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Thursday, August 15, 2013
SEC lunchtime links
By David Ching
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
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.
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.