Thursday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Thursday morning …

LSU athletics director Joe Alleva has written a letter to LSU fans explaining his decision to cancel the McNeese State game and the refund process. …

Here’s what Fresno State will look like when it takes the field in Oxford Saturday. This from Fresno secondary coach Marcus Woodson, a former Ole Miss player:

Chad Kelly makes Athon’s list of the top quarterback debut games this season. Also from Athlon, a list of five teams that quietly impressed in Week 1 includes Ole Miss. …

I watched a good bit of that Texas A&M-Arizona State game. Kyler Murray was impressive, but electric feet makes me think of one of those first electric football games that kids of my generation had:

Electric Feet

Electric Feet

The run-heavy Georgia offense hung 52 on the alma mater in a game called with 10 minutes left and says there’s much more it can do.

Alama Mater has a spot in CBS’ bottom 25, and so does one Ole Miss opponent. …

Former Georgia coach Jim Donnan says there’s no need for Oklahoma to rile up the Vols before the Sooners visit Rocky Top …

When Tim Tebow left The SEC Network to pursue the NFL, ESPN said he’d always have a place with them. Now he’s taking advantage of the network’s offer.

Here’s what former Arkansas State coach Gus Malzhan, now at Auburn, had to say about Missouri playing a road game in Jonesboro.

Great piece here from the Dallas Morning News remembering the Southwest Conference.

Former Texas star Ricky Williams would like to see the Longhorns commit to the run. …

The ACC is wondering about itself after Week 1 shortcomings against other big leagues. …

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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