It was the sweatpants. Strong told the players they could wear sweatpants on the plane instead of the customary suits. "For some reason -- it's mental and it's something small -- I go back to that," Strong said Monday. "You know what, I don't care if we're traveling 800 miles, they will get on the plane in a coat and tie next time. Because it's your whole approach to things."
It’s time for Plan B. The season isn’t lost but don’t expect a quick recovery. “The stark reality is settling in, and it says that the road to being “back" is a long and tortuous one, especially from the depths from which they came, and there are no shortcuts.”
It’s Navy Seal Week! The men’s basketball team is going through Navy Seal training this week. At least they look like they are having fun.
To Expand Or Not To Expand, That Is The Question
And why are we still asking this question and what are we waiting on? Meetings with 11 candidates were held two weeks ago. The next step is October 17th but that’s about all we know. The ESPN article quoted an anonymous source with knowledge of the expansion process calling it a "weird limbo."
Round Up Reads
Art Briles will not be the next head coach at Auburn. If Auburn passed on Bobby Petrino and hired Gus Malzahn, they wouldn’t touch Briles “with a 10-foot pole.”
Former Baylor football coach Art Briles and former athletic director Ian McCaw were dismissed from a lawsuit from Jasmin Hernandez’s lawsuit. But the federal lawsuit against Baylor continues.
Thought For The Day
“Sweatpants are a sign of defeat. You lost control of your life so you bought some sweatpants.” Karl Lagerfeld