Daily Round Up: Some Friday Fun

It is all about fun this Friday.

Disclaimer: Before you proceed, just remember that none of the links are vetted and you may be reading something written by a 13-year-old, a so-called sports journalist or Clay Travis (is there really any difference between those options?). Read at your own peril.

Charlie Strong is not impressed The Joneses. [Dallas Morning News]

Do we have offensive coordinator crowdsourcing? [Barking Carnival]

Good job on coaches with strong recruiting skills, Charlie. [24/7]

The first workout with S&C coach Moorer was tough. [Barking Carnival]

A conversation with the most interesting AD in the world. [McCombs Today]

Nate Boyer tours New York City. [Youtube]


We're Texas


Bobby Layne and Doak Walker played on the same high school football team. [The Alcalde]

At least BOR member Wallace Hall didn't commit a crime. [Dallas Morning News]

It is time for Texas Monthly's Bum Steer Awards! [Texas Monthly]



Big 12


There are no words... Kliff Kingsbury ranks Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice as one of the best rap songs. [Viva The Matadors]

The Land Thieves are always thinking of us. [@GabeIkard]



Open Range


Even though this Brit knows absolutely nothing about American football, he still does a better job than Matt Millen.

The NCAA is loosening some recruiting rules. [NCAA]

Paying student-athletes will not bankrupt college sports so stop asking. [Deadspin]

Coincidence? Lane Kiffin rolls into Tuscaloosa and and an Bama QB asks for a transfer. [Fox Sports]

The NFL could fine players for not following concussion protocol. [NFL]

Internet sports trolling is an art form. [Bleacher Report]

Everyone enjoys a good laugh at ESPN's expense. [Lost Lettermen]

Pretty girls makes players play harder. [Lost Lettermen]

Garrett Gilbert channels Johnny Football. [SB Nation]

Stephenville High School will play a team from Alaska next fall. [Your Stephenville]

Texas youth football isn't looking too god after that new reality show on the Esquire Network. [USA Today]

Our beloved Astros...

Harris County voters rejected a proposal to turn the Astrodome into a convention and events center, all but ensuring its demolition.

Satirical news publication the Onion ran a story headlined "Dying Kid in Houston Holding On Until Astros Develop Player Worth Meeting."

A televised broadcast of an Astros road game against the Cleveland Indians in September drew a 0.00 Nielsen rating in the Houston market. [Texas Monthly Bum Steer Awards]



The Agricultural and Mechanical Department

ESTABLISHMENT OF UNIVERSITY; AGRICULTURAL AND MECHANICAL DEPARTMENT. The legislature shall as soon as practicable establish, organize and provide for the maintenance, support and direction of a University of the first class, to be located by a vote of the people of this State, and styled, "The University of Texas," for the promotion of literature, and the arts and sciences, including an Agricultural, and Mechanical department. - Texas Constitution


Everyone sing along with little brother...This could be A&M's year!

The Aggies can absolutely, positively win in the SEC without Johnny Football. [Bleacher Report]

An ode to Johnny. [Youtube]

Please don't make any Ryan Tannehill jokes because his wife may be reading. I don't want anyone to get shot. [NewsMax] Good Bull Hunting has exclusive footage of the Tannehill's trip. [GBH]

Oops.
Speaking to a crowd in Louisiana, Governor Rick Perry said, "There are many other states that embrace those conservative values. . . . I’m in one today: Florida." [Texas Monthly Bum Steer Award]


Just two more weekends of football before our long hiatus.


This is your feel good story for the weekend. [Yahoo Sports]

The AFC and NFC championship games are this weekend. [CBS Sports]

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