SEC lunchtime links
May, 1, 2009
By ESPN.com staff | ESPN.com
Posted by ESPN.com's Adam Rittenberg
- Mississippi State has agreed to a three-game series with South Alabama, Kyle Veazey writes in The (Jackson) Clarion-Ledger. South Alabama should be considered an FBS team by the start of the series.
- The Atlanta Journal Constitution's Tony Barnhart weighs in on Auburn's limo and the NCAA rule barring Georgia coach Mark Richt from attending the graduation of recruit Chris Burnette.
- Nick Saban likes the Twitter concept, though the Alabama coach has got a bit of catching up to do, Ian Rapoport (former ESPN intern with me in 2001) writes in The Birmingham News.
"I can't even send a text message, so I'm at a little bit of a disadvantage," Saban said. "My kids text me, and I can't even text them back."
- Gators fans should enjoy the summer before "the most anticipated football season in the 103 years of Florida football," Pat Dooley writes in The Gainesville Sun. Florida backup quarterback John Brantley is recovering well following ankle surgery, The Orlando Sentinel's Jeremy Fowler writes in his blog.
- Former Tennesssee quarterback B.J. Coleman is still weighing his transfer options, Stephen Hargis writes in the Chattanooga Times Free Press.
- Former Auburn star Ed Dyas had just about given up on his Hall of Fame dream before his selection Thursday, Mike Herndon writes in The Press-Register.
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