Thursday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Thursday morning …

I’m not an NFL prospect, that was a few years ago, but good advice for everyone here from former Ole Miss offensive lineman Marcus Johnson:

What’s crazy is that this type of advice needs to be repeated. But it does. It should come naturally, but it doesn’t always.

Johnson enjoyed an NFL run of five years and joined his Ole Miss coach, David Cutcliffe, at Duke in 2011.

You can check out his profile here. …

Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops reacts — It’s always fun when Bob reacts — to HBO’s piece on certain colleges and how they try to move players into certain courses of study …

The mistake that cost Manhattan coach Steve Masiello the South Florida job is that he apparently lied on his resume about graduating from Kentucky …

Big Herb says the NFL is fixing a game that isn’t broken:

From USA Today, Florida coach Will Muschamp heads into the 2014 season ready to embrace the hot seat. …

Vanderbilt basketball had depth issues this season, but it looks like Kevin Stallings will return as coach, and the Commodores appear set to return point guard Kedren Johnson to the roster. …

The Chicago district of the National Labor Relations Board has ruled that Northwestern University football players can unionize. And here’s the NCAA’s response.

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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