September 3rd, 2013 09:30 AM║ Posted By: Josh Ward ║ Permalink
║ Schools: Alabama, Arkansas, Auburn, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, LSU, Mississippi State, Missouri, Ole Miss, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas A&M, Vanderbilt
Tags: Georgia, LSU, Oklahoma State, Ole Miss, South Carolina
1. Georgia kicker Marshall Morgan will miss Saturday’s game against South Carolina.
2. The Bulldogs still have offensive line issues. They better fix that before they play South Carolina.
3. No surprise that Christion Jones was the SEC’s special teams player of the week. Here are the other week one winners.
4. Alabama’s offense is hoping to bounce back like it did early in 2008.
5. Auburn plans to open up its offense and give quarterback Nick Marshall a chance to make big plays.
6. Arkansas coach Bret Bielema is preparing for the Samford game in Little Rock like it’s a road trip for the Razorbacks.
7. Seth Fruge is helping LSU on special teams after beginning his career as a walk-on.
8. LSU wide receiver Jarvis Landry had a big game in the opening win over TCU. He gave credit to his teammates.
9. How justified was the criticism of Jadeveon Clowney following South Carolina’s opener? Here’s some data.
10. North Carolina coach Larry Fedora says there was no malicious intent when lineman Kiaro Holts dove into the back of Clowney’s legs.
11. Alabama is still No. 1 in Athlon’s SEC power rankings. Georgia remains in the top three.
12. Georgia is No. 6 in ESPN’s power rankings. Alabama is still No. 1 on the list.
13. Georgia’s loss to Clemson could be bad news for the SEC’s BCS title hopes, writes Barrett Sallee.
14. The media wants Florida to “add the Packers and everybody else” to Florida’s schedule, according to coach Will Muschamp.
15. Kentucky coach Mark Stoops reiterated it’s the coaches’ job to put players into a successful position. “That’s still our job,” he said.
16. Max Smith will start at quarterback for Kentucky. Jalen Whitlow will play, too.
17. South Carolina running back Mike Davis can “change the momentum of a game with one snap,” says running backs coach Everette Sands.
18. Tennessee’s offense will need to make more “big splash plays” down the field.
19. Gary Pinkel’s first head coaching job was at Toledo. Missouri will face the Rockets on Saturday.
20. Dennis Dodd fears an “amped-up defender” will take a shot at Johnny Manziel on the field.
21. Alabama looked to be at full strength at Monday’s practice as the Crimson Tide prepares for Texas A&M.
22. Auburn hybrid defender Justin Garrett is day-to-day with a left foot sprain.
23. Ole Miss will use a rotation of players to replace guard Aaron Morris and linebacker Denzel Nkemdiche.
24. Quarterback Tyler Russell isn’t the only Mississippi State player dealing with an injury following the loss to Oklahoma State.
25. Florida running back Matt Jones is back and will play against Miami on Saturday.
26. The status of Tennessee linebacker Curt Maggitt and defensive end Jacques Smith will be known as the week progresses.
27. Vanderbilt coach James Franklin defended the decision to put receiver Jordan Matthews back in the game against Ole Miss.
28. Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston faced plenty of hype in his debut. He more than lived up to it on Monday.
29. Sideline reporter Pam Oliver suffered a concussion last month when a ball hit her in the head.
30. J.W. Walsh has been named the full-time starter at quarterback for Oklahoma State.
31. A California defender was ejected following a targeting penalty against Northwestern. The Pac-12 admitted the play was never reviewed.
32. Yahoo! Sports’ Pat Forde on Johnny Manziel: “So they are all-in for Johnny Football at Texas A&M, with no apparent ability to rein him in.”
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