Posted by ESPN.com's Chris Low
A quick check of what's making headlines in the SEC:
Alabama's 2008 signing class has been even better than advertised, writes Kevin Scarbinsky of The Birmingham News.
Andy Bitter of The Columbus (Ga.) Ledger-Enquirer has an in-depth breakdown of what freshmen will play this season for Auburn and what roles they might play.
There will be multiple voices involved in calling plays this season for Mississippi State.
A more confident Jordan Jefferson is eager to prove himself this season as LSU's quarterback.
This could be the year that Kentucky quarterback Mike Hartline makes an Andre Woodson-like leap, writes Mark Story of The Lexington Herald-Leader.
Arkansas junior college newcomer Rudell Crim moves to cornerback and is ready to play his game.
Georgia tailback Caleb King is back to running sprints after pulling his hamstring on Aug. 12. He's unsure if he'll travel this weekend.
South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier says smack talk before a game is overrated.