The pickings are a little slim today. But spring practice gets underway!
- A feature, not a bug for Andy Staples: “Sometime between five and 10 years from now, most of us will watch our sports in 3-D, and we’ll wonder why anyone bothers to actually attend the games.” Sigh.
- Matt Hinton shows again what a bunch of BS 40 times tend to be.
- Factoid of the day #1: “The 2009 AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl (Georgia 44, Texas A&M 20) gave ESPN2 its highest- rated and most-viewed bowl game ever, averaging 2,334,000 households; 3,276,000 viewers; and a 2.4 rating.” Just think what those numbers might have been if the game had been broadcast in 3-D!
- Factoid of the day #2: “Back in 1951, Frank Branch completed 60 percent of his passing attempts (24-of-40). No Mississippi State quarterback has been that accurate since.”
- With exposure comes wisdom – Guy Morriss hangs up on AP reporter calling to inquire about newspaper-theft story. So much for being proud.
- The Orlando Sentinel indulges in a little more of that Urban Meyer, molder of quarterbacks meme.
- I’m not sure that Mark Richt deserves credit for this, but add Ole Miss’ Tyrone Nix to the ranks of SEC defensive coordinators getting big raises.
- Speaking of Ole Miss, how ’bout the Rebels making an offer to Ralph David Abernathy IV? The times, they are a-changing…