Texas A&M Aggies: Peyton Barber
The conference finals have started in both hockey and basketball. Rookie minicamp just wrapped in the NFL. Meanwhile, we all sit and wait for college football to come back. Get your fix with Monday’s lunch links.
- Sports Illustrated ranked the 35 most disliked people in sports, and two happen to be on the Alabama coaching staff.
- Auburn running back Peyton Barber studies football with ADHD, dyslexia.
- Mark Richt joins two former UGA football coaches in Seth Emerson’s list of the top 10 most accomplished Georgia coaches in any sport.
- Now that Zach Mettenberger has gone through minicamp with the Tennessee Titans, LSU offensive coordinator Cam Cameron says he ‘couldn’t have landed in a better spot.’
- Go behind the scenes with former Mississippi State offensive lineman Gabe Jackson as he waited to hear his name called in the NFL draft.
- Missouri had four players taken in the 2014 NFL draft. Here’s a look at the Tigers’ top 2015 draft prospects.
- At 69 years old, South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier says he’s not done winning.
- As Butch Jones enters his second season with Tennessee, he recognizes the challenges that face this year’s Volunteers.
- What’s Johnny Manziel's thoughts on renaming Kyle Field ‘The House that Johnny Built?’ “I didn’t do (it) on my own.”
Finish your taxes on time? Then sit back and enjoy Wednesday’s lunch links.
- Well and ready, Alabama wide receiver Chris Black has another opportunity to compete for playing time this spring.
- Auburn running back Peyton Barber was recently diagnosed with dyslexia, but he’s not letting that or his ADHD slow him down.
- The Bowden Triangle (Tuscaloosa to Auburn to Tallahassee) owns college football.
- Former Arkansas quarterback A.J. Derby has adjusted well to his new position with the Razorbacks this spring, catching a touchdown in Saturday’s scrimmage.
- Now that the spring game is over, the real offseason begins for Florida.
- With more and more up-tempo offenses in college football, new Georgia defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt wants a leaner, faster defense.
- The quarterback competition at Kentucky is beginning to take shape after the school announced Wednesday that former starter Jalen Whitlow is planning to transfer.
- The new NCAA rule allowing unlimited meals and snacks for college athletes was given a thumbs up by Missouri coach Gary Pinkel, who called it common sense.
- Dan Mullen’s job was safe regardless of the outcome against Ole Miss, but a last-second win over an in-state rival certainly made life easier in Starkville.
- Fresh off winning a Super Bowl, former Texas A&M running back Christine Michael recently attended prom with an autistic teen.
First Month Standouts and Surprises
Final Tennessee 32 12 Georgia 35 Final Vanderbilt 7 Kentucky 17 Final/OT Arkansas 28 6 Texas A&M 35 Final Louisiana Tech 17 5 Auburn 45 Final Missouri 21 13 South Carolina 20 Final Memphis 3 10 Ole Miss 24 Final New Mexico State 7 17 LSU 63