1. For the first time, Missouri A.D. Mike Alden speaks about the ESPN investigation regarding a former Mizzou swimmer and an alleged rape involving football players. Kansas City Star: “A stark change of tone from what had been a defensive posture by his department.”
2. Marijuana discovered at a traffic stop did not belong to Missouri wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham according to the two men arrested along with him back on January 10th. Prosecutor says case is still under investigation.
3. Details on the arrest of Ole Miss defensive back Bobby Hill released.
4. Alabama’s AJ McCarron on younger players and the 2013 Crimson Tide: “They thought we’d just show up and we’d win.”
5. Auburn coach Gus Malzahn accepts the 2013 Iron Bowl Trophy Thursday night. ”I’m here to tell you, this trophy, it’s going to be around here a while. War Eagle!”
6. Padding historical resume? “Why should Auburn be any different? In this day and age, why should Auburn be so stuffy about it?”
7. Is Southern California linebackers coach Mike Ekeler the final piece of the Georgia staff coaching puzzle?
8. Texas A&M’s football complex will get a $16 million renovation.
9. Tennessee ending its relationship with adidas. Moving to Nike as athletic gear provider.
10. Can Kentucky’s recruiting success translate to on-field success? “By the time next season ends it needs to be apparent that the UK football team is headed in the right direction.”
11. Kevin Scarbinsky on Alabama’s blowout loss to Auburn last night. “How can you not be ready to play on the road against your in-state rival?”
12. South Carolina got its first SEC win this week. Sign of things to come?
13. Kentucky travels to Missouri Saturday to face the Tigers and perhaps the hottest player in the league – Mizzou guard Jabari Brown.
14. Why Missouri should miss its old league? (At least in basketball)
Super Bowl Weekend
15. Want to know how to beat Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman? Target him early and often.
16. How William “Refrigerator” Perry helped launched a prop bet revolution.
17. Are companies ruining the Super Bowl by releasing their ads early?
18. Sad news from Auburn. Golf coach Danielle Downey killed in car crash.
19. University of Texas athletic department had $165.7 million in revenue in 2012-2013.