Hugh Freeze and the Ole Miss Rebels received greats new just ahead of the start of spring practice Tuesday when five-star Louisiana quarterback Shea Patterson announced his commitment over finalists USC and LSU. Patterson told various reporters in attendance that he is ‘shutting down his recruitment’ ahead of his senior season in Shreveport.

Bret Bielema and Nick Saban can pipe down a bit now that the NCAA all but shutdown the pace of play argument.

SEC daily recap: Tuesday, Feb. 17

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