Sunday, January 26, 2014
Posted by Jim Small at 7:16 PM
If you think of the highest paid coaches in college football -- the names Nick Saban, Urban Meyer, etc., come to mind... Well, a few of them are riding multiple game LOSING STREAKS going into next season:
THREE-GAME LOSING STREAK:
- Brady Hoke, University of Michigan -- 8th highest paid coach in college football
TWO-GAME LOSING STREAK:
- Nick Saban, University of Alabama -- highest paid coach in college football
- Urban Meyer, Ohio State University -- 6th highest paid coach in college football
Here are the opening games of the 2014 seasons for each of these three schools:
- Michigan: Appalachian State (home game)
- Alabama: West Virginia (neutral site game -- Atlanta, GA)
- Ohio State: Navy (neutral site game -- Baltimore, MD)
LINK: COLLEGE FOOTBALL COACHES' SALARIES
Posted by Jim Small at 2:39 PM
Former Notre Dame student-athlete Lake Dawson '94, turned down the opportunity today to become the General Manager of the Miami Dolphins. Dawson will remain with the Tennessee Titans as their VP of Player Personnel.
Irish fans will remember Lake's playing days at Notre Dame before he was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the Third Round of the 1994 NFL Draft.
LINK: DAWSON TURNS DOWN DOLPHINS
Posted by Jim Small at 2:14 PM
Denver Broncos team captain David Bruton will be the first former Notre Dame football star to arrive in New Jersey today for next Sunday's Super Bowl. The Broncos arrive at Newark Airport at 3:30 PM ET.
The Seattle Seahawks and former Notre Dame All-American Golden Tate don't arrive at Newark Airport until 7:00 PM ET.
I'm sure the folks at the NFL NETWORK will be providing LIVE coverage of each of their arrivals.
LINK: THE TEAMS ARRIVE
Posted by Jim Small at 10:09 AM
He's the best at his specialty in the NFL -- former Notre Dame student-athlete J.J. Jansen was selected to play in today's NFL PRO BOWL. Jansen, is the long snapper for Team Sanders in the NFL's remake of their annual all-star game. He'll be wearing #44 in the NEON GREEN.
J.J. just finishing his sixth season with the Carolina Panthers.
The game kicks off at 7:30 PM ET this evening on NBC.
LINK: J.J. JANSEN
LINK: J.J. JANSEN INTERVIEW
LINK: PRO BOWL WEBSITE
Posted by Jim Small at 9:27 AM