Stanford: In an offseason of much roster turnover, the Cardinal actually fared well amid draft concerns. Towering tight end Colby Parkinson will not need to adjust to a new quarterback at The Farm — quarterback KJ Costello is in the portal. Parkinson will be the only one testing the NFL, though; cornerback Paulson Adebo will worry Ian Book anew after an injury kept him from plaguing Book in November. Adebo is the No. 29 returning defensive back in the country, per Pro Football Focus, but his best can quickly warrant greater notice than that. … [Read more...] about Leftovers & Links: Notre Dame’s opponents lose plenty early to the NFL draft
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The campaign is not over yet for Dabo Swinney and company however. The Tigers are headed back out West to take part in the national championship game at Levi’s Stadium and have their eyes firmly on bringing another CFP title back home with them. … [Read more...] about Ticket punched: No. 2 Clemson books another title game trip by thumping No. 3 Notre Dame in the Cotton Bowl
2020 Outlook: Better. It has to be, right? The Seminoles made a smart, sensible hire with Mike Norvell, who has everything you want in a high-level Power Five head coach. The first thing Norvell must do is figure out quarterback and offensive line. Will James Blackman or Jordan Travis start or will it be one of the Seminoles’ intriguing true freshmen? The offensive line was abhorrent in 2019. But some young pieces like Dontae Lucas provide hope for the future. FIU grad transfer Devontay Taylor should lock down one of the tackle spots. Defense should be a strength. Marvin Wilson will be one of the best interior defenders in the country and most of the defense returns around him. The schedule isn’t doing FSU any favors. Florida State plays Florida, West Virginia and Boise State in its non-conference slate. … [Read more...] about Conference Breakdown: Looking at the ACC heading into 2020
But beyond that, USC drew less than 60,000 fans to the Coliseum, the smallest crowd to see Notre Dame since 2001, the year that USC fired Paul Hackett and hired Pete Carroll. Furthermore, reports on the scene said Trojans fans booed Helton each time he was shown on the jumbotron. … [Read more...] about Clay Helton to return as USC’s head coach
The most imaginative solution would be for the Commons to decamp three days a week to suitable buildings in central Birmingham or Manchester, while Westminster is restored. It would shake up parliament, help to reunite a divided nation, and refresh the image of British politics. Contact with government offices could be digital. Commons work that has nothing to do with the chamber could continue in London. Any inconvenience would be the price MPs pay for decades of poor custodianship of the Palace of Westminster. … [Read more...] about MPs plan to build themselves a palace. Have they lost all contact with reality?