SEC's lunch links
January, 6, 2014
By Jeff Barlis | ESPN.com
The SEC goes for eight straight national championships tonight when Auburn takes on Florida State for all the marbles. It's game day ... the final game day of the season.
- Auburn's miracle season has instilled a sense of confidence in the Tigers that they will find a way to win.
- Is Florida State the team to break the SEC's streak of dominance?
- Gus Malzahn explains what makes AU's running game so difficult to stop.
- Auburn defensive coordinator Ellis Johnson looks to make one more tweak to his bend-but-don't-break unit.
- Tigers RB Tre Mason says he'll decide on the NFL "right after" the game.
- Texas A&M receiver says Johnny Manziel is going to skip his senior season.
- Reports say LSU will lose its top two receivers -- juniors Odell Beckham and Jarvis Landry -- to the NFL. Ole Miss WR Donte Moncreif is going pro as well.
- Missouri DE Kony Ealy declares for the NFL draft, while RB Henry Josey is still deciding.
- Vanderbilt head coach James Franklin is mum on interviewing for the Penn State job.
- Steve Spurrier declares South Carolina "the national champion of the bowl season” for beating six teams in 2013 that won bowl games.
- AJ McCarron takes the blame for Alabama's Sugar Bowl loss to Oklahoma. His two interceptions didn't help, but McCarron was hardly the Tide's biggest problem.
- Georgia's 2013 season: "We just had a lot of things go wrong."
- Florida is expecting seven early enrollees this week, including its star quarterback recruit.