Maryland AD Under Fire; From Starting QB’s Dad

Meanwhile, over at the INSIDEMD SPORTS.COM message board, a poster is calling for the ouster of University of Maryland athletic director Debbie Yow (pictured below). Not such a big deal … just about everyone at Maryland is unhappy with Yow … baseball coaches, basketball … even him. But there’s one big factor here.

Debbie Yow

The author of the above message happens to be the John Turner, the father of Maryland starting quarterback Chris Turner. He admitted writing the post to a BALTIMORE SUN reporter on Wednesday. And the elder Turner knows about being unpopular and losing your job, believe me. In the early 1980s he was the drummer for the hair metal band Ratt, before being kicked out just before the group made it big. Read more…

‘Dogs Bite, Deacs Choke, Tech Exhales, Bulls Roll

Teams that were supposed to win won, and players that were supposed to perform performed, as the day’s early games seemed just an appetizer for the big OSU-Michigan and Texas-Mizzou tilts.

Knowshon Moreno

(The closest Vandy came to stopping Moreno all day).

As Knowshon Moreno goes, so goes the Georgia Bulldogs. Vanderbilt found that out the hard way, falling to UGA 24-14 in the early slate’s only matchup of ranked teams. Moreno trampled the Commdores for a season-high 172 yards, touching the ball on more than a third of Georgia’s snaps. Freshman AJ Green, who is becoming one of Matthew Stafford’s favorite targets, had 132 yards and a touchdown.

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