–KSR’s favorite CBS columnist, Gregg Doyel, talks a little SEC expansion. He says that even though A&M may be right to be tired of dealing with Texas, they’re move to the SEC will be bad for them because they’ll be even less competitive in the best conference in the land than they were in the Big XII.
–According to Jennifer Smith of the Herald-Leader, UK football’s scrimmage yesterday was a draw. As in, both the offense and the defense could draw some positives from the day, in addition to finding some negatives to work on.
–John Clay writes that Joker Phillips is unafraid of adding some new sharks to the SEC. Even still, those new sharks will make his job tougher.
–This is the Tipton link. You have been warned. The good doctor writes in his basketball notebook that the financial literacy campaign that Coach Cal announced last week is just the latest in a long line of charitable endeavors that he’s taken part in during his coaching career.
–Randall Cobb earned some love after his NFL preseason debut last night for the Pack. Even though Green Bay dropped the game to Cleveland, Cobb was impressive both on special teams and when he got some looks on offense. They might think they already love him in Green Bay, but they have no idea.
–And in completely unrelated news, the H-L published a list of the top 50 high school football players in Kentucky. Listed: UK commit Patrick Towles. Not listed: Anyone from Fulton City.