Monday, June 3, 2013

Morning Six Pack: June 3, 2013 and 89 days until kickoff we go, Monday. 89 days until the Crimson Tide kicks ass off and six college football stories from everywhere.

What went wrong? Ellis Johnson opens up on his year at Southern Miss

If he could do it again, Ellis Johnson says he would probably be more hands-on with the Southern Miss offense and defense.

Ohio St. president apologizes for comments

The president of Ohio State University has apologized to the Big Ten conference for "hurtful remarks" he made last year about some university athletic programs.

Two Auburn LBs will transfer

A pair of Auburn backup linebackers will transfer. Chris Landrum and Harris Gaston have been granted their release by Gus Malzahn.

Say what? Recent controversies have SEC coaches more mindful of their words on booster club circuit

Coaches say they're watching what they say in order to prevent bulletin-board material.

College Recruiting: Top LB favors Tennessee, wants UGA look

Norcross High School linebacker Kevin Mouhon has been leaning to Tennessee for months, and not much has changed.


"I'm not so sure that four is the right answer," Hollis told SiriusXM College Sports Nation. "I think it's the right answer for the short term. I think you're going to have more teams feel slighted by not being a part of the process than when there were two. Being on the basketball committee, you kind of see that play out. Exponentially, the more teams there are, the more you feel they should have been the ones to get in. It's going to be interesting to watch that process."

In addition to the pressure from other schools that miss out on the College Football Playoff, Hollis cited fan demand as another potential catalyst for expansion beyond four teams.

"The most important thing we have to do in our industry is deliver to fans and deliver to the student-athletes games they want to play in," Hollis said.

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