Articles Posted by Terry Johnson

  • Terry Johnson’s Quick Slants : Manziel-free Edition

    It’s Tuesday, which means it’s time for me to weigh in on college football’s hottest topics. This week’s edition will be completely Manziel-free. No, the “big boy” conferences aren’t going to split off from the NCAA, despite several commissioners not so subtly suggesting it at Media Days. While it sounds easy to simply break away […]

  • CFB Roundtable : Upsets, Underrated Players, Up Tempo Offenses

    Q. What will be the biggest upset this season? Terry: The biggest upset of the college football season will take place on opening weekend, when Mississippi State upsets Oklahoma State at Reliant Stadium in Houston. Yes, the team picked to finish sixth in the SEC West will defeat the Big 12 preseason favorite. I realize […]

  • Terry Johnson’s Quick Slants

    It’s Tuesday, which means it’s time for Quick Slants. While this edition talks mostly about SEC Media Days, there is a little something in here for everyone. Many of you asked, “What was the most interesting thing that you learned during SEC Media Days?” I was surprised to learn that Missouri – Arkansas and Texas […]

  • Bret Bielema’s “Player Safety” Argument Flawed

    Although Brett Bielema opposes the up-tempo, no-huddle offense, it’s time for him to stop using the “player safety” argument to justify his proposed rule changes. Known for his outspokenness, Bielema didn’t waste any time airing his thoughts on the subject. When told that Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn thought his proposal to slow down no-huddle […]

  • Terry Johnson’s Quick Slants

    Terry Johnson’s Quick Slants

    Every Tuesday, FWAA Writer Terry Johnson weighs in with his take on what’s going on in the world of college football. I’m tired of hearing about Johnny Manziel’s off-the-field behavior. While there’s no doubt that he’s got some growing up to do, it’s time for the media to start focusing on what he’s going to […]

  • Georgia Wanted to Win Long Before Watkins Spoke Up

    Regardless of what anyone says, Sammy Watkins’ recent comments about beating the Georgia Bulldogs in the season opener are simply not that big of a deal. Make no mistake about it: Watkins definitely stirred up a hornet’s nest with his remarks. As he told Bart Wright of the Greenville News: “If we come out and […]