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Friday, June 1, 2012
SEC lunch links
By ESPN.com staff
A look at what's making news in the SEC:
The SEC officially
adopts the 6-1-1 scheduling format
The SEC presidents are set to
make the league's playoff stance official
, writes Seth Emerson of The Macon (Ga.) Telegraph.
Kevin Scarbinsky of The Birmingham News wonders if
SEC presidents will forget their roots
in voting for future schedules.
James Franklin draws fire
and apologizes for his comments about assistant coaches needing to have attractive wives.
Tennessee's Derek Dooley is
keeping his crystal ball in perspective
Tennessee cornerback Izauea Lanier, a projected starter in the fall, has been
declared ineligible for the 2012 season
The SEC is once again looking long and hard at
creating its own television network
, writes Jon Solomon of The Birmingham News.
Conference expansion isn't a priority
at the SEC meetings, but it's not totally dismissed, either.
Glenn Guilbeau of Gannett Louisiana News writes that most
college football coaches don't oversee scheduling
because they'd screw it up.
Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long says he knows of no plans for
Arkansas to be replaced as LSU's season-ending opponent