SEC tables graduate transfer proposal
Alabama AD Greg Byrne at SEC spring meetings in Destin. Matthew Stevens
Maurice Smith transferred from Alabama to Georgia last year despite objections by the Crimson Tide.(Photo: Mickey Welsh / Advertiser)Buy Photo
DESTIN, Fla. — Alabama football coach Nick Saban’s opposition to transfer “free agency” was heard loud and clear by the Southeastern Conference presidents, who Friday chose to table a proposal that would effectively have cleared the way for intra-conference graduate transfers.
During a somewhat slow week at the annual SEC spring meetings, a vote on SEC legislative proposal No. 9 — submitted by Georgia following last …