Some links from around college football on a Tuesday…
— George Schroeder of the USA Today does it again with an insightful look into Alabama’s program, and how Nick Saban teaches his players the power of consequences.
— The South Florida Sun-Sentinel takes a look at Drew Tieman, the man mentioned in the latest Johnny Manziel story.
— NCAA guru John Infante says Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin is not under the microscope for Manziel’s alleged actions.
— The Aggies will honor their teammate Polo Manukainiu, who passed away in a car accident last week, this Saturday.
— Pat Forde of Yahoo! Sports has a solid, reasoned take on the amateurism debate.
— Forde also gives his most intriguing games of 2013. If you can believe it, the No. 1 game just got even more interesting.
— Notre Dame will sport some new threads for this year’s Shamrock Series against Arizona State. Thoughts?
— The Syracuse Post-Standard has a stunning story about an esophageal disorder that nearly ended the career for Julian Whigham.
— Ivan McCartney was supposed to be the next great wide receiver for West Virginia. Now, he’s just working on a second chance with the Mountaineers.
— Iowa has lost a wide receiver and offensive lineman heading into fall camp.