Scott’s arc as a commissioner from an asset to a liability went unchecked by Pac-12 leadership for too long. They left him bumbling around as an overpaid target, failing in officiating controversies and stepping in mess after mess.
The former Arizona Cardinals coach going to the SEC marks one of the offseason’s most surprising transactions.
The WAC’s strong brand, ambitious leadership and betting on fertile markets make the recalibrated conference one of the most intriguing subplots in college athletics in the upcoming years.
Perhaps the saddest part of everything that’s happened at Tennessee is that it was completely predictable, as it tried to microwave the school’s glory years by bringing back Fulmer.