Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Morning Six Pack: January 15, 2013

Give me a woman who loves beer and football and I will rule the world! But for now, check out these six college football stories from around the country.

Nevada football tries to capitalize on Colin Kaepernick success

San Francisco QB's alma mater is trying to cash in with a deal for season ticket buyers.

Texas A&M AD meets with Manziel family about Johnny Football's perception

"It's (about) education, and we've got to help the family and Johnny with the transition into being a Heisman award winner," Hyman said.

TCU loses Maponga to NFL

TCU lost a prominent member on the offensive side of the ball early to the NFL last week, and now it’s the defensive side’s turn.

Auburn's Philip Lutzenkirchen plans to attend Senior Bowl, but he won't play

Lutzenkirchen, who is still recovering from surgery in late October to repair a torn labrum and three bone spurs in his hip, will not be at full strength to play at full speed in next week's Senior Bowl in Mobile.

Georgia announces G-Day game to be held April 6

Georgia announced Monday that its annual G-Day spring football game will be held April 6 at Sanford Stadium.


I'm a Big Ten alum and write about college football for a living, but I need to look up whether Ohio State is in the Leaders or Legends every single time. The names have never made sense. They seemed like a bizarre attempt to be different when "east" and "west" or something similarly mundane has been a pretty tried and true formula through the years. The names were an immediate joke, especially on social media.

Well, Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany told ESPN.com on Monday that the conference will consider changing the division names for 2014. It is highly unlikely there would be any rallies to save the names.

"I don't take umbrage to negative reaction," Delany told ESPN.com. "I don't necessarily change when I hear it. I think on the other hand, we said we would test-market it, and we have for a couple of years. We have the opportunity to look at it again."

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