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Thursday's One Minute Warm Up

To get the blood pumping:

-Notre Dame's new #Respect gear for this weekend is looking pretty sweet.

-Sadly, Texas mascot Bevo will miss Saturday's game against OU due to a pretty serious illness.

-Just as a reminder, the Cubs are playoff bound, and everyone that has seen Back 2 the Future is having deja vu.

-Former NFL head coach Steve Mariucci is an excellent story teller.

-The big fellas and OL coaches could watch stuff like this on a loop all day.

-Sounds like after 15 years with Adidas, Wisconsin will be moving to Under Armour. -A large part of being a successful MLB manager is knowing your personnel and their limits, especially from your pitchers who are having an epic two-month stretch

-If you've got kids, you can appreciate this

The best from yesterday:

-Brian Kelly after loss to Clemson: "Great effort is not good enough"

-"Look Nick, if we're going to be hanging out, you can't be wearing those tight ass shorts" Uncle Luke tells Saban.

-NFL extends the international series through 2025

-Mike Leach keeps a battle axe in his bedroom

-The next arms race in college football is all about food

On tap tonight:

- SMU at Houston - 8pm EST - ESPN2

- Washington at USC - 9pm EST - ESPN