Sunday, June 24, 2012

Morning Six Pack: June 24, 2012

imageStocking up on hurricane supplies? Don’t forget the good stuff. Oh, and these six college football stories from around the country.

Bear Bryant vs. Nick Saban

With the recent success of Alabama football and that success being credited to Coach Nick Saban, the comparison to Coach Bryant and his achievements has begun. Chalk it up to the modern tendency to prematurely use the term "Greatest" or consider it a realistic assessment. Whichever side you come down on will likely identify which you believe is accurate.

Must-see games highlight SEC schedule

"It will be mammoth." That's been Gary Pinkel's word of the offseason. It's how he has described the atmosphere he expects in Columbia for Missouri's first Southeastern Conference game, a Sept. 8 visit from Georgia, a game that should be one of the most anticipated in MU football history.

After Sandusky verdict, focus now shifts to Penn State

Going after Sandusky’s enablers? Yes, please.

Blue-chip prospects put on show at Rivals100 Five-Star Challenge

A handful of the nation's top high school prospects were out in full force at the Rivals100 Five-Star Challenge in Atlanta. Rivals.com wraps up the most memorable performers of the day.

Rams' Bradford gifts $500K to alma mater OU

Former Sooners standout quarterback Sam Bradford donated $500,000 Saturday to the Oklahoma athletic department.

Tom Osborne says Nebraska wanted to play Michigan for '97 national title, but the Rose Bowl got in the way

Tom Osborne wanted to settle the 1997 national championship with Michigan, fair and square, on the field. But the former Nebraska football coach, and current Cornhusker athletic director, says the Rose Bowl ultimately got in the way of settling an undisputed champ.

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