SEC lunchtime links
July, 10, 2014
By Sam Khan Jr. | ESPN.com
Football season is getting closer and closer. Can you feel it? Wednesday's announcement of players who will be attending SEC media days -- which begins on Monday in Birmingham -- is just another sign of how close we really are to the start of college football. For more to whet the appetite, here are today's lunch links:
- Speaking of SEC media days, the Columbia Daily Tribune compiled a list of how many Twitter followers each of the attendees have. No. 1 on the list is the group of Georgia players, led by Todd Gurley.
- Want an inside look at how frenetic recruiting travel can be? AL.com reveals the flight records of Alabama's 24-year-old N1UA private plane to show the path required to achieve the nation's top recruiting class.
- Georgia offensive lineman Jake Edwards appears to have torn his ACL.
- The family of the late Philip Lutzenkirchen, the former Auburn tight end, is setting up a foundation to honor his memory.
- New Florida offensive line coach Mike Summers is getting positive reviews from his former players.
- Kentucky safety Mike Edwards, a member of the 2014 recruiting class, will have surgery and not enroll this semester at UK, but says he remains committed to the Wildcats.
- TheState.com takes a look at South Carolina's five most important players for the Gamecocks this season, starting with No. 5, Shaq Roland.
- The NFL Network's countdown of top 100 players in the NFL -- according to other NFL players -- has Tennessee alumnus Peyton Manning as No. 1 overall.
6:59 2nd Qtr Cincinnati 7 Virginia Tech 10 12:23 1st Qtr 15 Arizona State 0 Duke 0 3:30 PM ET Miami (FL) South Carolina 4:30 PM ET Boston College Penn State 8:00 PM ET Nebraska 24 USC
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
Final Central Michigan 48 Western Kentucky 49 Final Fresno State 6 Rice 30
Final Illinois 18 Louisiana Tech 35 Final Rutgers 40 North Carolina 21 Final North Carolina State 34 UCF 27
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