Checking in on what's making headlines around the SEC:
Mississippi State's focus defensively is keeping Ryan Mallett and the Arkansas offense from ripping off too many big plays.
Joe Biddle of The Tennessean writes that Vanderbilt doesn't have the same commitment to compete in football as the other SEC schools.
Beefed-up Tennessee freshman defensive lineman Corey Miller is coming into his own.
Mark Bradley of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution writes that Auburn and Cam Newton aren't in the clear.
Georgia star receiver A.J. Green has yet to make up his mind about turning pro early.
A look at which teams commit the most personal fouls and unsportsmanlike conduct penalties.
Arkansas is no stranger to defending the option.
LSU and Ole Miss' weaknesses will collide on Saturday. LSU has struggled to throw the ball, and Ole Miss has struggled to stop anybody throwing the ball.