Monday, August 20, 2012

Morning Six Pack: August 20, 2012

imageWe’re in the home stretch, y’all. Just one weekend intervenes between now and college football! Enjoy these six college football stories from around the country.

Alabama defense 101: nickel = Star, dime = Money, DBs = LBs

Nick Saban explains the origin of the terms. Who will fill these important roles this season?

Jake Holland becoming AU's defensive lion

AUBURN - When he talks, Auburn middle linebacker Jake Holland sounds like a coach.  

Things that make you go, “hmmm.”

Mississippi State receivers coach Angelo Mirando has resigned because of ''unforeseen personal issues'' less than two weeks before the season opener against Jackson State.

Wisconsin tabs transfer O'Brien as starting QB

Quarterback Danny O'Brien will start Wisconsin's season opener against Northern Iowa, coach Bret Bielema announced Sunday night via Twitter.

Bostic earns praise for physical, mental growth

Senior linebacker Jon Bostic’s resume reinforces the claim that he is one of the top players on Florida’s defense.


"Looking back and reflecting on the situation, I think we were a naïve group of young men that made a mistake, several mistakes actually," said LSU sixth-year senior guard Josh Dworaczyk. "The first mistake we made was violating curfew, team rules. That was the first apology we made to Coach Miles.

"The second thing was the misbehavior when they were out. We shouldn't have put ourselves in a situation where we could get in trouble. I think our team has learned from that.

"The third was that someone should have stepped in and pulled our guys out at the first sign of trouble. At the end of the day we represent LSU, the fans, everybody. Everybody was disappointed in our actions."

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