Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Morning Six Pack: July 16, 2013 and 46 days left until kickoff

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-mU_dQP_7Xg0/UJfDXuVaYCI/AAAAAAAAEaI/2gHVYMX2KT0/s1600/msp.pngLet’s kickoff SEC Media Days with a fresh new round of six college football stories from here and there.

SEC Media Days preview

The frenzy begins as the conference kicks off press coverage for the 2013 season.

5 things to know about SEC Media Days

Here are five things to know ahead of the Southeastern Conference's Media Days beginning Tuesday.

Tulsa columnist: 'SEC should not dismiss Big 12 as some lesser league not worthy of comparison'

"No one in the SEC is playing the type of offenses we've seen in the Big 12 in recent years."

Kentucky RB Clemons to miss season

Season nipped in the bud by an Achilles injury.

Do off-field woes mirror SEC's on-field success?

When the Southeastern Conference's football media days get under way this afternoon in Hoover, Ala., it would appear the nation's most powerful football conference is saving its best for last.

Quotable:

"I feel like it's Thursday night again and I'm watching Sharknado," he said on SportsCenter. "You can't take your eyes off the screen. It's a train wreck, but it is very compelling, and it's also very disturbing for many reasons."

But is this a college kid just being a college kid?

"We all were college kids once. I was pretty stupid back then," Finebaum said. "However, I wasn't the reigning Heisman Trophy winner and I didn't have little kids looking up to me. Johnny Manziel has a responsibility, and I think he has blown that responsibility very badly, and the question has become why?

"Whose fault is it? Is it his fault? Of course, you have to take some personal responsibility, even if you're young. But can you blame Kevin Sumlin or the administration at Texas A&M? Johnny Manziel was a problem child before he started becoming the famous football player."

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