SEC: Andy Kennedy gets raise; Missouri uses Skype

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Praise comes to Andy Kennedy for a job well-done. The Ole Miss coach received a new four-year contract — most allowed by Mississippi law — at $1.8 million each year, a pay bump of $500,000 per year.

Peyton Manning is all-in for new Tennessee football coach Butch Jones. The former Vol says the current Vol is “inspiring.”

Missouri coaches are using Skpe as a recruiting tool. One example, the Missouri coach uses his iPad to show recruits the school’s facilities.

David Didion is leaving his job with the NCAA enforcement department to return to Auburn in a similar capacity. Given the rumblings of lingering scandal around the Auburn football program, you have to wonder about the timing of the move.

Like many SEC football teams, Auburn will scrimmage today. New coach Gus Malzahn and staff are looking for more “wow” plays, reports Brandon Marcello of the Birmingham News.

LSU is prepping for a major spring scrimmage today, as well. In a scheduling oddity, the Tigers started spring ball, then took 12 days off for spring break before returning to work.

South Carolina is holding its spring football game today, but most of its returning stars won’t participate. That includes Jadeveon Clowney, who is nursing a sore neck.

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