Monday, April 29, 2013

Morning Six Pack: April 29, 2013

Another week starts with six college football stories from around SEC Country.

Even more proof that the SEC is the best college football conference

The NFL draft was another reminder that the SEC is the best college football conference.

SEC Football by the Numbers: NFL Draft - The choice of pros

NFL teams selected 63 SEC players in the 2013 draft. That's the most SEC players picked in one draft.

Monday Musings: Hill's arrest, SEC's best

Looks like LSU's offseason just got even worse. Star RB Jeremy Hill, already on probation after pleading guilty to sex with a 14-year-old in a locker room as a high school senior, was arrested over the weekend for... wait for it...

AJ McCarron, Johnny Manziel competitors on the field, friends off the field

"Football is our life, so when we get away, we try to get away and not really bring that in."

Sony Michel: UGA 5-star RB from Plantation, Fla.

Prospect: Sony Michel, running back, American Heritage High School in Plantation, Fla., Class of 2014 Colleges: Committed to UGA over Miami, while also considering Notre Dame, Florida and Florida State.


The idea was to make it similar to the one that puts together the NCAA basketball tournament, made up of athletic directors and conference commissioners. But make no mistake, this will be much tougher to put together, and the commissioners know that.

''This is an issue of considerable complexity and given how much time we have until the playoff begins, we're in no rush,'' BCS executive director Bill Hancock said Thursday, the final of three days of meetings at a resort hotel in the Rose Bowl's backyard.

Everything is apparently still up for debate, from who will be on the committee — current or former athletic administrators? — to how many people will be on it — 16? 18? 20? — to what kind of metrics and rankings it will be given to guide decisions.

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