1. Kevin Sumlin is getting a raise and contract extension at Texas A&M. Assistant coaches will also get a bump in pay.
2. CBS Sports says three NFL teams and one major university pursued Sumlin in the past month.
3. Johnny Manziel’s Heisman Trophy translated into $37 million of media exposure for the Aggies, according to a study.
4. Alabama’s national championship celebration parade ends on the steps of Bryant-Denny Stadium with a speech from Nick Saban: “I’ve never been prouder of any group than this group right here.”
5. Alabama A.D. Mal Moore on Saban: “He is the best coach, in my opinion, in the United States. Thank God he’s on our side.”
6. South Carolina’s football team honored at halftime of Saturday’s basketball game. Steve Spurrier confirms quarterback Connor Shaw won’t participate in spring practice after having surgery for sprained foot. Return a “four- to six-month deal.”
7. Early assessment of Jadeveon Clowney’s 2013 Heisman chances: “The door is as wide open as ever for a dominant pass rusher, and Clowney is the one guy coming back this fall with enough juice to walk through it.”
8. Gus Malzahn at halftime of the Auburn-Kentucky basketball game: “I promise you this, we’re going to get our edge back and we will start playing good, hard-nosed Auburn football.”
9. Malzahn confirms quarterback Clint Moseley has left the team but remains in school.
10. New message at Kentucky under new coach Mark Stoops. The days of ”We’re going to lift you and run you until you puke or whatever,” are gone.
11. Mississippi State A.D. Scott Stricklin on coach Dan Mullen: “When Dan was hired, we were 5-7 and people were giddy and they were excited. Five-and-7 doesn’t cut it right now because Dan has changed the expectations of our fans.”
12. Alabama lineman Chance Warmack explains what “Warmacking” is: ”Basically you just lift your stomach up and take a picture of it and put it on some social media.”
13. Limits on text message and phone calls between recruits and coaches are going away under new rules adopted by the NCAA.
15. University of Miami offensive coordinator Jedd Fisch headed to the Jacksonville Jaguars in the same capacity. He’s a Florida grad.
16. When Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o thought he was sending flowers to Lennay Kekua, they were going to an address once occupied by the ringleader of the dead girlfriend hoax.
17. ESPN releases edited transcript of interview with Te’o.
18. Notre Dame officials give a chronology of the timeline and decision-making process.
19. Former South Carolina pitcher Michael Roth was a “Catfish” target.
20. New head coach at Oregon will be the Ducks offensive coordinator Mark Helfrich.
21. Game-high 13 carries for 42 yards for Texas A&M’ s Christine Michael at the East-West Shrine Game.
22. Big star of the Raycom College All-Star Classic – running back Michael Hill from Division II Missouri Western.Former Missouri running back Derrick Washington and former Georgia running back Washaun Ealey also have nice days. Former Georgia linebacker Christian Robinson has an interception.
23. Senior Bowl releases rosters. 23 SEC players are on the South squad – Georgia has the most on the active roster with six.
24. Non-seniors allowed to play in Senior Bowl for the first time. NFL gives clearance to Alabama’s D.J. Fluker and Justin Pugh of Syracuse.
25. Mississippi State guard Jalen Steele scored 15 points in his hometown of Knoxville Saturday. Wanted to play for the Vols: ”I would have been glad to stay here and play for the home team.”
26. Kevin Scarbinsky on Auburn: “Point guard remains as big an issue for the basketball team as quarterback has been for the football program.”
27. Auburn retires Mike Mitchell’s jersey.
28. In a pre-game ceremony, Charles Barkley welcomed Kentucky fans Saturday – Auburn fans booed.
29. Ole Miss senior Murphy Holloway on Saturday’s power outage: “When you go to Ole Miss, a lot of stuff don’t work right sometimes around here.”
31. NBA scouts from 12 different teams attended the Missouri-Florida game.
32. Gary Parrish: Is Florida just going to run through the SEC?
33. South Carolina’s Lakeem Jackson is proof you don’t have to shoot well to contribute.
34. RIP – Baseball’s Perfect Warrior. Stan “The Man” Musial – the greatest Cardinal of all – dead at the age of 92. His final day at the plate.