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One-Liners For 7/16/09, Part Two

Here’s the second half of our morning headlines:

Georgia receiver AJ Green ranks #5 on The Gainesville Sun’s list of top SEC football players.

Tim Tebow won the ESPY for Best Male College Athlete in LA last night… the show (with Erin Andrews) will be seen Sunday night on ESPN.

Superman said it was an honor to win an award voted on by the nation’s fans.

Tebow, caught by celebsite TMZ.com in Los Angeles confirmed that he does not have a “really hot girlfriend.”

Andrea Adelson of The Orlando Sentinel says Urban Meyer has the right to eventually change his mind on the whole, “I won’t be going to Notre Dame… EVER” thing.

Being so definitive in his statement might come back to haunt the Gators’ coach.

This blogger wonders if it’s time for the Georgia-Florida to move out of Jacksonville… and if the city can actually do anything more to cut down on drinking at the game.

For first-time buyers of Georgia football season tickets, the donation cutoff stands at just over $4000 for the right to purchase tickets.  That’s down from last year’s donation level of $10,651. 

Georgia will need for Washaun Ealey and Orson Charles to make an AJ Green-like quick adjustment to the college game.

The Junkyard Blawger writes about UGA’s best gameday traditions today.

The AJC’s Mark Bradley listed his Top 10 football coaches in the country earlier this week… now he says that Bobby Johnson, Houston Nutt and Bobby Petrino just missed the cut.

Tony Barnhart — also of The AJC — believes Florida’s Meyer when he says he’s staying put in Gainesville.  (I do, too… where’s he gonna find a better job?)

New Georgia assistant Mark Pope went from playing on a national title winner at Kentucky to studying medicine at Columbia University back to the basketball courts.

“The Billy Gillispie Story” probably won’t be on a lot of Kentucky fans’ coffee tables when the book eventually comes out.

This blogger doesn’t like the fact that UK is getting state taxpayer dollars to support its legal battle against Gillispie.

Darius Miller just helped Team USA win a gold medal at the FIBA Under-19 World Championships.  The headline on this story reads, “UK’s Miller enjoying golden glow.”  I’ll just leave it at that.

Carolina cornerback CC Whitlock has been officially reinstated to the football team by Steve Spurrier.

Gamecocks basketball coach Darrin Horn enjoys the personal side of recruiting.

Just as Florida’s point guard situation has garnered homepage coverage from us, Tennessee’s quarterback crisis deserves frontpage attention as well, so we report here that the Vols have finally inked a QB for next year — juco All-American Nick Lamaison.

Current quarterback Jonathan Crompton says he’s “a lot more comfortable” in Tennessee’s new offensive system.

Knoxville News Sentinel columnist John Adams has gone from Negative Nelly to Positive Pete in recent weeks… even putting a positive spin on UT’s recent injury woes at the receiver position.

New running backs coach Eddie Gran will be the man in charge of the Vols’ special teams units in 2009.

Tennessee’s new staff wants trimmer, more athletic offensive linemen.

Former Vol running back Lennon Creer is now in school at Louisiana Tech.

Bruce Pearl’s Team USA squad continues to whallop
the competition at what’s been called the Jewish Olympics.

Vandy freshman guard John Jenkins says he thinks of himself as an upperclassmen… and Kevin Stallings must hope he plays like one.

Bobby Johnson’s football Commodores are the only team in the SEC scheduled to play 12 weeks in a row without an open date.

And finally, Ole Miss defensive end Greg Hardy won’t have his re-injured right foot evaluated by a doctor until next week… and therefore his status for preseason practice is up in the air.

 




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