SEC Media Days are ova, and it's a relatively slow day around Gator Country.
Here's some lite lunchtime reading anyways.
GAME TIME ANNOUNCED?
CBS Sports updated its TV schedule Thursday morning, listing the Tennessee-Florida game (Sept. 21) in its Game of the Week Spot (3:30 p.m.) However, hours later, the game had been removed from the schedule. Here's betting the original time is confirmed sometime next week.
ELAM NETS DEAL
Former Gators safety Matt Elam agreed in principle to a four-year contract with the Baltimore Ravens, according to ESPN insider Adam Shefter.
The former Dwyer High star was the Ravens’ first-round pick in April’s NFL Draft, and in an unusual case, never hired an agent and negotiated his own contract. Elam's older brother Abram, a seven-year NFL veteran, guided the ex-All-SEC performer through the process.
COLLEGE PROSPECT RANKINGS
NFL analyst Daniel Jeremiah, a former scout for the Ravens, Browns and Eagles, ranked the top-50 college football players in the country, and two Gators made the list.
Florida’s all-purpose cornerback Louchiez Purifoy ranked 24th overall, while teammate Marcus Roberson was listed one spot ahead at No. 23
In all, 20 of the 50 players were from the SEC.
With a nod to the late, great Lewis Grizzard today’s DAMN BROTHER. DON’T BELIEVE I’DA TOLD THAT…
An Alabama fan referred to Nick Saban as Hitler… Emphasizing it as a sincere compliment.
Meanwhile, a semi-overhyped signal-caller walked right into a field of land mines with his comment:
“It’s not like I’m Tim Tebow and have terrible mechanics.” – LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger
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