Archive for July, 2009

It’s good to be back! What did I miss?


It’s good to be back! I enjoyed my time off but now that July 4 has come and gone, it’s time to start getting ready for the 2009 season.  Just in case you’re counting it is:


**–16 days until SEC Media Days in Birmingham (July 22-24). There is no truth to the rumor that this year’s media days have been renamed “The Lane Kiffin Invitational.” Sorry. I couldn’t resist.

**–20 days until ACC Media Days in Greensboro, N.C. (July 26-27).

**–60 days until the season begins on Sept. 3 with South Carolina at N.C. State.


Let’s spend a few minutes today catching up on what we’ve missed during the break. Then we’ll be full speed ahead.

Every year my little June sabbatical reminds me that there is truly no offseason any more in college football. So what did it miss? Here are just the highlights:


Alabama appeal. The Tide has a (slight) shot:  I’ll admit it. When Alabama was asked to vacate 21 wins by the NCAA because of a handful players were getting and distributing extra textbooks …

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Happy July 4! See you on Monday!

I hope all of you are going to have a great Independence Day weekend! Mr. College Football will resume on Monday, July 6, and boy do we have a lot of catching up to do! Come Monday we will only be 16 days away from SEC Media Days in Birmingham. Wow! See you then.



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