Tuesday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Tuesday morning …

In a stunning development Monday Nick Saban got fired up with the media at his presser. Nick needs to take a swig of that Coke. The question was how do he and his coaches help inexperienced players deal with being in the spotlight. …

I really don’t think this will matter, but Missouri quarterback Maty Mauk remains suspended for the Florida game. …

More than suspended, Auburn has released wide receiver D’haquille Williams, who in the off-season was rated the nation’s No. 1 draft-eligible receiver. That was the highlight of his off-season. Lots of other baggage that no doubt has helped lead to this point. …

Interesting stat here after Tennessee’s come-from-ahead loss to Arkansas. You’ve really got to feel good about your chances right now if the Vols get up on you a couple of scores:

LSU has climbed aboard the Fournette Train to early success. Les Miles wants to see is receivers contribute more.

Texas players are sniping at each other on Twitter in the wake of their disaster at TCU.  …

Interesting read here on the 25th anniversary of the Fifth Down game between Colorado and Missouri. I remember that game. Never thought then I’d be writing about Missouri in the SEC. …

A website devoted to coverage of the South Carolina Gamecocks says it’s time for Steve Spurrier to step down. …

Arkansas coach Bret Bielema on the seemingly never ending string of quality defensive linemen at Alabama. “I swear, there’s a machine that just creates them.” …

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

    Bielema: “I swear, there’s a machine that just creates them.” …
    Yep….it’s called the U.S. Treasury mOsheen. It prints lots of $100 bills. 🙂

  • Lee814

    Parrish, have you heard anything on the Tee Shepard leaving rumor?

    • Parrish Alford

      Have heard nothing substantiated on that. Writing about Shepard for tomorrow.


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