1. Butch Jones will shake up the coaching staff at Tennessee; Jay Graham expected to be the only member of Derek Dooley’s staff to stay. Tee Martin possibility? “Some very, very delicious icing added to that karmic cake.”
2. Clemson secondary coach and co-defensive coordinator Charlie Harbison joining Gus Malzahan’s staff at Auburn.
3. Florida International reportedly interested in Mississippi State co-defensive coordinator Geoff Collins. Florida defensive coordinator Dan Quinn also linked to FIU search.
4. Butch Jones replacement at Cincinnati is Tommy Tuberville. Tuberville worked with with Cincinnati A.D. Whit Babcock when they were both at Auburn.
5. Texas Texas A.D. “As recently as yesterday he looked me in the eye and gave me his commitment and dedication to Texas Tech football and leading this program forward.”
6. Two candidates to replace Tuberville at Texas Tech: Clemson offensive coordinator Chad Morris and Texas A&M offensive coordinator Kliff Kingsbury.
7. “As the SEC grows more powerful, it also grows more volatile.”
8. New Arkansas coach Bret Bielema on recruiting in the South: “I’ve signed over 50 players from the state of Florida during my coaching career.”
10. The scene at Kentucky in 1946 – when Bear Bryant was hired.
11. Texas A&M fans celebrate Johnny Manziel’s Heisman award.
12. Andy Staples on what comes next: “If Tebowmania at Florida is any indication, the Texas A&M athletic department will pump out Cease and Desist letters for the next three seasons.”
13. Texas A&M purchases full-page newspaper ads: “Call him Johnny Heisman”
14. 9 SEC players on the Sporting News Freshman All-America team.
15. LSU expecting to get two starters back from injury – linebacker Kwon Alexander and lineman Josh Williford.
16. Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper is just five catches and 30 yards behind the season Julio Jones posted in 2008 that set school freshman records.
17. 21 Florida high-school stars are represented on the rosters of Alabama and Notre Dame.
18. The challenges Joker Phillips will face as receivers coach at Florida.
19. Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen and Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald have both raised the bar at their schools.
20. Kentucky 74 – Portland 46. Alex Poythress and Archie Goodwin led UK with 15 points each. Season-high 25 minutes for Ryan Harrow.
21. Playboy has Michigan State beating Kentucky in the title game this year.
22. Middle Tennessee State 65 – Ole Miss 62. Rebels commit a season-high 18 turnovers.
23. Michigan 80 – Arkansas 67. Razorbacks come within one-possession three different times late in the second half, but never tie it.
24. Missouri 68 – Tennessee State 38. Tigers last game without Jabari Brown – Oregon transfer becomes eligible.
25. The 1959 basketball team at Mississippi State went 24-1 but turned down an invitation to play in the NCAA Tournament over a race policy. The 1963 “Game of Change.”
26. If you watched the Army-Navy game on Saturday, you know what a heartbreaking ending it was for Army quarterback Trent Steelman.