Friday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Friday morning …

It’s 9-11. Take a minute to reflect on what happened in 2001. …

From the Fresno Bee, the hometown paper for Tee Shepard, a look at how Shepard embraces the role of advocate for the hearing impaired.

There are two interesting Ole Miss-Fresno connections, Shepard and Fresno secondary coach Marcus Woodson, who is a former Ole Miss defensive back. …

Ten burning questions for SEC teams to answer in Week 2.

LSU visits Mississippi State Saturday night with a new quarterback who won’t have the benefit of a game this season before jumping into SEC on SEC violence. That gets defensive coordinators giddy. MSU’s defensive coordinator  — Manny Diaz in his second stint in Starkville — had a conversation with LSU coach Les Miles this past off-season when Miles was looking to replace John Chavis. Speaking of the Tigers, a look at the dollars behind the decision and exactly what skipping out on its season opener will cost LSU. …

Throwback uniforms for Hawaii at Ohio State. This will be the most exciting news to come from the game for the Rainbow Warriors:

Here’s a quarterback competition that has been resolved. Florida has a new starter under center, its ninth since Tim Tebow left following the 2009 season. …

Arkansas coach Bret Bielema calls out Ohio State on a schedule that right now includes only one top 25 opponent. There’s merit to the argument. There are 10 SEC teams ranked right now. They won’t all be ranked at the end of the season. Some of them won’t turn out to be that good, some not ranked will turn out to be better than believed.

Ohio State is getting the treatment now that Alabama got for a long time. People take shots at No. 1. …

Brawlin’ again. Pitt and West Virginia will renew their neighborhood football rivalry in 2022. …

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

    Predictions anyone????
    Ole Miss 57
    FSU 10

    LSU 38
    MSU 17

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