Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Morning Six Pack: August 28, 2012

imageStormwater management, and six college football stories from around the country (we’re fine y’all. Thanks for asking and thanks for reading. Love you, too).

Ex-Vols WR Da'Rick Rogers says drug tests led to his exit

Don’t smoke it. Don’t drink it. Don’t snort it and don’t shoot it and you’ll make millions later. How hard is that?

Nick Saban HATES depth charts 

There wasn’t much mystery about who would start for Alabama against Michigan on Saturday night. But the No. 2 picture came into focus when the Crimson Tide released the two-deep chart on Tuesday.

Chizik addresses recent disciplinary issues

AUBURN - Before Auburn coach Gene Chizik could address Clemson at his first game week news conference Tuesday, the conversation steered toward recent disciplinary issues with the program. 

Assault and battery

The Madison Police Department has arrested three men for their alleged involvement in the assault of University of Wisconsin running back Montee Ball.

New rules will impact 'one of the most violent plays'

College football kicks off Thursday night, and no one seems sure what will happen — on the kickoffs, that is.


The SEC has depth. Its teams inhabit half of the top 10 to start the season. Five teams. That has never happened, at least not in the SEC. For the nation's best conference, that means there is plenty of room to fail. One team loses and it's next man up from down South to take its place.

You might have noticed that the top 10 is a good place to lift off. Eleven of the 15 champions in the BCS era have started there. The average preseason rank of a national champion since 1998 is 7.5.

The SEC has five on the launching pad. Five.

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