Campus Clicks: CU-CSU, Malik Zaire, FCS scheduling
CU vs. CSU
One of the more underrated college football rivalries is Colorado vs. Colorado State and although both teams are rarely on the upswing at the same time, it remains a dynamic and emotionally-charged series, one that always carries interesting storylines, including that of SteveO Michel. He is a fifth-year senior linebacker with an unreal story that Michael Stephens of the Coloradoan told this week.
On the other sideline is Jordan Murphy, a fullback and special teams monster for Colorado. Murphy previously played at Colorado State...that is until he says Jim McElwain arrived and, according to Murphy, told him he wasn't good enough to play Division I football. OUCH.
Rex 1, Bielema 0
Just when we thought the Bret Bielema scheduling comments were subsiding, Bills head coach Rex Ryan got in on the fun:
BYU, BYU, BYU!
BYU has become somewhat of a CFB darling this year after their two thrilling victories. Grantland's Michael Weinreb wrote a fantastic story on their renewed chase toward national relevance.
Head coach Bronco Mendenhall picked up a huge win on Wednesday when 4-star safety and former Oregon Ducks commit Troy Warner pledged his services to the Cougars. And here are BYU's odds of going 12-0 but would that even get them into the playoff?
A Texas State student has created a small section for the deaf at Bobcats football games.
Stupid Josh McCown
Can you name where every NFL Week 1 starting quarterback attended college? Lost Lettermen has a quiz that will you leave average fans scratching their head on a couple names, including Josh McCown.
Is the FCS in Trouble?
FBS scheduling has been a hot topic of debate over the last two years and Houston became the latest program to make a statement by saying they will not schedule FCS teams beyond 2016:
Think Tide Fans Are Glad He Stayed?
Odds and Ends
Nick Chubb is seeking to put his tiny hometown of Cedartown (Ga.) on the map.... The NCAA once fined Auburn players $1.00 for smoking impermissible cigars (seriously) ... Breaking down Week 3 college football odds and best bets ... Cal's 2004 BCS snub still stings the program ahead of their matchup with Texas ... Here's another awesome 360 degrees video: Tennessee's "Running Through the T" ..This 1938 map of college football conferences is really cool ... This gigapixel panorama from Texas A&M's Kyle Field is awesome ... Source: Mack Brown will NOT be Texas athletic director ... And TCU AD demolishes Texas rumor, says he has best job in America ... Which team has been the most disappointing through two weeks? ... Michigan State crushed Oregon with their College GameDay signs last weekend ... Austin restaurant blasted ex-Texas AD Steve Patterson.
GT vs. ND: Get Pumped
An all-female acapella group from James Madison University nailed this rendition of Beyonce's Pretty Hurts: