Lunchtime links: Barkley outraged at Auburn hire
December, 15, 2008
By ESPN.com staff | ESPN.com
Posted by ESPN.com's Chris Low
Strolling around the SEC for a check of the latest headlines:
- Former Auburn basketball great Charles Barkley says the No. 1 reason the Tigers didn't hire Turner Gill as head football coach was because he's black.
- Doug Segrest and Jon Solomon of The Birmingham News do a nice job of digging deeper into who new Auburn coach Gene Chizik really is.
- Columnist Rick Cleveland of The Clarion-Ledger writes that Dan Mullen faces a stiff challenge at Mississippi State.
- South Carolina tight end Jared Cook tries to get past his benching in the Clemson game.
- Monte Kiffin confirms that he'll join his son, Lane Kiffin, at Tennessee following the NFL season.