Lou Holtz officially loses it

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ESPN’s Lou Holtz made headlines earlier this year when he predicted Notre Dame would make it to the BcS title game.

Just moments ago, Holtz dropped trou on national television and showed just how truly deep his Irish bias goes.

The former ND coach said the following of Charlie Weis during halftime of the Ohio State-Navy game: “He is the most underrated football coach in the country.”

I’m just… I can’t really… wow.

Did he mean scrutinized?  Does he not know what the word “underrated” mean?

It’s truly one of the most amazing things I’ve seen in my lifetime, that Holtz is gainfully employed on television on a weekly basis.  Amazing.

Arizona State hires Beau Baldwin as offensive coordinator

Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports
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TEMPE, Ariz. — Arizona State has hired former Cal Poly head coach Beau Baldwin as its next offensive coordinator.

The school announced Baldwin’s hiring of new coach Kenny Dillingham‘s staff a week after he resigned at Cal Poly.

The 50-year-old Baldwin spent three seasons as the Mustangs’ head coach, going 4-21.

Baldwin previously served as California’s offensive coordinator for three years after a nine-year stint as Eastern Washington’s head coach. He went 85-32 at Eastern Washington and won the 2010 national championship with three trips to the FCS semifinals.

Baldwin also served as Central Washington’s head coach in 2007.

Stanford QB Tanner McKee declares for NFL draft

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
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STANFORD, Calif. – Stanford quarterback Tanner McKee is leaving school to enter the NFL draft.

McKee announced his decision on Thursday after a disappointing junior season on an overmatched Stanford team.

McKee completed 62% of his passes for 2,947 yards, 13 touchdowns and eight interceptions this season as Stanford went 3-9 for a second straight year.

Stanford will undergoing an overhaul with coach David Shaw stepping down after 12 seasons and several players expected to transfer.