SEC lunchtime links
May, 9, 2014
By Edward Aschoff | ESPN.com
Thursday night's draft was pretty entertaining, but let's not forget that the real entertainment starts next week when the greatest superhero ever returns!
- Johnny Manziel said he truly believed he was supposed to get drafted by the Cleveland Browns on Thursday night.
- South Carolina fans celebrate Jadeveon Clowney being drafted first overall by the Houston Texans.
- Former Auburn defensive end Dee Ford's draft party takes a turn for the inspirational after he was selected 23rd overall by the Kansas City Chiefs during the first round of the NFL draft.
- Former Missouri running back Henry Josey is ready to prove himself in the NFL.
- Former Mississippi State offensive lineman Gabe Jackson worked his way to high acclaim as he waits to hear his name called in the draft.
- Ole Miss hasn't had anyone drafted inside the top five rounds since 2010, but wide receiver Donte Moncrief could change that as early as today.
- Quarterback Zach Mettenberger and other former LSU Tigers should be prominent on the second day of the draft.
- Former Alabama linebacker C.J. Mosley plans to be his own man with the Baltimore Ravens.
- Seth Emerson of the Macon (Ga.) Telegraph takes a deeper look at Georgia's defensive line now that spring practice is over.
- The commitment of Ohio linebacker Jordan Jones helps fill an area of need for Kentucky.
- Former Arkansas linemen Chris Smith and Travis Swanson are eager to hear their draft calls.
Players Provide Playoff Picks
11:00 AM ET Nevada Louisiana-Lafayette 2:20 PM ET Utah State UTEP 3:30 PM ET 22 Utah Colorado State 5:45 PM ET Western Michigan Air Force 9:15 PM ET South Alabama Bowling Green
6:00 PM ET Marshall Northern Illinois 9:30 PM ET Navy San Diego State
12:00 PM ET Central Michigan Western Kentucky 8:00 PM ET Fresno State Rice
1:00 PM ET Illinois Louisiana Tech 4:30 PM ET Rutgers North Carolina 8:00 PM ET North Carolina State UCF
1:00 PM ET Cincinnati Virginia Tech 2:00 PM ET 15 Arizona State Duke 3:30 PM ET Miami (FL) South Carolina 4:30 PM ET Boston College Penn State 8:00 PM ET Nebraska 24 USC
2:00 PM ET Texas A&M West Virginia 5:30 PM ET Oklahoma 17 Clemson 9:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas
3:00 PM ET Notre Dame 23 LSU 6:30 PM ET 13 Georgia 21 Louisville 10:00 PM ET Maryland Stanford
12:30 PM ET 9 Ole Miss 6 TCU 4:00 PM ET 20 Boise State 10 Arizona 8:00 PM ET 7 Mississippi State 12 Georgia Tech
12:00 PM ET 19 Auburn 18 Wisconsin 12:30 PM ET 8 Michigan State 5 Baylor 1:00 PM ET 16 Missouri 25 Minnesota 5:00 PM ET 2 Oregon 3 Florida State 8:30 PM ET 1 Alabama 4 Ohio State
12:00 PM ET Houston Pittsburgh 3:20 PM ET Iowa Tennessee 6:45 PM ET 11 Kansas State 14 UCLA 10:15 PM ET Washington Oklahoma State