And while Franklin cannily blames The Media, we’re over here doing exactly what he wants, which is to ask, breathlessly, “Well, IS he outworking Nick Saban?” and bring up Vanderbilt’s promising recruiting rankings just days before National Signing Day. That’ll be the story tomorrow. WMAZ has since put a pre-roll ad in front of that video. My producer tells me that a coach calling another coach the Devil makes people want to click. I am part of the problem. Sorry about that.
This is where we’d normally drop a grudging “well played” to Franklin, but lord have mercy, to do that joke when the better one’s just sitting there. Do I have to do everything around here?(Read the rest at SI.com)