Friday, July 27, 2012

Morning Six Pack: July 27, 2012

imageOnly five more weekends until college football, and six college football stories from around the country.

Reality rips holes in Big Ten's holier-than-thou stance toward the SEC

It's nice to know there are people in the Big Ten that aren't self-righteous and hypocritical, that don't act as if their conference is the Ivy League with bigger stadiums.

Derek Dooley on Tyler Bray: ‘Obviously, his accuracy isn’t where it needs to be. He missed the trash can.’

Tennessee head coach Derek Dooley would like quarterback Tyler Bray to improve his accuracy off the field too.

Trojans could lose starting end to season-ending pec injury

Even as USC courts a player on the offensive side of the ball who could bolster its title aspirations, a current player on the other side of the ball has reportedly suffered an injury that could prove costly.

North Carolina faculty seeks review of athletics, academics

A report by a special faculty committee at North Carolina is calling for an independent review of athletics and academics at the university.

Penn State LB Mauti lashes out at NCAA, Emmert over transfer policy

“For them to say that is helping (the players), for them to say they're doing us a favor to (be able to transfer) with no rules -- I'm going to choose my word carefully here -- it's a joke,” Mauti said. “An absolute joke.”

Quotable:

"At the time that I got offered that job, I had a younger brother who was at Louisville that had one more year to play. We're kind of a close family and we stick together and I kind of wanted to be there with him to finish off his college career. We had a new coach coming in so I wanted to be there to help him with that adjustment."

Brohm, who went on to serve as a quarterbacks coach at Florida Atlantic and Illinois before taking the offensive coordinator position at UAB, said that during his discussions with the Tide, it became apparent to him that the program was headed in a positive direction, despite coming off a 7-6 season.

"Everybody makes a few decisions they regret and that's obviously one of them. I definitely enjoyed meeting with Coach Saban and the whole staff when I was there and I knew that program was going to come around and obviously it came around fast."

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