June 15th, 2013 12:28 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, Football Safety Issues, Karl Towns, OU, Ryan Buchanan
1. Georgia freshman cornerback Reggie Wilkerson is out for the season after undergoing knee surgery Friday. Will have a second surgery to reconstruct the ACL.
2. A pink uniform for Mississippi State?
3. Line from a new song by an Alabama musician: ”Nick Saban and Jesus, yeah, that’s our guys.”
4. Freshman quarterback Ryan Buchanan will have a chance to compete for the No. 2 job at Ole Miss.
5. Former Tennessee safety Eric Berry on Butch Jones: ”I love the guy and what he stands for.”
Football Safety Issues
6. Major agenda item at the athletic directors convention this week in Orlando - head-trauma and concussion concerns
7. Pro Football Hall of Famer Lem Barney: ”I can see in the next 10 to maybe 20 years, society will alleviate football altogether.”
8. T-shirt spotted at the College World Series - “Mississippi State Rebels.”
9. Auburn hires Oklahoma’s baseball coach. Sunny Golloway had 14 NCAA Regional appearances in 15 years at OU.
10. What kind of impact has changing the bats made on college baseball? Composite batting average this year of .274 lowest since 1975.
11. State of the athletic programs at Tennessee? Plenty of room for improvement.
12 .If the NCAA wins the Ed O’Bannon lawsuit - it may seek to recover millions of dollars in legal expenses.
13. What’s at stake in the O’Bannon case? “The current model of college sports.”
14. Jerome Seagears time at Auburn lasted a month. He’s returning to Rutgers.
15. Kentucky commitment Karl Towns wants to play for the Dominican national team.
16. TV sideline reporters made their debut at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville back in 1974 as part of the coverage of the Tennessee-UCLA game.
17. 80-year Vince Dooley goes sky-diving with his grandson.
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