UPDATE: Meanwhile, at Arkansas, Tennessee, and Auburn

This afternoon, Kentucky hired Florida State defensive coordinator Mark Stoops, the youngest of the Brothers Stoops, as its next head football coach.  Stoops takes over a program dedicated to being some distance behind basketball, but a program that could one day be given money to help make itself better, as long as basketball signs off on it.

Stoops’ hiring means only three SEC head coach positions remain open.  For the latest on what’s going on at those three schools, let’s fire up the satellite connections and check in.

The current situation at Arkansas, which is in a state of semi-meltdown with a Les Miles 5 years, $27.5 million rumor (MESSAGE BOARDS ARE AWESOME):


At Tennessee, where dreams of Jon Gruden have TAKEN THE CRAZY UP a couple hundred notches:



And finally, at Auburn: