1. Florida with the easiest SEC schedule since 1992? Study also finds Vanderbilt has faced the hardest schedule.
2. Given the reports out about Johnny Manziel, here’s an interesting headline this weekend: Sumlin, not Manziel, will determine BCS title opportunity for Texas A&M.
3. Auburn signee Earnest Robinson headed to a JUCO after failing to qualify academically.
4. Gary Danielson on LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger: “He coasts sometimes…He needs to learn to go 100 percent of the time.”
5. As many as five former JUCO players could start for Tennessee this year.
6. Just how important is Arkansas for Auburn coach Gus Malzahan? “If he can’t outdo Bret Bielema, how’s he going to deal with Nick Saban?”
7. For the third straight year, more than 1,000 media credentials have been issued for SEC Media Days.
8. What will Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen say at SEC Media Days? “Smart money is on him saying something that will cause a stir.”
9. What kind of questions does Missouri wide receiver L’Damian Washington expect at this week’s media event? ”Just questions about Mizzou competing in the SEC, which is something I feel like we’re going to get a lot.”
10. Kentucky coach Mark Stoops on his Youngstown, Ohio upbringing: “This is where we learned to watch film. It brings you back to your roots.”
11. Quarterback Zach Mettenberger is the most important piece back for LSU. ”With new offensive coordinator Cam Cameron and an experienced receiving corps, Mettenberger will face elevated expectations in 2013.”
12. There’s a buzz building around Georgia freshman safety Tray Matthews.
13. Quarterbacks AJ McCarron and Johnny Manziel were roommates at the Manning Passing Academy.
14. Freshman Hunter Henry on being a part of Bret Bielema’s first class at Arkansas: “It’s a big honor.”
15. Who will backup quarterback Brandon Allen at Arkansas?
16. South Carolina with the best defensive line in the SEC and Texas A&M with the worst?
17. There’s more to the South Carolina defense than just Jadeveon Clowney.
18. When it comes to preseason award watch lists, Alabama players have twice as many mentions as any other SEC team.
19. Columnist: “Expect the (college football playoff) committee to be on the low side of the 14 to 20 members that has been speculated.”
20. What the SEC is doing to try to prevent and treat head injuries.
21. “There are 650 student-athletes at Georgia...there are some that are open about their sexual orientation within their team.”
22. Police report on Marshall Henderson’s May 4th arrest released.
23. Former Bruce Pearl assistants at Tennessee are learning about life post-NCAA penalties. “Second chances don’t come easy. ”
24. Former Missouri basketball player Negus Webster-Chan already causing a stir at Hawaii.