1. Nebraska sophomore running back Braylon Heard is transferring to Kentucky. He’ll sit out the 2013 season and will have two years of eligibility remaining. Heard attended the same Ohio high school as new Kentucky coach Mark Stoops.
2. Alabama’s 2012 national championship team will be honored by President Obama at a White House ceremony on Monday.The Crimson Tide had originally been scheduled to visit in March, but bad weather forced a cancellation of those plans.
3. The latest mock NFL draft from ESPN’s Todd McShay has 11 SEC players going in the first round. Both McShay and Mel Kiper project Texas A&M offensive tackle Luke Joeckel as the first overall pick.