The Breakdown - Friday August 16, 2013
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The Scoop: McNeese State has found its athletics director. Also, make sure you hold a good thought for Oregon running backs coach Gary Campbell today.
Gary Pinkel thinks Vince Lombardi would be "flipping in his grave":
Social media savvy Gary Pinkel said Vince Lombardi would be "flipping in his grave" if he knew a coach was doing a Google Hangout— Dave Matter (@Dave_Matter) August 16, 2013
Tennessee linebacker Dontavis Sapp on the first time he saw Butch Jones: “The first time I saw him walk — you know, he walks with a little bounce — my first thought was, ‘What’s wrong with this guy? This dude kind of walks funny."
Mississippi State AD Scott Stricklin understands that making money isn't everything in the world of college athletics.
Business office numbers … MSU spent $211K on CWS trip. NCAA reimbursed $57K. Net loss of $154K. VERDICT: Money well spent. #HailState— Scott Stricklin (@stricklinMSU) August 16, 2013
Will Muschamp on Florida's recruiting strategy: "This is a big man’s league. When you go pay to watch a boxing match, you don’t go watch the featherweights fight. You go watch heavyweights fight. This is a heavyweight league. So we need have a big, physical team. You can still be really fast, but you better be big and physical if you want to win in this league right now."
Coach K has some advice that every football coach, especially high school coaches, should take note of.
We'll let the venerable EDSBS introduce this video of Vanderbilt hooking up their players with some ice cream.
"I don't play around with my Italian ice. Anchor Down." http://t.co/BCCqHbNImm— edsbs (@edsbs) August 16, 2013
Louisville AD Tom Jurich says "the only people I can't compete with" on keeping Charlie Strong's services are in the NFL. Sports Illustrated on Louisville's rise to prominence.
A great reminder on what makes Stanford one of the model programs in college football.
Texas has released a great trailer for the 2013 season.
When worlds collide - yesterday we told you about members of KISS buying their own Arena Football League team. Now they have a helmet.
One Coach Worth Following on Twitter: Oregon State head coach Mike Riley. Not many other head coaches are tweeting photos with Kendrick Lamar lyrics attached. (If you don't know who that is, ask the nearest player.)