SEC lunch links
November, 4, 2011
By ESPN.com staff | ESPN.com
Making the rounds on a Friday:
- His small hometown of Eufaula, Ala., has played a big role in Courtney Upshaw's journey to football stardom.
- During his tenure at Alabama, Nick Saban has had mixed results in his recruiting battles with LSU. (subscription required)
- Alabama has no response to LSU tight end Deangelo Peterson's comments that the Crimson Tide linebackers are too slow to cover him.
- South Carolina spur linebacker Antonio Allen is expected to play Saturday against Arkansas after missing practice time this week with a sore neck.
- Arkansas defensive end Tenarius Wright remains out with a broken arm, but is getting closer to returning to the lineup.
- Freshman Gabe Wright steps up in Auburn's defensive line.
- A 4-4 record has different meanings for Vanderbilt's James Franklin and Florida's Will Muschamp.
- Tennessee freshman cornerback Justin Coleman gets another shot as a starter.
- UT Martin's Jason Simpson relishes his Mississippi State return.
- Kentucky coach Joker Phillips thinks Ole Miss is playing its best football.
- Florida freshman cornerback Marcus Roberson accepts deferred prosecution for underrage drinking charge.
- Georgia's in the minority when it comes to special-teams coaches.
Final Nevada 3 Louisiana-Lafayette 16 Final Utah State 21 UTEP 6 Final 22 Utah 45 Colorado State 10 Final Western Michigan 24 Air Force 38 Final South Alabama 28 Bowling Green 33
Final Marshall 52 Northern Illinois 23 Final Navy 17 San Diego State 16
Final Central Michigan 48 Western Kentucky 49 Final Fresno State 6 Rice 30
Final Illinois 18 Louisiana Tech 35 Final Rutgers 40 North Carolina 21 Final North Carolina State 34 UCF 27
Final Cincinnati 17 Virginia Tech 33 Final 15 Arizona State 36 Duke 31 Final Miami (FL) 21 South Carolina 24 Final/OT Boston College 30 Penn State 31 Final Nebraska 42 24 USC 45
2:00 PM ET Texas A&M West Virginia 5:30 PM ET Oklahoma 17 Clemson 9:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas
3:00 PM ET Notre Dame 23 LSU 6:30 PM ET 13 Georgia 21 Louisville 10:00 PM ET Maryland Stanford
12:30 PM ET 9 Ole Miss 6 TCU 4:00 PM ET 20 Boise State 10 Arizona 8:00 PM ET 7 Mississippi State 12 Georgia Tech
12:00 PM ET 19 Auburn 18 Wisconsin 12:30 PM ET 8 Michigan State 5 Baylor 1:00 PM ET 16 Missouri 25 Minnesota 5:00 PM ET 2 Oregon 3 Florida State 8:30 PM ET 1 Alabama 4 Ohio State
12:00 PM ET Houston Pittsburgh 3:20 PM ET Iowa Tennessee 6:45 PM ET 11 Kansas State 14 UCLA 10:15 PM ET Washington Oklahoma State