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Mandy Mitchell

The Mitchell Report: Glennon, K and a swimmer

Posted May 19, 2013

Thoughts on the sports world I can't share in a 5 minute sportscast. Some Triangle news. Some not.

High praise for Glennon

Apparently Bucs head Greg Schiano has been after Mike Glennon for a long time. Check out this article from SI.com. Schiano details how he recruited Glennon when he was a college head coach and this year he thought he was the "best quarterback in the draft". Glennon is quickly becoming one of the most talked about players out of last month's draft as someone who could make an impact soon.

Coach K

It appears Coach K is headed back to Team USA after all. I covered his arrival at RDU in August when he returned from leading the US to the Gold Medal in London. He was adamant he would not give it another go. It looks like a little time off helped to convince him to return. Like so many things in life, it is extremely easy to say you don't want to do something again right after you get done doing it. I swore I wouldn't run another marathon after finishing my first one last October. I have already signed up for another. Coach K obviously has fun coaching this team and it doesn't seem to be hurting his success at Duke. In fact, does it get any better for recruiting than "hey, LeBron thinks I'm a pretty good coach"? Krzyzewski doesn't have much more to prove at the world level but if it's fun, why not return?

Phelps too?

It's funny that we get a "Coach K considering return" story on the same weekend as we hear Michael Phelps may not actually be retired from swimming. A report from a TV station in Ft. Myers said Phelps will return to the pool with hopes of competing in the 2016 Olympics. Interesting to note the anchor who posted the story is the son of Frank Busch. Never heard of him? He's the director of the U.S. National swim team. Now the article didn't site any sources (we don't like that kind of reporting), but considering the reporter you kind of have to take it seriously, right? Phelps quickly took to twitter to cool the rumors but he never denied it.

Matt Moore

It's time to start paying attention to Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Matt Moore, if you aren't already. He won his 8th game of the season this weekend. That makes him 8-0. He is the youngest pitcher to start the season 8-0 since Babe Ruth. That's kind of a cool thing to add to the resume. Moore spent some time learning the craft in Durham as a pitcher for the Bulls and he is having some great success this year for the big club. The win also ties him for the most wins in a row in franchise history. The other guy who did that is Cy Young winner David Price.

Worth Reading

Vince Young has been in the news for a lot of bad things over the last few years. It was nice to read about how he graduated College this week and how much he values the degree.

Not something to read, but something cool to look at. In case you missed it this week, SIVault tweeted out this very neat picture of MJ.

Bob Stoops is a really bitter man these days. This article in the Tulsa World details how he is skeptical about the college football playoff. Specifically, he's unhappy with the treatment of Dave Doeren's North Illinois team last year.

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  • StunGunn May 20, 2013

    I'm really surprised that K is considering coaching again, but it's great news if he does agree to lead Team USA one more time. That must be one hell of a pizza and great wine that Colangelo is serving up to K!

    I'm even more surprised that Phelps is considering the Olympics in 2016; he seemed so done in 2012.

    Glennon is a very smart, if not very mobile QB. I wish him all the best in his NFL career.

  • VT1994Hokie May 20, 2013

    I respect what Schiano stated about Glennon. He has the intelligence and the arm to become a strong QB. To read that Coach K is considering a return to coach again is great news. I truly hope that he will do this.

  • Toddler10-21 May 20, 2013

    LOL! Glennon! Freeman sux! Yeah right. When did glennon become great. He will be running for his life, and we all know he can't do that. Freeman my man you have nothing the worry abt.

  • taskmaster27858 May 20, 2013

    Yup Glennon will be the starting QB for Tampa by the end of the season, because Freemon sux, This will be the 3rd QB from STATE that will be the starting QB in the NFL. WOLFPACK!!!

  • mojaintsmall May 20, 2013

    The rat is gonna go after some more cheese is he?

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