Tuesday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Tuesday morning …

The Head Ball Coach is stepping down, and SEC Media Days will never be the same. …

Here’s NFL.com’s take on Laremy Tunsil’s reinstatement.

Florida seemed in control in the SEC East. News of Will Grier’s suspension places a different spin on the division.

I still think the Gators win it. After a trip to LSU Saturday, probably a loss, they have three SEC games remaining … Georgia in Jacksonville, Vanderbilt at home and at South Carolina.

I saw the second half of that Georgia-Tennessee game. There’s been a lot of talk about the dropped touchdown and rightfully so, but Georgia’s tackling in the second half was the worst I’ve seen in an SEC game in a long time. I’ll take the Gators there.

This from Will Grier’s father:

Chad Jones, now 27, was once an amazing two-sport athlete at LSU. He hoped for an NFL career until a near-fatal car accident changed everything. He survived surgery and rehab and his embarked on his latest professional sports quest, this with baseball. Great read here.

There’s always something around Bret Bielema. He’s catching a little heat for what’s been described as a “flop” that resulted in a penalty against an Alabama offensive line. That’s an accurate description, but the flop wasn’t that bad, and the player was in the wrong for initiating contact. It’s all here.

Forty-six straight college football games is an impressive Iron Man streak, but it looks like it’s about to end for Georgia’s Jordan Jenkins, a senior outside linebacker. …

Timing is everything, and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott was a little quick on the draw in congratuating the Astros. I grew listening to the Astros in the 70s and 80s on AM radio. I saw some great players there — Hank Aaron, Johnny Bench, Pete Rose, Dave Parker, Nolan Ryan and others — but I fear the Astros run is over. …

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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  • Sally sue

    Don’t you just hate it when you “accidentally” take performance enhancing drugs? Oops.


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