SEC lunch links
September, 17, 2012
By Chris Low | ESPN.com
Let's hit the links:
- A who's who of Arkansas players wouldn't have been enough against Nick Saban's best Alabama team, writes Kevin Scarbinsky of The Birmingham News.
- Auburn's defense turns its attention to LSU after being "embarrassed" last season in Baton Rouge.
- Arkansas coach John L. Smith has no problem with Tyler Wilson's comments and says Wilson is the spokesman for the team.
- Tennessee safety Brian Randolph injures his knee and is expected to miss the rest of the season.
- Florida coach Will Muschamp says the unbeaten Gators are buying in.
- Georgia moves past the dust-up between defensive coordinator Todd Grantham and Vanderbilt coach James Franklin last year.
- LSU is scoring points in bunches, and the Tigers are producing those points in different ways.
- Ole Miss' problems in covering the pass are exploited by Texas.
- Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen challenges the Bulldogs as they move into the top 25 polls.
- South Carolina Steve Spurrier is optimistic that quarterback Connor Shaw will be able to play Saturday against Missouri.
- Gary Pinkel's comment questioned James Franklin's desire, writes Blair Kerkhoff of the Kansas City Star.
- Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin says quarterback Johnny Manziel needs to keep improving for SEC defenses.
- Vanderbilt coach James Franklin isn't saying who his quarterback will be this weekend against Georgia.
Final Illinois 18 Louisiana Tech 35 Final Rutgers 40 North Carolina 21 Final North Carolina State 34 UCF 27
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
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2:00 PM ET Texas A&M West Virginia 5:30 PM ET Oklahoma 17 Clemson 9:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas
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