SEC's lunch links
March, 21, 2014
By Greg Ostendorf | ESPN.com
How’s your bracket looking after the first day? If you’re like me, you’re probably hoping for a better Day 2. If it’s so bad that you’re giving up on basketball and ready for football, then take a look at the latest news and notes around the SEC in today’s lunch links.
- Every year there are complaints about the selection process in the NCAA Tournament, but just wait. Selection Sunday in football will unleash a lot more anger.
- Alabama linebacker Dillon Lee is out of Nick Saban’s doghouse and back in his good graces.
- First-year Arkansas defensive coordinator Robb Smith is still getting acclimated to his new job and his new team.
- The Auburn coaches were searching for a boost at wide receiver, and it looks like they found one with top junior college transfer D’haquille Williams.
- Georgia safety Corey Moore will be counted on even more this coming season with the recent off-field trouble affecting the Bulldogs secondary.
- LSU has passed the halfway point this spring, but there’s still plenty of work to be done.
- Former Missouri star Michael Sam didn’t speak with the media at Thursday’s pro day. Instead, he let his workout do the talking.
- If Jadeveon Clowney goes No. 1 to the Houston Texans, he would be reunited with his friend and former South Carolina teammate D.J. Swearinger.
- Tennessee struggled to find a nickelback last year, but through the first week of spring, versatile defensive back Justin Coleman has found a home there ... for now.
- Meet Vanderbilt defensive coordinator David Kotulski, also known as the "godfather of linebackers."
Final Central Michigan 48 Western Kentucky 49 Final Fresno State 6 Rice 30
Final Nevada 3 Louisiana-Lafayette 16 Final Utah State 21 UTEP 6 Final 22 Utah 45 Colorado State 10 Final Western Michigan 24 Air Force 38 Final South Alabama 28 Bowling Green 33
Final Marshall 52 Northern Illinois 23 Final Navy 17 San Diego State 16
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