April 10th, 2014 12:22 PM║ Posted By: Mike Mitchell ║ Permalink
║ Schools: Alabama, Arkansas, Auburn, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, LSU, Mississippi State, Missouri, Ole Miss, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas A&M, Vanderbilt
Tags: Auburn, David Letterman, ESPN, Former Missouri, Julius Randle, NBA, Ole Miss
1. Are Columbia police having difficulty getting cooperation from a victim or witness in a case potentially involving Missouri wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham? Update: Investigation complete – no arrests will be made. Update II: Victim and roommate feared retaliation. Girlfriend text: ”The coaches talked to me and explained to (me) how serious this is and there’s no time to waste at this point.”
2. Certain people who show up for Mississippi State’s spring game may get dinner with coach Dan Mullen.
3. Is Alabama running back Derrick Henry poised for a breakout season? “During the Oklahoma game, I could tell that they didn’t want to tackle me.”
4. Alabama coach Nick Saban on his quarterbacks: “Cooper Bateman and Blake Sims have both done a nice job this spring and are improving very nicely.”
5. Position battle to watch at Georgia’s spring game? Left guard.
6. Florida wide receiver Chris Thompson had only two catches last season but has been a standout performer this spring.
7. More debate over Vanderbilt’s decision to move its game against Ole Miss to LP Field.
8. More than 1.2 million fans watched Auburn play football in 2013 - more than any other team in the country.
9. South Carolina defensive tackle J.T. Surratt: “I wasn’t too boisterous last year, but this year I gotta step up into that roll and say more things now.”
11. With its entire starting group gone, plenty of opportunities along Tennessee’s offensive line.
12. Tennessee will have a flag football game for former Vols at halftime of the spring game.
13. Zach Mettenberger on his performance at LSU’s Pro Day: ”I’ve been saying for a couple of weeks now that I’m healthy, and good enough to go, and I don’t think all of y’all believed me. ”
14. The mother of Kentucky star Julius Randle denies an ESPN report that her son has decided to declare for the NBA draft.
15. Kentucky coach John Calipari on the NCAA: “The situation reminds me a little of the Soviet Union in its last years.”
16. Florida forward Chris Walker says he’s returning for sophomore year.
17. Ole Miss guard Derrick Millinghaus is planning to transfer.
18. Former Texas Tech guard Dusty Hannahs is transferring to Arkansas.
19. Former Missouri player Earnest Ross filed a restraining order against teammate Zach Price a before Price was arrested twice for assault.
20. Auburn coach Bruce Pearl has one more spot to fill on his staff. Interviewed 12 candidates during the Final Four.
21. How much did Bear Bryant make when he coached Texas A&M? $15,000 plus 1% of the gate.
23. Big Ten opening an office in New York City.
24. David Letterman’s replacement is Stephen Colbert.
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