Wednesday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Wednesday morning …

Texas A&M is dealing with some injuries on defense particularly up front where senior tackle Kirby Ennis has a torn ACL and will be replaced by a true freshman.

This from Brent Zwerneman:

Win or lose against Texas A&M, Carlos Davis will be excited come Monday. It will be the first Game Week in which Davis can actually get on the field for the game.

He has been suspended for the first six games due to an academic issue. A walk-on running back who was moved to cornerback, Davis will be a big lift to the kick coverage units as he was last year, special teams coach Tom Allen says.

Elsewhere in the SEC …

The Jadeveon Clowney drama continues at South Carolina where Gamecocks coach Steve Spurrier says his defensive end is doing his best to get ready for Saturday’s game against Arkansas. This from Josh Kendall of The State in Columbia. …

In the year of SEC offense’s Jon Solomon reports that four of the top completion percentages in SEC history could be set by league quarterbacks this year. …

From The Baton Rouge Advocate, the LSU defense has given up a lot of points the last couple of games, but Tigers coach Les Miles thinks his team — which visits Oxford after Texas A&M — is getting better.

USA Today explores the friendship between Alabama coach Nick Saban and NCAA president Mark Emmert amid allegations that a former Alabama player accepted impermissible benefits while at the school. …

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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  • Cid Riley

    That article about the NCAA president and Saban being buds is unreal. The NCAA is like the Sopranos. The NCAA is a cesspool of corruption. When was the last time LSU was mentioned in any NCAA discrepancy?

    • keith

      Agreed! Unbelievable cid

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