Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Morning Six Pack: August 15, 2012

imageThe Dog Days are upon us. What better way to cool off than these six college football stories from around the country?

Them BAMS is cheatin’ PAWWLL!!!

The absolute evils of Facebook and text messaging are going to bring us all down!!!

Loeffler says Wallace has 'it' factor

Auburn true freshman quarterback Jonathan Wallace is apprecative of the comments about him during preseason, but is mostly focusing on "hard work" and "grinding it out."

Overhauled Big East tabs CBS vice president Aresco as new commissioner

As the Big East prepares to negotiate a television contract that could make or break the conference, it has chosen a man who has been part of some of the biggest media rights deals in college sports to be its new commissioner.

Former Miami DB Armstrong enrolls at NAIA school Faulkner

Former Miami safety Ray-Ray Armstrong has enrolled at Faulkner University and hopes to play for the NAIA team.

Miles unclear about Mathieu's future

LSU coach Les Miles on Tuesday declined to close the door completely on the possibility, however remote, of Tyrann Mathieu playing football for the Tigers in 2013.


"We have sports psychiatrists, sports psychologists that cover every issue," he said. "We have a peer intervention program that I would put up against anybody in the country. We talk about mental conditioning for success, setting goals for yourself, having a positive attitude towards the goals. We are constantly making an investment in our players making good decisions and understanding the consequences of bad decisions and how they can affect your future."

Saban mentioned Alabama's "marvelous group of speakers" who have discussed not just drugs but gambling, domestic relations and other potential problem areas. But he also said that no amount of outside influence overcomes the inner quality of maturity.

"Mature people have foresight. They can see what happens. They understand the consequences of their behavior. Sometimes immature people don't, (but) we most certainly want to develop that as quickly as we can."

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