SEC lunch links
June, 1, 2012
By ESPN.com staff | ESPN.com
A look at what's making news in the SEC:
- The SEC officially adopts the 6-1-1 scheduling format.
- The SEC presidents are set to make the league's playoff stance official, writes Seth Emerson of The Macon (Ga.) Telegraph.
- Kevin Scarbinsky of The Birmingham News wonders if SEC presidents will forget their roots in voting for future schedules.
- Vanderbilt coach James Franklin draws fire and apologizes for his comments about assistant coaches needing to have attractive wives.
- Tennessee's Derek Dooley is keeping his crystal ball in perspective.
- Tennessee cornerback Izauea Lanier, a projected starter in the fall, has been declared ineligible for the 2012 season.
- The SEC is once again looking long and hard at creating its own television network, writes Jon Solomon of The Birmingham News.
- Conference expansion isn't a priority at the SEC meetings, but it's not totally dismissed, either.
- Glenn Guilbeau of Gannett Louisiana News writes that most college football coaches don't oversee scheduling because they'd screw it up.
- Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long says he knows of no plans for Arkansas to be replaced as LSU's season-ending opponent.