Thursday, August 8, 2013

Morning Six Pack: August 8, 2013 and 23 days until kickoff Thursday! Cool off early with six clear, fresh college football stories from around SEC Country.

Schools respond to Jadeveon Clowney, Teddy Bridgewater, Braxton Miller autograph allegations

South Carolina, Louisville and Ohio State all report no violations with autographs.

'This offense can be very explosive ... It can be the best,' says Alabama WR Kenny Bell

The Crimson Tide veteran is one of nine scholarship receivers vying for playing time.

Pease: Gators 'more reactionary' on offense

The Florida offensive coordinator said Wednesday there are some obvious signs the Gators have developed a better feel for the offense going into Year 2.

Auburn's Jay Prosch draws strength from family, faith, mother's example to overcome trying 2012

Prosch, whose mother, Iris, lost her battle with brain cancer two days after Auburn's season-opener last fall, relied on his sisters and his faith to help heal the pain of her death and emerge as a team leader during the offseason.

Alabama notebook: Saban calls in motivational backup

Alabama head football coach Nick Saban is a father, so he has seen this too often.


Yeldon is soft-spoken, anyway and doesn’t like being the center of attention — unless he’s carrying the ball weaving through the defense.

“He’s a great kid,” offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier said. “He’s on the quiet side. He’s a great football player and a great person, and a joy to be around every day.”

Teammates also appreciate Yeldon’s approach. Tight end Brian Vogler trained with him in the offseason and saw the workout intensity and the fun person off the field.

“On the field, he’s the same way he is around here. ... In interviews, he’s quiet,” Vogler said. “He just wants to do his job. Do his job plus more. He wants to help people out. Off the field, he’s a funny guy. We hung out a lot in the spring. He jokes around with everybody, and he’s fun to be around.”

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