It's video game week finally. Yet prior to we consider self-destruction by hotdog, allow's discover among background's fantastic What-ifs.

Suppose the football gods had not grinned on Florida when it last went seeking a coach?After Jim McElwain leapt the shark, UF's targets boiled down to Chip Kelly, Scott Frost as well as Dan Mullen. Kelly chose UCLA, where he's 11-21. Frost was the warm young blonde.

He would certainly exceled as an offending planner at Oregon and also was completing a 13-0 period at UCF.But UF understood Frost's heart came from his university, Nebraska. That's where he wound up going, as well as it's brought about a nuclear winter.Frost is 12-21 after last Saturday's 30-21 loss at Illinois, which has a first-year train as well as needed to count on a back-up quarterback that had actually moved in from Rutgers." It appeared like the very same flick,"Frost lamented.Penalties, turn overs, poor unique groups, suspicious play-calling. This need to not take place in Year 4 of a program. It's as if Frost undertook a mentoring lobotomy when he left Orlando.You need to sympathize with Big Red, which was trusting Frost to conserve the once-mighty program from entirely developing into Idaho State. Points are so alarming the Huskers'375-game sellout touch going back to 1962 may finish this Saturday when Fordham involves Lincoln.Good Lord, you wear't assume. ... On the other hand, Florida wound up with the entrant behind Door No. 3. Mullen's hiring was a mix of destiny, good luck and also the judgment to opt for a confirmed product over

a prospective super-coach. He had not been the splashy choice Kelly or Frost would certainly've been, however Mullen was SEC evaluated. Going 10-3 at Mississippi State resembles going 24-0 at UCF. As well as, unlike Frost, he had not been holding up to be employed by his university, Ursinus College.With a 29-9 document at UF, Mullen's confirmed he's a top-10 quality train. Provided the competitors, he requires to end up being a top-5 coach.But the Mullen motion picture still has a lengthy means to run. Until now, it certain beats what UCLA and also Nebraska followers have actually been enjoying. ... Stud of the Week-- Trevor Lawrence

, for finishing 11 of 12 passes as well as tossing 2 TDs. Certain, it was preseason versus the Cowboys'back-ups. However it revealed the novice's capacity.

It may additionally be the last opportunity we'll have this period to make a Jags gamer Stud of the Week.Dud of the Week-- Mets 2nd baseman Javier Baez, that provided followers the

thumbs-down indication after striking a homer. He stated it was his means of booing Mets followers that had actually been booing him for striking concerning.121 considering that signing up with the team.I recognize we stay in an extra delicate period, however if New york city arenas are ever before proclaimed risk-free areas from boos, America is ended up. ... Something to contemplate as you wait in the giving in line this weekend break: A College of Michigan research discovered that consuming one hotdog can take 36 mins off your life.If that holds true, Nathan's Hotdog Consuming champ Joey Chestnut would certainly have passed away in 2007. ... Thirty-five SEC gamers made ESPN's checklist of the leading 100 university gamers.

Alabama had 10, while Texas A&M as well as Georgia had 5 each.Florida had 2-- Kaiir Elam(40) as well as Brenton Cox Jr. (59). Those numbers mostly specify what makes a top-5

quality trainer. ... In an effort to impart a blue-collar mindset, brand-new Auburn trainer Bryan Harsin has actually outlawed healthy and balanced gamers from utilizing the lifts at the Auburn Sports Facility.

In associated information, Nebraska followers have actually prohibited Scott Frost from the Huskers Athletic Complicated. ...

According to, lightning struck the Willis Tower in Chicago 250 times in between 2015 as well as 2020, making it one of the most struck structure in America. Meteorologists claim the Bears composing Mitch Trubisky over Patrick Mahomes represented at the very least 73 %of the lightning strikes. ... Mentioning dumbstruck,

I came across the rankings of training employs from 2017 by different sites as well as publications. The majority of had Frost as the No. 1 hire as well as Kelly No. 2. Sports Illustrated had FSU's hiring of Willie Taggart at No. 5. Mullen was No. 9, simply behind 2 people you have actually never ever become aware of at Rice as well as UTEP that have actually integrated to go 13-50

. Keeping that sort of acumen, anticipate a bikini-clad Joey Chestnut to be on the cover of the following Sports Illustrated Swimwear Problem. ... On this particular day in 1897, Thomas Edison patented the Kinetoscope. Say thanks to benefits he had not been a Nebraska follower, or he would certainly damaged the globe's initial film projector

in the trash.And on this day in 1912, Sports Illustrated called the Titanic's hiring of Capt. Edward Smith the No. 1 hire of the cruising period. ... Did you see where Michigan defeated Ohio to win the Little

Organization Globe Collection on Sunday? Michigan supervisor Rick Thorning was instantly mounted as the frontrunner to change Jim Harbaugh. ... Mentioning Harbaugh, he and also Urban Meyer were birthed concerning 7 months apart in the exact same Toledo health center. In associated information, Alabama's media workplace claimed Nick Saban was birthed in the exact same manger as Jesus. ... This simply in: Sports Illustrated simply called the Sunlight's hiring of me as the No. 1 hire of 2021. ... 4 wonderful Florida What-ifs: Suppose Steve Spurrier had authorized with Tennessee?What if NIL cash advances had been permitted throughout Charley Pell's tenure?What if Urban Meyer had liked being a Gator as high as Spurrier? ... Suppose Scott Frost had been mentoring Nebraska in the 1996 Feast

Dish? ... Ursinus University Update: The Bears were selected to complete 6th in the Centennial Seminar preseason survey, so there may be a work opening at the end of the period. I question if Mullen's representative, Jimmy

Sexton, will certainly attempt to utilize that as utilize to obtain his customer an additional raising. ... That has to do with all the area we have for today's Whitley's Believe It or otherwise. Till following week, if you recognize any type of Nebraska followers, please maintain themfar from the hotdogs. If they shed to Fordham, particularly.-- David Whitley is The Sunlight "s sporting activities reporter. Get in touch with him at dwhitley As well as follow him on Twitter: DavidEWhitley