1. Florida, Missouri, Ole Miss and South Carolina are in the spotlight at today’s SEC Media Days starting in a few hours.
2. This should be interesting. You’ll hear from Missouri coach Gary Pinkel today. GaryPinkel.com launching soon.
3. Steve Spurrier speaking today. That’s always guaranteed to be entertaining.
5. Can the Ole Miss momentum continue this year? That’s just one of the hot topics at Hoover this week.
6. Johnny Manziel will be at SEC Media Days on Wednesday and then hop a plane and head to Los Angeles for the ESPY Awards.
7. Kentucky sophomore running back Josh Clemons will miss the entire season – tore his Achilles’ tendon on Friday.
8. NFL Network’s Mike Mayock on Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron: ”I think he’s got good, but not great arm strength, and he is very accurate.”
9. McCarron is Alabama’s most important returning piece.
10. Georgia coach Mark Richt and comedian Jeff Foxworthy combine to purchase a painting of Jesus Christ.
11. The Big 12 just can’t stop comparing itself to big brother - “no one in the SEC is playing the type of offenses we’ve seen in the Big 12 in recent years.”
12. Could former Auburn running back Michael Dyer be headed to South Florida?
(We’ll have more headlines later today)