July 20th, 2011 10:30 AM║ Posted By: John Pennington ║ Permalink
║ Schools: Alabama, Arkansas, Auburn, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, LSU, Mississippi State, Ole Miss, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vanderbilt
Tags: East West, NCAA, SEC, Tony Barnhart
Starting after lunch, MrSEC.com will go into full SEC Media Days mode. Knowing that that’s going to be a bear, we’re going to simply catch you up on the bigger stories from around the league via links this morning.
Here’s our kickoff…
1. Today marks the beginning of football season and the end of “months of conflict and corruption.”
2. The placement of LSU onto probation will further sully the SEC’s reputation.
3. By the end of summer, the SEC will have three different schools on NCAA probation. (That’s a quarter of the league, people.)
4. Tony Barnhart says on Twitter that Mike Slive might make some news when he addresses the media today.
5. Matt Hayes of The Sporting News lays out five storylines for SEC Media Days.
6. With division play in the SEC turning 20 this year — has it really been that long? — the East-West balance in football has been truly remarkable.
7. Alabama’s game with North Texas on September 17th will kick off at 7:30pm ET.
8. Gene Chizik and a certain crystal football are on the cover of Auburn’s 2011 media guide.
9. Expect Will Muschamp to bring plenty of energy to SEC Media Days.
10. Here are five questions facing Alabama…
11. And five facing Auburn.
12. The SEC’s commissioner believes change is coming to the NCAA.
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