Bullish on Mississippi St. ‘over’ 7.5 wins
Published on Tuesday, 7/22/14, at 1:44 p.m. Eastern.
By Brian Edwards
–I explain why I like Mississippi State’s season win total to go ‘over’ 7.5 in this story filed to VegasInsider.com earlier today.
—In another article on VI, I discuss some of the more notable schools going through QB changes going into the 2014 campaign.
—Yahoo’s Pat Forde discusses Bobby Petrino’s journey back to Louisville and into the good graces of his family.
–As I’ve said countless times, no news is good news in July for college football programs. Therefore, fans at Georgia and TCU aren’t happy today. Georgia defensive tackle Jonathan Taylor was arrested early this morning in Athens for felony aggravated assault. This is Taylor’s second arrest this offseason, clearly leaving his future at UGA in serious doubt. He was expected to start at DT for the Bulldogs this year.
–In 2012, TCU defensive end Devonte Fields was the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year. He had to redshirt last year due to a broken foot. Now his status for 2014 is in major limbo. According to the Ft. Worth Star-Telegram, Fields stands accused of threatening, punching and pointing a gun at his girlfriend on Sunday.
–Texas A&M was atrocious on defense last season, giving up 32.2 points per game. The Aggies have now lost three expected starters for the upcoming season. Darian Claborne, a rising sophomore LB who was third on the team in tackles last year, and DL Isaiah Golden, have already been dismissed from the squad. And Gavin Stansbury, who led A&M in sacks in 2013, has also decided to leave the program.
–To all you youngsters out there….it’s never a good idea to punch glass – ever!
–According to a CBS Sports report earlier this afternoon, Tennessee and West Va. will face each other in Charlotte to open the 2018 season.
–Katherine Webb and A.J. McCarron are on their honeymoon and K-Webb is sending out bikini selfies.