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Wednesday, June 4, 2014
SEC's lunch links
By Jeff Barlis
will throw out the first pitch
in tonight's Cleveland Indians game
. It's a safe bet he won't
go all 50 Cent on us
, who was
dismissed by Georgia
on Tuesday, is
scheduled to be arraigned on Thursday
in Athens, Ga., along with two Bulldogs players and one other former player on charges of theft by deception. Matthews, defensive end
, defensive lineman Jon Taylor, and former UGA wide receiver Uriah LeMay were
arrested in March
for illegally cashing scholarship checks twice.
After two of Texas A&M's key sophomore defensive players were
arrested and kicked off the team
on Tuesday, some are wondering what it's going to take to keep the Aggies out of jail.
Seven players have been arrested since the end of last season
. Tuesday's arrest was the third in seven months for ex-LB
. It was the second offseason arrest for dismissed DT
The Miami Hurricanes have reportedly been
approached about playing a kickoff classic game
against either Alabama in 2017 or LSU in 2018.
Ole Miss defensive back
tore his Achilles' heel
in an offseason workout
and will likely miss the 2014 season.
announced the transfer
of former LSU quarterback
, who can play right away. Head coach Derek Mason says he's excited about his QB competition this August.
Six SEC players are among the Heisman Trophy favorites
according to one Vegas sportsbook. They are Auburn QB
, South Carolina RB
, Georgia RB
, Mississippi State QB
, and Alabama RBs
One of Georgia's 2014 signees, wide receiver
, did not
Two of Florida's games this fall -- at Alabama and vs. Georgia in Jacksonville, Fla. --
are among the most expensive tickets
Count Kentucky's Mark Stoops among the SEC
coaches who favor an early signing period
. But, he says, not too early.
LSU's highly anticipated running back signee
with rapper Master P
recently and ran a race.
South Carolina will
erect a statue of Heisman Trophy winner
outside of Williams-Brice Stadium.