Hello, Coach. May I have your autograph...on this summons? Phil Fulmer just got subpoenaed? At Media Days? Hit the disco ball and fog machine, because we have a proper hoedown now. (Update: AP plays the role of Buzz Killington, reports that Fulmer claims he was not issued a subpoena. That doesn't mean it didn't happen, of course.)
Nick Saban looks as comfortable at a press conference as Jason Bourne scoping out a strange hotel lobby: checking the number of exits, checking for signs of big shoulders strengthened from military training, and calculating the time it would take to flip over the table for cover should gunfire erupt. He thinks basically what you do about Alabama: they're still youngish, still working on depth, and if you read between the lines, still very much working with an unfinished kitchen and putting in the new window treatments themselves. Saban did thank the internet media "for your professionalism," meaning he likely forgot what room he was actually in at the time.
According to defensive lineman Jeff Owens...Mark Richt can do the souljah boy. Thanks to Jeff Owens for writing our first question of the day for the Georgia coach. We look forward to watching him crank that.
Rogers Redding of the SEC talked about a few of the new clock rules, which was fine and dandy enough, but the most fascinating comment he made was about the rules committee itself. “They get lots of pressure from lots of places.” Places like corporate partners CBS and ESPN, who like to keep the clock running on schedule, and who haven't been pleased with the two or three "Houston Nutt Specials" every year that go into the nine-hour, forty-eight overtime range?
Mohammed Massaquoi on Matthew Stafford's Arm Strength: Reporter: "What's the farthest you've seen Matthew Stafford throw the ball?" Massaquoi: "He could probably throw it here if you want him to."
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