SEC Football

1. Which SEC coach uses the word “respect” more than any other?  Would you guess Nick Saban?

2. Is a two-quarterback system a possibility at Alabama this year?

3. Does Nick Marshall’s situation at Auburn create an opportunity for Jeremy Johnson?

4. Sounds like Kentucky coach Mark Stoops has some ideas on his quarterback but he’s not ready to name him just yet.  "I think ... there may be a pecking order, but the job's not won."

5. Can Dillon Bates be an immediate impact freshman for Tennessee?

6. New NFL evaluation process likely means more players will stay in school.  Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze: "It's getting the NFL more involved with telling our kids the truth instead of a form letter that says you could be drafted in top four rounds.”

7. One measure of progress at Ole Miss?  Less reliance on freshmen to immediately perform.

8. Georgia receiver Chris Conley on teammate and running back Todd Gurley: “He’s a game-changer, but he works like someone who hasn’t had the success that he has.”

9. UNLV transfer guard Cameron Jefferson will have a shot at a starting spot along the Arkansas offensive line.

10. Advantage LSU?  Tigers open up against a Wisconsin team battling attrition.

11. Former LSU quarterback Rob Bolden has transferred to Eastern Michigan.

SEC Basketball

12. Texas A&M releases its nonconference schedule. Coach Billy Kennedy: “This is one of the most difficult non-conference schedules Texas A&M basketball has faced in some time.”

13. Florida’s Chris Walker spending time in the gym?

SEC/College News

14. So, Mike Slive, how come the SEC has never adopted a league-wide drug policy?

15. Did the NCAA blink in its battle with the Power 5 conferences?

16. If you live in the 11-state footprint of the conference, Comcast charging $1.40 per subscriber per month to carry the SEC Network.

17. Four documentaries will air on the SEC Network in its first month on the air –including one on Steve Spurrier co-directed by Kenny Chesney.

18. Refresher on how the new College Football Playoff will work.

19. Why future NCAA promotions will have a different look – getting rid of name-likeness release form.


20. What if all NBA players played for their hometown team?