Wednesday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Wednesday morning. …

Tulane’s Devon Walker, who suffered a spinal injury in the Green Wave’s Sept. 8 loss at Tulsa, has been moved from a Tulsa hospital to a rehab facility. More here from Tulane coach Curtis Johnson on Walker and the Green Wave.

On the field, Ole Miss won’t be the only team in the Superdome Saturday morning with a shake-up in the secondary. Tulane has shifted things in the defensive backfield as well. And it will be Thursday before Johnson makes a decision on his quarterback. Starter Ryan Griffin, who injured a shoulder at Tulsa, was again in street clothes at Tuesday’s practice. Johnson may go with freshman Devin Powell. …

Speaking of injured quarterbacks, Connor Shaw has been up and down since South Carolina’s season-opening win at Vanderbilt, but he’ll get the start for the No. 7-ranked Gamecocks against SEC newcomer Missouri. …

Speaking of injuries, Georgia linebacker Jarvis Jones, who sat out the Florida Atlantic game, will be back for the Bulldogs this week against Vanderbilt.

Outside the SEC …

An NCAA task force will oversee the enforcement of Penn State’s $60 million fine as a result of the Jerry Sandusky case. …

Talks are under way for a possible game – football game – between Notre Dame and UConn at Fenway Park. …

And from Manhattan, the Kansas one, CBS’ Dennis Dodd writes that Bill Snyder, in his comeback with Kansas State, remains boring but effective. …

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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