Lunchtime links: SEC unfazed by reports
June, 4, 2010
By ESPN.com staff | ESPN.com
Making the rounds in the SEC on a Friday:
- Reports of Pac-10 expansion won't force the SEC's hand, although commissioner Mike Slive said the league would continue to be "strategic and thoughtful" in its approach to expansion.
- Alabama isn't giving up hope that there could still be some adjustments to its schedule in 2010, which would prevent the Crimson Tide from having to face six teams coming off bye weeks.
- South Carolina president Harris Pastides is concerned with the escalating salaries of SEC assistant coaches.
- Florida president Bernie Machen looks for a "fired up" Urban Meyer in 2010.
- Former Alabama quarterback Star Jackson officially transfers to Georgia State and will be eligible to play this season.
- Mississippi State president Mark Keenum impresses to his fellow SEC presidents that cowbells are a part of the Bulldogs' tradition.
- Georgia adds a full-time nutritionist to its strength and conditioning staff for football.