SEC lunchtime links
January, 16, 2014
By David Ching | ESPN.com
Lots of coaches are taking their talents to new locations these days. Let's take a look at what is happening around the SEC.
- It looks like new defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt will completely rebuild Georgia's defensive staff following the departures of two assistant coaches on Wednesday.
- Auburn's Gus Malzahn was named the Paul “Bear” Bryant National Coach of the Year on Wednesday.
- Steve Spurrier and his staff at South Carolina are getting raises.
- With signing day three weeks away, Auburn's coaching staff is trying to “put the hammer down” on the recruiting trail.
- New offensive line coach Mike Summers says he's thrilled to be at Florida.
- The Tennessean's Jeff Lockridge asks whether Stanford's way will become the way for another academically oriented football program, Vanderbilt.
- Former Commodores coach James Franklin insisted in multiple media appearances that recruits commit to a coach, not to a school.
- Alabama set its spring game date for April 19.
- Mississippi State's leading tackler Benardrick McKinney announced in a YouTube video that he will return for his junior season.
- A teammate tweeted that Texas A&M offensive lineman Cedric Ogbuehi (6-foot-5, 300 pounds) ran a 4.7 time in the 40-yard dash on Wednesday.
- Former Virginia Tech and Auburn assistant Jeff Grimes is taking over as offensive line coach at LSU.
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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