SEC's lunch links
June, 19, 2014
By Sam Khan Jr. | ESPN.com
Plenty of news or nuggets to digest today around the SEC. Have at it:
- NCAA president Mark Emmert will take the stand today in the Ed O'Bannon antitrust trial. His testimony will likely be the most paid attention to of any in the trial.
- Former Florida Gators All-American fullback Larry Dupree died of a heart attack on Sunday at 71.
- Auburn's famed golden eagle Tiger, also known as War Eagle VI, died on Wednesday.
- Former Missouri receiver Dorial Green-Beckham is examining potential landing spots, including Oklahoma, according to The Oklahoman. Here are reasons why it does and doesn't make sense for DGB to join the Sooners.
- Texas A&M's recruiting success has given birth to a new hashtag that some coaches and committed recruits use on social media, #WRTS, which is believed to be an acronym for "We Run This State." Head coach Kevin Sumlin is coy when asked about it.
- Incoming freshman tight end Hunter Atkinson's career at Georgia is coming to a close before it started, as he has opted not to play football.
- Could Blake Sims have an impact on Alabama's season even if he's backing up Jacob Coker? AL.com says yes.
- It has been a rough week for Kentucky recruiting, as four of its top targets have committed elsewhere.
- South Carolina plans to stick to its nonconference scheduling plan.
The top five freshmen in the SEC
Final Nevada 3 Louisiana-Lafayette 16 Final Utah State 21 UTEP 6 Final 22 Utah 45 Colorado State 10 Final Western Michigan 24 Air Force 38 Final South Alabama 28 Bowling Green 33
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