James Franklin: The culture has changed

Vandy lost a tough one last night to Tennessee and now stands 5-6 on the season. They travel to Wake Forest on Saturday to try to get to six wins.

After the game, Franklin spent a few minutes talking about the players and the game and then he fielded a question about "getting over the hump".  Watch the video. 

Kiffin: I wonder if Nick left me a message. He likes me

Last night, after opening up a huge lead, USC held on to win at Oregon when the Ducks' kicker was just wide on his attempt to tie it as time expired.

The loss means Oregon is out of the National Championship hunt. It also all but assures Alabama that they will play in the championship game. 

Kiffin spoke with CBS Sports' Dennis Dodd after the game and offered these gems...

"I wonder if Nick left me a phone message, he likes me." Dodd notes that Saban and Kiffin did bond during that one year that Kiffin was at Tennessee. 

Kiffin also said that after the crowd took notice (the word "deafening" was used by some in attendance to describe the noise) of the fact that Dwayne Wade, LeBron, Carmelo and Chris Paul were in attendance, he walked over to Chip (pre-game) and said, "What you couldn't get Michael [Jordan] here?"

Nice. Huge win by SC. 

The entire story by Dodd is here. A good read. 

Tough weekend for the state of Florida

Remember when teams from the Sunshine state won nearly every weekend...

Well, this wasn't one of those. Florida started the day off by pulling one out over Furman. Miami also got a win; but 6-3 over South Florida. Florida State missed a field goal at the end and lost at home to Virginia for the first time ever. Central Florida lost to East Carolina. FAU lost to Troy. 

FIU did go out of state and beat Louisiana Monroe.  

With today's loss, South Florida has now lost 5 of 6. Here are Skip's thoughts after the game. 

Sunday TV

Good slate of NFL games tonight.

All times are eastern


Tampa Bay at Green Bay - 1 - FOX

Carolina at Detroit - 1 - FOX

Jacksonville at Cleveland - 1 - CBS

Oakland at Minnesota - 1 - CBS

Buffalo at Miami - 1 - CBS

Dallas at Washington - 1 - FOX

Cincinnati at Baltimore - 1 - CBS

Arizona at San Francisco - 4:05 - FOX

Seattle at St. Louis - 4:05 - FOX

Tennessee at Atlanta - 4:15 - CBS

San Diego at Chicago - 4:15 - CBS

Philadelphia at NY Giants - 8:20 - NBC


No games.

High School:

No games.

Corso drops a bomb on College Gameday

An F-bomb to be precise. It was right as he went to don the head gear and it was classic. Everyone loves Corso.

Video below.  

Moments later, ESPN brass brought him back on air to issue an apology. Completely unnecessary. 

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