Friday, February 22, 2013

Morning Six Pack: February 22, 2013

TGIF and thank God there are these six college football stories from around the country to start your weekend off right as rain.

FAN REVIEW: Missouri fans have much to learn about life in the SEC

We’re on a three week journey examining the fanbases of each of the fourteen SEC schools.

College Recruiting: Mark Richt on UGA stacking up JC football recruits

UGA signed more junior college players for 2013 than the last four recruiting classes combined. Toby Johnson, a 4-star defensive tackle from Hutchinson junior college, was the latest addition to UGA.

Not a sustainable model, says Jackie Sherrill.

Even with an injured foot, former Alabama center Barrett Jones leaves his mark on NFL Combine

Jones won't be participating in any events this weekend and will be able to just bench press at Alabama's Pro Day in March.

Auburn football: Garner thrilled about newcomers

Heading into National Signing Day just over two weeks ago, Auburn defensive line and associate head coach Rodney Garner was optimistic about the players the Tigers were going to sign…

Reports: ESPN matches NBC's offer to Big East

Sports Business Journal and are reporting that ESPN has matched NBC's offer to buy the Big East's television rights for about $20 million per year over six years.


''Clint is due his due process,'' Jurich said. ''I think that's the only fair thing that we can do as a university. Clint's side of the story is much different than the allegations are so I think we wait the 90 days and see how it unfolds then.''

Like Hill and Fernandez, Hurtt faces a charge that he breached the ethical-conduct provision from the NCAA.

Also Thursday, a member of the Florida Senate wrote the state's Attorney General, asking that the NCAA be investigated for what he called ''lack of institutional control'' on the association's part.

Sen. Joseph Abruzzo wrote Attorney General Pam Bondi, saying that NCAA investigators ''engaged in corrupt behavior in an attempt to manufacture misdeeds against the University of Miami'' and in doing so, may have actually violated Florida law.

''I am requesting that the NCAA's admitted wrongdoing be investigated immediately before the NCAA's witch hunt against the University of Miami causes further damage,'' Abruzzo wrote.

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