Saturday, October 6, 2012

Morning Six Pack: October 6, 2012

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Georgia State to do a $10,00 cash drop: could go wrong?

Because someone with decision-making power said in a meeting, “You know what’d be a good idea? Dropping $10,000 into the middle of the Georgia Dome and letting people just have it.”

Syracuse snaps FBS skid, beats Pitt

Nose tackle Jay Bromley and the Syracuse defense needed a blow with the Orange protecting a one-point lead against Pittsburgh late in the game and Panthers quarterback Tino Sunseri itching for one more chance.

No. 4 LSU, No. 10 Florida have something to prove

No one needs to remind Florida what happened the last two years. No one needs to remind LSU what happened the last two weeks.

West Virginia QB Smith does his homework

Given his position as points leader in the video-game era of college football offense, it's no surprise West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith would rather break down film than relive past glories, even when the visitor in question is his mother and the time at hand is the aftermath of the Mountaineers' 70-63 victory over Baylor.

Ticket changes try to boost Penn St. attendance

Changes to football season ticket guidelines at Penn State have been implemented to boost attendance two years after the school instituted new donation levels that left some fans unhappy.

Quotable:

Saban has said he is bothered by sloppy play, especially when Alabama appears to have a comfortable lead. The Crimson Tide is ranked No. 1 in the polls, but Saban has stressed every week this season, regardless of the Tide’s ranking or record, that the work ethic should remain the same.

“The big question here is, if everyone in the organization is not doing everything they can do to help the team be all it can be, then we need to change the way we’re doing things, change the way we think, change our attitude about what we’re doing, whether it’s how we play our position, how we coach our position, how we coach the team, how we motivate the team,” he said.

And to Saban, fumbles are sloppy.

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