September, 7, 2012
By Edward Aschoff | ESPN.com
Finishing up the week some SEC links.
- The SEC newbies are ready for their initiations this weekend.
- Athlon Sports has its top SEC storylines for the weekend.
- Alabama is perfecting the art of the play-action.
- Arkansas' defense is counting on a better performance in Week 2.
- Auburn freshman Avery Young feels right at home as Auburn's right tackle.
- It's payoff time for Florida's offensive linemen.
- Georgia offensive lineman Austin Long is healthy and his odds of playing this weekend are up.
- Kentucky athletic director Mitch Barnhart says the football team must earn respect, but empty seats are a larger problem.
- Washington could be in a for a hot night in Baton Rouge when the Huskies take on LSU.
- New coordinators at Auburn make the Tigers unpredictable for Mississippi State.
- Bernie Miklasz of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch writes that Missouri measures up in the SEC East.
- Denzel Nkemdiche is building his own fame at Ole Miss.
- South Carolina quarterback Connor Shaw makes the throws, but it's still unknown if he'll play Saturday.
- Tennessee is moving on with its no-huddle offense.
- Texas A&M has an advantage this weekend against the Gators with its 12th Man.
- Thad McHaney is no longer playing for Vanderbilt, but he's still contributing.
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
1:00 PM ET Illinois Louisiana Tech 4:30 PM ET Rutgers North Carolina 8:00 PM ET North Carolina State UCF
1:00 PM ET Cincinnati Virginia Tech 2:00 PM ET 15 Arizona State Duke 3:30 PM ET Miami (FL) South Carolina 4:30 PM ET Boston College Penn State 8:00 PM ET Nebraska 24 USC
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