Saturday, October 27, 2012

Morning Six Pack: October 27, 2012 Gameday, y’all. And remember that the whole drinking before noon thing is void once those coals are lit.

Louisville edges Cincy in OT to stay unbeaten

John Wallace kicked a 30-yard field goal in overtime to lift No. 16 Louisville to a 34-31 victory over Cincinnati on Friday night after an attempt to ice the redshirt kicker went horribly wrong for the Bearcats.

Irish to be without RB Atkinson III vs. Sooners

Fifht-ranked Notre Dame will go into its biggest game of the season without one of its biggest playmakers, as George Atkinson III did not make the trip to Norman, Okla., for Saturday night's contest against No. 8 Oklahoma.

Embracing legacy tied to SEC

Scattered among the framed degrees and photos, the countless leather-bound books and keepsakes from around the word, Brady Deaton's office in Jesse Hall houses a few reminders that the Missouri chancellor's job isn't all about academia.

QB's migraines latest hurdle for Kentucky Wildcats

Jalen Whitlow's migraines begin with blurred vision. Then the headache starts.

The Quad: Saturday’s College Football Matchups

Eleven unbeaten teams are left in the Football Bowl Subdivision. One is Ohio State, but because the Buckeyes are ineligible for a Bowl Championship Series game, let's consider them pigskina non grata.


Whether either could succeed in the other's era is a different question.

"There's no doubt in my mind that Bryant would be successful today," Dunnavant said. "Some things he would do differently. One of his strengths was his ability to adapt to the changing times. After all, his approach was dramatically different in the 1940s than it was in the 1970s. But beyond tactics and strategy, somehow he knew how to look into a kid's eyes, relate to him and motivate him. That's leadership, and it's as powerful today as it was 50 years ago.

"If Saban were transported to the '50s, he would be a different sort of coach in some ways facing a whole set of challenges he doesn't face today. But I think he would have been very successful in that age because of his work ethic and his commitment to excellence, which are timeless."

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