Posted by ESPN.com's Chris Low
A few SEC links for your lunch hour consumption:
Arkansas' Michael Smith is following in his father's footsteps. Back in the 1980s, Michael Smith Sr. was dubbed "Mr. Excitement" at Florida A&M.
Chris Todd moves in as Auburn's starting quarterback, and Kodi Burns moves to receiver.
Former Auburn offensive coordinator Tony Franklin couldn't be prouder of Todd's reslience, writes Tony Barnhart of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Challenged by Lane Kiffin and the new Tennessee staff, senior center Josh McNeil has finally bought into the program.
There's another twist in the legal saga of Ole Miss freshman Tig Barksdale. The woman who accused him of stealing her car was convicted of false reporting of a crime.
It looks like Vanderbilt will have its own version of the Wildcat package this season. The Commodores used it several times during Thursday's scrimmage, and a couple of the freshman running backs made big plays.
LSU coach Les Miles is considering closing his practices completely to the media because of all the injury information that's getting out.
Despite three surgeries, linebacker Brandon Thurmond is determined to see it through at Kentucky.