MSU loses 9 players
The Mississippi State Bulldogs have lost nine players including the teamâ€™s best offensive linemen. Two players were dismissed from the team when they fired guns on campus in March; on Tuesday Michael Brown and Quinton Wesley were given suspended sentences. Three others players still face grand jury indictment, the AP quoted Sly Croom as saying.
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Comcast Sports Southeast (CSS) will air a one-hour documentary on Georgiaâ€™s mascout UGA. According to the AJC:
“Uga and His Family” was shot by Jeffries Eldridge and Jeff Corley of Valdosta, who followed Uga VI through last season. They start with Picture Day last August, reveal where Uga lives at the home of Sonny and Cecelia Seiler in Savannah and follow him on his journey to Athens for a game-day weekend.
Nutt plans PR push in lieu of recruiting
Since Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt wonâ€™t have to be on the road recruiting during the spring, he plans on using the time to speak to alumni groups. His charm offensive is finding a warm audience with Ole Miss fans anxious to win.
Croom promoted in Tuscaloosa
Tracy Croom was named City Clerk in Tuscaloosa. Yes, sheâ€™s related to the distinguished Croom family. According to the Tuscaloosa News, â€œHer husband is former Crimson Tide player Kelvin Croom and her brother-in-law is Mississippi State University head coach Sylvester Croom, a former Crimson Tide All-American center and assistant coach.â€