Friday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Friday morning. …

As stability grows within the Big 12 the league is set to sign new TV deals with ESPN and Fox. New commissioner Bob Bowlsby says the Big 12, which currently has 10 teams, might be comfortable with that number and isn’t necessarily a given for expansion. …

Smalls schools playing big schools on the road for a big paycheck is nothing new. Savannah State took it to a new level last week with an 84-0 loss to Oklahoma State and will play at Florida State this week. The Seminoles are favored by 70 1-2 points. …

Arkansas interim coach John L. Smith files Chapter 7 bankruptcy. …

Just one game into the season Nick Saban is in mid-season form ranting against the media. Birmingham columnist Kevin Scarbinsky says it’s just who Saban is. This rant was so pre-planned it looked like even Saban, with reading glasses, lost interest. …

LSU has sustained a major hit on the offensive line with left tackle Chris Faulk done for the season. The No. 3-ranked Tigers are still heavy favorites against Washington, and they’re hoping that Baton Rouge heat and humidity will be another problem for their Pacific Northwest guests. …

Denham Springs, La., native, Mississippian since 1989 with a stop in Meridian before arriving in Tupelo. Daily Journal beat writer since 1996, covering Ole Miss since 2002. Proud Northeast Louisiana alum. Follow me on Twitter @parrishalford and listen to John Davis and myself daily with The Ole Miss Beat on Rebel Sports Radio.

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