SEC lunchtime links
August, 15, 2013
By David Ching | ESPN.com
We’re at the midway point of preseason practice. Here are some updates from around the SEC.
- It looks like Tennessee is unveiling its new uniforms today.
- New cornerbacks Brendan Langley, Shaq Wiggins and Kennar Johnson made an impact in Georgia’s second spring scrimmage late Wednesday night.
- Florida has been among the nation’s most penalized teams under Will Muschamp. The Gators are looking to cut back on the infractions.
- Kentucky coach Mark Stoops likes freshman running back Jojo Kemp’s “pit bull mentality.”
- Backups got a long look and quarterbacks Connor Shaw and Dylan Thompson spoke to reporters after South Carolina’s Thursday morning practice.
- Freshmen Derrick Henry and Altee Tenpenny are in the running for carries behind T.J. Yeldon at Alabama.
- LSU’s Melvin Jones has switched to offense and linebacker Trey Granier has decided to transfer.
- Veterans like quarterback Tyler Russell are helping Mississippi State’s young players catch onto the college game.
- Mike Leach, whose Washington State team will visit Auburn for the season opener, thinks Tigers coach Gus Malzahn will get things turned around at Auburn “pretty quickly.”
- The SEC, Big Ten and Pac-12 will no longer license their trademarks to EA Sports for its NCAA football video game.
The top five freshmen in the SEC
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