Thursday, November 1, 2012

Morning Six Pack: November 1, 2012 we raise our mugs as the calendar turns to the most important month in college football, just as you turn to these six college football stories from around the country.

Auburn Freshman Jonathan Wallace to Start at QB

Auburn is making another move at the most crucial position in football and starting their third quarterback on the season and going with freshman Jonathan Wallace against New Mexico State on Saturday.

Jefferson out of jail, may speak to LSU team about his travails

Former LSU quarterback Jordan Jefferson was released from the East Baton Rouge Parish jail on Wednesday after pleading no contest to a misdemeanor simple battery charge stemming from his role in a bar fight.

What could go wrong?

Mark Wiedmer: Apathy may spur a change at Tennessee

Over the past two or three days, at least a dozen Tennesseee football fans have asked me what it's going to take to get rid of Big Orange head coach Derek Dooley.

One year later: Penn State and the Sandusky scandal

One year after Jerry Sandusky's first arrest, Penn State and its community is taking stock.

USC WR Woods: Title hopes undone by penalties

Southern California's national championship dreams are dead, and Robert Woods believes it's because the Trojans have too much pride.


“I don’t think there’s any question about these games we’ve played three, four, five years, and it’s got some significance not only on the conference level but the national level,” Alabama coach Nick Saban said. “People become more and more interested in it, regardless of the league they’re in.”

The rivalry reached its high point last year when they split two meetings. They entered both matchups ranked 1-2 in the polls.

Alabama kept LSU from winning a national championship last year, but LSU kept Alabama from an SEC championship and a perfect record with a win in Tuscaloosa.

“I’m pretty sure they hate us because of what happened last year and stuff like that,” Tide receiver Kevin Norwood said. “I’m pretty sure they have us circled on their calendar and little pictures and stuff up. I’m pretty sure they got some motivation going.”

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