Wednesday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Wednesday morning …

SEC commissioner Mike Slive will retire next summer due to health issues. There will be a national search for his successor. A good read on Slive here from USA Today this summer.

Slive tributes will begin to pour in as his retirement approaches. Here’s one from Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari:

From, the top 10 surprises at the mid-way point of college football season. Mississippi Mayhem is No. 1. …

Ole Miss basketball’s Square Jam is Friday night. Will SEC Network peeps stop by:

Check out this piece that the Ole Miss video team put together before the Rebels took on Texas A&M. It will pump you up. …

Quarterback Maty Mauk is getting some heat but not from where it matters most — Missouri coach Gary Pinkel. …

What’s the deal with Alabama’s offense? Barrett Sallee of Bleacher Report has some ideas. Props to the Ole Miss defense in here as well. Here’s a take-out: Sims was making his first true road start against the Rebels, whostatistics asideshould be considered one of the best defenses in the entire country. Going conservative wasn’t the worst idea. It just might have been a little too safe, which allowed Ole Miss to hang around and ultimately spring the upset.”

You have a chance to help choose the all-time All-New Orleans high school football team. Couple of Mannings to consider, Mike Wallace gets a mention. …

Florida tight end Tevin Westbrook vows to move on from his high-profile drop that could have won the game for the Gators against LSU and could have a long-lasting impact on the Gators’ season. …

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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  • TheGiantRebel

    Ole Miss Sports Productions has been putting out the “Ole Miss vs (insert team)” motivational videos for years. They do one for each game, and cover other OM sports as well. Always very well done… Top Notch!

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