At least from Alabama’s side of it, the door’s not completely shut on Blake Barnett‘s future being in Tuscaloosa. Earlier Wednesday, a report surfaced that Barnett had decided to leave the football program and transfer out. In meeting with the media a short time later, Nick Saban confirmed that Barnett had “expressed some concern about his future” at a meeting earlier in the day. The head coach said he “didn’t know” when asked if Barnett, who lost the starting quarterback job to true freshman Jalen Hurts earlier this year, was still a part of the team, although he made it clear that the redshirt freshman was still welcome in the locker room if he changes his mind.
Jim Mora getting mad this week wasn’t on the level of his famous “PLAYOFFS?!?” or “diddly poo” rant, or even his underrated “You may think you know” lecture. The former Indianapolis Colts and New Orleans Saints coach was asked on a postgame show in New Orleans after the Saints lost Monday night to fall to 0-3 if the season was over. Apparently Mora DOES NOT think the season is over after three games.
Les Miles may be moving from Baton Rouge after his firing (Getty). A realtor in Tuscaloosa, the home of the University of Alabama, is already having fun with LSU’s firing of Les Miles. Take a look at this billboard that’s already posted two days after Miles was removed as the Tigers’ head coach.