tOSU president Gordon Gee pretty much stole the show in the latter half of this week. The links tell the tale.
"[The addition of Maryland and Rutgers to the Big Ten] gives us 40 to 50 million more viewers, makes the BTN worth more money than God. I did say that. It’s a very powerful instrument for us."
"Someone was saying to me, well, you know, Bret Bielema leaving … that was a blessing for Wisconsin and they knew it," Gee said. "Because he was under tremendous pressure. They didn’t like him. Barry Alvarez thought he was a thug. And he left just ahead of the sheriff."
Trustees at Ohio State University say that insensitive comments made by university president Gordon Gee have embarrassed and divided the university.
Gee apologized in a statement released to the AP. "The comments I made were just plain wrong, and in no way do they reflect what the university stands for," he said. "They were a poor attempt at humor and entirely inappropriate."
Was Gee right about Bret Bielema being a "thug" though? Ha!
On Thursday night, the two clashed again. Brewster took a shot at SEC scheduling:
The American Conference logo looks like something a little kid would draw on his homemade super hero costume.
Auburn fans practice rolling things not trees. Sad. There had to be a better alternative. Right?
Last month, the ailing oak trees at Toomer’s Corner were torn down and now, the City of Auburn is testing out new solutions.
This is a great idea. The Paterno clan should probably just stay off the radar for a couple of decades.
The family of late Penn State coach Joe Paterno plans to file a lawsuit against the NCAA with hopes of overturning sanctions against the Nittany Lions related to the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal.
4, 8, 16, 32... Once everyone sees how much cash the four team playoff generates it is really only a matter of time.
What do we have on the Notre Dame front? For the most part everyone is still talking about the quarterback situation. It is what it is.
Let’s take a quick look at what’s left of the quarterback depth chart.
In light of the recent quarterback issue at Notre Dame, I thought it might be helpful to take a look at what it means to be a student-athlete at Notre Dame. (Excerpt from Lisa’s new book, "Echoes From the End Zone: The Men We Became")
Notre Dame is learning the hard way nothing is ever guaranteed when it comes to college football, as rumors have generated national attention that former 5-star recruit and signee, Eddie Vanderdoes, may be having second thoughts about his signed pledge to Notre Dame.
C Dubs got some people going with this one.
When the news of Everett Golson's academic suspension came down last weekend, you had your profanity-laced and booze-fueled texts, your rending of garments and your slow acceptance that we indeed cannot have nice things. The next step in the process was the conventional wisdom among Irish fans and national sportswriters that Tommy Rees would be the starting quarterback for the 2013 season.
Eric Hansen thinks that C Dubs might be onto something.
I'm thinking that BK's notebook may need to become a regular feature.
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Irish Envy moderator Whiskeyjack joins the podcast to discuss the recent string of bad news and Football Return on Investment.
Is it time for fall camp yet?
Have a great weekend!