Monday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Monday morning …

It’s Labor Day, so labor I shall. Presser at 11:30, updates after.

If you missed the video of Trae Elston’s 93-yard interception return for a TD, well, Elston did not, and he shares it with you here.

First-game Ole Miss analysis from an SEC Network guy. I think his mother named him Anthony:

Tragic news from Louisiana as a high school players dies after a collision during a game. Monroe television station KNOE reports that the player broke his neck. …

This from Texas:

I’ve often heard the Hotty Toddy cheer in airport waiting areas, heck the main cabin, or wherever else two or more might be gathered.

There was less Texas cheering at South Bend where the Irish put it on the Longhorns.

Speaking of Texas, this from the A&M-Arizona State game in Houston Saturday night:

This is another reason to have morning kickoffs more often. Bats are nocturnal. …

Former SEC commissioner Mike Slive was at Vanderbilt Thursday night for the first of many conference games to promote prostate cancer awareness. Ole Miss’ game will be Sept. 26 against Vanderbilt. The Rebels will wear the powder blue helmets:

Arizona probably didn’t lose All-American linebacker Scooby Wright for the season  in the Wildcats’ first game, but his health status is unclear. …

South Carolina college football teams honor the Charleston shooting victims.

From, the “remodeling” of Auburn . In their opener the Tigers got a big lead then held on to beat Louisville. …

Alabama’s ground game was too much for Wisconsin. …

Who does both football and basketball the best? ESPN says the answer is LSU.

Tulane is counting on its defense this year, and that’s a disturbing thought after David Cutcliffe and Duke wore out the Green Wave on opening night. …

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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