Monday, March 25, 2013

Morning Six Pack: March 25, 2013

Start the week off right with these six college football stories from around the country.

Cyrus Kouandjio provides a ringing endorsement for Alabama's new 'professional' at center

Ryan Kelly is more "strict" than Barrett Jones, Kouandjio says.

Taking a closer look at Auburn's special teams as Tigers prepare for spring practice

Auburn has plenty of stability in the kicking game, but the Tigers are searching for game-breakers in the return game with the departure of Onterio McCalebb and the uncertainty of the punt-return game.

Upon further review, Notre Dame thinks it's close to Alabama

In the immediate aftermath of losing the BCS Championship, coach Brian Kelly talked about closing the gap between Notre Dame and Alabama, which certainly looked sizable on Jan. 7. Earlier this week, though, Kelly backed off those comments.

SEC coach opines on over-signing rules

When asked if the SEC’s new over-signing rules were working, Vanderbilt football coach James Franklin went in a different direction with his answer.

Bohannon to coach Kennesaw State football team

Former Georgia Tech assistant coach Brian Bohannon is the first head football coach at Kennesaw State.


Of course, the game was not without controversy. Stanford coaches and players argued Garner’s knee was down and the game was over. Officials huddled and determined the play was good.

“I wasn't nervous at all when I stepped out to make the call; maybe I was too dumb,” Referee Charles Moffett said of making the official touchdown call. “Gee, it seems like it was yesterday. Anyway, when I stepped out of the crowd, there was dead silence in the place. Then when I raised my arms, I thought I had started World War III. It was like an atomic bomb had gone off.”

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