The Southeastern Conference has released its 2012 football schedule with its newest members Missouri and Texas A&M. Missouri will play in the SEC East, while Texas A&M will play in the SEC West. Both teams open play September 8th with Missouri at Georgia, while Texas A&M hosts Florida. Kentucky will play at Missouri October 27th, with other SEC road games having the Wildcats play at Florida September 22nd, at Arkansas October 13th and at Tennessee November 24th.
Kentucky's home SEC games will include South Carolina September 29th, Mississippi State October 6th, Georgia October 20th and Vanderbilt November 3rd.
The Pittsburgh Post Gazette reported Tuesday Tennessee Titans coach Mike Munchak has been targeted by a search panel to become Joe Paterno's replacement as football coach at Penn State. Sources tell the newspaper Munchak and Green Bay Packers quarterback coach Tom Clements are the leading candidates. Munchak--in his first season as Titans head coach--played for Penn State from 1978-81.
NFL.com reports the St. Louis Rams are expected to fire coach Steve Spagnuolo following Sunday's game with the San Francisco 49ers. The Rams are reportedly going to go after former Tennessee Titans coach Jeff Fisher. The Rams head into Sunday's season finale at 2-13. Spagnuolo has a year remaining on his contract.