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]
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]
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]
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]