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We're only seven months into the transfer portal era. It feels like seven years.
Justin Crouse, director of player personnel for Memphis, made an interesting comment (to Ralph Russo of the AP) regarding time management in the portal era. In the pre-portal era, almost all of his time was spent identifying and evaluating talent at the high school and JUCO levels. Now, 40 percent of his time is spent on scouting the portal:
“I would say 40 percent of the time now is concentrating on guys that are leaving other places,” Crouse said.
ICYMI, I spoke with seven head coaches about the portal on a recent episode of High Motor:
Kirby vs. Mullen
A few months ago on High Motor, Athlon Sports managing editor Mitch Light talked about the delectable future of the Florida-Georgia rivalry. And that future will keep getting better if Kirby Smart and Dan Mullen keep talking smack. Smart threw the latest blow over the weekend, and while it was harmless, it's still something to get the blood pumping during a slow offseason.
Side question: Will both Kirby Smart and Dan Mullen be the head coach of their respective programs 10 years from now?
Time for a Change
Logo redesigns and branding overhauls are extremely expensive. Colleges pay hundreds of thousands of dollars — oftentimes millions — to graphic design firms to make small or big tweaks to their current colors, logos, fonts and more.
Sometimes it's not worth it. Sometimes it's very worth it.
Five active FBS head coaches have a career winning percentage of at least .700, though only one active FBS head coach has a career winning percentage of at least .800.
Who is it?
Five programs likely to regress this season … 10 bold predictions for the season … Business cards still exist in college football and Georgia Tech might have the best ones … Georgia landed a top lineman recruit … Lincoln Riley gave some interesting insight into his game-planning process.
CeeDee Lamb hauled in an outrageous one-handed catch that didn't count but still should rank among the best catches of all time: