Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Morning Six Pack: January 2, 2013

The holiday season officially comes to an end today. But there are still games to play. Check out these six college football stories from around the country.

Jadeveon Clowney makes a jaw-dropping play and South Carolina wins in dramatic fashion

South Carolina's Jadeveon Clowney made a hit in the fourth quarter that they should talk about in Columbia as long as folks talk about football.

Big East was 'unwilling' to meet Boise's terms

Big East tried to work a deal to keep Boise State on board, but was "unwilling" to give the Broncos the deal that kept them in the Mountain West.

Ogletree to forego senior season, entering NFL draft.

Shortly after the Bulldogs’ first bowl win since 2009, linebacker Alec Ogletree announced that he will be foregoing his senior season and make himself available for the April NFL draft.

Win streak to 7: Vandy tops N.C. State in Music City Bowl

When the Southeastern Conference kicks off its 2013 football season, the school with the longest active winning streak won't be traditional powers Alabama, LSU or Florida.

Notre Dame legend: Tim Brown

The 6-foot flanker from Dallas played in 21 games in his first two seasons at Notre Dame, but it was as a junior in 1986 that Brown broke out and set the stage for what would be a Heisman Trophy-worthy career by the end of it.


“I think what D.J. Pettway has to do is, no matter how well he can pass rush, is he has to prove that he can be depended on,” Alabama coach Nick Saban said. “That’s he’s going to do the right thing. That he’s going to be in the right place at the right time, whether it’s on or off the field, so that everybody can trust in him that he’s going to do the things that he’s supposed to do.

“Talking about responsibility for your own self-determination, I think that’s important for everybody in the organization. Guys that can do that usually do a good job of going in there and developing the kind of respect and trust with their teammates that they need so that people want to play with them. But he is a guy that does have pass rush ability and can help us.”

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