Thursday, May 31, 2012

Morning Six Pack: May 31, 2012

imageFinish your breakfast and enjoy these six college football stories from around the country.

Jeff Long Says Razorbacks Can Expect 'Something Different' From Football Uniforms

Is Arkansas getting new football uniforms for 2012? It's certainly looking that way…

Irish may need Big 12 more than they think

If Irish think they don't need Big 12, or any conference affiliation, they may be fighting reality.

James Franklin only hires assistants with HAWT wives

"I've been saying it for a long time, I will not hire an assistant until I see his wife.  If she looks the part and she's a D1 recruit, then you got a chance to get hired.”

Saban still waiting to see more leadership

What Saban hopes to see more of from his defense when the players and coaches get back together shortly before fall camp is leadership. This defense can be as hungry as it wants, but Saban knows it won't go very far without a few chiefs stepping up.  He saw progress this spring, but it wasn't enough.

Luck says playoff with four best teams is ‘the American way’

Finally, SEC commissioner Mike Slive has some support in the playoff selection format. Whether that support is eventually echoed by the rest of college football’s power brokers remains to be seen.

Big 12 standing pat with 10 teams, for now

"We are happy and satisfied with 10," acting commissioner Chuck Neinas said early Wednesday evening, as the first day of the league's 2012 spring meetings drew to a close. "And we have not reached out to Florida State." What about Notre Dame?

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