November, 16, 2012
By Edward Aschoff | ESPN.com
The weekend is so close I can taste it. But let's chow down on some lunch links first.
- The NCAA hits Tennessee football with additional penalties tied to Willie Mack Garza.
- An old Vanderbilt coach sees a new day for the Commodores.
- Johnny Manziel's Heisman campaign is finally up and running.
- South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier can join Bear Bryant in the SEC record books with a win Saturday.
- Ole Miss is looking to bounce back with a big win at LSU.
- Young receivers are emerging for Missouri's offense.
- Trends clash when Mississippi State meets Arkansas this weekend.
- Jim Kleinpeter of the New Orleans Times-Picayune reminisces about Tiger Stadium and the sound explosion in the 1972 LSU win over Ole Miss.
- Mark Story of the Lexington Herald-Leader wonders if Bill Cowher is the Bill Parcells of the current Kentucky coaching search.
- A surprise player is emerging at Georgia's backup quarterback spot.
- Defensive coordinator Dan Quinn is having fun at Florida.
- Auburn linebacker Ashton Richardson really embraces his role as a student-athlete and has his sights set on the Rhodes Scholarship interview.
- Bobby Humphrey likes what he sees from Alabama running back T.J. Yeldon.
Final Nevada 3 Louisiana-Lafayette 16 Final Utah State 21 UTEP 6 Final 22 Utah 45 Colorado State 10 Final Western Michigan 24 Air Force 38 Final South Alabama 28 Bowling Green 33
Final Marshall 52 Northern Illinois 23 Final Navy 17 San Diego State 16
Final Central Michigan 48 Western Kentucky 49 Final Fresno State 6 Rice 30
Final Illinois 18 Louisiana Tech 35 Final Rutgers 40 North Carolina 21 Final North Carolina State 34 UCF 27
Final Cincinnati 17 Virginia Tech 33 Final 15 Arizona State 36 Duke 31 Final Miami (FL) 21 South Carolina 24 Final/OT Boston College 30 Penn State 31 Final Nebraska 42 24 USC 45
2:00 PM ET Texas A&M West Virginia 5:30 PM ET Oklahoma 17 Clemson 9:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas
3:00 PM ET Notre Dame 23 LSU 6:30 PM ET 13 Georgia 21 Louisville 10:00 PM ET Maryland Stanford
12:30 PM ET 9 Ole Miss 6 TCU 4:00 PM ET 20 Boise State 10 Arizona 8:00 PM ET 7 Mississippi State 12 Georgia Tech
12:00 PM ET 19 Auburn 18 Wisconsin 12:30 PM ET 8 Michigan State 5 Baylor 1:00 PM ET 16 Missouri 25 Minnesota 5:00 PM ET 2 Oregon 3 Florida State 8:30 PM ET 1 Alabama 4 Ohio State
12:00 PM ET Houston Pittsburgh 3:20 PM ET Iowa Tennessee 6:45 PM ET 11 Kansas State 14 UCLA 10:15 PM ET Washington Oklahoma State