Opening Drive (Aug. 13): Turn the oven off, please

Mother Nature is playing havoc with practice and scrimmage schedules this week. With heat indexes above 100 degrees forcing teams indoors or at least practicing at different hours, these days are a reminder that just because football season is around the corner, it doesn’t mean summer is over. Catch up on news from around the region, and just a reminder that our podcast can be found on this website and through the TuneIn and Stitcher apps (with more to come soon):

Hot and Humid Monday, Dangerous Heat and Strong Storms Tuesday | Nashville Severe Weather

The cause…

Too hot? Extreme heat indexes force high school football coaches to adjust practice schedule, go inside | Tennessean

…and the effect.

Former Indy standout Landon Guidry looks to make mark at Mississippi State | Franklin Home Page

The Eagle alum played primarily on special teams last season as a redshirt freshman, but hopes to be in the mix in the Bulldogs’ defensive backfield.

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