Hasn't changed his view on McDowell, still believes M is in solid position. Not a slam dunk, they have family in Florida (UF, FSU), and Sparty is a player. But he grew up a M fan, his family were M fans, and they love the academics. On the downside, he did say the team performing below expectations might have an effect, where he doesn't believe it did for Hand.
As a side note, he continues to indicate he doesn't see any of the '14 commits wavering due to the losses. Specifically Peppers and Drake Harris, with the latter excited to be in AA in a few weeks as an early enrollee. Unfortunately the same can't be said for mgrowold, who he confirms from many other outlets will not be on campus in 2014.