May 17th, 2011 01:16 PM║ Posted By: John Pennington ║ Permalink
║ Schools: Alabama, Arkansas, Auburn, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, LSU, Mississippi State, Ole Miss, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vanderbilt
Tags: Carlos Alvarez, Marty Lyons, SEC, Sports Illustrated
1. The family of former Ole Miss player Bennie Abram has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the school and 28 other parties today.
2. Tornado-ravaged Tuscaloosa is featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated this week.
3. Auburn is auctioning off Cam Newton’s pants from the BCS title game.
4. In a preview of Auburn’s fall opponents Mississippi State is called “a team on the rise.”
5. LSU fans have gobbled up an eye-popping 37,000 tickets to the Tigers’ opener at Cowboys Stadium against Oregon.
6. Florida receiver Carlos Alvarez, Alabama D-lineman Marty Lyons, and Georgia defensive back Jake Scott have been elected to the College Football Hall of Fame.
7. As we’ve noted for a while, the SEC spring meetings will likely feature a fight over the controversial practice of oversigning.
8. When it came to playing for championships and starring in the classroom, there weren’t a lot of success stories this year.
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