|Chad Kelly, Image via Bleacher Report.|
Best of the (SEC) West.
Robbie Andreu names Ole Miss starting quarterback Chad Kelly as the best QB in the SEC West. (The Gainesville Sun)
Sportsradioknoxville.com's Charlie Burris accuses USA Today's Nancy Armour of "faux-outrage" after Armour's criticism of Tennessee canceling classes the day of its Sept. 1 2016 college football season opener against Appalachian State. Burris points out that "there are football coaches at Baylor covering up crimes to keep athletes eligible and you’re writing about Tennessee canceling classes?"
Armour's reaction to Burris's criticism? She apparently blocked him on Twitter.
Report: Briles, Baylor, strike a deal.
Baylor reportedly reaches a settlement with former head football coach to terminate his contract. Briles was fired in response to a report citing the football program had mishandled sexual assault complaints brought against Baylor players during Briles' tenure. (USA Today)
He's Just Not That Into You.
Alabama senior defensive back Maurice Smith announces he is leaving the Crimson Tide football program, and will transfer to another school. He'll be automatically be eligible to play because of his graduate transfer status. (al.com)
The Tight End Theory.
James Shahid profiles South Carolina redshirt freshman tight end Matthew Weigel. (Garnet and Black Attack)
Zach Pereles and Ben Goren profile Northwesters defensive lineman Jordan Thompson. (Inside NU)