Bo Pelini is the Ron Burgundy of college football

Stick a recorder in Bo Pelini's face and you have no idea what you're bound to get. He may raise a four-letter salute to his own fans, or he might drop an idea that could potentially revolutionize recruiting for the better

You just never know.

After it appeared Pelini's hot-headedness may be his undoing to close the 2013 season, Pelini worked this off-season to present a, well, let's say a more-rounded version of himself. You've seen the cat video, right?

But lurking under Cat Owner Pelini, or Prankster Pelini, or Surprise Welcome Pelini is still the same Ornery Pelini we all know.

Asked about the saga of Damore'ea Stringfellow, a Washington transfer who was set to enroll at Nebraska this fall before an 11th hour switch to Ole Miss, Pelini told Huskers Illustrated: "Read between the lines. We all know what happened in that situation."

When pressed further, especially on the possible role Stringfellow's family played in his decision, Peini added, "Especially when it's a clueless parent."

Pelini is college football's version of Ron Burgundy. Take him off script, and he is liable to say an-y-thing.

This is usually the point of the article where the writer lectures Pelini on class and wonders what the possible upside could be to calling the parent of a former recruit "clueless", but Pelini obviously doesn't care.

Let's get out of here with one request: there are approximately a dozen bowl games pitting the Big Ten and the SEC against each other. Is it too much to ask to get an Ole Miss vs. Nebraska match-up?

Three and out - Block with 3 lineman and gain 10 yards?, new helmet news, and the San Antonio Raiders?

Doug: I simply don't see how this is possible, but leave it up to Chip Kelly to scheme something so maddening yet successful.

Zach: Here's some uni-related news for you. Louisiana Tech will wear an alternate helmet for its Red Out game versus UTEP on Oct. 4:

La Tech helmets

And Tulane has altered the green in Green Wave:

AA Tulane new helmet

The old green is on the left, with the new on the right:

AA Tulane green

Zach: According to the San Antonio Express-News, the Oakland Raiders are contemplating a move to San Antonio. I can't think of a worse idea for both parties. 

I have a hard time believing the Raiders, formerly of Los Angeles, would pass up Los Angeles if they indeed leave Oakland. I have a hard time believing San Antonio can support an NFL team, at least without major help from Austin and Travis County. I have a hard time believing Austin and San Antonio could make this work. I have a hard time believing San Antonio and Bexar County could finance a new stadium without it turning into a major financial sinkhole.

Thankfully, I have a hard time believing this move will actually happen.

Video: Arizona invites you to #Bethe1

We've previously highlighted the work Arizona does to build its fan base, and we've also highlighted the work Arizona does in creating videos (see: FootballScoop Video of the Year finalists). Combine the two, and the result should be pretty good.

Arizona did combine the two and - what do you know? - it's pretty good.

The Wildcats have launched a program urging fans to #Bethe1 to help sell season tickets. Every program would like more fans-turned-season-ticket buyers, no matter how many they already possess. With that in mind, though, you wouldn't think a program like Arizona would need a full-fledged season-ticket drive. A college town. A program on the rise. What's not to like? But then I remembered the surprisingly notable swaths of empty seats during the Wildcats' season-defining blowout of Oregon and it all made sense.

Yesterday we saw six-packs from Kingsbury and Fedora, today it's Doeren and Cutcliffe?

Yesterday, these two tweets featuring North Carolina's Larry Fedora and Texas Tech's Kliff Kingsbury shirtless set Twitter ablaze (almost literally).

Well today, as ACC coaches were touring the ESPN campus in Bristol, NC State's Dave Doeren and Duke's David Cutcliffe decided to get in on the action by cleverly showing off six packs of their own.

Well played fellas...and way to go big with the 16oz.

Now the ball is in your court SEC / Big Ten / Pac 12. What do you got for everyone?

On second thought, Oklahoma State will NOT lose a day of practice per week

When the NCAA announced that Oklahoma State would lose a day of practice per week due to poor APR scores, we wrote a post wondering how Mike Gundy and his staff would work around the penalty. Turns out we can go ahead and wipe that one from the archives.

Oklahoma State announced Tuesday that it would indeed not be docked one day of practice per week after revising its APR score to meet the minimum threshold of 930, up from a 929.41 two-year average. How were the Cowboys able to do this? According to the announcement, Oklahoma State discovered that a student-athlete from the 1990's had recently graduated.

Why does a system that measures academic progress over the past two and four-year periods care what a student who started school a year and a half ago does? Great question. I don't have the slightest clue of an answer.

"Throughout this process the NCAA has been committed to having complete and accurate data," Oklahoma State senior associate athletics director for compliance Kevin Fite said in a statement. "We were provided a great deal of assistance in ensuring the information we were evaluated on accurately reflected our football team's academic performance, based on APR standards. When the additional point was discovered earlier this summer, the NCAA staff promptly re-evaluated our situation and added the point, which took us out of the penalty range."

We all know that the inmates run the asylum inside the NCAA. When the schools write the rulebook, it should not then surprise us when they also write the loopholes and cheat codes. 

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