May 5th, 2013 11:31 AM║ 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, Auburn, Jay Jacobs, Longwood University, Mississippi State, Ross Bjork, SEC
1. Georgia coach Mark Richt on defensive coordinator Todd Grantham: ”I think Todd really embraced that we’re more than coaches.”
2. Why Tennessee fans should “get ready for a busy National Signing Day in 2014. “
3. Alabama freshman running back Derrick Henry updates the status of his rehab from a broken fibula. ”Progress.”
4. Nick Saban photobombs an Alabama grad.
5. Auburn A.D. Jay Jacobs on the review of the athletic department: “We welcome people looking at what we do…”
6. Spring storylines and must answer questions in August for every SEC team.
7. One take on the SEC and the NFL draft: ”Vanderbilt by FAR had the worst rated incoming talent during this period, but they still doubled up Auburn in terms of their number of draft picks!”
8. SEC football flashback: In 1962, Kentucky had almost 60 players quit the team over treatment by their coach. Those that remained were known as the “The Thin Thirty.”
9. Tennessee had one too many players on scholarship following Jarnell Stokes’ decision not to enter the NBA draft so Travon Landry has been released from his letter of intent.
10. Former Alabama guard Trevor Lacy could be headed to ACC country - reportedly visiting North Carolina State and perhaps North Carolina.
11. Forward Michael Kessens played his freshman year at Longwood University - he’s transferring to Alabama.
12. Coach Frank Martin is busy turning over the roster at South Carolina. With Friday’s signing of guard Jaylen Shaw, the Gamecocks now have seven members in its 2013 recruiting class.
13. Louisville coach Rick Pitino’s horse finished 17th at the Kentucky Derby Saturday.
14. Highest-rated TV markets for the Derby included Knoxville and West Palm Beach.
15. The state of journalism at the four-letter network. “ESPN is losing our trust.”
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