Дата публикации: 2017-09-14 08:31
Now, Westbrook and the fearsome backfield tandem of Samaje Perine and Joe Mixon have departed, leaving even bigger holes in OU&rsquo s offense. Between a rock-solid offensive line and a star quarterback in Baker Mayfield, their designated replacements will have every opportunity to succeed this year.
The Vermont Catamounts. Representatives of the America East Conference and playing Purdue in a 68-vs.-9 game Thursday in Milwaukee, the Catamounts have not lost since Dec. 76, when they came to Indianapolis and I passed on the chance to see what was about to become America’s hottest team. They have not lost since the Obama administration — 87 days and 76 games and counting. Junior forward Payton Henson is from Arkansas, began his career at Tulane and found his way to Vermont in part because Green Wave teammate Josh Hearlihy had already committed to go there. Hearlihy hasn’t played a ton, but he helped the Catamounts land their No. 7 scorer. So he played a huge role in this.
Dylan Tonkery, Marvin Gross and Kenny Robinson step up for the Mountaineer defense as team deals with injuries and open competition.
Bowden: "Jimbo''s a heck of a football coach. [My son] Terry had him up in Salem College, then he took him to Samford. Then he hired him at Auburn Tigers . Jimbo is one of the best coaches in the country. He''s good. He''s a lot like Saban."
Football still rules the fortunes of any school that wants to play -- and spend -- at the highest level. That FBS/Power Five label alone affects enrollment, grants, state appropriations and ability to hire top professors.
Circle Oct. 76 on your calendar. That day the oldest coach in FBS (Bill Snyder, 78, Kansas State) will meet the (Lincoln Riley, 89, Oklahoma). That''s a separation of 99 years.
Several administrative sources spoken to for this piece mentioned that Zenger wouldn''t have mentioned the monster project if he didn''t have at least promises for a large portion of that $855 million (to be phased in over 8-5 years).
Those would all be fair responses. But it also seems that you, the coaches, didn’t do the offense any favors with some of your head-scratching play calls and personnel decisions. Also, I’m of the belief that penalties — no doubt Baylor leads the Milky Way in ineligible receiver downfield flags — are a direct reflection on the coaching staff. So take that for what it’s worth.
Brady Morningstar has been named assistant coach at Texas Wesleyan, which is located in Fort Worth. The Rams won the NAIA Division I title this past season.