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Purple Yeti Roar 35: What A Weak Week 03

Yeah I missed about half the games but that’s alright.  My team won and a buncha others did so that’s all good.  Let’s recap the weekend and talk about Kansas State, North Texas, Oklahoma State, West Virginia, Alabama, Arkansas, LSU, Ohio State, Michigan, BIg 10, SEC, TCU, Kansas, Dayne Crist, Brandon Carter, Arthur Brown, Notre Dame, Texas, David Ash, Big 12, and concerts! Continue reading Purple Yeti Roar 35: What A Weak Week 03

Crib Sheet: We’re Committed

The coaching carousel is almost at a stop and now we are getting closer to signing day.  Who will go where?  I don’t know.   But one thing I do know is the Crib Sheet will keep you updated with all of the latest commitments and decommitments:

Crib Sheet: Dancin’ in the Cleats


What’s wrong with a little celebration?  We here at the KCCGD like to shimmy and shake here after an especially tasty nacho dip or greasebuger.   So why is it so hard to let the college football players jump up and down?   Granted we don’t zebra striped dudes follow us to the Golden Tee table and inspect our reaction to making a great save putt.  But that’s where the problem is.  The referees are subjectively deciding whether or not the celebration might be offensive to him or the other team.  That seems just a bit too wacky.  There’s already enough pressure on the refs for actual blown calls.   Don’t let them blow it on stupid rules.

  • Looks like there’s a chance that LeGarrette Blount may be reinstated sometime this year.  He cold cocked a Boise State player during one of the first games of the year and was subsequently suspended for the rest of the season.  Similar infractions in different conferences only yielded a game or two suspension.   It looks like he’s taking the right steps to get back on the field.
  • Kansas University police will open up an investigation to the fight that took place between the football and basketball players.  The media hype around this is now big enough for some posturing by the law enforcement there.  So a hand will be slapped and money will be given under the table to keep this guys on the field.
  • Texas Tech’s Taylor Potts suffered a concussion last week and he may be out this Saturday for their game against the Kansas State Wildcats.  The stars may be aligned for the Wildcats as they are coming off their last second win against Iowa State and Farmageddon.  Good thing suspended offensive lineman Brandon Carter is back.  Hmm maybe that’s why Potts got banged up?
  • It looks like they nabbed the guy accused of filming ESPN’s Erin Andrews nude.  They dude’s an insurance salesmen and pretty well off.  Go figure.  The most surprise part of the article is that there are eight videos.  We thought there was just one.
  • ESPN’s Chris Low has an interesting piece about how Gene Chizik left football desolation at Iowa State for big powerhouse Auburn.   Guess what?  Chizik’s got the Tigers undefeated and #17 in the country, proving yet once again that bringing in talent helps more than just coaching up your kids.
  • Oklahoma Sooners’ Ryan Broyles is out four to six weeks with a broken shoulder.  Broyles is their leading wide receiver.  Oklahoma’s BCS chances are pretty much shot and least injuries will be a sufficient excuse.
  • The SEC admitted they blew the excessive celebration call against Georgia when they took the lead over LSU with about 1:05 to go in the game.  LSU came back and won.  Now Georgia should’ve stopped LSU, but their chances were seriously hurt with the penalty.  What’s up with refs deciding outcomes for more important teams?  Indiana’s screwjob at Michigan and now this?  It’s like the refs want the bigger names to win for the conference.  If Georgia won the game, would we see this much hype for LSU and Florida this weekend?  You know stuff like this makes me think twice about how clean these conferences really are.
  • Speaking of this week’s Florida vs LSU matchup, it seems the Gator players are getting threatening texts from LSU fans.  Ho boy, let the hype machine crank up to full power.  JK LOL!

Crib Sheet: Icing It Down


Much of the staff for the KCCGD (all one person of it) is knocked down under injury this week.  Lower back pains are not an easy ailment to handle.  Granted it’s no puke inducing concussion, but we know how limiting an injury can be.  Usually a team would be lucky enough not to have any of their stars miss a game or two during the season.  Usually you rest them at halftime or have them skip the easy games.  In this BCS culture today though now you have to play your top guys all the time, even when hurt.  So in that spirit, we achingly bring this week’s Crib Sheet:

  • The College Football Hall of Fame is moving from South Bend to Atlanta.  The promised attendance was never met in Irish-land and now they are moving down to Bulldog country.  So let’s get this straight, they are moving from one program where expectations of a once great team were never met to another place where expectations of a once great team were never met?  Hey, at least they’ll avoid nasty winters.
  • Michigan University will no longer allow purses into the stadium for games.  Sorry, RichRod, you will have to find something else to carry all of your crying tissues.
  • The college football world gasped a big ole sigh when Tim Tebow went down with a concussion over the weekend against Kentucky.  Apparently he was aleady sick when he took a sick hit from a Kentucky player.  It’s a good thing Florida has the week off.  Not for Tebow to recover, but the for the rest of the sports media to talk about the games.  Hopefully.
  • Sports Illustrated is attempting to bring playoff brackets into the mainstream with a half-cocked bracketing system to rank the top 16 teams and then place them in a bracket.  Are they bummed that USA Today has the Top 25 Coaches’ Poll, the AP has their own poll, but they have nothing?  That’s what we think.  And this is the only ink we’ll give them.
  • Baylor’s hope for a rise to bowl-dom blew up in their face Saturday when Robert Griffin went down last Saturday with a torn ACL in his knee.  A veteran QB in Blake Szymanski will take over the helm as Baylor gets ready to head into conference play October 10.  It really sucks for the Bears but will make thing easier for the North teams playing Baylor this year.
  • Twitter rears its ugly head again as a couple of tweets from some Texas Tech players caused Mike Leech to ban it from the team.  This was, of course, in reaction to some awesome tweets from newly suspended offensive lineman Brandon Carter and linebacker Marlon Williams.  We miss it already.
  • Speaking of Twitter, Houston head coach Kevin Sumlin is using his handle to retrieve 3 helmets stolen from Cougars players while storming the field during Houston’s dramatic win over Texas Tech.  Twitter and Texas Tech just does not mix.
  • Stafon Johnson, tailback for USC, had emergency surgery on his throat after a freak weightlifting accident.  I’ve seen some bars fall with very heavy weight on them in the gym and it does not look pretty.  How did it get on this guy’s throat?  We hope he turns out okay.
  • New Mexico head coach Mike Locksley pulled a Buddy Ryan (or a Tom Caple) on his assistant and busted his lip.  We’ve seen some punches so far on the field at least once a week during the season, now we’re seeing it during coaches meetings.  Oh wait, football is a violent sport.  Check.
  • Kansas will have condominiums in the stands in the form of seat mortgages.  So while the kids are fighting on (and off) the field, the snooty rich people will be in the stands.  Live sport spectating is becoming the privilege of the elite.  This isn’t good at all.
  • Ladies and gentlemen, we present the Yankee Bowl.  The Big East #4 team and the Big 12 #7 team are signed up to meet at Yankee stadium beginning in the 2010-11 season.  Granted they still need approval, but if you have the mayor of New York and the owner of the Yankees behind it, the proposal should pass.  I for one wish that any ‘home’ team in New York gets beat.
  • Missouri gets the dunce cap this week as the athletic department sold a box of old cell phones.  Without wiping them.  Hey, hook me up with an email address or phone number over here.   I want some coaches to know about the blog.