The Louisville Cardinals are "getting close" to finalizing Charlie Strong's contract extension to 2020 but haven't yet discussed financial terms, athletics director Tom Jurich said by phone Tuesday. ...more
Jon Gruden isn't the only former Super-Bowl-winning-coach and current NFL broadcaster to draw SEC head coaching interest.
An SEC school before the Tennessee firing -- presumably Arkansas or Kentucky -- reached out to Tony Dungy to gauge his interest in head coaching, according to a source. Dungy has made it known he's not interested in returning to the sideline. ...more
Southeastern Conference officials are meeting this week and next in part to discuss scheduling for 2013 and beyond.
Florida president Bernie Machen says finalizing future schedules is crucial as the league makes a transition from 12 to 14 teams that hasn*t always been easy. Machen also says Orange Bowl deal with Big Ten/SEC is "close" to being finalized. ...more
Louisville coach Charlie Strong is an attractive name in the open market for head coaches, and the school's athletic director is prepared to keep him happy financially. Strong told Jim Rome, who asked about the possibility of going to Arkansas, that he's happy at Louisville. ...more
Tennessee had a chance to redirect the Derek Dooley era with a big SEC road win, but instead the Vols lost their 14th conference game under Dooley, who took over in 2010. Georgia is still in the national title hunt after an erratic but gutsy performance. ...more
Two key defenders return from suspension for the Bulldogs, who hope to limit Tennessee's big-play offensive attack. Tennessee quarterback Tyler Bray is hoping for a different story in his quest for the Vols' first SEC win of the season. ...more