SEC Football

1. Kentucky coach Mark Stoops named Patrick Towles the team's starting quarterback

2. The SEC landed eight of the top 25 spots in the Associated Press poll, which was released on Sunday.

3. Here are five Alabama players who showed what it takes to "be the beast" during fall camp.

4. Here are seven Auburn newcomers who could help the Tigers' offense immediately.

5. Auburn's plan at quarterback for the opener against Arkansas should be known in the "next couple of days."

6. Here are 10 topics facing LSU football before the start of the season.

7. Ole Miss needs receiver Quincy Adeboyejo to be consistent. That could lead to a starting role alongside Laquon Treadwell.

8. Kenny Hill has the unenviable task of replacing Johnny Manziel, but Hill has the tools to be successful.

9. How about Hill as a long shot to win the Heisman Trophy?

10. Seth Emerson made his AP ballot available after the poll was released on Sunday.

11. Tennessee senior linebacker A.J. Johnson says he's comfortable leading the young players around him.

12. Vanderbilt has its quarterbacks wearing knee braces in hopes that they will help prevent future injuries.

SEC Basketball

13. Kentucky led the Dominican Republic 62-54 with 4:30 left on Sunday. Final score: Dominican Republic 63, Kentucky 62.

14. Jerry Tipton has several takeaways from Kentucky's trip to the Bahamas.

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15. Bobby Petrino has AD Tom Jurich to thank for his second chance at Louisville.

16. Bud Elliott looks at Notre Dame's academic scandal and how rivals will use that against the Irish in recruiting.

17. What stands in the way of Jameis Winston winning another Heisman Trophy? The team at Bleacher Report discussed the topic.

18. Nebraska receiver Kenny Bell got himself a bartending job when he ran out of money to pay his bills.