Tag Archives: Kevin Sumlin

BBL: Preparing for basketball opener, UK-Vandy football

Big Blue Links for Thursday:

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Texas A&M names Kyle Allen starting quarterback

A week after Kentucky named Patrick Towles as its starting quarterback, another SEC team named its starting quarterback for the opening weekend of play. Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin announced Monday that sophomore Kyle Allen will start the Aggies’ season-opening … Continue reading

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SEC: At 70, Steve Spurrier not slowing down

SEC links for Wednesday: As usual, Steve Spurrier comes out fighting. Even at 70, Spurrier not slowing down. South Carolina’s Pharoah Cooper not thinking about NFL potential. Kevin Sumlin’s story changing on John Chavis. If Will Muschamp is best defensive … Continue reading

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Shannon Dawson hire shows Mark Stoops is all Air Raid

Mark Stoops answered any and all questions Wednesday about whether the Kentucky football coach is really and truly all in on the Air Raid offense. He’s all in. By various reports, Stoops is hiring a tried and true Air Raid … Continue reading

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SEC: Steve Spurrier, Dabo Swinney laugh for a cause

SEC links for Thursday: Steve Spurrier and Dabo Swinney have a laugh for charity, reports David Cloninger of The State. New defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt doesn’t see departures at Georgia as losses, reports Seth Emerson of Macon Telegraph. Georgia’s wide … Continue reading

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SEC: Bo Pelini calls out Ole Miss recruiting

SEC links for Wednesday: Nebraska not happy with recruit’s flip to Ole Miss, reports Hugh Kellenberger of Clarion-Ledger. Clemson coach Dabo Swinney makes peace with Steve Spurrier, reports The State. Ron Higgins of NOLA.com says SEC ticket masters need to … Continue reading

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SEC: Summer entertainment is Steve Spurrier, Bob Stoops

Back on the job with SEC links for Monday: John Adams of the Knoxville News-Sentinel thinks Steve Spurrier and Bob Stoops are refreshing. Kevin Sumlin jabs back at Stoops, reports Jake Trotter of espn.com. Tennessee coach Butch Jones is fine … Continue reading

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SEC Media Days links for Wednesday

SEC links for Wednesday: Michael Casagrande of AL.com writes on Bob Holt, the most curious reporter at SEC Media Days. Steve Spurrier sidesteps question about Nick Saban, reports Duane Rankin of the Montgomery Advertiser. Kevin Scarbinsky of AL.com says Kevin … Continue reading

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Texas A&M makes Kevin Sumlin a $5 million man

The price of football coaches keeps going up, up, up. Texas A&M announced Thursday it had signed its head football coach, Kevin Sumlin, to a new deal worth $5 million per year. And the Aggies had just given the 49-year-old … Continue reading

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SEC: Dabo Swinney misses being flipped off by grandmas

SEC links for Wednesday: – His team preparing to play Syracuse in the Carrier Dome, Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said he missed the days when he was a walk-on at Alabama. ““I love the hostility of it, especially growing up … Continue reading

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