2. LSU AD on NCAA investigation: ”We’re under a gag order not to discuss anything specifically.”
3. Scott Rabalais:” Is Lyles a power broker or patsy? One thing is plain: His recruiting service was pretty lousy.”
4. Ole Miss quarterback Barry Brunetti learns a lesson in leadership.
6. Malzahn on Quan Bray, whose mother was fatally shot earlier this month: “”We’ve just been trying to comfort him as best we can. We’ve been praying for him. ”
7. This season’s X-Factor for the Crimson Tide – linebacker Courtney Upshaw.
10. Only two Tennessee players on the preseason all-conference team but coach Derek Dooley isn’t worried.
11. Former Kentucky safety Matt Lentz is pursuing a professional baseball career.
14. NCAA decides to scrap new recruiting rule.
15. Former Georgia coach Jim Donnan accused of making millions from a Ponzi scheme.
16. One man’s preseason SEC rankings.
17. Ranking the last 10 BCS champs
18. Bruce Feldman may have been suspended from ESPN but the news has done wonders for book sales.