April 29th, 2011 12:19 PM║ Posted By: John Pennington ║ Permalink
║ Schools: Alabama, Arkansas, Auburn, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, LSU, Mississippi State, Ole Miss, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vanderbilt
Tags: Ex Arkansas, Marcell Dareus, NFL, Ole Miss
1. Alabama long-snapper Carson Tinker suffered a concussion and a fractured wrist in Wednesday’s Tuscaloosa tornado.
UPDATE — Tinker’s girlfriend was killed in the storm.
UPDATE – This writer says Tuscaloosa will recover… but it won’t be easy.
2. Marcell Dareus was the first of a school-record four first-round picks from Alabama in last night’s NFL draft.
3. As the #1 pick in the draft, Cam Newton wins again.
4. Ex-Arkansas quarterback Ryan Mallett is still waiting to hear his name called.
5. Hog hoops coach Mike Anderson is working through a hectic month.
6. Patrick Peterson was glad he could celebrate his first-round selection with Les Miles.
7. Derek Sherrod admits there were some tense moments before the Packers called his name last night.
8. Ole Miss defensive tackle Jerrell Powe may have to wait a while loner to hear his name called.
9. A former UM sports media assistant is suing Ole Miss, claiming that he was fired for a non-sexual relationship with a female basketball player of another race.
10. Mike Pouncey told his brother he’d be picked earlier than he was… and he was.
11. This writer says Will Muschamp is already a better disciplinarian than Urban Meyer.
12. This AJC blogger is glad Mark Richt is losing his patience.
13. New scoreboards at Kentucky’s Commonwealth Stadium will be paid for with private funds.
14. This writer gives North Carolina the edge over Kentucky in hoops next year.
15. Everyone this South Carolina beatwriter has spoken to expects Stephen Garcia to be reinstated to the team in June.
16. Former Tennessee receiver Denarius Moore is still hoping to hear his name called in the NFL draft.
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