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Hunter leaving Rocky Top?
Tennessee wide recriver Justin Hunter is reportedly forgoing his senior season to enter the 2013 NFL Draft. (Rocky Top Talk)
Now comes the hard part.
Texas A&M starting quarterback Johnny Manziel's maturing process begins in earnest not that former Aggie offensive coordinator Kliff Kingsbury has departed for the head football coaching job at Texas Tech. Because Edward Ashcroft said so. (ESPN)
Johnny Manziel won't be a repeat Heisman Trophy winner.
Because Nicholas Goss said so. (The Bleacher Report)
And the nominees are...
David Harris looks at candidates to replace Kliff Kingsbury as Texas A&M offensive coordinator. (The Bryan College-Station Eagle)
The high cost of winning.
Brent Zwerneman discusses why Texas A&M success will result in other schools seeking out members of head football coach Kevin Sumlin's coaching staff. (The Houston Chronicle)
Ring in the new year.
The Gator Bowl will let Mississippi State fans bring their cowbells inside EverBankField when the Bulldogs face Northwestern. (For Whom the Cowbell Tolls)
The last, best hope?
Georgia's chances for beating Nebraska in the 2013 Capital One Bowl depends on how the Dawgs are able to defend against the Husker running game. (The Athens Banner-Herald)
Break on through to the other side.
Red Cup Rebellion asks if Ole Miss starting quarterback Bo Wallace could break school records held by Archie and Eli Manning.
Texas high school junior linebacker Hoza Scott commits to Texas A&M's 2014 recruiting class. (SB*Nation)