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Thursday offseason one-liners

Brent Venables AP

Meandering our way through the offseason minutia, one one-liner at a time…

Tommy Tuberville gives his Texas Tech offense a grade of “C” thus far this spring, although in fairness it wasn’t an open playbook test.

— The medical condition — and university attorneys — that kept Armond Armstead off the playing field in 2011 also kept him off the practice field for USC’s Pro Day.

Urban Meyer penned a letter of apology to Scarlet & Gay — Ohio State’s gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender alumni society — after the group learned that the Buckeyes had been making underperforming players wear lavender-mesh jerseys.

— The Brent Venables (pictured) on-field era began Wednesday at Clemson with “fish out of water” moments, but did come with a spiffy hard-hat motto: “Work Zone.  Clock in.

— Virginia Tech will pay its coaching staff nearly $5 million in 2012, with all of Frank Beamer‘s assistants making more than $200,000.

John Hoover Tulsa World asks if it’s fair for Landry Jones to be considered the best quarterback in OU history.  Sooner QBs coach Josh Heupel‘s response? “Why wouldn’t it be?

— Even as every single sign points to it, Riley Nelson is not ready to proclaim himself the starter at quarterback for BYU.

— Missouri is ditching the 40-year-long tradition of the block “M” adorning its football helmets.

— Head coach Steve Addazio, on the Owls moving on from the MAC in 2012: “It’s an exciting time for Temple, it’s an exciting time for the Big East.”

Gina Mizell of the Daily Oklahoman takes a peek at Oklahoma State’s position battles following a conversation with head coach Mike Gundy.

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3 Responses to “Thursday offseason one-liners”
  1. abailey1014 says: Mar 8, 2012 3:21 PM

    I think notre dame is trending up right now…

  2. mgm36 says: Mar 8, 2012 4:58 PM

    tuberville at Tech should give himself an F for his coaching

  3. dg0122 says: Mar 9, 2012 8:44 AM

    but tubs did promise 60% returns on your investment in his offense

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