You might think I’m obsessed with this GIF. You might be right.
Good morning, BBN. You’re looking well-rested. Hopefully your Friday night was cooler than mine- which shouldn’t be hard to beat, seeing as how I babysat and spent approximately an hour of my night reading a book about sushi to a three year old. Kids in the city, man. They’re sophisticated. To the links.
-We’ve heard about Willie Cauley-Stein’s high school football career, but could Cauley-Stein have played football at a Division One school? Mark Story investigates.
–SportsHeartbeat.com caught up with former offensive lineman Zipp Duncan to hear his opinions on the state of the football program, what it takes for coaches and teams to succeed in the SEC, and, of course, Joker Phillips’ job security.
-Elsewhere in the SEC, ESPN has a handy guide for what to watch for in the SEC games today. The race for the SEC East is still up in the air, and today’s games will have a huge impact on who will finish the season atop the standings.
-A recruiting source has told Evan Williams that Texas and Florida are in the lead for 2013 power forward Julius Randle. Don’t panic, though- there’s still plenty of time for Calipari to work his magic.
-While Calipari takes a well deserved rest this weekend, it’s a big recruiting weekend for college basketball elsewhere. Via ZagsBlog, here’s a look at where in the world are the nation’s top recruits (*to the Carmen San Diego tune*).
-And to end on a feel-good story, a local high schooler began the football season as Dunbar’s mascot. Now, he’s their starting quarterback. This is the stuff Disney movies are made of.