Thursday, June 6, 2013

Morning Six Pack: June 6, 2013 and 86 days until kickoff

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-mU_dQP_7Xg0/UJfDXuVaYCI/AAAAAAAAEaI/2gHVYMX2KT0/s1600/msp.pngFirst, we pause for the brave men who stormed that distant shore, June 6, 1944.

Now… six college football stories from around the country and 87 days in our kickoff countdown.

Crisis averted: UW assistant to remain on Badger staff

Less than two months before the start of summer camp, and three months before the season opener, Gary Andersen could’ve found himself with an unexpected vacancy on his Wisconsin coaching staff.

Penn State trustees say changes are well under way

Members of Penn State's board of trustees outlined the changes the school has implemented as result of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal.

2013 Mississippi State Football Preview

Our 2013 Mississippi State Football Preview examines the offensive and defensive challenges for the Bulldogs. Clearly, the defense is talented, but can the defense keep the team in games until the offense matures?

Scandals raise president problems

Holden Thorp is packing up after nearly five years as chancellor at the University of North Carolina, preparing for his next job as provost at Washington University in St. Louis.

Auburn's Jay Prosch has chance to be one of best H-Backs he has ever coached

The Illinois transfer ran the ball 12 times for 38 yards and two touchdowns in 2012, his first season at Auburn.[snort]

Quotable:

The Crimson Tide are now on a list that includes Duke, Northwestern and Stanford.

"It's fantastic," Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban said. "We pride ourselves on having a great program where we do a good job of personal development with our players. The thing that's most important about what our players do while they're at the University of Alabama is graduate from school and develop a career off the field.

“To see that we're one of the however many teams in the country that have one of the highest APRs, I think that speaks volumes for the commitment that we have to academics and the standard of excellence to help our players have the best opportunity to graduate."

Follow me on Twitter and Facebook.

0 comments :