Thursday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Thursday morning … says it’s time for LSU and Auburn to start playing for next year, at least where their quarterbacks are concerned. …

A Big 12 perspective on the current four for the college football playoff:

A word of caution from Mark Dodson:

It will be interesting to see if the roles change for either Dodson or Jordan Wilkins this week against Arkansas. It’s true that you have to take success against Presbyterian for what it’s worth — and both of them had really big success — but it’s also true that Hugh Freeze needs to do something to spark his run game. He’s not beyond tinkering in November, and he’s had two weeks to work on it, more than that actually.

From Brent Zwerneman, an explanation of the SEC’s skeptical reservations about a possible Texas A&M-Texas matchup in the Texas Bowl (did I work in Texas enough) after this season. …

The alleged rape involving two Tennessee football players occurred at a large gathering at an apartment complex. …


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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  • Killer_Beeze

    “It will be interesting to see if the roles change for either Dodson or Jordan Wilkins this week against Arkansas.”
    IF the O-line can run block just a little bit, it could give both running backs a chance to break it up the gut. Dodson & Wilkins are fasssst! Might wanna even try a few screen passes to those two. Whatever it takes, the Rebels need this win.

    • Parrish Alford

      I think that could happen. I wrote a lot more on that in the predictions post.

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