Wednesday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Wednesday morning …

If you only read one college football piece today, after mine of course, make it this intriguing take on Ole Miss, political philosophy and the SEC West from …

Speaking of physicality in the league, how will Syracuse stop LSU’s Leonard Fournette:

Jeremy Johnson was hailed as a can’t-miss guy for quarterback at Auburn. Maybe he becomes the quarterback they want, but he’s not there yet. It’s a QB change for Auburn as Mississippi State visits this week. The Tigers also don’t know how long they’ll be without defensive end Carl Lawson.

Vanderbilt coach Derek Mason had lots of praise for Ole Miss at his Tuesday presser. Here’s his thought on why the Rebels’ offense, a lesser version than what they’ve shown in three games this season, had so much success in a 41-3 win over the Commodores in Nashville last year:

This from Phil Steele as Ole Miss faces Florida on the road Oct. 3:

What regional teams could the SEC single out to fulfill its similar scheduling requirement:

Not that long ago Central Florida was one of the top non-power five programs. This season the Golden Knights are 0-3 with home losses to FIU and Furman and on Tuesday dismissed an all-conference running back. …

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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