Saturday, April 13, 2013

Morning Six Pack: April 13, 2013

One day before taxes are due… Hmmm. Screw it. Check out these six college football stories from around the country.

Alabama players want to 'start fast, finish strong' at 2nd spring scrimmage

Today's scrimmage will be more like a game compared to last week's, Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban said.

Report: NCAA to drop QB's Miami testimony

A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that the NCAA has agreed to drop at least part of former Miami quarterback Kyle Wright's testimony from its case against the Hurricanes.

Ex-Oklahoma QB Allen will transfer to Cuse

Former Oklahoma quarterback Drew Allen will transfer to Syracuse and is eligible to compete for the starting position this season, Allen said Friday.

Director of enforcement leaves NCAA, returns to Auburn compliance department

David Didion spent the last 14 years as the NCAA's chief of enforcement. He was a key figure in Auburn's compliance department from 1995-99.

USC quarterbacks ready to put best foot forward Saturday

The last spring scrimmage at the Coliseum gives each of them — Max Wittek, Cody Kessler and Max Browne — a chance to make the case to be selected as starter next season.


Auburn won't be spending that kind of curfew-enforcing money under new coach Gus Malzahn. The Tigers are no longer using the security firm, according to a school spokesman.

Still, Auburn has no regrets:

"While this is old news, the Auburn Athletics Department believes it was a wise expenditure at the time," Auburn said in a statement. "We'd rather have not had to spend the money, but the well-being of our student-athletes was and continues to be more important."

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