When will we have 2014-2015 football announced? I know the Big 10 just did theirs this week for the 9 games setup.
1. Arkansas coach Bret Bielema tweets the name of an Ole Miss commitment - commits minor NCAA rules violation.
2. Turns out Bielema and Nick Saban could be right. Hurry-up offenses may create a greater risk for injury.
3. How many games will Tennessee win this fall? MrSEC’s Josh Ward and others have some ideas.
4. As Tennessee scrambles to fill seats at Neyland Stadium, school is courting fans by rolling out the
red orange carpet.
5. Kevin Scarbinsky defends Johnny Manziel: “Someone tell me what the Texas A&M quarterback has done since winning the Heisman and robbing Bob Stoops (of his dignity) to merit so much clean, old-fashioned hate.”
6. Alabama commitment on a conversation with Manziel: “I told him, ‘Come September 14, you better be ready, because Bama’s coming’ for him. He told me to bring it on.”
7. Don’t expect Georgia to run Heisman promotional campaign for quarterback Aarron Murray, at least not early on. ”We’ll see how things stand at the end of September.”
8. When you think about SEC running backs, don’t forget about LaDarius Perkins at Mississippi State.
9. When you rank SEC kick/punt returners, it starts with Marcus Murphy from Missouri.
10. Spotlight started shining on Auburn coach Gus Malzahn when his high school teams started breaking national records.
11. Here’s a quick video showing Alabama’s waterfall room.
12. New insight may explain Marshall Henderson’s suspension. Police pulled him over in May – reportedly discovered marijuana and cocaine.
13. Missouri is intrigued by the talents of Stefan Jankovic as he enters his sophomore season. Is Jordan Clarkson Mizzou’s most valuable transfer?
14. It’s summertime so that means coaches and staffs have hit the road to evaluate prospects.
15. New SEC associate commissioner in charge of basketball Mark Whitworth says schools need to be “strategic” in building an audience.
16. NCAA replacing major and secondary infractions with a four-tier penalty system starting in August.
17. What are the best traditions in the SEC? From mascots and rivalries to chants and cheers, Athlon reviews those that have stood the test of time.
18. Donations to the South Carolina athletic department topped $25 million in 2012.
19. Former Ohio State president Gordon Gee did apologize for some remarks - but what took him so long?
21. How the 2011 St. Louis Cardinals forever changed how sports books handle futures betting.