Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Morning Six Pack: July 2, 2013 and only SIXTY days left until kickoff!

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-mU_dQP_7Xg0/UJfDXuVaYCI/AAAAAAAAEaI/2gHVYMX2KT0/s1600/msp.pngThe Dog Days seems shorter and more tolerable when you start them off right. Six fresh college football stories from around the country.

Auburn coach Gus Malzahn's contract includes huge bonuses for SEC, BCS success: School also releases assistant football coaches' contracts

Gus Malzahn can be one of the highest paid coaches in college football, but he'll have to earn it.

Notre Dame AD Jack Swarbrick on ACC: 'This will be the best conference in the country'

The ACC has officially welcomed Syracuse, Pittsburgh and Notre Dame to the conference Monday.

FAU's new football uniforms will give you wings

The Owls debut a new look.

Mississippi State still aiming for an SEC title

Since Mississippi State became a founding member of the Southeastern Conference in 1933, every Bulldogs football coach has produced at least one winning season except Arthur "Slick" Morton, who struggled in Starkville from 1949 to '51.

Blanding, Brown on why they picked Virginia football

Quin Blanding and Andrew Brown are giving one program a promising 2014 recruiting class.


Looking back at the season, Kingsbury said it was as much the offense the Aggies ran as it was Manziel's abilities.

"It was kind of a perfect storm," he said. "You throw in an offensive line that was probably one of the best in college football in the last 10 years.

"(Manziel) is a phenomenal talent. He would be successful in any system, based on those attributes, but I think our system spreading people out and running that in the SEC, which isn't accustomed to that, really helped."

And his thoughts on Manziel's upcoming season, despite the off-the-field stories this offseason?

"I think he'll be better," Kingsbury said. "Being around this system in Year 2, he'll be even better. It'll be fun to watch."

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