April 23rd, 2014 12:30 PM║ Posted By: Mike Mitchell ║ Permalink
║ Schools: Alabama, Arkansas, Auburn, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, LSU, Mississippi State, Missouri, Ole Miss, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas A&M, Vanderbilt
Tags: Auburn Bruce Pearl, Former Alabama, NBA, SEC
1. Tennessee running back Alden Hill will transfer. Had 10 carries for 58 yards last year as a redshirt freshman. Vols will likely have five scholarship running backs on the 2014 roster.
2. Former Alabama lineman Chad Lindsay transferring to Ohio State.
3. Arkansas running back Alex Collins: “I love it here.”
4. Georgia lost four skill-position players to seasson-ending ACL injuries last year. Coach Mark Richt was asked Tuesday night if strength and conditioning played a role.
5. Goal for Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall this fall - complete 65 to 70 percent of his passes. Hit on 59 percent last season.
6. Despite losses, both Missouri’s offensive and defensive lines appear to be in good shape heading into the fall.
7. ESPN takes a stab at ranking the 10 best “three-star” or lower players in the SEC.
8. Conspiracy theorists wonder why Alabama’s SEC Network commercial is one second shorter than the rest of the league.
9. South Carolina’s ad showcased the “Sandstorm” music.
10. Here’s a ranking of all the ads – from No. 14 Kentucky to No. 1 Alabama.
11. Is commissioner Mike Slive disappointed that the league has only two secured distribution deals for the new network? ”Instead of being disappointed we’re absolutely ecstatic.”
12. Former Alabama long snapper Carson Tinker has written a book about the day a tornado landed him in the hospital and took the life of his girlfriend.
14. If new Tennessee coach Donnie Tyndall is fired before March 15, 2017 – he’s owed a $3 million buyout.
15. Tennessee A.D. Dave Hart “saw a lot of similarities” between Tyndall and Vols football coach Butch Jones.
16. Tyndall was involved in NCAA investigation while at Morehead State.
17. Message to Missouri A.D. Mike Alden: ”Go get Gregg Marshall.”
18. Should Mizzou hire Tim Floyd, his current contract at UTEP does not include a penalty should he leave before it expires in 2015.
19. Auburn’s Bruce Pearl has officially hired his final bench assistant – La Salle University’s Harris Adler
20. Kentucky’s Julius Randle projected as a top 5 pick in the NBA draft.
21. Randle becomes the 12th one-and-done player under John Calipari at Kentucky. Alex Poythress staying at Kentucky.
22. LSU freshman forward Jordan Mickey will announce this afternoon whether he’ll leave school for the NBA draft.
23. The Mizzou basketball arena was once named for her. Now Paige Laurie is getting a divorce.
24. Clemson coach Dabo Swinney: “Players of any faith or no faith at all are welcome in our program.”
25. Troy offensive lineman squats 810 pounds.
26. New Joe Paterno statue coming to Penn State?
27. If college athletes become employees, does that mean foreign student athletes would be ineligible?
28. Happy birthday, Wrigley Field. 100 years old today.
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