If you thought Wisconsin dropping 70 on the Blackshirts was bad, think about Georgia fans for a moment…they saw their team five yards away from scoring a touchdown to beat Alabama which would have put them in the national title game, but a tipped pass, a Bulldog receiver tackled inbounds let the clock run out and their dreams gone. So we have two teams with deflating losses coming into this Capital One Bowl Georgia coach Mark Richt thinks his team will get over the loss.
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Grad assistant and tight ends coach Vince Marrow will leave Nebraska and become the full time tight ends coach at Kentucky. Marrow was a solid recruiter for the Huskers in Ohio. That could be a good pickup for the Wildcats.
Wide receiver Kenny Bell and offensive lineman Justin Long were named 1st team All-Big Ten from Phil Steele.com’s post season awards. Taylor Martinez and o-lineman Jeremiah Sirles was 2nd team. Ameer Abdullah was third team. On defense, Steele picked Damion Stafford as a first team with Baker Steinkuhler and Will Compton second team and cornerback Ciante Evans a third teamer.