1. Nick Saban on hiring Lane Kiffin: “All his issues come from something we’re not asking him to do.”
2. Bo Davis is returning to Alabama to coach the defensive line. He was hired at Southern California just a few days earlier.
3. Alabama linebacker Dillon Lee should play a key role next year. “Oh man, Dillon Lee is something else,” cornerback Deion Belue said.
4. Auburn wide receiver Jaylon Denson is hoping to return this summer. He’s applied for a medical redshirt.
5. There will be plenty of unknown with LSU’s offense next season.
6. Florida coach Will Muschamp believes the Gators need more tempo on offense.
7. Alabama’s Kirby Smart and Florida State’s Jeremy Pruitt are two names to watch as Georgia searches for a defensive coordinator.
8. James Franklin leaving Vanderbilt could be good news for the rest of the SEC.
9. Vanderbilt AD David Williams is in the middle of the search to replace Franklin.
10. Dave Matter has handed out grades following Missouri’s 12-2 season.
11. LSU running back Jeremy Hill started the run of LSU players to the NFL draft on Monday.
12. Hill is the top running back prospect in the draft, according to Gil Brandt.
13. Johnny Manziel has hired a law firm to handle his business matters.
14. Ole Miss will have to adjust as the Rebels welcome back guard Marshall Henderson.
15. Mississippi State coach Rick Ray is pleased with the Bulldogs’ progress.
16. Florida isn’t worried about its home winning streak. The Gators are more worried about Georgia.
17. Marcus Thornton is playing a key role for Georgia after dealing with injuries during his career.
18. Kentucky coach John Calipari is still trying to get his team to work hard and improve.
19. Avoiding early foul trouble is a key for Tennessee forward Jarnell Stokes.
20. Seth Davis on Tennessee: “The Vols are easily the most disappointing team in the country thus far.”
21. College football sells its soul year after year by hiring bad-guy coaches, according to George Diaz.
22. Report: Ohio State plans to hire longtime Penn State assistant coach Larry Johnson.
23. Mike DeCourcy looks at college athletics and the academic crisis.
25. The topic of concussions came up again Monday during an AFCA conference in Indianapolis.
26. Kansas has more talent than just Andrew Wiggins, who recorded 19 points and 17 rebounds on Monday.