SEC Football

1. These are the most important position battles for Alabama as the Crimson Tide prepares for the start of fall practice.

2. Quarterback doesn't make the list for Auburn, but the Tigers do have five key position battles of their own.

3. The addition of WR D'haquille Williams, who arrived in the spring, has Auburn excited about its passing game.

4. SEC players appear to be divided on the issue of pay for the use of name, image and likeness.

5. Two LSU football players were arrested and issued misdemeanor citations earlier this month.

6. Here's another story on Texas A&M preparing for life without Johnny Manziel.

7. Pat Dooley ranks the SEC teams 1-14 based on how tough their schedules are.

8. Former basketball player Joseph Ledbetter is transferring to Georgia to play football. His younger brother is a top recruit.

9. South Carolina is considered a double-digit favorite as it prepares for its season opener against Texas A&M.

10. It's Maty Mauk's turn to run the show at Missouri. Last year's starting experience should help him be ready.

11. A.J. Johnson leads Tennessee's group of linebackers. Here's a look at the players who will need to step up around him.

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12. ESPN has begun ranking the top 100 players in college football. The site has released 100-81 so far.

13. Athlon Sports predicts the winner of every major college football award. The SEC is well represented.

14. Brady Hoke doesn't appear too concerned about his job status at Michigan.

15. NCAA president Mark Emmert says recent criticism of NCAA enforcement is inaccurate.

16. Video: Watch Peyton Manning dance to Tennessee's "Rocky Top" before a Denver Broncos practice.