Tuesday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Tuesday morning. …

It seems like it’s been a while since Tennessee football has been considered a national power. Apparently it hasn’t been too long for recruits.

Knoxville columnist John Adams says Tennessee still has name recognition, and that’s helped new coach Butch Jones get off to a fast start in recruiting. …

Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, a Heisman candidate, doesn’t know what the future holds, but he knows he’ll get $10 million if he has an injury that prohibits him from pursuing a professional football career. …

The Arkansas Expats blog (don’t know if Houston Nutt is a contributor) takes a look at how new Razorbacks coach Bret Bielema has fared against up-tempo offenses. …

What if Nick Saban decides he’s had enough of Tuscaloosa. Where would the Tide turn? Bleacher Report asks the questions and takes a shot at some answers. …

Check out the video here of Vanderbilt coach James Franklin jumping into a lake near Chattanooga. It was part of a retreat for the Commodores’ football staff. I know the lake. Looks like a nice place when you’re passing through. …

In college basketball …

The Tennesseean reports that Vanderbilt’s leading scorer from last season is no longer with the team.

More on Kedren Johnson here in this letter released by the school in which Johnson addresses the fan base.

Johnson’s suspension was the worse news of the day for Vanderbilt basketball fans which had already gotten a dose of “bad” news on Monday when it was learned that promising freshman Kevin Bright had signed with a pro team in his native Germany. Here’s a look at what the Commodores are missing with Bright, a big rebounding guard.

 

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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