October 20th, 2011 02:00 PM║ Posted By: John Pennington ║ Permalink
║ Schools: Alabama, Arkansas, Auburn, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, LSU, Mississippi State, Ole Miss, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vanderbilt
Tags: Coaches Poll, Georgia, Logan Stewart, Washaun Ealey
Some quickie headlines from around the league today…
1. Florida’s football game with Furman on November 19th will air on pay-per-view.
2. The Gators have landed a Top 10 ranking in the USA Today/ESPN Basketball Coaches’ Poll.
3. Georgia will be without two defensive players for the first half of their game with Florida… but two other starters will return to the lineup.
4. And now there are claims that another Georgia player was clipped flagrantly by a Vanderbilt player. Asked about it, Mark Richt said reporters could check the tape for themselves. Let. It. Go.
5. Kentucky will have to deal with ex-Georgia tailback Washaun Ealey when they host Jacksonville State on Saturday.
6. UK is ranked #2 in the nation behind North Carolina in the preseason Coaches’ Poll.
7. Steve Spurrier wants his team to improve its third-down defense.
8. Carolina hoopster Damontre Harris returned to practice sooner than expected after injuring a big toe. (Betcha his toe injury wasn’t this interesting.)
9. Tennessee’s receivers are working to cut down on dropped balls.
10. UT’s season-ticket sales for basketball are down about 10% from last year (under Bruce Pearl).
11. James Franklin has decided that Jordan Rodgers will take over for Larry Smith at quarterback.
12. Franklin doesn’t believe suspended center Logan Stewart meant to play dirty when he clipped Georgia’s Kwame Geathers. Let. It. Go.
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