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Tuesday, January 7, 2014
SEC's lunch links
By Jeff Barlis
Well, that was fun. Another college football season is in the books. It's Day 1 of the long, hard offseason.
The SEC's amazing seven-year streak of BSC championship game victories
did not go down without a furious fight
unable to conjure one last miracle
. Star running back
Tre Mason apologized to Tigers fans
after the game.
AJ McCarron's mom
takes heat for a postgame tweet
she quickly deleted. The Crimson Tide are
still loaded but have lost that aura of invincibility
Georgia players still
can't get over the pain of "The Prayer at Jordan-Hare."
James Franklin deflects attention from his job prospects
to Vanderbilt, calling it a compliment to the program.
Johnny Manziel tells ESPN he
hasn't decided on the NFL draft yet
, then joins the BCS Megacast. Aggies junior OT
Cedric Ogbuehi tweets that he'll announce his decision
Star running back
Jeremy Hill is leaning toward a return to LSU
for his senior season, according to a source. Left tackle
La'El Collins might stay
Top-5 ranking for Mizzou
is a feather in Gary Pinkel's cap. Cornerback E.J. Gaines and left tackle Justin Britt
will play in the East-West Shrine Game
on Jan. 18.
South Carolina's No. 4 ranking
is its highest ever in a postseason poll.
Florida completed its coaching staff by
hiring veteran offensive line coach Mike Summers
. The Gators also announced LB
Ronald Powell is going pro
defensive end Trey Flowers will return
for his senior season.
With Louisville now looking for a new head coach, there's no denying it's
a better job than Kentucky
, even though UK is in the SEC and has a larger fan base.
Donte Moncrief's departure means
Laquon Treadwell takes over as Mississippi's No. 1 receiving target
Juco signee has shot at starting
on Mississippi State's offensive line.