But a conflicting report says he's withdrawn his name from consideration.
The Fighting Irish are a strong No. 1, but the SEC is the strongest conference in the newest rankings.
A Missouri defensive tackle runs his mouth a little too much and the rest of the SEC news that's fit to make fun of.
Auburn and Florida filled open coordinator positions this week. Auburn hired Brian VanGorder as defensive coordinator, while Florida hired Brent Pease as offensive coordinator.