Monday, May 13, 2013

Morning Six Pack: May 13, 2013 Monday morning! Wake up in a hurry with six cool, clear and refreshing college football stories from around the country.

Three Ohio State assistants see their salaries break the $500k mark

Florida offensive coordinator Brent Pease was one of three Gator assistants to receive raises earlier this month. Now, assistants at Urban Meyer‘s new job, Ohio State, will be getting bumps in pay as well.

College Recruiting: Rewind: The big fish that didn't get away from Georgia Tech

The big fish that didn’t get away from Georgia Tech was Travis Custis, the 4-star running back from Lovejoy High School.

Tigers land top in-state defensive end

Auburn capped off a tremendous week of recruiting with a commitment from yet another one of the top in-state prospects.

5-star QB Deshaun Watson, already a Clemson commit, talks about Alabama offer

"And, you know, it's a big thing getting offered by the national champs."

Colorado QB, ex-lineman arrested

Colorado quarterback Jordan Webb and former CU offensive lineman Alex Lewis have been charged with second-degree assault.


Meanwhile, schools like Kentucky, Ole Miss, Tennessee and Vandy are in the top eight in fewest penalties, but all have below-.500 records over four years.

Breaking things up, Vanderbilt's two seasons with James Franklin produced more penalties than the previous two, but the win total jumped from four to 15 in the two-year spans. Georgia's worst season of the past four - 2010 - had the fewest penalties of the four.

You wouldn't say that more penalties lead to wins in the SEC, obviously, because there are all sorts of factors that lead to wins. But an increased amount of penalties doesn't seem to deter you from winning, while fewer penalties doesn't always mean more wins.

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