SEC lunch links
December, 10, 2012
By Chris Low | ESPN.com
Making the rounds on a Monday:
- Johnny Manziel has the Heisman Trophy and a quick wit.
- New Auburn offensive coordinator Rhett Lashlee will serve as Arkansas State's offensive coordinator in the GoDaddy.com Bowl.
- Jarvis Jones has been named permanent captain for Georgia's 2012 team.
- Neal Brown has reportedly accepted an offer to be the offensive coordinator at Kentucky.
- New Florida receivers coach Joker Phillips is playing catch-up with the Gators' receivers.
- Former Tennessee offensive coordinator Jim Chaney is in play at Missouri.
- Tennessee needed a fresh start, and Butch Jones gives the Vols one, writes Mike Strange of The Knoxville News-Sentinel.
- Being able to double his pool of money for his assistants was a major reason Bret Bielema left Wisconsin for Arkansas.
- Vanderbilt's players are becoming bowl tourists in Nashville.
- Alabama will open practice for its BCS National Championship Game appearance on Dec. 18.
- Charlie Harbison joins Auburn's staff as co-defensive coordinator.
- Mississippi State juniors Gabe Jackson, LaDarius Perkins and Nickoe Whitley will test the NFL waters.
- Handing out some hardware for LSU's season.