SEC lunch links
December, 12, 2012
By Chris Low | ESPN.com
Our Wednesday stroll around the league:
- Auburn's Gus Malzahn was the SEC's best head-coaching hire this year, according to Athlon Sports.
- The SEC didn't just suddenly start "fixing" bowl pairings, writes Glenn Guilbeau of Gannett Louisiana News.
- LSU turns its attention back to the bowl game.
- Michael Lombardi says Nick Saban is "very content" at Alabama.
- Georgia is looking at a total rebuilding job on defense in 2013.
- ESPN NFL draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. recommends another year in college for Tennessee quarterback Tyler Bray.
- Kiper says South Carolina's Marcus Lattimore will be a "wild card" in the draft.
- Arkansas running back Knile Davis will enter the NFL draft.
- Auburn's search committee utilized Shug Jordan's seven D's of success in selecting Gus Malzahn.
- Mississippi State athletic director Scott Stricklin says this season was "another step" for the program.
- Linebacker Quinton Powell decommits from Florida.
- Missouri co-offensive line coach Josh Henson is in talks with Southern Miss about a coordinator's position.
- Ready or not, Johnny Manziel raised Texas A&M offensive coordinator Kliff Kingsbury's status.
- Larry Warford is Kentucky's first All-America offensive lineman since 1989.