Checking in on what's making news around the SEC:
Former Tennessee offensive tackle Aaron Douglas says leaving the program was the toughest decision of his life, writes Dave Hooker of The Knoxville News-Sentinel.
The SEC plans to revisit the cowbell issue at Mississippi State, writes Kyle Veazey of The Jackson Clarion-Ledger.
South Carolina offensive tackle Jarriel King has undergone a second heart procedure, but should be full go again in six weeks.
Despite months of advertising, chunks of the playing turf at Bryant-Denny Stadium won't be going up for sale, writes Michael Casagrande of The Decatur Daily.
Auburn receives a commitment from linebacker Chris Landrum of Sweet Water, Ala. He's the Tigers' sixth commitment for the 2011 class.
Edward Aschoff of The Gainesville Sun takes a look at what Florida's heralded freshman class might do this fall.