Friday, July 20, 2018

SEC Universe: Nick Saban, Jalen Hurts and Tua Tagovailoa, Drew Lock, and more.

SEC Universe - July 20, 2018 edition

Rock the Boat.
More details emerge about what happened when Nick Saban and some menbers of the Alabama football team he had invited to his home on Lake Tuscaloosa got marooned when the fuel pump on Saban’s boat clunked out, leaving them marooned on the lake. (al.com)



This is the song that doesn’t end. it just goes on and on my friend...

Ronald Evans gives readers yet another article on the battle between Jalen Hurts and Tua Tagovailoa for the starting quarterback job at Alabama. (Bama Hammer)

He went to Jarrett!

Josh Vitale povides a report on Auburn starting QB Jarrett Stidham’s whirlwind Thursday at SEC Media Days in Atlanta. (The Opelika-Auburn News)

He want to another Jarrett!

Evan Winter profiles Tennessee QB Jarrett Guarantano. (Rocky Top Talk)

Ah yes, I remember it well. 

Drew Lock recalls his first trip to Athens as Missouri’s starting QB, a 9-6 loss to the Bulldogs. (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

I’ve seen the future, and it will be.

Robbie Andreu looks forward to Florida’s Oct. 13 road trip to Vanderbilt with a scouting report on the Commodores. (The Gainesville Sun)
Let’s Do It Again!

Oh, why not! Robbie Andreu gives a scouting report for Florida’s Nov. 10 opponent, South Carolina. (The Gainesville Sun)

Be My Frenemy.

Tess DeMeyer details the personal and professional history between Georgia head coach Kirby Smart, and South Carolina head coach Will Muschamp. It goes back to when they were teammates at Georgia in the 1990’s, co-workers on the coaching staffs at Valdosta State and LSU (the later during Nick Saban’s head coaching stint in Baton Rouge), and now as rival coaches at Georgia and South Carolina. (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

Welcome to the fallout. 
Dawg Sports reviews the Tennessee fanbase’s reaction to former Georgia starting QB-turned CBS Sports Radio analyst Aaron Murray’s now infamous takedown of first-year Tennessee head coach Jeremy Pruitt. Needless to say, they didn’t take it too well.

Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can’t We?

Brody Miller asks if Atlanta can host SEC Media Days, why can’t New Orleans? Nola will have to wait untill at least 2020 for its possible chance to host the event, as it’s scheduled to return to its traditional Hoover, Al. location in 2019. (nola.com)

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