Thursday, September 6, 2012

Morning Six Pack: September 6, 2012 you better off now than you were four beers ago? Vote for these six college football stories from around the country!

Mount Saban erupts in his Wednesday press conference

Alabama coach is upset that some members of the news media are not showing Western Kentucky respect.

Faith, football carry Shon Coleman back at Auburn after battle with cancer

Even us Bammers get dusty over this guy’s story.

How will opposing fans treat Penn State in road games?

Nittany Lions play at Virginia in first road game since Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse trial and subsequent NCAA sanctions.

Texas Tech's 'chain gaing' working to build on promising start

The much-maligned Tech defense provided a strong effort in its opener last week, holding Northwestern State to 84 yards and 1.8 yards per snap during an impressive 44-6 victory.

USC’s D.J. Morgan out at least three weeks

One of the biggest reasons USC heavily pursued Silas Redd when he decided to transfer from Penn State was the paltry depth the Trojans had at the running back position.


On Saturday, Pinkel's Tigers and fellow SEC newcomer Texas A&M take the plunge into conference play, as Missouri hosts Georgia and the Aggies entertain Florida.

"There's been a lot of talk, as I anticipated -- and I told my football team this in January -- about us playing in the SEC and the talking points are going to be ... how are we going to match up? And it's going to be the same thing for Texas A&M. I told my players to expect that; that's what it's going to be. We're going into a great league with a very rich tradition of championships and winning and a league that has a lot of good football teams. That's why it's the best league in the country.

"What I tell my football team is: We're new, we have to go earn respect. I have no problem doing that. That's the way I was brought up and that's the way it should be. You have to earn respect. Nobody's just going to hand it to you. That's kind of where we're at right now."

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