GAINESVILLE, FL - NOVEMBER 26: NCAA referee Matt Moore separates running back Chris Rainey #1 of the Florida Gators and defensive tackle Timmy Jerrigan #8 of the Florida State Seminoles November 26, 2011 at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville, Florida. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
The Notre Dame v. Florida State bowl preview will run tomorrow. We should have a Q&A for you today as well. But here are a lot of very good links.
Tuesday FSU-Notre Dame bowl links: Four Freshmen Edition – Chopping Block – Seminoles Blog – Orlando Sentinel
More on the four-freshmen offensive line starters.
As Expected, Todd Bradford's Likely Out at Maryland. In Comes ... Ron Vanderlinden? - Testudo Times
Could Vanderlinden be coming back to College Park? A strange thought, but a possible one, says Chick Hernandez.
Matt Barkley To Return: How Good Can USC Be In 2012? - SBNation.com
USC's schedule is ridiculously easy for next year.
ACC Division Realignment: Boston College's Future Crossover Rival? - BC Interruption
Could Boston College and Virginia Tech be parting ways as permanent cross-divisional rivals when Syracuse and Pittsburgh are added to the ACC?
Clemson's Thompson among Tech's toughest foes | ajc.com
Brandon Thompson won't be on the field when Georgia Tech plays Clemson next fall. The Tigers defensive tackle will be safely in the NFL, unable to blow up Tech option plays or crumple up pockets. Good for everyone else in the ACC.
Clemson Defensive Line Participation - Shakin The Southland
60% of Clemson's defensive line snaps came from Seniors. 60% Wow. That defense wasn't good this year (61st), and it's not looking up for 2012. 2013 could be very good.
Clemson Offensive Line Participation - Shakin The Southland
64% of Clemson's offensive line snaps were from seniors! That's a ton.
2011 Pre Orange Bowl Linebacker Participation - Shakin The Southland
Clemson does get its linebacking corps back.
Clemson's Thompson among Tech's toughest foes | ajc.com Brandon Thompson won't be on the field when Georgia Tech plays Clemson next fall. The Tigers defensive tackle will be safely in the NFL, unable to blow up Tech option plays or crumple up pockets. Good for everyone else in the ACC.
Florida Will Hire Jeff Dillman As Strength and Conditioning Coach, According to Report - Alligator Army
In a surprise to nobody, Muschamp hires a hatch guy, just as Jimbo and Saban have.
Florida's 2012 football schedule is about 24 hours from being released. And whadda ya know, UF gets a D1-AA school before playing FSU. Smart scheduling!
The 25 Greatest Sportscasting Moments Of 2011 - SBNation.com
Over the last year, dozens of people in suits talked to you for hours and hours. Here is a list, complete with audio and video, of the 25 greatest, worst, or otherwise notable sportscasting moments of 2011.