Wednesday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Wednesday morning …

Remember the “wow” factor involved when Texas A&M throttled South Carolina on opening night? ESPN reevaluates big-game wins and losses for numerous teams throughout the season. …

A special thank you from one hard-hitter to a group of hard-hitters:

As Georgia heads into a key SEC game against Auburn, Todd Gurley is back, and there’s no question who’s the lead dog.

Latest Heisman Trophy odds have three SEC players. Can Gurley reenter the discussion? …

Former Ole Miss linebacker Patrick Willis, now with the Niners, is head to injured reserve …

Tennessee has announced a re-branding of its athletic teams that does away with the use of “Lady Vols” for all of its women’s teams except women’s basketball. The story indicates that women’s basketball will continue to be referenced as “Lady Vols” in a way to honor the program for its success under former coach Pat Summitt. This story goes on to announce that Summitt will not comment. It also points out that a high-level meeting was necessary to inform Summit of the change. Doesn’t sound like harmony with the decision. There was a time pre-Bruce Pearl that Tennessee media used to joke that women’s basketball should simply be called “Vols” and that the men should be referenced as the “male Vols.” …

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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  • Reddirtrebel

    During this bye week, I hope the offense can start running the ball with more physicality. I haven’t seen the offense really take control of the line of scrimmage and push people back, which is what they’ll have to do against Arkansas and State.

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