Tuberville seeks résumé padding, wants '04 title revote


Given the sanctions handed down by the NCAA earlier today, there exists the possibility that the BcS could strip USC of their 2004 national title.

If that edict were indeed to come down from whatever immoral high ground the BcS has perched themselves upon this time around, one of the head coaches of one of the three schools — USC, Oklahoma, Auburn — that entered the postseason that year undefeated would like the voters to to go all playground on the sh-t and have a do-over.

By way of the Dallas Morning News, former Auburn head coach Tommy Tuberville told ESPN‘s Mark Schlabach that he and his former school didn’t raise a fuss at the time but, dadgummit, his Tigers deserve to at least be considered as the default national champions if the Trojans are stripped of their BcS crystal.

“We never complained when they went by the process the last time, and they should go by the process this time,” Tuberville told Schlabach. “If they were ineligible, I think they should have a revote and let people vote on it and decide who they think was the best team that year. If everybody thinks it was Oklahoma, that’s fine. If everybody thinks it was Auburn, that’s fine.”

Seriously, #Tubs, and no offense meant, but shut the hell up.

You are now the head football coach at Texas Tech and are five-and-a-half years removed from that grimy, two-faced, disrespectful organization preventing your undefeated team from rightfully having a shot at the crystal.

That was Jan., 2005; this is June, 2010.  Get over it.  Move on — at least publicly.

I’m sure your current employer and their ongoing legal entanglements would appreciate it.

Arizona State hires Beau Baldwin as offensive coordinator

Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports

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

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.