Thursday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Thursday morning. …

It’s Game Day. Ole Miss and Vanderbilt are scheduled for an 8:15 kickoff which means the season should be under way some time for 9 o’clock.

I’ll be heading the Nashville later this morning.

For now, on to the links. …

From College Station, this was the status on Wednesday of Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel.

Here’s the ESPN account. Actually, a first-half suspension is insulting to college football. Either you’ve got the goods and suspend him, or you don’t and leave him alone. A half? What does that accomplish?

The Aggies open at home against Rice Saturday morning.

From Knoxville, a new era in Tennessee football calls for new billboards. Check these out.

From Baton Rouge, LSU coach Les Miles feels the excitement of the Tigers’ opener against TCU. …

From way out West, it’s not been an encouraging camp for former Arkansas quarterback Tyler Wilson, taken in the fourth round by Oakland last spring. This Bleacher Report article offers possible reasons for that. …

From New York City (Neeeew York City?????) AP college football writer Ralph Russo, who did a stint in Mississippi with the AP office in Jackson, picks the Week 1 winners. …

From AL.com, lots of SEC flavor in top Heisman candidates at this early point in the season. Heck, it’s still the preseason. …

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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    Have a safe trip PA.
    Hotty Toddy! Fins UP!


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