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Daily Round Up: Less Than 48 Hours to College Football!


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Erich Schlegel

The band believes in Mack Brown. [College Spun] And so does Phil Steele. [ESPN]

Let us hope that up-tempo offense leads to success. [Dallas Morning News]

We are going to see an improved defense Saturday night. [Fox 7]

Does Mack Brown have loser denial? [Lost Lettermen]

Need to listen to a game on the radio? [Texas Sports]

Big 12

Here's all you need to know about the Big12 and some other schools. [Dallas Morning News]

How can TCU beat LSU? [Football Study Hall]

Bill Snyder has a QB! [CBS Sports]

Kansas State's stadium got a makeover. [Washington Post]

Open Range

You know college football is here when students start camping out for tickets. [Business of College Sports]

It is a rough game, but someone needs to defend football. [WSJ]

How did Penn St football survive? [WSJ]

GQ has a profile piece on college football's devil, Nick Saban. [GQ]

Is the Heisman marketing campaign dead? [WSJ]

Bo Pelini has a sense of humor? [Lost Lettermen]

Coordinate your hamburger bun with your game-day wardrobe. Sonic has a line of mascot-themed burger buns. [SI]

What excites you most about the college football season? [The Onion]

The Ohio State University really does not like the color blue. [Lost Lettermen]

The Agricultural and Mechanical Department

ESTABLISHMENT OF UNIVERSITY; AGRICULTURAL AND MECHANICAL DEPARTMENT. The legislature shall as soon as practicable establish, organize and provide for the maintenance, support and direction of a University of the first class, to be located by a vote of the people of this State, and styled, "The University of Texas," for the promotion of literature, and the arts and sciences, including an Agricultural, and Mechanical department. - Texas Constitution

He was just following the Aggie Code of Conduct and providing selfless service to all those poor sports memorabilia brokers. Manziel met with the NCAA and denied taking any money for the 4,000 plus autograph signings. [SI]

The Manziel question lingers. [Houston Chronicle]

Kevin Sumlin has a big job this season. [San Antonio Express-News]

A memorable moment from Rice's band, The MOB. [Youtube]

I can't believe I didn't win anything. [Good Bull Hunting]

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