Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Morning Six Pack: July 17, 2013 and 45 days until Bama football’ right along with SEC Media Days and another fresh batch of six college football stories.

Alabama's AJ McCarron, others prank South Alabama's Brandon Bridge

Alabama's AJ McCarron, Middle Tennessee State quarterback Logan Kilgore and former Ole Miss backup and QB Country founder David Morris made the most of an opportunity to cut Bridge's nap time short.

The best Jadeveon Clowney quotes from SEC Media Days

Jadeveon Clowney could very well be the face of the upcoming college football season.

Ole Miss Tries to Play the Expectations Game

If you've ever watched rival political campaigns in the run-up to a presidential debate, the strategy is often clear: Dial down your own expectations and ratchet up the opponent's.

Alabama notebook: Florida's Easley riles Tide with no Bear knowledge

Florida senior defensive lineman Dominique Easley started a cyberspace uproar among Alabama football fans Tuesday during the first day of the SEC Media meetings.

Steve Spurrier opines on Notre Dame, player stipends

Spurrier took the podium at SEC media days, and he came with an agenda.


As for the Heisman, Clowney handles the talk with a shrug.

“It’s not really a goal for me,” he said. “The goal is to win the SEC.”

The guy is a highlight waiting to happen. The signature play of his sophomore season at South Carolina was his devastating hit on Michigan running back Vincent Smith in the Outback Bowl. Clowney was unblocked and leveled Smith, knocking off his helmet and sending the ball flying.

The play remains a staple of ESPN’s college football coverage.

“You can’t watch ESPN without seeing that play,” Missouri wide receiver L’Damian Washington said.

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