Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Morning Six Pack: May 29, 2013, with 94 days to go’ right through the countdown with six new college football stories from all kinds of places.

All Ole Miss' Freeze has to do is win

First Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze landed a top recruiting class. Then he challenged doubters to contact the school's compliance office via Twitter. As the dust settles he still must find a way to win in the SEC West.

2013 Arkansas Football Preview

Will new leadership make Arkansas a contender? Find out in our 2013 Arkansas Football Preview.

Top-rated QB recruit snubs home state, reveals top 5 schools

Scottsdale Desert Mountain quarterback Kyle Allen, ranked by as the top quarterback recruit in the Class of 2014, has left Arizona State and Arizona off his list of top five schools.

SEC out to upgrade fan experience

The SEC wants to make sure fans can check Facebook, surf the Internet and text their friends during college football games.

Butch Jones says Tennessee needs to do its part to reinvigorate rivalry with Alabama

"We've got to start winning a few of those games as well," Jones says.


In sum, an athlete cannot leave one school to become a student-athlete at another school unless he or she gets the blessing of the coach. But a coach can job-hop from one college to another without the approval of the student-athletes he or she is jilting.

The players should have more freedom, just as the coaches do. Nobody wants them hopping from team to team every year, but why not allow a one-time transfer where coaches cannot intervene?

If the NCAA truly is in this for the good of the student-athlete, it’s the right thing to do.

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