SEC's lunch links
January, 10, 2014
By Jeff Barlis | ESPN.com
Two handy reminders: College football underclassmen have until Jan. 15 to declare for the NFL draft, which will be May 8 at Radio City Music Hall in New York.
- James Franklin appears to have a choice between taking the Penn State job or staying at Vanderbilt. There's no word yet from Franklin.
- Four Alabama players -- offensive tackle Cyrus Kouandjio, safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, defensive lineman Jeoffrey Pagan and linebacker Adrian Hubbard -- have declared for the draft.
- Tide coach Nick Saban says former offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier did an "outstanding job" in his two seasons.
- Texas A&M offensive tackle Cedric Ogbuehi is returning for his senior season.
- In case you missed the news on Thursday, Auburn RB Tre Mason is going pro. He leaves as one of the Tigers' best backs ever. Cameron Artis-Payne looks to step into the void Mason leaves behind. WR Trovon Reed expects to move to defense in 2014.
- Scott Lakatos, Georgia DBs coach since 2010, resigned for personal reasons.
- Former LSU guard Rob Sale interviews for the school's vacant O-line coaching position, which former Tigers center Kevin Mawae also covets.
- The recruiting wars in Florida have gone crazy, and they're just getting started.
- Mississippi State is losing its strength coach to UConn.
- Season in review: Ole Miss' offensive line.
- Missouri QB James Franklin and RB Henry Josey rank among the best in Tigers history.
- Tennessee has high hopes for its early enrollees. Here's a breakdown.
12:00 PM ET Troy 13 Georgia 3:30 PM ET 6 Texas A&M SMU 3:30 PM ET Florida 3 Alabama 4:00 PM ET Indiana 18 Missouri 7:00 PM ET Northern Illinois Arkansas 7:00 PM ET Mississippi State 8 LSU 7:30 PM ET 14 South Carolina Vanderbilt