Archive for September, 2013

SEC shows signs of weakness

There are signs that the SEC’s dominance is hitting the brakes.

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Morehouse goes with Harris at QB

Josh Harris will start at quarterback for Morehouse on Saturday after his performance in the opener.

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Danielson: Johnny Manziel is a ‘renegade’

CBS analyst Gary Danielson had interesting things to say about Johnny Manziel this week.

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Tennessee going 3-0? Not this year, either

Tennessee will be a better program under new coach Butch Jones, but the final record might not show it this year.

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Saban to interview at Texas? Not so quick

Nick Saban isn’t going replace Texas coach Mack Brown. At least not right now.

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Alabama at Texas A&M: Let the hype begin!

If you haven’t noticed by now, Alabama plays at Texas A&M on Saturday in what probably will be the most hyped game of the season before the national championship.

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Valdosta State looks strong in win

Cayden Cochran threw three touchdown passes and ran for another to lead Valdosta State to a season-opening 36-21 victory over Fort Valley State on Saturday.

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Clark Atlanta relying on Wing-T offense

Kevin Weston has faith in the Wing-T offense.

New Clark Atlanta coach Kevin Weston has installed the Wing-T offense.

New Clark Atlanta coach Kevin Weston has installed the Wing-T offense.

He has witnessed it work and thinks it’s what Clark Atlanta needs to establish a “forceful” running game.

And besides …

“Nobody else does it, so it will give us a special identity, an uniqueness within our conference,” Weston said. “It’s not big on the college level, but I grew up in it, and I believe it’s what we need to run the football successfully.”

Weston, who was hired to replace Daryl McNeill in January, hopes the Wing-T will rejuvenate an offense that ranked last in the SIAC in total offense (209.1 yards), last in scoring (9.8 points) and next to last in rushing offense (59.2 yards) in 2012.

Clark Atlanta scored 20 points once in a 2-8 season and ended the season on a three-game losing streak.

The Panthers open at West Alabama at noon Saturday.

The Wing-T is a run-based offense that can consume the clock. It is predominantly used by …

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Notes, nuggets and one flashy ‘Roll Tide’ dress

Here’s some college football notes for your reading pleasure while you try to figure out your fantasy football team lineups for this weekend.

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Stanford’s Shaw doesn’t like SEC comparison

Stanford coach David Shaw earlier today objected to a reporter trying to compare his team with SEC East programs.
Under Shaw — and even under his predecessor Jim Harbaugh — Stanford has developed a rugged, ball-control style and stout defensive mentality that is as anti-West Coast as boiled peanuts.
Here’s what he said when asked to compare his program with SEC teams (as reported by Jon Wilner of the San Jose Mercury News:

Stanford was 11-2 in 2011 and 12-2 in 2012, defeating Wisconsin in the Rose Bowl. It was fifth in the …

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