Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Morning Six Pack: May 23, 2012

imageThe Burpfast of champions, and these six college football stories from around the country.

CBS Sports’ Brett McMurphy pulling a sleight of hand?

Headline says: “Texas AD not for expanding, but admits courting Notre Dame.” But does that mean the Big 12 courted the Golden Domers for football?

The short answer: “No.” CBS, you should know better.

Alabama Football: Game Time vs. Michigan Is Another Example of Poor Programming

You can start getting your plans for opening weekend set, because another game time has been set.Alabama will take on Michigan from Dallas Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas at 8:00 p.m. ET, in a game that will be televised on ABC, Alabama announced on Tuesday. If you're bored, or you just want something to do during breaks, you can flip over to ESPN, which will be showing the Auburn vs. Clemson game starting at 7:00 p.m. ET.

Tennessee player arrested for grand larceny

Tennessee sophomore tight end Cameron Clear was arrested by University of Tennessee police Tuesday evening on a felony theft charge. Clear, 19, of Memphis, was booked into the Knox County Detention Facility on a charge of theft of more than $1,000, according to jail logs. As of Tuesday evening, he was being held in lieu of $2,500 bond.

Big East decides title game will be played on campus

Big East officials spent a good portion of today’s meetings working through divisional possibilities, and on that front, little ground seemed to have been gained. Where the winner of each of those divisions will play, however, appears to have been settled.

Bahn: Hogs' Tyler Wilson Has A Read On Paul Petrino After They Team For Big Spring

Perhaps Arkansas quarterback Tyler Wilson can't do his relationship with offensive coordinator Paul Petrino justice with words. His spring practice performance provides as good an explanation as any of how well he and Petrino fit. It's well documented the sort of spring Wilson had. He threw no interceptions in scrimmages and capped April by completing 31 of 41 passes for 467 yards with two touchdowns in the Red-White game.

Sue Paterno receives $13.4 million for Joe Pa’s pension

Four months after Joe Paterno died due to complications from lung cancer, his widow, Sue, will start receiving a state pension of $13.4 million for her husband's 61-year coaching career at Penn State.

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