SEC football capsules

dshirley@macon.comJuly 12, 2013 

Alabama

Head coach: Nick Saban.

2012 record: 13-1.

2013 season opener: vs. Virginia Tech, Aug. 31 in Atlanta.

Players attending SEC media days: AJ McCarron Sr., QB); C.J. Mosley (Sr., LB); Anthony Steen (Sr., OL).

 

Arkansas

Head coach: Bret Bielema.

2012 record: 4-8.

2013 season opener: vs. Louisiana-Lafayette, Aug. 31.

Players attending SEC media days: Chris Smith (Sr., DE); Travis Swanson (Sr., C); Kiero Small (Sr., FB).

 

Auburn

Head coach: Gus Malzahn (first season)

2012 record: 3-9.

2013 season opener: vs. Washington State, Aug. 31.

Players attending SEC media days: Chris Davis (Sr., CB); Dee Ford (Sr., DE); Jay Prosch (Sr., FB).

 

Florida

Head coach: Will Muschamp.

2012 record: 11-2.

2013 season opener: vs. Toledo, Aug. 31.

Players attending SEC media days: Jeff Driskel (Jr., QB); Dominique Easley (Sr., DL); Jon Halapio (Sr., OL). 

 

Georgia

Head coach: Mark Richt.

2012 record: 12-2.

2013 season opener: at Clemson, Aug. 31.

Players attending SEC media days: Arthur Lynch (Sr., TE); Aaron Murray (Sr., QB); Garrison Smith (Sr., DE). 

 

Kentucky

Head coach: Mark Stoops (first season).

2012 record: 2-10.

2013 season opener: vs. Western Kentucky, Aug. 31 in Nashville.

Players attending SEC media days: Donte Rumph (Sr., DT); Raymond Sanders (Sr., RB); Avery Williamson (Sr., LB).

 

LSU

Head coach: Les Miles.

2012 record: 10-3.

2013 season opener: vs. TCU, Aug. 31 in Arlington, Texas.

Players attending SEC media days: Jarvis Landry (Jr., WR); Craig Loston Sr., S); Zach Mettenberger (Sr., QB).

 

Mississippi

Head coach: Hugh Freeze.

2012 record: 7-6.

2013 season opener: at Vanderbilt, Aug. 29.

Players attending SEC media days: Donte Moncrief (Jr., WR); Mike Marry (Sr., LB); Bo Wallace (Jr., QB).

 

Mississippi State

Head coach: Dan Mullen.

2012 record: 8-5.

2013 season opener: vs. Oklahoma State, Aug. 31 in Houston.

Players attending SEC media days: Kaleb Eulls (Jr., DL); Benardrick McKinney (Sophomore, LB); Tyler Russell (Sr., QB).

 

Missouri

Head coach: Gary Pinkel.

2012 record: 5-7.

2013 season opener: vs. Murray State, Aug. 31.

Players attending SEC media days: James Franklin (Sr., QB); L’Damian Washington (Sr., WR); Andrew Wilson (Sr., LB).

 

South Carolina

Head coach: Steve Spurrier.

2012 record: 11-2.

2013 season opener: vs. North Carolina, Aug. 29.

Players attending SEC media days: Jadeveon Clowney (Jr., DE); Bruce Ellington (Jr., WR/KR); Connor Shaw (Sr., QB).

 

Tennessee

Head coach: Butch Jones (first season).

2012 record: 5-7.

2013 season opener: vs. Austin Peay, Aug. 31.

Players attending SEC media days: Antonio Richardson (Jr., OL); Ja’Wuan James (Sr., OL); Jacques Smith (Sr., DL).

 

Texas A&M

Head coach: Kevin Sumlin.

2012 record: 11-2.

2013 season opener: vs. Rice, Aug. 31.

Players attending SEC media days: Toney Hurd, Jr. (Sr., DB); Johnny Manziel (Soph., QB); Jake Matthews  (Sr., OT).

 

Vanderbilt

Head coach: James Franklin.

2012 record: 9-4.

2013 season opener: vs. Mississippi, Aug. 29.

Players attending SEC media days: Andre Hal (Sr., CB); Wesley Johnson (Sr., OT); Jordan Matthews (Sr., WR).

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