Friday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Friday morning …

Update: Butch Jones is new Tennessee coach

Hiring of the Cincinnati coach fills all the SEC jobs.

From Knoxville, as Tennessee re-boots its coaching search, Cincinnati coach Butch Jones appears to be the front-runner.

The Tuscaloosa News reports that Alabama offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier is expected to interview for the head coach position at Southern Miss.

Georgia offensive coordinator Mike Bobo almost helped engineer an upset of Alabama in the SEC championship game. His performance this season with the Bulldogs hasn’t gone unnoticed.

From Birmingham, Kevin Scarbinsky writes that Guz Malzhan’s first really big decision will involve what to do with Trooper Taylor. …

From, the next targets for Big 10 expansion could intersect with an SEC target.

On the court, new LSU coach Johnny Jones has the Tigers off to a fast start. …

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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