Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Morning Six Pack: June 25, 2013 and only 67 days until Bama football

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-mU_dQP_7Xg0/UJfDXuVaYCI/AAAAAAAAEaI/2gHVYMX2KT0/s1600/msp.pngSix fresh college football stories from around the country, with a strong hint of SEC flavor.

Alabama's Amari Cooper, C.J. Mosley tabbed as Lindy's Sports 1st-team preseason All-Americans

There isn't a college football magazine higher on Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper's potential than Lindy's Sports.

Sportsbook puts over/under on Alabama's win total in 2013 at 11.5; What do you think?

Florida, Florida State, Texas, Southern Cal, Notre Dame and others have had over/unders on total number of wins posted.

Ole Miss TE signee an academic casualty

When Ole Miss opens its second summer camp under Hugh Freeze month after next, the Rebels won’t have one freshman who could’ve made an immediate impact on the offensive side of the ball.

Five stars in the making

Guys who could break through in 2013.

Moody's revises NCAA credit outlook to negative

The NCAA's credit outlook has been revised to negative by ratings agency Moody's as the governing body of college sports deals with an anti-trust lawsuit about the use of athletes' images and likenesses.


"If I see a 6-foot-6 man walking in the mall with his wife, and she's 6-2 and she's pregnant, I'll go up and offer their unborn child," Franklin said.

"I'm not exaggerating. I do that all the time. If I go to speak at an elementary school, if I'm out at a restaurant, we kind of have fun with it. It's about developing a relationship with people. It's about getting them connected with Vanderbilt. It's about making people laugh and telling a story and having fun. It's about having a sense of humor and not being some robot coach that I don't want to be."

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