Morning Playbook: USC QB transfers, Atlanta freezes, Texas football in Mexico, Doug Flutie plays drums and more

The Morning Playbook is your daily morning round-up of college football news and commentary and guide to what's buzzing on social media around the college football map. Have something to share with the Morning Playbook? Contact us or send us a tweet.

USC quarterback Max Wittek will transfer. [Los Angeles Times]

Texas AD Steve Patterson has plans in mind to take Texas football to Mexico and beyond. [College Football Talk]

Ohio State assistant coach Tom Herman was among the many caught in Atlanta's snowpocalypse. [Cleveland Plain Dealer]

Syracuse head coach Scott Shafer had little pity for the folks in Atlanta. [Troy Nunes is an Absolute Magician]

Alabama scored a pair of top recruits to fill a need at defensive back, but they are also talented track stars. [College Football Talk]

Notre Dame is spending $400 million on a university renovation project centered around Notre Dame Stadium. [College Football Talk]

Michigan expelled kicker Brendan Gibbons in December yet Brady Hoke never said anything about it. [College Football Talk]

Former Nebraska QB Taylor Martinez published an iPhone game, Tiny Ninja Jump. [Lincoln Journal Star]

Former Alabama QB AJ McCarron supports the college player union movement. [USA Today]

Many people still do not understand the union concept is not focused on paying players, yet. [CBR]

Podcast: Tom Luginbill discusses recruiting coverage on ESPNU and National Signing Day stories. [CBR]

UConn has a new mascot in training, and he is adorable. [UConn Today]

Video of the Day

Former Heisman Trophy winner and Boston College quarterback Doug Flutie checked out the Boston College basketball game last night and he took some time to share his school spirit by stepping in with the pep band.

Tweet of the Day

Going back to Syracuse head coach Scott Shafer and his commentary on Atlanta, Spencer Hall of SB Nation had two of the better repsonses…

Facebook Question of the Day

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Reddit Thread of the Day

In addition to our podcast with ESPN's Tom Luginbill yesterday, Reddit had Jeremy Crabtree stop in for the latest AMA chat.

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Contributor to's College Football Talk, Athlon Sports and The Comeback. Host of the No 2-Minute Warning Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher Radio and iHeart Radio. FWAA member and Philadelphia-area resident.