Lunchtime links: Ole Miss to lose scholarships

Posted by ESPN.com's Chris Low

Checking in on the SEC football happenings:

  • Ole Miss will lose three scholarships because of a low Academic Progress Rate (APR), David Brandt of The Jackson Clarion-Ledger reports.

  • Alabama kicker Leigh Tiffin was the victim of an assault early Wednesday morning, according to Tuscaloosa police, Gentry Estes of The Mobile Press-Register reports.

  • South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier says to hold the praise, but he doesn't mind giving some serious props to freshman cornerback Stephon Gilmore. Spurrier says Gilmore is "one of the best football players to ever come to South Carolina."