1. LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger: “If I can just be half the quarterback that Jarrett Lee was last year for this team and really lead us like he did, I’d be happy,”
2. Matt Hayes: “You have no one to blame but yourself, LSU.”
3. The many changes for the Tigers “In all, 15 players have been injured, suspended, dismissed, ruled academically ineligible or transferred.”
4. Accentuating the positives at Arkansas. Could the Razorbacks be 5-4 heading into their November 10th game against South Carolina?
5. Kevin Scarbinsky: “Truth is, there’s a thin line between Auburn and Arkansas at the moment,…”
6. When it comes to the Razorbacks and Tigers – which team is most likely to turn it around?
7. Gene Chizik on his wide receivers: “They’ve got to grow up, they’ve got to step up and they’ve got to play better. It’s that simple.”
8. Texas A&M has won their last three games by an average of 50 points. Is Kevin Sumlin upset his 3-1 Aggies aren’t ranked? “It doesn’t really matter where you are (ranked), unless it’s the end of the year.”
9. The Aggies scored 58 points against Arkansas but offensive coordinator Kliff Kingsbury says there’s room for improvement: “We have to get better in the Red Zone.”
10. Parrish Alford on Ole Miss: “Warm fuzzies, though, don’t have a very long shelf life, and this one is about to expire.”
11. With four interceptions, Mississippi State cornerback Darius Slay is tied for second in the country.
12. Off week at Alabama means the Crimson Tide look ahead. Nick Saban: “We worked on two different teams today.”
13. What Steve Spurrier can learn from Mark Richt.
14. When Georgia plays at South Carolina, the offense traditionally struggles – average of just 14 points in last eight visits, haven’t topped 20 since 1994.
15. NFL general manager on Georgia linebacker Jarvis Jones: “He’s going to be a top-round talent, no question.” Jones and the rest of the Bulldogs defense focused on Marcus Lattimore.
16. Steve Spurrier on his offensive line: “We’re not dominating as we hope we can.”
17. Mizzou’s offensive line played better against South Carolina than it did Central Florida. Co-offensive line coach Josh Henson: “It frustrated the heck out of me.”
18. Is Missouri defensive tackle Sheldon Richardon too warm and fuzzy on the football field? “My dad told me (to) quit helping people up,” he said. “But I hit ‘em pretty hard, so helping them up ain’t that bad.”
19. Gary Pinkel on Vanderbilt coach James Franklin: “He’s got a good scheme, good system.”
20. Gators quarterback Jeff Driskel on his offensive line: “They’re the strength of the offense.”
21. Mark Wiedmar on Tyler Bray: “Probably half the quarterbacks in the National Football League would trade their second home and third foreign car to be able to sling it like you.”
22. John Adams on Tennessee’s schedule: ” By the end of the month, the Vols likely will have played 11 nationally ranked teams in October during a four-year stretch.”
23. Kentucky football injuries – the curse of Steve Spurrier?
24. Kentucky offensive coordinator Randy Sanders on his two freshman quarterbacks: “We set a new record for knucklehead calls a couple times – calling them knuckleheads or something pretty close to that.”
25. SI’s Andy Staples puts Georgia in front of LSU and has Texas A&M in his top 25.
26. Ed O’ Bannon’s lawsuit against the NCAA now turns the focus to ESPN.
28. Alabama is the third-best tailgating school in the South according to Southern Living magazine.
29. Harvey Updyke’s trial could be delayed by psychiatric testing.
30. Former Penn State assistant coach Mike McQueary is suing the university for millions in damages
31. Terrance Donnels – you may not know the name but you know his work: “An invisible sensation dancing in the shadows of the Internet”
32. “(T)he Calipari we’ve come to know at Kentucky has never lost out on a prospect that he truly wanted.”
33. Impact freshmen to watch this year in college basketball.