Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Morning Six Pack: November 20, 2012

Six cold, clear, crisp and refreshing college football stories from around the country.

Bowl projections: Upsets alter BCS outlook

No. 2 Oregon's BCS title hopes were soured in its upset loss to No. 14 Stanford. But the Cardinal might have wrapped up a BCS bowl berth.

Brandon Jenkins leaving the ‘Noles for the NFL

In the first of what will be myriad announcements from now until mid-January, one of the top players at his position has decided to take his talents to the professional ranks.

Chad Bumphis Enjoying Breakout Year at Mississippi State

Mississippi State receiver Chad Bumphis is enjoying a superb senior season for the 8-3 Bulldogs and living up to the vast potential that preceded his arrival from Tupelo.

No Peace: Conference Realignment Revs Up Again

Just when it looked as if there would be peace, that the conferences were done realigning, the Big Ten struck another blow that will send shock waves across the country.

Dashing through college football's latest BCS title scenarios, rivalry weekend and more

With two weekends left and plenty of teams still alive, The Dash breaks down every possible scenario.

Quotable:

“I personally think Gene Chizik has done a really good job,” Saban said Monday. “All I know is playing against him, it’s always a tough game. They’re always well-coached and they’re always well-prepared.”

“Derek Dooley is a good friend,” Saban said. “He’s been very, very loyal for seven years working on our staff. Regardless of what he did or didn’t do at Tennessee, he’s still someone who is a professional colleague and a good friend who we would love to help in any way we can.”

“I fully understand that two years from now, if we don’t continue to have a good team, then I’ll be in the same seat that other people are in now,” he said. “It’s the nature of the beast in our profession.”

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