Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Morning Six Pack: March 27, 2013

Humping right along on a bitter Wednesday morning with these six college football stories from around the country.

FSU defense learns scheme by watching Bama

Thanks to Bama, FSU could feature more blitzing than previous years

Johnny Manziel leaving Twitter to ‘avoid distractions’ is smart

Do you have Johnny Manziel fatigue yet? If you don’t, you may want to check your pulse. Manziel has self-imposed his own Twitter ban in an attempt to keep his personal life more private.

Aaron Murray sits out scrimmage; Hutson Mason runs Georgia offense

Murray, the senior three-year starter, had an excused absence to receive the "Peach of an Athlete" role model award in Atlanta. The award recognizes excellence on the field, in the classroom and in the community.

USC's Marqise Lee to watch and wait at pro day workout

'My time will come around,' says Lee, who will be a junior in the fall and remains sidelined by a knee injury. He is expected to be a Heisman front-runner and eventual first-round NFL draft pick.

Suspension to continue through spring for ECU’s leading rusher

Not so unexpectedly, East Carolina will continue to be without its leading rusher for the foreseeable future. Running back Vintavious Cooper was arrested earlier this month and charged with misdemeanor possession of marijuana.

Quotable:

"You have to play good every snap. Every play is important. Every snap, you've got to have some passion for what you're doing. Just out here milling around, position on the football, all that stuff is going to get you beat."

Stoops was then asked if they got "Angry Coach Stoops."

"They got it. They did," he said. "With them, I try to be positive, I tell them the truth. I'm always going to tell them the truth. There's no games with me, where today is on my calendar to get after them. That's not it. If they need (someone) to get after it, they'll get it."

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