Never get enough Black Out pics (image: Hipple)
A look around at how Spring Practice is fairing for our competition next season:
- GSU - Southern had to shorten their Spring game due to weather. Defense predictably dominated. Hatcher is talking national title.
- Central Michigan - CMU's spring game is the 19th.
- South Carolina - Spurrier is eager to right the ship in Columbia, and the Charleston paper thinks that Spurrier hasn't lost his marbles. Oh...and Corso thinks the Coots will win the East. As. If.
- Arizona State - ASU continues to add wrinkles to keep their QB off the ground. Last year, the Devils gave up 55 sacks. As a point of comparison, I think Notre Dame only allowed 58 sacks, and the Irish had the worst major conference OL in the past 500 years. At the same time, they are looking for stability at cornerback.
- Alabama - Finebaum says Bama is on the way back. Maybe that's because the Tight Ends might get the ball more this year? Nah. It's gotta be Saban's hair. Get the full recap.
- Tennessee - The Vols are focusing on their offense, and obviously donuts. Improving the offense was made easier as the QB play improved; although, Crompton will have minor elbow surgery after the spring.
- Vandy - They finished spring already.
- LSU - Nothing really jumped out at me.
- Florida - OMG!1!11! The best spring game ever in the history of the galaxy. Meyer didn't just invent the Spring Game. He invented Spring. Actually, he invented it but there were problems. Luckily, Tebow surgically repaired it. Oh, and Rainey looked good.
- Kentucky - Kentucky's offense struggled as their top two QB prospects combined to go 13-29 for 104 yards (3.6 yards per attempt). It's tough enough replacing Woodson at QB, but the task is tougher when you also have to replace the always reliable Tamme.
- Auburn - Tuberville can't stop chatting up his new offensive coordinator Tony Franklin.
- Georgia Tech - The Jackets continued to scrimmage without their top QB candidate (Josh Nesbitt). Last week, the NATS fumbled the ball 14 times. This week, they cut that number down to 6. Separately, the GT Sports Blog discusses the defensive disadvantages of Paul Johnson's offensive approach. It's a must read.