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Committee withdraws rule change proposal

Update 2:04 p.m. The NCAA’s football rules committee has withdrawn its proposal of a rules change that would limit tempo offenses. This from USA Today. The proposal will not be forward to the oversight panel which was scheduled to consider

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Day After Observations

It took so long to play the last 10 minutes of that game I kept wondering what else could happen to slow it down. I decided the only thing missing was the streaker that ran onto the field in Fayetteville

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Coming of Age

Ole Miss’ game-winning drive against Arkansas in Little Rock last season was a coming of age for Bo Wallace. Rebels offensive lineman Emmanuel McCray and Wallace talk about that in today’s column. Wallace in Little Rock

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Arkansas OC assesses his QB

Arkansas quarterback Brandon Allen suffered a lower leg injury when apparently stepped on by an Auburn player in the Razorbacks’ 35-17 loss last week. The player’s cleat tore through the flesh of Allen’s leg. According to guys at the game,

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Coordinators talk Arkansas

Hugh Freeze has commented on the two Arkansas freshmen along the offensive line, and Ole Miss co-offensive coordinator and OL coach Matt Luke talks about his freshmen here, including the future of Austin Golson, which will likely include an experiment

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Bielema, Freeze highlights from SEC conference call

Highlights from Arkansas coach Bret Bielema and Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze from the SEC teleconference: Bret Bielema (On turnover margin. Hogs are minus-12 in SEC games) “Saturday, a case in point, one was with a quarterback exchange. Then a

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The Hogs and the week ahead

The Rebels will return to practice today with a little more physicality and a lot more focus on this week’s opponent than would normally be in a Sunday workout. We will hear a little more on the status of freshman

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Thursday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Thursday morning. … Alabama coach Nick Saban got a commitment from West Monroe offensive tackle Cameron Robinson, the nation’s No. 1 player according to 247Sports.com. It was mentioned as Saban going into Louisiana and nabbing one from

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Tuesday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Tuesday morning. … From Columbia (the Missouri one), a game ball for RB Henry Josey, who completed a comeback from what medical staff called the worst knee injury they’d seen at Missouri. … From Lexington, in

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Tempo offense wins and losses

A reader emailed over the weekend and asked a tempo offense question, specifically, how does the number of plays run factor into wins and losses. Well, just looking at the opening weekend of SEC play, the team that ran more

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Tuesday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Tuesday morning. … Bleacher Report asks what Alabama quarterback A.J. McCarron must do to become a legitimate Heisman Trophy contender. One thing that might help McCarron is stellar offensive line play, and the Crimson Tide

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Wednesday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Wednesday morning … From Athens, Georgia-Clemson is a big matchup to begin with, and ESPN’s Game Day program will make it a little bigger. The Bulldogs and Tigers kick off at 7 p.m. central on

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Monday Morning Update

Spanning the globe on a Monday morning. … ESPN says the NCAA is investigating Johnny Football because he’s looking too much like Johnny Cash. Actually the allegation is that Johnny Manziel profited from the sale of his autograph. So Manziel

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