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SEC Media Days kicks off with first day in Hoover

SEC Media Days kicks off with first day in Hoover

July 20, 2021

by: Olivia Whitmire

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(WHNT) — With lower than 50 days to lunge, now we relish the unofficial birth as much as college football – the 2021 SEC Media Days.

First up, Florida. The Gators performed the 2020 All-SEC season 8-2 in conference play, 8-4 total, a success the east but falling to Alabama within the championship.

One in all our local guys will be returning to the Gators’ program this season – old Bob Jones standout Jaydon Hill. Head Coach Dan Mullen describes him as high personality asserting he’s done an critical job within the program.

“That first year, roughly studying and figuring it out,” stated Mullen. “2nd year you salvage the chance and employ a development to study the save you would possibly well maybe maybe very properly be. We in actuality – I rely on him to soar into being a starter, being an each and each down participant for us this season.”

“You focus on pattern and in addition you see on the growth all the device in which via their occupation, folks salvage all mad, I desire to see this man play honest away,” Mullen continued. “I’m extra mad in seeing consistent development all the device in which via your occupation, and Jaydon is a man that’s done that.”

Up next, we’ve acquired Coach O and the LSU Tigers.

The 2020 season used to be a tricky one for LSU – ending 5-5 total. They lost so many unbelievable avid gamers from that 2019 National Championship-a success season, but Coach O says he’s proud of how his crew has fought via the adversity.

“I mediate it reveals, in case you lunge to Florida and in addition you’re a 27-point underdog, your aid’s towards the wall, you've gotten a freshman quarterback, you beat them in The Swamp, you beat a huge Ole Go out crew, I mediate that used to be an famed crew that Lane had, after which you've gotten the No. 3 recruiting class, and 19 of your 22 starters resolve to advance aid,” stated LSU Head Coach Ed Orgeron. “So that says one thing’s going on within the locker room. Something’s going on. Our avid gamers imagine in each and each assorted. I mediate all those things on the tip, we ended up being an ascending program.”

Final, but not least on day one, South Carolina.

The Gamecocks relish a contemporary head coach entering the 2021 season – Shame Beamer will employ over the program, coming to the SEC from Oklahoma. Nonetheless, he’s labored on this conference earlier than stunning not as a head coach.

“Let’s switch this program forward these days and let’s are trying to salvage higher each and each and each and per week and be basically the most efficient we is also on the tip of the season and employ our head out of the water and peep the save we are at that time,” stated Beamer. “Confidently, we’re the very easiest that we is also, and we’ve reached our doubtless needless to issue.We’re not speaking about one thing that used to be 40 years ago.”

“It used to be currently done here in South Carolina,” Beamer continued. “We’re not removed from getting aid there and doing it again. That’s our notion, to not stunning salvage aid to that time, but to be higher than we’ve ever been, and that’s what we’re training each and each day.”

Beamer says having a see at his first year – he knows it sounds cliché, but coming off a 2-8 season, he stunning desires his crew to be basically the most efficient they is also.

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