CFS Daily Hot Reads: Monday, March 25, 2013

CFS Daily Hot Reads: Monday, March 25, 2013

Scarbinsky: Is Auburn athletic director Jay Jacobs overpaid?

Scarbinsky: Is Auburn athletic director Jay Jacobs overpaid?

Kevin Scarbinsky of The Birmingham News opines on the the athletic directors at the two major powers in the state of Alabama. The gist? If new Alabama AD Bill Battle will make $620,000 a year, how much is Auburn’s Jay Jacobs – who made $901,720.96 in a year when Auburn’s football and basketball teams both finished dead last in the SEC – overpaid?

After further review… Brian Kelly says that Notre Dame was “a lot closer” to Alabama in the national championship game than he first thought.

Texas A&M wide receiver Mike Evans looked like a man among boys with more than 200 receiving yards in a scrimmage Saturday. His performance was upstaged by Johnny Manziel, but not for the QB’s stellar play. After the last of three interceptions, Johnny Football shoved an Aggie GA on the sidelines and the two were quickly separated by coaches and players.

Barry Horn of the Dallas Morning News says that even in the cash-hungry world of college football, selling beer in stadiums is one potential revenue stream that most schools won’t tap.

Here’s another exhibit for the “watch what your players say on Twitter” file… Oregon has released a statement regarding tight end Colt Lyerla’s tweets in support of a video explaining the Sandy Hook shooting as a government conspiracy.

Photo credit: Laura Charmer / Opelika-Auburn News

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