Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Morning Six Pack: June 26, 2012

imageAll things in moderation, including sobriety, and these six college football stories from around the country.

Playoff now in the hands of presidents

Whether or not college football finally gets a postseason will be determined by a committee that includes a geologist, a dentist and a priest. This is the national by-god championship, and the committee had better make the right decision.

Butch Davis’ son has enrolled and will play for… North Carolina?

According to a source close to UNC, Davis, a 6-foot-2, 195-pound quarterback, was offered a preferred walk-on spot and enrolled in the second summer semester. A similar offer was extended by Miami, where his father coached for 11 seasons, including six as head coach.

Tide, Tiger commits stand out at Rivals100 Five-Star Challenge

Many of the nation's top football prospects gathered in Atlanta over the weekend to compete.

New deal struck for Citrus Bowl renovation project

After several false starts, the Florida Citrus Bowl's renovation project is set to begin in 2014 with officials hoping the new stadium can eventually snare a national championship game.

Report: Time Warner interested in picking up Longhorn Network?

The Longhorn Network is turning one year old in August and still looking for a home run carrier to pick up the channel’s content. Time Warner Cable would be a pretty darn good start.

Boise St. yet to formally depart Mountain West

Boise State has yet to withdraw from the Mountain West Conference and faces a Saturday deadline to do so without having to pay additional financial penalties should it go ahead with its move to the Big East.