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Edward Aschoff ESPN Staff Writer 

Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen on Les Miles firing: "I understand the pressure we're under in this league. We're [always] on the hot seat." You're judged on the last play you made and the last game you played. That's how it is in the SEC. "I don't think that's good for the game to have college coaches fired [during the season]. I don't think it's healthy of the program or the organization to do it at this time." Hurts stability for players and the program.

Matt Fortuna ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike McGlinchey on Brian Kelly saying everyone's job is up for grabs: "We are a 1-3 football team and things need to change." The Notre Dame captain adds: "Guys are fed up. We've had enough. We've had enough losing."

Edward Aschoff ESPN Staff Writer 

Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze on Les Miles firing: "When I heard the news, my stomach was sick. Les has been so genuinely kind to me and my family. I consider him a heck of a football coach and a better man. … He's the type of guy that every time you see him you see what you get. He's a genuine spirit that cares about people. That was difficult to see." Freeze's daughters are close with Miles as well. Freeze sat down and talked to them about Miles' firing.

Edward Aschoff ESPN Staff Writer 

Arkansas coach Bret Bielema on the firing of LSU's Les Miles: "I think in this world we all kind of bunker down. I have tremendous respect for Les." Bielema said he had a lot respect for Miles before he got to Arkansas and it was reinforced over the years. He had a lot of conversations with Miles but the best he had was about Miles' son and his college recruitment. "That was a pretty cool moment." Said Miles' demeanor, character and personality "just a class act." … "My guess is he won't be on the sideline very long and I'm sure he'll take advantage of it."

Dan Murphy ESPN Staff Writer 

Michigan DL Bryan Mone has been practicing this week. Coaches plan to decide whether or not he'll play against Wisconsin at the end of the week. Mone was injured in the team's season opener against Hawaii.

Edward Aschoff ESPN Staff Writer 

Tennessee coach Butch Jones said it's tough trying to make up for the loss of All-SEC cornerback Cam Sutton, who is out indefinitely with a fractured ankle, but hopes he can return this year. "You can't replace a Cam Sutton. Right now it's up to the body. We're anticipating that there's a possibility that he can get back for the last couple of games of the year. … It's really on how the body heels." Sutton is one of the league's top cover corners and had started all 41 games he had played in at Tennessee. He also ranks second all time at the school in passes defended.

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

Virginia Tech quarterback Jerod Evans has been overshadowed in the ACC behind bigger name players, but there's no denying he has played exceptionally well over the last two weeks. That includes a 55-yard touchdown run against East Carolina, where he broke five tackles. "I certainly didn't anticipate the type of run that he had," Fuente said. "I'm not sure we'll get many of those duplicated." Still, Evans brings a different dynamic to the offense that Fuente felt he'd be able to bring as the starter.

Edward Aschoff ESPN Staff Writer 

Alabama head coach Nick Saban on Les Miles firing. Evaluating the landscape of college football right now "I don't think things like this surprise me." Saban said that doesn't mean he agrees with it. He thinks that firing a head coach during the season "probably isn't the best way to go about it." Saban has had a lot of respect for Miles for a long time and thinks that there's a better way to handle that situation. Saban mentioned Miles' impressive winning percentage (77 percent) and added that "College football doesn't need to do these kinds of things, but what I think doesn't really matter."

ESPN Stats and Information  

Louisville currently has a 55 percent chance to win its conference, best of any Power 5 school. If the Cardinals beat Clemson on Saturday, their chance to win the ACC will rise to approximately 82 percent, but if they lose, that chance will fall to about 23 percent, according to FPI.

Edward Aschoff ESPN Staff Writer 

Florida coach Jim McElwain on Les Miles getting fired at LSU. "This guy's done so much for this league. He's done so much on a national stage." McElwain said he feels for the families inside the organization. He complimented how Miles touched the lives of the players he worked with and the differences he's made for those people. "He's a guy we're gonna miss."

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson said this about his team's performance in a loss to Clemson last week: "We played as poorly offensively as any team I've ever coached," Johnson said. He noted Clemson played well defensively, but the offense did have 15 missed assignments on the first 22 plays.

Edward Aschoff ESPN Staff Writer 

Florida coach Jim McElwain said that receiver Brandon Powell will be able to play this weekend against Vanderbilt after he was ejected for "throwing a punch" on Rashaan Golden late in the Tennessee game. Viewing the tape it looked more like a flop than a punch. McElwain later said that quarterback Luke Del Rio (knee) will throw against air in skeleton drills. He was listed as doubtful for the Vandy game

Edward Aschoff ESPN Staff Writer 

Georgia coach Kirby Smart says that they still plan to be as balanced as possible against Tennessee even if RB Nick Chubb (ankle) can't play this weekend. Said that even with younger, less experienced backs to help Sony Michel (106 yards on 23 attempts this season), he thinks that he has "capable backs" to put in to help the running game go. Right now freshmen Brian Herrien and Elijah Holyfield have combined for just 211 yards, but Herrien is second on the team with 184 yards and is averaging 7.1 yards per carry.

Matt Fortuna ESPN Staff Writer 

Dino Babers gave a funny answer when he was asked what advice he'd give other opponents who have to prepare for Louisville QB Lamar Jackson: "Based off our performance, I don't have the right to give an opinion on that." Syracuse lost at home to Louisville 62-28 in Week 2.

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

Louisville coach Bobby Petrino was asked on the ACC call about plays Lamar Jackson has made that wowed him. He brought up the hurdle over a Syracuse defender in Week 2. "The first thing I was thinking was, 'What the heck are you doing?'" Petrino said. "The next thing I was thinking was, 'Wow, great play.'"

Edward Aschoff ESPN Staff Writer 

Orgeron says that defensive lineman Davon Godchaux will return to the team today, after chargers were dropped following his arrest and being initially cited on misdemeanor charges of domestic abuse/child endangerment. Godchaux also faced an additional change of false imprisonment. Orgeron said he will wait for all of the information to come out before making any other decision on his playing status. Orgeron also said that running back Leonard Fournette is a "game-time decision" with his ankle injury.

Edward Aschoff ESPN Staff Writer 

LSU interim coach Ed Orgeron said it was tough saying goodbye to Les Miles but he can feel new energy from this team. When it comes to the offense, Orgeron said, "You can't put a lot in in one week, but we're doing to do the best that we can." Thinks this team will be fired up against Missouri. "I expect our people to come out and play with a lot of emotion." Says this isn't about offense, defense or special teams, "it's about one team."

Matt Fortuna ESPN Staff Writer 

Jimbo Fisher didn't entertain a question about all the LSU job speculation on the ACC teleconference, immediately saying that he loves Florida State, he's been there for a long time and everything else is just clutter.

Jared Shanker ESPN Staff Writer 

Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher as rumors about the LSU opening swirl: "I love this university and I plan on being here for a long time." On Monday he said he was unwilling to talk about the LSU opening but that he had not been contacted.