Lunchtime links: Saban, Nutt share respect
October, 6, 2009
By ESPN.com staff | ESPN.com
Posted by ESPN.com's Chris Low
A look at what's making headlines around the SEC:
- Nick Saban and Houston Nutt share an uncommon mutual respect for Western Division rivals, writes Rick Cleveland of The Jackson Clarion-Ledger.
- Gene Sapakof of The Charleston (S.C.) Post and Courier takes a look at the prescription painkilling injections college players take to stay on the field and how the NCAA has no oversight of that process.
- LSU finds the stomach for its running game, writes Glenn Guilbeau of Gannett Louisiana Newspapers.
- The cell phone hijinks have started again with the LSU fans, and this time their target has been Florida backup quarterback John Brantley.
- Kentucky coach Rich Brooks said junior quarterback Mike Hartline needs to play better, but Brooks isn't pondering a quarterback change at this point.
- Vanderbilt is going back to the basics after being flagged for 12 penalties in the 23-7 loss to Ole Miss.
- Arkansas freshman running back Ronnie Wingo Jr. couldn't have drawn up his first college touchdown any better.
- Five lost fumbles in the last two games has Mississippi State squeezing the football a little tighter in practice.