Tuesday, August 6, 2013
SEC lunchtime links
By Michael DiRocco
Now that he has fully recovered from a knee injury that wiped out most of last season, Alabama running back Jalston Fowler is ready to pick up where he left off last season.
Crimson Tide kicker Cade Foster talks about spending some time in the offseason with former NFL kicker Morten Andersen, the league's all-time leading scorer.
Auburn offensive coordinator Rhett Lashlee says the next four to five days are critical in the Tigers' quarterback battle.
Mammoth Mississippi State defensive tackle Nick James is learning how important technique is to having success in the SEC.
In the wake of Johnny Manziel's latest controversy, Ole Miss players and coach Hugh Freeze have mixed views on whether players should receive stipends.
Robert Nkemdiche is already practicing with the Rebels' first-team defense.
Georgia defensive line coach Chris Wilson has little patience for players who aren't getting the job done correctly.
LSU players voted to allow running back Jeremy Hill to re-join the team shortly after a judge decided not to send Hill to jail for violating his probation.
Texas A&M's hiring of the law firm that helped defend Auburn and Cam Newton in 2010 speaks volumes about the Aggies' game plan in dealing with the Manziel autograph situation.
Here's an Aggies season preview from GigEmNation.
Tennessee coach Butch Jones is making sure his players don't get bored or comfortable at practice.
Members of the Vols' secondary are tired of the critics and are ready to prove them wrong.
Florida coach Will Muschamp said the Gators' tight ends, who struggled in the spring, are making progress.
The Gators are also trying to develop depth at safety, which is why Muschamp isn't taking the easy way out and sticking Cody Riggs and Jaylen Watkins into the starting lineup.
South Carolina's former defensive coordinator first saw the potential in linebacker Cedrick Cooper. The Gamecocks' current defensive coordinator is just as enamored with him.
Arkansas began camp on Monday. The Razorbacks will have a new quarterback, and Brandon Allen says he's ready to take over for Tyler Wilson.