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Mariotti Show Recap: Monday, Dec. 2nd

Missed part of the show? Heres a rewind of the program on December 2, 2013.

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Hour One on The Jay Mariotti Show: December 2, 2013:


-- Not since C. Barkley has a force out of Auburn been louder, bigger

-- One-loss Auburn worthier than 12-0 Ohio State

-- OSU surrended 603 yards and 41 points to mediocre Michigan

-- Auburn rushed for 296 vs. almighty Alabama run defense, 91 coming in

-- BCS standings not likely to yield that, sadly

-- Unprecedented in 15 BCS years for 1-loss to trump 0-loss

-- Jacobs, Auburn AD, lobbying hard like lot of us: ``America wants it''

-- SEC greatest league ever, Big Ten plummeted to 5th at moment

-- Auburn charmed team, has America's full attention

-- Ohio State, barely survives Michigan, 2-point conversion try

-- Yes, Michigan should have gone for two, wouldn't stop Hyde, Miller in OT

-- Malzahn, Coach of Year, Waffle House celebrant, gadget guy

-- Missouri for SEC title


-- Hyde, Miller unstoppable, but pass defense just as porous

-- Resume doesn't compare to Auburn's

-- Disciplinary issues, again, for Meyer

-- Won't further punish ejected players, even Hall, who flipped bird

-- Big Ten might suspend, throwing punches

-- No guarantee beat Michigan State, awesome defense


-- Would be clearcut: FSU, OSU, Alabama, Auburn-Mizzou winner


-- Destiny trumps Dynasty, two weeks after Prayer at Jordan-Hare

-- God's makeup call for Toomer's Corner poisoning?

-- All-time miracle team, talk of America

-- Saban, screwups with strategy

-- Not McCarron's fault, great again

-- Alabama blown coverages whole game


-- Says he's staying, but word means nothing

-- He and wife felt unappreciated as it was, now what?

-- Orange Bowl? Clemson?

-- If he wants Texas job, it's his

-- Maybe he'll retire


-- This is where Alabama fb culture is sick

-- CJ Mosley rips fans on Twitter

-- McCarron cautions them to be real fans

-- Fan page supports Foster

-- Too intertwined with religion, identity, hate


-- Now we know why Auburn won title in Jan 2011

-- His offense, with Newton

-- He wrote the book on spread offense, Kelly and Briles are fathers too

-- Offense trumps Saban's defense

-- Left for Arkansas State, Jacobs fired Chizik for changing offense

-- Returned, here he is, ran ball and exposed Alabama run defense


-- Takes care of business, most complete team in college football

-- Kelvin Benjamin makes Winston look great, 3 TDs, size, speed

-- 4-TD favorite over Duke in ACC title game


-- Will he be in Pasadena with them?

-- Morality decision ahead for FSU if he's charged next week

-- FSU/ACC's $24 m for BCS title game locked in if beat Duke

-- Performances aren't affected

-- Takes hits on field, bounces up

-- Fisher grabbed facemask after focus lapse and talkback


-- McCarron loss hurts, but still support for golden boy

-- If Winston not in probe, be clearcut guy

-- Heisman votes have to be in a week from today


Hour Two on The Jay Mariotti Show: December 2, 2013:


-- Michaels, Collinsworth go nuts

-- Jeff Triplette's crew mistakenly gave Redskins a first down after a second-down reception.

-- Chain gang crew reacted and changed down marker to first down when it was third down

-- Redskins called plays believing it was first and second down, not third and fourth

-- Triplette didn't stop game and get everyone in sync

-- Redskins, out of playoffs 17th time in 21 years

-- Griffin terrific early, 16 of 17 in first half. Did rush for 88

-- Beason and Giants D, 96 yards in second half

-- Need new coach to nurture Griffin

-- Trade for Griffin starting to look great for St. Louis


-- Weakening arm? Peyton proves wrong again, 5 more TDs, 403 yards

-- 41 for season, well on pace for Brady's record of 50

-- 3rd 400 of season, sixth 4 or more TDs, 4125 most ever after 12 games

-- Return from Foxborough letdown

-- Decker re-emerges as big target, 4 TDs, 8-174

-- Denver has clear tiebreaker, wins 2 0f 3 in tough stretch

-- On way to No. 1 seed, though might need to win out because of N.E.

-- Del Rio, 3-1, Elway gave game ball, Fox back today

-- Denver defense tightened for almost 2 1/2 quarters, no points


-- Man found dead outside stadium during game

-- One year to day of Jovan Belcher's suicide in same lot

-- Again, a stadium is a death scene


-- Foles is legit, 3 more TDs for tough Arizona defense

-- 233 passes without an interception, remarkable

-- 6-6, 243, mobile enough though no Vick

-- Stay tied with Dallas, showdown last week

-- McCoy, Ertz, Cooper -- Kelly adapting offense with NFL

-- Defense better, 21 or fewer last eight

-- Not bad for ``great college offense,'' as Arians had said


-- Expect major fine

-- NFL has to decide if sideline stroll onto field was intentional

-- Send message to other coaches


-- Smith benched, Ryan going to lose job

-- Smith 8.3 qb ratings, one TD and 11 picks in last seven games

-- Matt Simms, David Garrard? Simms three sacks, an int

-- Sanchez says he wants to return -- new coach -- with ``bionic arm''


