Some links from around college football on a Saturday…
- Just following up on some news out of SEC meetings this week: conference will stay with eight-game, 6-1-1 scheduling format for 2014, ’15. Also, there will be no implementation of a conference-wide substance abuse policy. Both items were expected.
- However, the SEC is looking to take more control of its bowls in 2014. This should help in areas like ticket allotment.
- Backup Fresno State quarterback Marcus McDade is transferring from the program.
- The Lee County DA wants Harvey Updyke to pay $1 meeeeeeellion for poisoning the Toomer’s Corner oaks.
- Penn State’s independent monitor, former U.S. Sen. George Mitchell, says the university is acting “in good faith.”
- One of Missouri’s top recruits for 2013 will go to the JUCO ranks instead.
- Tight end depth has turned into an issue for Michigan State.
- Ohio State could add an additional 2,500 seats to its football stadium.