Yes, the Hurricanes’ uncertainty at quarterback has created some uneasiness, as Mark Richt told me recently. But here’s the good news: This could be the best UM front seven in a decade. Not only are they in very good shape with their three sophomore-to-be starting linebackers (Shaquille Quarterman, Zach McCloud and Mike Pinckney), but depth will be substantially better with freshmen newcomers Waynmon Steed (enrolled but off knee surgery) and Bradley Jennings (enrolled) and summer arrival De’Andre Wilder, joined by Jamie Gordinier (off knee surgery), Darrion Owens (who will be well over a year from knee surgery) and others. Even with Courtel Jenkins’ departure, the Canes are in good shape at tackle,
Mike Leach is definitely not dancing in this photo. Washington State coach Mike Leach is not a fan of dancing. The unsurprising — to us, anyway — revelation came in an ESPN story about Washington State cornerback Marcellus Pippins, a player who likes to dance to get ready before games.
Former University of Alabama receiver Antonio “A.C.” Carter alleged in a lawsuit filed Tuesday against Florida Atlantic head coach Lane Kiffin that Kiffin deceived him to secure a prospect, USA TODAY Sports confirmed. Carter said he was promised the assistant strength and conditioning coach job at FAU after Kiffin was hired by the school in December to curry favor with a family friend who ultimately signed with the Owls, according to the website SEC Country that obtained the full complaint. Carter wasn’t ultimately hired by FAU “due to two prior minor misdemeanor criminal charges.” Court records obtained by USA TODAY Sports show at least four arrests, all misdemeanors. Carter was arrested for