The Rocket would have had a speed rating of 99 in NCAA Football 90... if it existed.
We have a pretty light edition of the Morning Playbook this morning, but there is plenty of good stuff to check out. Start by catching up on Heisman Week here at Crystal Ball Run. Yesterday we took a look at the running backs and the defensive players of note.
Penn State quarterback Matt McGloin, who was named the team's starter earlier this week, was relieved to learn he won the job. Fans on the other hand, probably not so much. Speaking of Penn State, there is no reason to be overly shocked that 62.5% of the jury for Jerry Sandusky's trial. Penn State is the largest school in the state, and employs more people than anyone else statewide. Unavoidable demographic.
Wyoming hired former LSU strength and conditioning coordinator Derrick LeBlanc to be their new defensive line coach.
Bruce Feldman takes a look at the camaraderie of the West Virginia coaching staff.
Former Nebraska running back Aaron Green transferred to TCU.
Ole Miss Zach Stoudt is calling it a career, due to "health-related issues," speculated to be related to back concerns.
Kansas State athletics director John Currie signed a contract extension, keeping him in place through June 2018.
Arkansas AD Jeff Long talks SEC meetings and playoffs on SiriusXM.
Confessions of an SEC fan to a Big Ten fan, via EDSBS.
NCAA Football 13 team and individual ratings have been revealed. LSU, Oregon, Texas, USC and Wisconsin are rated 99 overall. Alabama, Clemson, Florida State, Georgia, Michigan, Notre Dame, Oklahoma are all rated 97. Don't fret Utah fans, your Utes are rated 95. Who says you can't trust computer ratings?