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Hutson Mason looked comfortable during the Georgia spring game in trying to replace Aaron Murray this season.

Video: Georgia CB Damian Swann

April, 12, 2014
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Edward Aschoff talks to Georgia cornerback Damian Swann about the secondary's play this spring and in Saturday's spring game.
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Former Georgia safety Josh Harvey-Clemons plans to transfer to Louisville and reunite with former Bulldogs defensive coordinator Todd Grantham.

A source at Louisville confirmed Harvey-Clemons' transfer plans to ESPN.com. His grandfather, Woodrow Clemons, told InsideTheVille.com that Harvey-Clemons "wants to stick with Coach Grantham and his defensive system."

Harvey-Clemons was dismissed from Georgia by coach Mark Richt in February following multiple violations of team rules -- issues that previously resulted in his serving suspensions for the 2013 opener against Clemson and the Gator Bowl loss to Nebraska.

Despite missing those two games, Harvey-Clemons ranked third on the team with 66 tackles. He also had 5.5 tackles for a loss, one interception and an SEC-high three fumble recoveries.

Grantham used the 6-foot-5 Harvey-Clemons as a traditional safety in his base 3-4 defensive scheme and in a hybrid linebacker-defensive back role called the "star" position when the Bulldogs moved to a nickel defensive.

"That star position that he's able to play safety and outside linebacker and cover the back coming out or able to rush the quarterback ... we kind of like that," Woodrow Clemons told InsideTheVille.com.

Grantham had coached at Georgia for four seasons before accepting a five-year deal in January to become defensive coordinator at Louisville under coach Bobby Petrino.

Harvey-Clemons, who was ranked by ESPN.com as the nation's No. 1 outside linebacker prospect and No. 17 overall recruit, picked Georgia in 2012. He told reporters late last fall that Louisville was actually his second choice behind Georgia at the time.


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Former Georgia QB Aaron Murray sits down with Jon Gruden to talk about his arm strength and use of go routes and back-shoulder fades.

SEC lunchtime links

April, 10, 2014
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Plenty going on as spring practices continue in the SEC. We have pro days, coaching talk, players adapting to new positions and even reality TV news in today's lunch links:

SEC's lunch links

April, 9, 2014
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Ten of the Top 25 tailgating schools reside in the SEC, including all of the top six. Does this surprise anyone?

Video: Georgia WR Chris Conley

April, 9, 2014
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Edward Aschoff talks to Georgia wide receiver Chris Conley about his directorial debut and stepping into the role as a go-to player in the Bulldogs' offense.
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Projected Preseason AP Top 25 ESPN Insider Phil Steele joins Toni Collins to discuss his take on what he thinks the AP Preseason Top 25 will look like for the 2014 college football season.
Notre Dame and the SEC might finally square off in the regular season.

The Fighting Irish are exploring the prospect of playing Georgia in the future, though the dates remain to be determined, senior associate athletic director John Heisler told ESPN.com. CBSSports.com's Jeremy Fowler reported earlier Tuesday that the schools are working to finalize a home-and-home series for 2018-19.

Notre Dame's last two games against SEC schools came in postseason play, with Alabama beating the Irish in the Discover BCS National Championship after the 2012 season and LSU topping them in the Nokia Sugar Bowl after the 2006 campaign.

Notre Dame has not played an SEC school in the regular season since it beat Tennessee at home in 2005, the second of a home-and-home series between those programs.

Scheduling matters surrounding Notre Dame -- always a storyline, given its independent status -- became further complicated in 2012, when the school agreed to play five ACC schools per season in 2014 while placing all of its other sports in the league as full-time members. With that agreement, plus three annual rivalry games that the Irish have no intention of ending (Navy, Stanford and USC), the program's schedule has seen several casualties lately, most notably Michigan, whose trip to South Bend, Ind., on Sept. 6 will mark the last scheduled meeting between the storied programs.

In December, Notre Dame announced its full schedules for the 2014-16 seasons, so any future series could not be scheduled before 2017.

It comes as little surprise that Georgia is the SEC school the Irish are looking into scheduling, as the Bulldogs had been mentioned in previous discussions about scheduling SEC opponents. Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly has spoken about the possibility of Georgia before, and Bulldogs athletic director Greg McGarity told CBSSports.com last year that a home-and-home with the Irish would be "very intriguing."

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April, 8, 2014
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The SEC has been pumping out internet memes lately. Over the weekend there was Gene Chizik staring down his daughter's prom date. Then during Monday night's basketball national championship game, rapper Drake's many sports allegiances (Kentucky among them) were on display. Oh, and the kid Cats lost to UConn and then acted like they'd never heard of the NBA draft.

Let's swim back into the friendlier waters of SEC football, shall we?

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April, 7, 2014
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There were 80 fires put out and 21 arrests in Lexington on Saturday night after Kentucky defeated Wisconsin to reach Monday night's college basketball national championship game. Whatever happened to "Act like you've been there before?"

Ex-Dawg Aaron Murray to throw

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Mike Ehrmann/Getty ImagesAaron Murray plans to drop back, roll out, plant his feet and throw at Georgia's pro day April 16, his agent told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Former Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray, who tore his ACL less than five months ago, will throw at the Bulldogs' pro day on April 16, his agent confirmed to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Murray plans to drop back, roll out, plant his feet and throw, agent Pat Dye Jr. said.

"He looks great," Dye told the newspaper. "I mean, his body composition looks great, his knee looks great, he's moving around really well, he's not favoring it at all. His strength and conditioning coaches and his movement coaches down there say they've very rarely had anybody come through there with the kind of work ethic, drive and passion that he has.

"He not only will he be able to give them a representative workout at pro day, but he'll be able to do all his drops and roll-outs. He's not going to run the 40 or do any of the timed drills. There's no point in that. But he's throwing the ball great."

Murray previously had said he was planning to participate in the pro day after taking part in non-contact activities at the NFL scouting combine in February.


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SEC's lunchtime links

April, 4, 2014
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LSU and Ole Miss will hold their spring games on Saturday, with six more teams set to play their games next Saturday. As spring practice winds to a close at many of the schools around the conference, let's take a look at some of today's headlines.

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April, 3, 2014
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It's not exactly like the fall, but at least we'll have some football (spring) games this weekend. Let's take a quick spin around the SEC and see what's happening as the final spring scrimmages approach at some of the league's schools.

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