Saturday, September 29, 2012

Morning Six Pack: September 29, 2012, daily newspaper. I raise my glass in your honor and in the honor of the men and women who worked so hard to make my coffee taste better every day. Here are six college football stories from around the state.

5-star running back Derrick Henry commits to Alabama

Alabama landed its third five-star rated prospect for the Class of 2013 when Yulee, Florida running back Derrick Henry announced his commitment to the Crimson Tide.

SEC Football by the Numbers: Week 5 -- Alabama's three-touchdown dominance

A collection of stats and facts, streaks and feats to keep in mind as the SEC's football teams enter their fifth Saturday of play for the 2012 season.

Miles College QB David Thomas talks passing game, Benedict

Miles College's offense is flying high heading into its Southern Intercollegiate Conference tilt with Benedict Saturday. Now, check out Miles quarterback David Thomas, the man who orchestrate's the SIAC's top offense.

No. 1 Alabama vs. Ole Miss: View from the other side

Ole Miss beat reporter Hugh Kellenberger answers five burning questions and offers a prediction.

Hot Corner: Time to bench Kiehl Frazier

Among the many issues with this season's Auburn team has been the inconsistent (and often downright bad) play of quarterback Kiehl Frazier. And now the Tigers have burned the redshirt year of freshman Jonathan Wallace.


The "Student-Athletes' Right to Know Act" recently went into effect in California and Connecticut, requiring those states to post specific information concerning athletic scholarships on their athletic department websites.

Bank on this happening: The California Pac-12 schools that once opposed the legislation their governor signed will now use it as a recruiting tool.

"I can guarantee that savvy coaches at these schools are going to use this to recruit," Huma said. "No other school in the country has laws protecting them and that's important to parents because they know how vital this can be. Some other coaches are going to want to prove their schools do the same thing. If they don't, they might be at a disadvantage in recruiting."

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