Making the rounds in the SEC:
- Mississippi State lands a verbal commitment from 330-pound defensive tackle Nick James of Long Beach, Miss. James is ranked as the No. 22 defensive tackle prospect in the country by ESPN.
- Travis Haney of The Charleston Post and Courier examines five storylines to watch at South Carolina this preseason.
- Alabama's Barrett Jones is a master of time management, writes Izzy Gould of The Mobile Press-Register.
- Signees Mickey Johnson and Alonzo Lewis won't be reporting for fall camp with the rest of their LSU teammates.
- Tennessee linebacker Austin Johnson is sorry for the "embarrassment" of his arrest.
- Gentry Estes of Dawgs247.com looks back at Mark Richt's top 5 wins.
- The new top Gator in charge, Will Muschamp, looks back on his playing days at Georgia.
- Kentucky picks up three more verbal commitments -- tight end/defensive end Daniel Ross, offensive tackle T.J. Jones and kicker Landon Foster.
- Five things to know about Vanderbilt heading into fall camp.