February 13th, 2014 12:30 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: Alabama, College News, jersey, Vanderbilt
1. What the SEC wants, the SEC gets? Football Rules Committee proposes changing targeting rule so a penalty can be reversed in some cases when replay overturns a player ejection.
2. Athletic departments don’t get rich off jersey sales. Texas A&M made $59,690 on jersey sales for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2013. (includes all sports)
SEC Coaching News
3. Arkansas cornerbacks coach Taver Johnson reportedly headed to Purdue.
4. Optimistic view of new Arkansas defensive coordinator Robb Smith. Possible “that Smith is an outstanding young coach who represents one of Bielema’s better hires.”
5. Coaching shuffle at Alabama. With defensive backs coach Greg Brown off to Louisville, Kevin Steele will coach inside linebackers and defensive coordinator Kirby Smart moves back to the secondary.
6. Florida coach Will Muschamp on evaluating recruits: “I think basketball a lot of times is your best evaluation…”
7. Indoor club seat holders at Arkansas will be able to buy beer and wine this fall, pending a license approval.
8. Matt Hayes on the 2013 Alabama team: “For the first time under Saban, the Tide staff made a significant error in judgment of who should be on the field.”
9. Best SEC running backs of the BCS era? Athlon Sports says three of the top four came from Alabama.
10. Dismissed from the team for his after-the fact involvement, former Vanderbilt wide receiver Chris Boyd ready to talk to the NFL about a rape case.
11. Monday Morning Quarterback breaks down former Mizzou defensive end Michael Sam’s NFL chances.
12. Jadeveon Clowney on unrealistic expectations. “People expect me to get five sacks, 10 tackles for loss every game, but that wasn’t going to happen the way teams were playing me.”
13. Arkansas plays at Missouri tonight. Razorbacks guard Michael Qualls remembers the atmosphere in Columbia last year. ”I felt the hate.”
15. Vanderbilt and South Carolina go at 4:00 p.m. eastern today. Postponed from Wednesday night.
16. Report – Florida part of four-team barnstorming tour in 2018.
17. “Kentucky won the game, but didn’t look like a Final Four team Wednesday night.”
18. 20 years ago today – John Chaney had a message for John Calipari.
19. Snowball fight at Tennessee’s Neyland Stadium.
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