May 1st, 2013 12:29 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, Dee Ford, Georgia, Johnny Manziel, Mark Emmert, NFL, Ole Miss, SEC, Talladega Superspeedway
1. Baton Rouge police report: “Cell phone video shows LSU running back Jeremy Hill punching a man from behind and then celebrating with high fives when a second unidentified man knocked the victim out with another punch.”
2. Former Florida State quarterback Clint Trickett picks West Virginia. Had considered transferring to Auburn.
3. Because his style of play is what the NFL craves, Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel “must strike now,” according to Matt Hayes of The Sporting News.
4. Manziel and the Aggies offense will be the focus of many SEC coaches over the summer.
5. Meet DJ Double R, the man providing the soundtrack for Texas A&M football.
6. Georgia coach Mark Richt on offensive line play: I’d rather have five guys that are in sync…. than three of them that are superstars and two guys that can’t play.”
7. How Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen’s 2009 recruiting class fared – compared to Ole Miss.
8. What the NFL draft says about the Arkansas program.
9. Auburn defense end Dee Ford led the team in sacks in 2012 and defensive coordinator Ellis Johnson likes what he saw this spring: ”He is our best and, at this point, our only pass rusher that is giving us the kind of pass rush we’ve got to get to be successful.”
10. Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron will be the honorary pace car driver at the Talladega Superspeedway on Sunday.
11. South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier and former player Sterling Sharpe the best SEC golfers at the Chik-fil-A Bowl challenge.
13. One incoming -one outgoing for the Gators. Guard Braxton Ogbueze is leaving.
14. Ole Miss guard Marshall Henderson – preseason All-American candidate?
15. Georgia and Georgia Tech scheduled to play on November 15th. In a series that dates back to 1905, the two teams have never met that early in the season.
16. Expect the committee organized to review Auburn athletics to file a report “in a few weeks.”
17. An attorney vs. attorney dispute that’s generating attention from the NCAA and the NFL.
18. Which conference won realignment? I doubt you’ll be surprised by the answer.
19. 15 candidates to be on the stage at New York City’s Radio City Music Hall for next year’s NFL draft.
20. A Tennessee State football player collapsed on the practice field and later died. Now his parents are suing the university for wrongful death.
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