Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Morning Six Pack: March 19, 2013

March Madness is something we pretend to be interested in while waiting for spring football news. So… Here are six college football stories from around the country.

Crimson Tide Practices Indoors on Monday

The University of Alabama football team went through its second practice of the spring on Monday in shorts and helmets for roughly two hours inside the Hank Crisp Indoor Practice Facility.

NCAA suspends two recruiting rules

The Division I Board of Directors Monday suspended two of the 25 pieces of legislation it adopted in January, responding to extensive membership feedback that despite the benefits of the proposals, the new rules could have a negative impact on prospects and their families, college coaches and administrators.

Tennessee sends recruit 102 letters in one day, three off Nick Saban's pace

"I was thinking there was no way these came from the same school. But I kept pulling on them and I thought the mailbox was going to break, but when I got them out I found out that all 102 of them were from Tennessee! It was crazy.

.College Recruiting: You never know what to expect next with LSU's Les Miles

You never know what to expect with LSU football coach Les Miles – which is what makes him so much fun to follow…

Ex-Wolverine arrested for drug trafficking

Former Michigan receiver Jerald Robinson faces felony drug charges in Ohio after a traffic stop revealed he was transporting 447 grams of marijuana, according to the Lorain County Sheriff's Department.

Quotable:

“They left,” Dodds said. “They’re the ones that decided not to play us. We get to decide when we play again. I think that’s fair. If you did a survey of our fans about playing A&M, they don’t want to. It’s overwhelming. I know. I hear it. Our fans are important to us. I think there’s got to be a period where things get different. I think there’s too many hard feelings.”

The future remains uncertain for the two schools meeting again on the gridiron. The Aggies have moved to greener pastures while Texas claims to have a full out of conference schedule for some seasons to come.

“I think we’ll play sometime,” Dodds said. “I don’t know when it will happen or how it will happen, but I’m sure it will happen.”

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