Wednesday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Wednesday morning …

Interesting numbers here on the NFL’s longer PAT experiment for preseason:

As Ohio State ponders the loss of its starting quarterback  for the season, AL.com’s Kevin Scarbinsky writes that it’s been a while since an Alabama quarterback failed to make a start because of injury. In fact, he says that only Alabama and Ole Miss had the same starting quarterback for every game last year. Scarbinsky calls Wallace “Mr. Reliable,” which is a pretty impressive accomplishment given Wallace’s shoulder situation. …

Matt Hayes, of The Sporting News, urges calm in Columbus and tells Buckeyes fans that Urban Meyer will have their quarterback prepared, no matter who it is. …

From Baton Rouge, Bradley Dale Peveto is hoping his second go-round at LSU doesn’t run afoul. …

Down I-10 from LSU, Archie was hanging out with the Saints on Tuesday:

Good read here from Florida Today’s David Jones on former Ole Miss assistant Kurt Roper, now the Gators’ offensive coordinator. …

There will be some state of Ohio football in this deal. College fans, set your DVRs for Tuesday night:

I like the move of SEC Basketball Media Days to Charlotte, home of the SEC Network. Here’s the word from the league:

The Southeastern Conference Basketball Tipoff ‘15 will be held in Charlotte, N.C.  This media event is slated for October 21 for the women’s teams and October 22 for the men’s teams. Additional information will be released in a few weeks.

I can’t imagine this will be heavily attended by media, but the Network will blow it out. The Kentucky guys will be there too. …

Former Texas A&M president R. Bowen Loftin details A&M’s move to the SEC and more in his new book. Loftin is now the chancellor at Missouri. …

From Athlon, an inside look at how the data will be collected and distributed as the college football playoff committee sets about picking the four teams. …

Denham Springs, La., native, Mississippian since 1989 with a stop in Meridian before arriving in Tupelo. Daily Journal beat writer since 1996, covering Ole Miss since 2002. Proud Northeast Louisiana alum. Follow me on Twitter @parrishalford and listen to John Davis and myself daily with The Ole Miss Beat on Rebel Sports Radio.

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