Thursday, November 15, 2012

Morning Six Pack: November 15, 2012

On this November thirsty Thursday, check out these six college football stories from around the country.

Texas A&M police: WR Johnson found safe

Texas A&M freshman receiver Thomas Johnson, missing since Monday, was found safe on Thursday,the University Police Department confirmed.

Driskel officially out; Brissett to start for Gators

Monday, Florida head coach Will Muschamp labeled Jeff Driskel as doubtful for this weekend’s game against Jacksonville State. Two days later, the Gators’ starting quarterback has been downgraded.

Records: Ex-Iowa official fired in SC

The former University of Iowa athletic department official at the center of a sexual harassment investigation had been fired from a previous job at a liberal arts college in South Carolina in 1999, according to records.

Remaining games for BCS contenders

Nick Saban’s team needs a little help to make the BCS National Championship Game, but we have a handy-dandy schedule of when, where and who all the contenders play, should he need it.

Reeling Bobcats lose yet again

Jahwan Edwards ran for 169 yards and a touchdown on 17 carries, Zane Fakes had a 13-yard touchdown catch with 8:14 to play to give Ball State a three-score lead and the Cardinals beat Ohio 52-27 on Wednesday night.

Quotable:

Tennessee football players aren’t the only ones who face potential distractions as questions swirl about head coach Derek Dooley’s future.

The Vols’ assistant coaches, seven of whom are in their first season UT, say they’re focused on winning Saturday.

“Nothing going’s to change,” Sunseri said. “We work right now for the University of Tennessee. We’re going to work every single day. I’ve been here every morning at 5:30 and haven’t left until 11 o’clock at night. That’s what we do.”

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