The season finished up last night and it's supposed to be quiet around college football.
But try telling that to administrators who are hiring and firing coaches as I write this.
Here are some stories percolating from around the Big 12 about the game last night and other assorted topics as I scramble to make my mid-afternoon flight.
Enjoy the weekend.
Former Kansas State co-defensive coordinator Jim Leavitt has been fired at South Florida, the Tampa Tribune reports. His possible replacements include former Iowa State coach and former South Florida assistant Dan McCarney.
Steve Hanway of the Big Red Network writes that Mike Leach’s firing provides some perspective on recent “struggles” at Florida State and Nebraska.
Jason King of Yahoo! Sports writes that Texas fans would be correct to affix an asterisk to Alabama’s victory over the Longhorns.
Another indignity in Colt McCoy’s snakebit career was notched against Alabama, SI.com’s Andy Staples writes.
McCoy’s early injury strips away much of the luster from Alabama’s title-game victory over Texas, CBSSports.com’s Dennis Dodd writes.
The Kansas City Star’s Bill Reiter writes that it’s a tough time for tough coaches like former Big 12 coaches Mark Mangino and Mike Leach.
Nebraska strength coach James Dobson has the Cornhuskers working hard barely a week removed from their impressive Holiday Bowl victory of Arizona, Lincoln Journal-Star reporter Brian Christopherson writes.
Sam McKewon of the Nebraska tate Paper.com writes that Bo Pelini succeeded where Mack Brown didn’t -- by winning with an overwhelming defense and a less-than-potent offense.
Joe Posnanski of SI.com writes that Mack Brown will be in for many sleepless nights after some of his coaching decisions in Thursday’s game.
The San Antonio Express-News’ Buck Harvey writes about the crushing end of Colt McCoy's record-setting career in his final career game.
Ruffin McNeill had a second interview with Texas Tech officials on Thursday for the Red Raiders’ vacant coaching position, Dwain Price of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.
The New York Times’ Pete Thamel has Texas No. 3 on his "way too early top 10 list" for the 2010 season.