• Urban Meyer among usual, sad suspects being tossed out for college coaching spots
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    Urban Meyer among usual, sad suspects being tossed out for college coaching spots

    Forty names, games, teams and minutiae making news in college football (hope sold separately in Boulder, and currently unavailable due to supply-chain issues): First Quarter The Temptation of the Winning Scammer Fox Sports’s Big Noon Kickoff show played to the Nebraska crowd Saturday, and the crowd played to the show. Host Rob Stone asked the red horde of fans the leading question, “Anybody out there want Urban Meyer (1) to be their head coach?” They responded in kind, roaring and chanting the Fox Sports analyst and three-time national champion’s name. Some wore “Hire Urban Meyer” T-shirts into the stadium to see the Cornhuskers get annihilated by Oklahoma. Here we go again. Nature…

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  • Urban Meyer returning to Fox’s college football pregame show
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    Urban Meyer returning to Fox’s college football pregame show

    1. I assume most of you reading this know what a “Friday news dump” is. For those of you who don’t know: A “Friday news dump” is when a company, person, etc., drops significant news late in the afternoon on a Friday so that it won’t get as much coverage as it would if it came out earlier in the week while everybody was still at their computers. Fox pulled off a truly comical “Friday news dump” last week when it very quietly mentioned the disgraced Urban Meyer will be back on its college football pregame show this season. Normally when Fox makes a splashy hire, there are press releases, tweets…

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