SEC Football Morning Coffee: Will LSU Recover from the 21-0 Loss to Alabama?

Barrett Sallee@BarrettSalleeSEC Football Lead WriterMay 30, 2012

NEW ORLEANS, LA - JANUARY 09:  Odell Beckham #33 and Morris Claiborne #17 of the Louisiana State University Tigers kneel on the sideline towards the end of their game against the Alabama Crimson Tide during the 2012 Allstate BCS National Championship Game at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 9, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
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Rise and shine, SEC fans. Here are a few links to get your Wednesday going.


Kevin Scarbinsky of The Birmingham News opines that LSU's 21-0 loss to Alabama has rattled the LSU program to its core.

Florida head coach Will Muschamp thinks that outside linebacker Ronald Powell could be ready to play this season, according to Robbie Andreu of the Gainesville Sun. Powell tore his ACL during spring practice.

Justin Hokanson of points out the star power among members of the class of 2013 who attended Auburn's "Big Cat Weekend" last weekend.

Jim Kleinpeter of the New Orleans Times Picayune reports that LSU got the commitment of 4-star offensive lineman Ethan Pocic from Lemont Township, Ill.

Missouri head coach Gary Pinkel said that quarterback James Franklin is ahead of schedule and should be fine to start the season, writes Dave Matter of the Columbia (Mo.) Daily Tribune. Franklin had shoulder surgery in March to repair a torn labrum. 

Tony Barnhart of sat down with SEC commissioner Mike Slive at the SEC Spring Meetings at the Sandestin Hilton for a Q&A.'s Bruce Feldman breaks down the FBS teams with the toughest schedules, three of which are in the SEC.