Good morning college football fans! Here is a sampling of headlines to give you an idea of what is hot in the world of college football this morning.
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Leach, Texas Tech ordered to mediate – AP report
Leach, Tech ordered to mediation – AJ Staff, RedRaiders.com
Judge orders mediation in Leach case – FOX 34 News, Lubbock
This should be interesting. A judge ordered Mike Leach and Texas Tech to work out their problems outside of a court room. Imagine the closed door meetings that will be had.
ECU hires Texas Tech assistant McNeil – AP
McNeil to guide East Carolina Football – ECUPirates.com
Ruffin McNeil hired by ECU (as announced by player on Twitter!) – Wil Brinson, Buster Sports
The East Carolina hiring of former Texas Tech assistant Ruffin McNeil fills the final head coaching vacancy in college football, for now. McNeil was the defensive coordinator under Mike Leach at Texas Tech and is an alum of East Carolina. McNeil was also the interim coach for the Red Raiders in the Alamo Bowl following the firing of Leach.
Herzlich’s comeback continues – Mark Blaudschun, Boston Globe
BC’s Herzlich returns from cancer treatment – AP via ESPN.com
Cancer-free, Mark Herzlich is back on the field – Matt Hinton, Yahoo! Sports
A feel good story up in Boston is developing on Boston College’s campus. Mark Herzlich is back on the football field practicing with the Eagles. Herzlich missed the 2009 season as he completed radiation in August and chemotherapy in November and is now serving as an inspiration for his Boston College teammates as he returns to the field.
USC emerges as program of the 2000’s – Ivan Maisel, ESPN.com
My USC is better than your USC – Jon Weinbach, AOL FanHouse
Trojans beat Gamecocks in court, and they’re not above gloating – Matt Hinton, Yahoo! Sports
The USC Trojans edged out the Florida Gators in ESPN’s recent list of top programs in the last decade. They also won a legal case against the University South Carolina for the rights to use an interlocking “SC” on South Carolina’s baseball hats
PHOTO OF THE DAY
Boston College football player Mark Herzlich, right, practices with his teammates on campus in Boston Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010, for the first time since leaving the team to undergo cancer treatment. The BC linebacker was the Atlantic Coast Conference defensive player of the year in 2008. He was diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma, a rare form of cancer, the next spring and missed all of last season. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
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