April 1st, 2011 11:18 AM║ Posted By: John Pennington ║ Permalink
║ Schools: Alabama, Arkansas, Auburn, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, LSU, Mississippi State, Ole Miss, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vanderbilt
Tags: Center Ben Jones, Larry Shyatt, Robert Thomas, Vanderbilt Kevin Stallings
It’s going to be a short day today due to some computer issues here at MrSEC.com’s World Headquarters. This is being written on a backup laptop that’s slower than smoke… well, you get the picture.
Here are today’s biggest headlines from across the conference:
1. Chris Rainey is ready to thrive in Florida’s new offense.
2. UF basketball assistant Larry Shyatt is taking the head coaching job at Wyoming.
3. Georgia’s competition at safety is heating up.
4. Center Ben Jones has been firing up his teammates by “screaming, yelling, pushing, going crazy.”
5. Kentucky’s DeAndre Liggins says he’s one of the nation’s best defenders.
6. Liggins will likely get Kemba Walker’s best effort when the Cats face UConn in tomorrow’s national semifinal.
7. This South Carolina-based writer says VCU’s run to the Final Four its not good for college basketball.
8. Tennessee is rebuilding from an embarrassing year of punt return woes.
9. Defensive coordinator Justin Wilcox is adding pages to UT’s playbook.
10. This writer believes Vanderbilt’s Kevin Stallings needs to lie every now and then.
11. This Alabama-based writer believes paying players will cut the influence of boosters. (Really? He thinks boosters won’t just provide more icing for the cake? Please.)
12. Early enrollee Trey DePriest is making an impact at linebacker for Alabama already.
13. Notes on today’s practice at Auburn can be found here.
14. So what’s next for AU following the allegations of four former Tiger players?
15. Defensive tackle Robert Thomas is happy to finally be at Arkansas.
16. LSU Chris Davenport is trying to move from defensive tackle to offensive tackle this spring.
17. The Tigers are starting over at kicker and punter this season.
18. Mississippi State’s defense snuffed out a sloppy offense in yesterday’s scrimmage.
19. Tight end Marcus Green has earned the name “Sweet Feet” thanks to his dynamic route-running abilities.
20. New Mississippi secondary coach Keith Burns likes what he’s seen from juco transfer Wesley Pendleton.
21. Houston Nutt thought his players looked slow in their first day in pads yesterday.
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