Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Morning Six Pack: November 6, 2012

Before heading out to cast your ballot, get a belly full of these college football stories from around the country, so that you can impress your fellow Americans with your extensive knowledge.

Mack Brown says the ‘horns down’ gesture is disrespectful

Texas coach Mack Brown is tired of people being mean to the Longhorns. This pretty much means people are going to be even meaner.

Voter's Guide to BCS Title Contenders

The participants in the BCS championship game are essentially determined by voters — poll voters specifically.

Forde-Yard Dash: Temperature rising for several college football coaches

Only two schools officially have jobs open. That doesn't mean many others haven't already begun to look for new coaches.

Tennessee Vols' task 'just the way it is'

Tennessee football coach Derek Dooley could have drawn on anybody to make his point Monday afternoon. Gen. George Patton, Ghandi, Homer Simpson. Anybody.

Wisconsin coach mum on starting QB decision

Wisconsin will finish the season with a new starting quarterback. Badgers coach Bret Bielema, however, prefers to keep quiet about his choice.

Quotable:

''I think we've even played better on the road because on the road you're playing in front of crowds of 50,000 to 85,000 or 90,000 people and I think your kids get more jazzed up to play in those kind of games,'' Frogs coach Gary Patterson said Monday.

Only No. 3 Kansas State hasn't lost at home in conference play this season. The undefeated Wildcats are also 3-0 on the road with wins at Oklahoma, Iowa State and West Virginia heading into back-to-back road games at TCU and Baylor.

''I just believe it's a tough league and that everybody's good, and if you're not at your best or you happen to make a few turnovers or something, you're going to be on the wrong end of it,'' Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops said.

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