Wednesday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Wednesday morning …

As the coaching carousel spins faster, this from Stefan Stevenson of The Fort Worth Star:

Stevenson covers TCU regularly, but hey, when the topic is Nick Saban and Texas it’s all hands on deck.

More on the Saban to Texas rumors here, and from, columnist Kevin Scarbinsky says market value dictates that Saban is underpaid at Alabama.

Speaking of market value, this tweet also came from the state of Texas:

In  Fox Sports report updated as recently as four hours ago, sources continue to say current Texas coach Mack Brown will resign by week’s end while the Texas administration continues to say no decision has been made.

This Bleacher Report piece was produced back in the summer but tackled the question of who would replace Nick Saban at Alabama if such a replacement was needed.

Saban’s defensive coordinator Kirby Smart makes the cut, but so does former USC coach Pete Carroll, now with the Seahawks. Can you see Ed Orgeron as defensive coordinator and recruiting coordinator for the Tide? If Carroll to Tuscaloosa were to happen would that move be far behind? …

Hugh Freeze’s revised contract at Ole Miss didn’t make quite the same ripple in the college football pond, but it didn’t go unnoticed. This account from NBC applauds the decision. …

Bowling Green’s Dave Clawson has been named the next coach at Wake Forest. It wasn’t that long ago that Jim Grobe was a hot name, but he leaves Wake with five straight losing seasons. The Rebels caught Wake at its peak with losses in 2006 and 2008. …

More on the carousel from …


Denham Springs, La., native, Mississippian since 1989 with a stop in Meridian before arriving in Tupelo. Daily Journal beat writer since 1996, covering Ole Miss since 2002. Proud Northeast Louisiana alum. Follow me on Twitter @parrishalford and listen to John Davis and myself daily with The Ole Miss Beat on Rebel Sports Radio.

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