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Link Gumbo - SEC Media Day 2016 Edition

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Tons of stuff to share with you from yesterday, but as has become the problem in the SEC Network era, the headlining Les Miles speech in the main press ballroom in Hoover is only available through WatchESPN, and as of this writing they don't even have it available to rewatch. The best I can offer is the full text transcript from ASAP Sports and an audio recording from the fine folks at LSUFootball.Net. Interviews with Miles and the players in other rooms in Hoover are below.

There were a few newsworthy stories to come out of LSU's time in Hoover. When questioned, Miles stated that kicker Trent Domingue was on a 1 year scholarship, and that while Miles told Domingue he would try to get him a scholarship for the year, he could not guarantee him one, causing Domingue to transfer rather than wait for a scholarship that might not come. LSU is in a scholarship crunch right now, but you would think they could find a spot for a 5th year senior on the Groza preseason watch list.

In semi-related news, LSU is waiting to here eligibility approval for two DLs in the incoming freshman class, Andre Anthony and Ed Alexander. LSU is already preparing to appeal the NCAAs decision on Anthony, which will possibly delay the time at which he can join the team this summer.

Advocate reporter Ross Dellenger spent the day chronicling Leonard Fournette's spin through the media circus.

Former LSU QB Anthony Jennings has completed his transfer to Louisiana-Lafayette and will be immediately eligible to play his remaining college season with the Cajuns.

After a blistering couple of weeks at the AAA level and appearing in the USA vs World Futures Game at the MLB All Star week, it seems we are only a matter of days from Alex Bregman getting that call to The Show. Bregman is back in Louisiana this week as the Astros AAA Fresno Grizzlies (a team that's loaded with former big name SEC talent) are playing a series against the Zephyrs in Metairie, where Austin Nola is currently playing SS.

In SHAQ NEWS, his son Shareef is starting to dunk on him. Also, after a run-in on the ESPYs red carpet, Shaq appears to still be on a collision course to face Big Show in a match at next year's Wrestlemania.