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Auburn University football student-athlete Cameron Newton is immediately eligible to compete, according to a decision today by the NCAA student-athlete reinstatement staff. The NCAA concluded on Monday that a violation of amateurism rules occurred, therefore Auburn University declared the student-athlete ineligible yesterday for violations of NCAA amateurism rules.
Am I the only one a little confused? In any event, it looks like he's eligible.
Just listened to Jim Harbaugh on the Herd. Harbaugh talked about Andrew Luck, and how he thought he was perfect. He also said he thought his own wife was perfect as well (some early suck-up to Sara for a move to the frigid tundra??).
He said being a college player was the biggest joy of his life and being a coach is his second biggest joy. When asked if Stanford was "big enough" for him, he said absolutely. He's lucky to be around the players he has. When asked about the Michigan football banquet and his being the hottest property in coaching he said his dad told him to just coach his team and not to talk about any other team or anyone else's job. He's just focused on coaching his team.
Jim very effectively deflected the question about Michigan. Never directly answered that he wouldn't be attending the 1985 reunion at the football bash.
It is the Yang to last week's Yin (for Yin == "Swallowing Kenny Demens"). This play from the Wisconsin game has both Wisconsin and Michigan in the same formation, and Wisconsin runs essentially the same play. This time, however, the backside OT releases downfield, and that makes about an 8-yard difference.
And I'm going to suck it up and stop whining now, because Brian undoubtedly spends about twice as much time doing the original PPs as I do on the MPPs. If he can take it, I can take it.
Wha'hoppon: Wisconsin has first-and-ten at the Michigan 41 on their first TD drive of the second half (Brian describes this one as a 'soul-crushing ground based TD drive,' and has to qualify that with 'first' in order to distinguish it from all the other soul-crushing ground based TD drives Wisconsin had in the second half). Wisconsin again lines up in the I with twins right and TE left. Michigan again is in the 3-3-5, although now Avery is playing up, Kovacs is playing back, and the backup DL is in. At the snap, the backside OT immediately releases downfield, allowing Banks to slant inside the TE. Patterson gets playside of the center, and Black cleanly beats the playside OT upfield. Demens fills the hole at the LOS, neutralizing both the playside guard and the FB.
This time, Banks is sitting in the hole where the cutback lane would be, so the RB has nowhere to go and just plows into the pile for two yards.
For those interested. Just started (12:34 PM)... started off discussing Andrew Luck
A friend of mine sent this link to me today and it is pretty amusing. Enjoy!