Wednesday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Wednesday morning …

Oklahoma players apologize for their actions after the Sooners’ comeback win at Tennessee.

In classier college football news than was exemplified by OU players, Duke coach David Cutcliffe sent this letter to a key player for an ACC division rival. …

Baton Rouge Advocate columnist Scott Rabalais remembers the tragic death of former LSU coach Bo Rein who held the job for only 42 days before a plane crash. …

Missouri, a 27-20 winner at Arkansas State last Saturday, is running low on options at running back.

Texas’ new president has parted ways with athletics director Steve Patterson who is still pretty new in Austin himself.

Some interesting baseball reaction to the news of Patterson’s dismissal:

Here’s a guy who could be an interesting AD candidate at Texas:

You this might stir up the Texas-Oklahoma rivalry:

This from national analyst Dan Patrick by way of Gainesville Sun beat writer Kevin Brockway. Patrick is referencing the much publicized and televised berating of a Florida player Kelvin Taylor by new coach Jim McElwain:

That’s the way you handle players. Nothing speaks to players like playing time. If they start losing playing time they potentially start losing money. But, coaches could start losing money too. …


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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