Friday, December 28, 2012

Morning Six Pack: December 28, 2012

Prediction: More people will read and enjoy these six college football stories from around the country than will attend tonight’s Russell Athletic Bowl.

David Cutcliffe: 'You can have a ton of fun playing football pissed off and hard'

It didn't work, but it was still a pretty good halftime speech.

Saban likes practices

With two practices down since returning from Christmas break and two more to go before heading to Miami, Alabama coach Nick Saban said he likes what he has seen so far.

UT's Graham 'rehired' quickly by Jones

While many were assuming one thing, Jay Graham continued to maintain his focus on the present.

AJ McCarron dating Miss Alabama USA, who just happens to be an Auburn grad

Webb tweeted on Dec. 24 a photo of the two of them together. She also tweeted she would be sitting with the McCarrons for the BCS title game.

Louisiana-Monroe faces Ohio in first FBS postseason game

Louisiana-Monroe wants to make a good impression after advancing to the postseason for the first time since moving up to the Football Bowl Subdivision in 1994.


Early this month, Barkley hinted at frustration over Kiffin's play-calling, telling radio and television host Dan Patrick that the Trojans, at times, focused too much on sophomore receiver Marqise Lee and that "we could have done a better job of utilizing other players."

Asked Thursday if he could expand on the comment, Barkley said, "I think what I said was enough. I'm not here to bash anyone. I'm not the play-caller when it comes down to it."

Asked if there was anything he would have liked to have done more of, individually, in the offense this season, he said, "Certain specific things. But, you know, it's between the coaching staff and me."

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