Video of the Day - Austin College uniform reveal
- Published: Tuesday, 26 August 2014 08:08
- by Doug Samuels
Senior corner Josh Shaw was named a team captain at USC Saturday night. Later that same night, while attending a family social function, Shaw, while on a second floor balcony, noticed that his seven year old nephew who can not swim was in distress in the pool below. With no one nearby to assist, Shaw "instinctively leaped off the balcony, landing painfully on the concrete below."
Shaw was able to crawl to the pool and save his nephew who is "a bit traumatized but physically okay". Shaw himself was diagnosed with two high ankle sprains which will sideline him indefinitely.
Heroic. Certainly hope Shaw recovers quickly and is able have a productive season on the field for the Trojans.
Scott and Doug are out this afternoon, which means we have our very first All-Zach edition of Three and Out.
I: All HAIL BASED SPURRIER. Upon seeing an 85-foot version of the Head Ball Coach, I immediately wanted to do my own version of this.
II: I really enjoyed this from the Austin American-Statesman - a map of where Texas' season-ticket holders come from. Travis County (Austin) leads the way, followed by Harris County (Houston) and Williamson County (north of Austin). The biggest surprise to me was that the Houston area has more Longhorns season ticket holders than the four counties comprising the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex... combined. Makes you wonder why DeLoss Dodds agreed to play the upcoming Texas-UCLA game at Arlington's AT&T Stadium instead of Houston's NRG Stadium, especially considering the 'Horns already play in Dallas annually and now in Fort Worth biannually.
— Brian Davis (@BDavisAAS) August 24, 2014
III: I really enjoyed this Kirk Herbstreit travel tips interview by SB Nation's Spencer Hall.
One-hundred twenty-eight Football Bowl Subdivision programs will take the field in the coming days to kick off their 2014 seasons. Seventy-three of them will do so wearing different uniforms than the ones they trotted off the field in for the final time in the 2013 season. That equates to more than 57 percent.
Many changes are small. Some are barely visible. Others are darn near invisible to the naked eyeinvisible to the naked eye. Other changes, though, are massive.
Most new changes are permanent - though some are just undoing previous changes - though not all, thankfully.
Last year Auburn was literally 13 seconds away from being crowned national champions. All off season everyone that touches the program has focused on being 13 seconds better in everything they do.
That has carried over to their 2014 hype video. Kickoff week is here!
(H/T Bleacher Report)