The RP’s Weekly Web Gems: The Politics of Pigskin

The Politics of Pigskin

Reports this morning suggest that Ohio State University is set to hire Urban Meyer as their new head football coach. This would be a big hire after Jim Tressel resigned amid scandal. [ESPN]

In MMQB this week you can read about Matt Leinart going down in his first game back as a starting QB, if Denver is a fluky team, and Ndamukong Suh. [Sports Illustrated]

Yeah, you read that right, Matt Leinart got his first shot at starting as an NFL QB for the first time in a long time and was promptly injured. It looks like he will be out for the rest of the season. Read on to find more winners and losers from the weekend. [Yahoo! Sports]

The Football Outsiders break down how amazing Aaron Rodgers has been this season. [Football Outsiders]

The new NCAA BCS rankings still have LSU and Alabama sitting at #1 and #2 and likely headed to an all-SEC national championship game. [ESPN]


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