Thursday, April 11, 2013

Morning Six Pack: April 11, 2013

Hunker down with six college football stories from around the country. Stay safe today, folks.

As a young coach, Bill Battle was ahead of his time

He had a Paul Bryant pedigree and a Bud Wilkinson apprenticeship,

Coastal Alabama recruiting update: DeMarcus Bingham inspired by comparisons to Julio Jones reporters Josh Bean and Ben Thomas discuss three major recruits from the Mobile area - Foley receiver DeMarcus Bingham, St. Paul's lineman Josh Casher and Vigor defensive end Justin Thornton.

Tommy Tuberville on Cincinnati spring practices: 'Like watching paint dry'

Former Notre Dame quarterback Gunner Kiel said on Wednesday that he plans to enroll at Cincinnati.

Houston WR gets a break

University of Houston wide receiver Andrew Rodriguez has been granted a medical hardship waiver for the 2012 season, the school announced Wednesday.

Vols coach Butch Jones using mic to teach

The voice has become a staple of Tennessee's football practices.


As best he can recall, Robinson said that eight NCAA representatives were seated on one side of a conference table with five members of Auburn’s support staff on the opposite side. He was positioned at the head of the table.

“It was a surreal moment,” he said. “I was prepared to play in the SEC as a freshman, to maybe be the face of Auburn University, and in a moment it was like I was being snatched from my ultimate dream.

“I felt like I had been crucified. The meeting with Chizik was like the final stone being thrown.”

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