon Evans has a new gig.
- James Franklin says kids commit to a coach, not the school. Funny how that works out when a coach leaves the school freely while a player is blocked from transferring.
- Speaking of which, they’re not making that any easier.
- Title IX vs. football: “(A)t most Division I schools, 80 percent of all sports funds go to two men’s sports: football and basketball.”
- John Infante looks at the new NCAA governing proposal designed to give the big schools more autonomy and notes the curious absence of the word “amateurism”.
- Maryland AG counterclaims in the ACC suit, alleging that ESPN provided “counsel and direction” to the conference as it attempted to poach teams from the Big Ten. Pass the popcorn, please.
- Brian VanGorder, on the lessons he learned from Rex Ryan.