1. Kentucky opens at Louisville this afternoon on ESPN. ”No one really knows anything about the two teams, they just think they do.”
2. Kentucky players haven’t forgotten last season’s 24-17 loss to the Cardinals. ”That game left the worst taste in my mouth.”
3. Derek Dooley looks for improvement from his Tennessee team after Friday night’s win – says the Vols defense had a hard time adjusting to NC State’s quick pace.
4. Texas A&M will open at home against Florida with the ESPN Gameday crew on hand.
5. Stewart Mandel: Alabama “will likely rise back to No. 1 in the new rankings, and rightfully so.”
7. With Zach Mettenberger, LSU looks to be a one-quarterback team. But there’s quite a battle going on at tailback.
8. Heralded freshman receiver Dorial Green-Beckham makes his Mizzou debut.
9. Vanderbilt fans like the new hillside seating.
10. Fearing a heart attack, former Kentucky basketball coach Billy Gillispie calls 911.
11. Police say a Tennessee fan was drinking alcohol before he plunged to his death Friday night in the Georgia Dome.