-- For all the strife, in center of playoff hunt

-- Tannehill has been leader, fine passer -- 331 and 2 TDs

-- Philbin hanging in, defended by assistants and players

-- Martin done for season, Dolphins can decide his remaining pay

-- Incognito, suspension prolonged, will be paid for remaining

-- Incognito to be interviewed by Wells again this week


-- Keep falling behind in first half

-- Brady saves again, with Gronk; Gostkowski two long FGs late

-- Texans, 10 straight losses

-- Pats won 16 of last 17 in December

-- Halftime adjustments, Antonio Smith is suspicious of spying


-- Newton jacked about Auburn

-- Threw for 263, 2 TDs, ran for 68 did his Superman leap into end zone

-- Clearly best dual threat QB

-- Eight straight, at New Orleans next Sunday night, then Saints at home

-- Newton has 13 TD passes, 5 rushing TDs in streak

-- Defense allowing NFL-low 13.3 ppg

-- Riverboat Ron Rivera goes for it on 4th-and-goal at 1, Newton plunge


-- Crabtree back, 60 yarder, helps Kaepernick in pass game, opens up field

-- Boldin caught 9, Davis helped too, Kaep 275 yards passing

-- Still, lose Joe Staley to knee

-- Going to be No. 6 seed, because Carolina or New Orleans No. 5

-- Could win in Dallas or Detroit in playoffs


-- Vinatieri, greatest clutch kicker ever, 4 over 40, oldest player in NFL

-- Colts just surviving, lost five offensive starters

-- Trent Richardson a bust, Donald Brown running well, 46 yds final drive

-- Luck, not much, misses Wayne


-- Blue collar game, ran for 164, held Rivers to 252, forced 3 TOs

-- Green-Ellis, Bernard

-- Don't know what this team is about

-- No one covered AJ Green on TD in third quarter


-- Crazy game. Vikings had game won with FG, Ellison facemask on Hester

-- Walsh, 57 missd have Bears ball

-- Trestman, 2nd and 7, went for Gould from 47. Wide right.

-- Gould wife gave birth at 1 am, flew in after

-- Didn't want a penalty, could have run a play closer

-- Bears done. Defense has fallen apart

-- Peterson, still great, 211, 51 in OT


-- Gave Gus Bradley credit, three wins

-- Henne drove them 80 after Weeden threw 95-yard TD pass

-- 3-1 since bye, all three on road

-- 4-8 Browns need QB


-- Embattled Toronto mayor watched Bills, wore Fred Jackson jersey

-- Supporters, haters, had to be escorted to elevator


-- Saints need game to possibly steal homefield

-- Toughest place to play in NFL

-- Seahawks rounding into form -- Wilson wheels, Lynch pounds, defense

-- No Harvin, hip needs more time

-- Brees vs. reworked secondary after Thurmond, Browner drug suspensions

-- Wilson idolized Brees growing up, similar size, short QBs

-- Rob Ryan, mad scientist, and sacking D vs. the Seattle attack

-- PED issue a problem for Carroll, running renegade operation

-- 6 Seattle players suspended for substance or PED violations since 2011

-- Outstanding Seattle D vs. versatile N.O. offense

-- Wilson thrives in games like this, high level in pressure games

-- Best of breakout four QBs from 2012

-- Last 3 games, pass rating of 123.2, 18-4 as starter, 40-10 ration, 109.3


-- 16-1. Might they, in real bad conference, challenge for 70?

-- Probably not. But George looking like MVP, Hibbert and West beasts

-- George refused ESPN profile, wants teammates profiled too

-- Come long way as franchise since Malice at Palace

-- Larry Bird behind it, changed image

-- Name coach? Frank Vogel

-- At Portland tonight


Hour Three on The Jay Mariotti Show: December 2, 2013:





-- Staying at A&M, six-year deal, done for recruits

-- Still could leave for NFL someday, no USC

-- Family man, rather raise his four kids in Texas than LA

-- Considered USC, likes Texas

-- Has to fix terrible run defense


-- Hires Sarkisian from Washington, keeps the Carroll thread going

-- Not first pick, Sumlin was

-- Del Rio will stay in NFL, likely get another head coaching job


-- Too frequent an occurrence


-- One-year reprieve, fire Brent Pease as OC, Tim Davis as OL coach

-- Dreadful offense, worst loss in Florida history

-- Injuries, but team can't be one-sided

-- Program at crossroads, setting back a year with same coach

-- Foley's rep on line as AD


-- Nebraska keeping him, for now. Would have cost $7.5 m buyout

-- Expectations too high there, times have changed

-- Dared Nebraska to fire him


-- Patterson rips him after Baylor DB targets TCU receiver

-- Coaches have heated exchange on field

-- Bad timing: Briles lost his brother last week in freak fall


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