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Once simply a time for newspapermen and television folks to get insight on the upcoming season, SEC Media Days is now a four-day long phenomenon. Auburn, Florida and Vanderbilt were the event's ice breakers, along with new SEC commi sionerGreg Sankey. Here are some of the highlights from Day One.Malzahn talks Harbaugh, MuschampAuburn'sGus Malzahnwas the first coach up to the podiumand he spent a significant part of his time talking about other coaches. Namely Michigan's Jim Harbaugh and his new a sistant, Will Muschamp.Malzahn said he wasn' Yovani Gallardo Jersey t worried by into the deep south via satellite camp. Let him tell it, any team recruiting in Alabama is just looking for scraps neither Auburn or Alabama wanted.MORE: | | The chances of a team coming into our state and getting a player we or Paul Molitor Jersey Alabama want is slim to none," A little closer to home, Malzahn willfully sung the praises of his new defensive coordinator, former Florida coach Will Muschamp.Malzahn called Muschamp "the best defensive mind in all of football, not just college football."HAYES: Jim McElwain's sun burn steals the showWhile the former Florida head coach was getting praised, the man who replaced him found attention for a totally different reasonone that had nothing to do with football.Jim McElwain looking like he needs to invest in some sunblock Geist (@s_geist7) And it's only early July. HAYES: Vandy's Derek Mason puts blame on himselfSome college football coaches have trouble admitting when they are wrong. Not Derek Mason.The Vanderbilt coach said he learned a hard le sonduring his team Milwaukee Brewers Custom Jersey 's 3-9 season last year."As a head coach I made some a sumptions about this football team," Mason said. "I a sumed that just because were in the SEC we would play like an SEC football team, and we didnt. And thats on me."UF's Hargreaves brings the heatThe coaches weren't the only ones Jhoulys Chacin Jersey under the microscope Monday. Most players, like Auburn quarterback Jeremy Johnson, played it rather safe. Others, like Florida'sVernon Hargreaves, decided to stick their chests out a little.The said when it comes to defensive backs, no group can compare with the Gators, including LSU. He says he and his teammates plan on proving which group holds the title of"DBU" this season. Day 1 quote of the day: Vernon Hargreaves. Says "we'll let the season play out and it won't be close" in UF/LSU battle for "DBU." Gabe Bock (@GabeBock) Hargreaves also listed the top receivers he's played against, and it's a pretty good one Odell Beckham Jr., Amari Cooper and Jarvis Landry. He said he's looking forward Eric Thames Jersey to taking on Ole Mi s receiverLaquon Treadwell this season.Up nextSEC Coordinator of Football Officials Steve Shaw,South Carolina coachSteve Spurrier,Texas AM coachKevin Sumlin,Mi si sippiState's Dan Mullen andTenne see'sButch Jones are scheduled to appear along with their players on Tuesday.