Four Saturdays from today, we will be watching ESPN Game Day and grills across America will light up, pretty much obliterating that whole drinking before noon thing. Drink up these six college football stories from around the country.
Tight end? LOLLICOPTERS.
Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly insists there is no favorite to start at quarterback as the Irish open preseason camp on Saturday.
Georgia coach Mark Richt said Thursday starting offensive tackle Kolton Houston is still ineligible because he continues to test positive for a banned performance-enhancing substance he was given for a shoulder surgery more than two years ago.
Spin move is back, y’all.
Two Texas-San Antonio football players have been dismissed from the team after their arrests on aggravated robbery charges. ed note: This is Joey Jones and South Alabama’s opening opponent.
Some trustees complain that the NCAA used sanctions as an opportunity for university presidents to exact revenge: The Penn State Way of piling up victories while graduating players at the highest levels was something their own schools could not do.
"Mark Emmert showed himself to be a sanctimonious hypocrite," says Anthony Lubrano, a trustee who joined the board in July and is an unabashed Paterno supporter. "Joe Paterno had more integrity in his little finger than Emmert has in his whole body."
For her part, Peetz, the board chair, would not discuss the simmering anger of some trustees. Through a spokesman, she said, "The decision by President Erickson to sign the consent decree was a painful one, but it was clear the alternative was far more painful. The board supports the decisions that have been made, and we are focusing on the future. It is time to move forward."