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SI’s Dan Wetzel, Ross Dellenger & Pat Forde break down the latest news in the Michigan sign-stealing scandal and what penalties could soon be at stake.
As more Big Ten coaches express their displeasure with Michigan’s sign-stealing, the pressure is turning to commissioner Tony Petitti. There are rumors he could make a decision before the NCAA does, something that hasn’t happened on this scale since the Cam Newton recruiting saga. Aside from the decision itself, no matter what the Big Ten and NCAA decide, many fans and coaches will be upset. The guys look at scenarios for other Big Ten schools in the future should a scandal like this happen again, and how Tony Petitti has a chance to change the landscape of cheating penalties for years to come.
Sticking with the Wolverines, the most anticipated game of the week is Michigan’s trip against Penn State. Both teams boast elite defenses, but the podcast speculates whether Michigan’s distractions could give Penn State a boost at home this Saturday.
Georgia faces Ole Miss this weekend in its tough season-ending SEC games. The team is focused on whether Ole Miss has a chance to win or at least weaken Georgia before the Bulldogs play Tennessee next week.
Tennessee vs. Missouri is the second-largest matchup in the SEC this weekend. While this game doesn’t have much playoff impact this season, we think it’s a perfect example of what a high-stakes play-in game could look like for next season’s expanded playoffs.
To conclude the podcast, the People’s Court looks at a case between a Florida man, his flashy car decorations and the police.
1:00 – Tony Petitti vs. Jim Harbaugh
30:42 – Michigan vs. Penn State
38:47 – Can Ole Miss shock Georgia?
46:34 – Tennessee vs. Missouri
49:08 – People’s Court: Florida man’s car jewelry
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