Sunday October 20, 2019
Lane Kiffin: Conference USA slapped Kiffin with a $5,000 fine and a public reprimand for a tweet about the conference's officials.
College GameDay: ESPN's College GameDay is headed North...to the great state of South Dakota where South Dakota State (6-1) will host North Dakota State (7-0) this weekend. South Dakota State's only loss this season was their opener at Minnesota 21-28.
#Nuggets: Illinois pulls off the upset of the year, Kansas nearly beats Texas and everything else from a wild Week 8.
Will Muschamp: Muschamp had some fighting words for the official who flagged him for unsportsmanlike conduct during Saturday's loss to Florida. "Drop it at my feet next time. Don't go 40 yards away and drop a flag, how about that?"
Atlanta Falcons: Owner Arthur Blank told NFL.com he doesn't anticipate making any changes to his coaching staff during the club's Week 9 idle week. Update> The Falcons lost at home to the Rams 10-37 today, falling to 1-6 on the season. The Falcons have allowed 24 or more points in every game this season.
Vanderbilt: Derek Mason has a rather spirited word for "all those coaches who think they want this job."
Joe Moorhead: Mississippi State head coach Joe Moorhead was asked about the potential of Rutgers offering him their head coaching position. His answers were, well...take a look & listen.
Bowl Bonuses: The following coaches picked up bowl bonuses this week -- Kyle Whittingham, $216,667; Luke Fickell, $75,000; Kirby Smart, $50,000; Gus Malzahn, $50,000; Mike Norvell, $35,000; Eli Drinkwitz, $25,000; Bill Clark, $25,000; Skip Holtz, $25,000. All info courtesy USA Today's Steve Berkowitz.