My Ode to Coach Mack Brown…as He Steps Down at Texas

Mack Brown 2013

It’s that time of year again…time to shop haphazardly/desperately, time to really feel the impact of those bad fantasy football decisions, time to start hanging out with your friends that you have consistently blown off since August 30, time to DTR (Define The Relationship) or GTR (Get out of The Relationship) because the holidays are [...]

University of Arkansas Press Conference on Coach Bobby Petrino’s Firing

Bobby Petrino Fired

On Tuesday night, University of Arkansas Athletic Director Jeff Long spoke at a press conference regarding his decision to fire head coach Bobby Petrino. (All quotes used herein are attributed to Long). Following a motorcycle accident on April 1, Bobby Petrino was put on administrative leave after athletic director Jeff Long learned that Petrino had [...]

Contract Analysis: What Texas A&M Must Pay Mike Sherman to Leave

Texas A&M Mike Sherman

Texas A&M was hoping that Mike Sherman would lead their team to a Big 12 Championship this season, but they finished the regular season a disappointing 6-6.  Sherman was fired on Thursday (Dec. 1) after just one winning season in his four years with A&M.  In his farewell address, Sherman said “I’m disappointed and accountable, [...]

For Pete’s Sake, What happened at Penn State and What can we do about it?

Joe Paterno 2011 Walking Away

[LEGAL DISCLAIMER—FOR PURPOSES OF THIS INTERVIEW WE ARE DISCUSSING THE SITUATION IF THE ALLEGED FACTS IN THE GRAND JURY REPORT DO INDEED TURN OUT TO BE TRUE.  WE ARE MAKING NO JUDGMENT OR DECISION AS TO WHETHER OR NOT THEY ARE TRUE.] In the recent weeks after the allegations against former Penn State coach Jerry [...]

SIX DEGREES OF COACHING CHANGES FOR 2011

Kim-Kardashian-Jersey

A few years ago I created a flow-chart called “Six Degrees of Paris Hilton”, through which I linked over 60 people together based on sexual escapades with Hilton at the center (although I must also give major credit to Tara Reid as well, who’s link to Hilton through former Australian tennis player Mark Philippoussis proved invaluable).  [...]

The CFB Girl’s “Interview” with the NCAA regarding Miami and the Death Penalty Question

Mark A. Emmert

I’m not privy to the same information that the NCAA is, but I don’t see how giving Miami the death penalty is good for college football. Completely shutting down a team has only been done once before in the history of NCAA football.  The NCAA shut down SMU in 1987 and the school chose to [...]

North Carolina Fires head coach Butch Davis

North Carolina Update: Head Coach Butch Davis Fired (NBC17.com)

June 27, 2011 The fact that University of North Carolina head coach Butch Davis was fired was not surprising.  After all, starting about one year ago, the NCAA began investigating the football program and had numerous findings, all which could have resulted in Butch Davis’ termination. There were 16 players who were suspended for all [...]

Contract Analysis: Auburn’s Gene Chizik Rewarded for National Championship

Auburn Gene Chizik BCS Champ

The Tigers won the national championship last year and as promised, Auburn bestowed raises upon its head coach and all of the assistants.  Head coach Gene Chizik will now be earning $3.5 million per year (up to $4.5 million with incentives). Chizik has had an interesting and diverse last few years, to say the least.  [...]

TRAGEDY STRIKES OHIO STATE: TRESSEL RESIGNS

Tressel

“What in the name of Woody Hayes was he thinking?” was the quote by USA Today writer Mike Lopresti. This is not how the 2011 season was written by Ohio State fans in their imaginations.  Terrelle Pryor’s senior year is supposed to be one in which the team revisits the national championship arena.  But a [...]

Contract Analysis: What Notre Dame Paid Charlie Weiss to Leave

Notre Dame Logo

The Chicago Tribune obtained federal tax documents that show that after Notre Dame fired Charlie Weis as the head football coach in December 2009, “Termination payment of $6,638,403 was made during the reporting period to Charles J. Weis under a separation agreement that includes much smaller annual payments through December, 2015.” Chicago Tribune, May 20, 2011. [...]