Some SEC linkage for your Wednesday enjoyment:
- Former Alabama cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick is arrested and charged with possession of marijuana.
- Lance Thompson, Nick Saban's prodigal coaching son, returns to Alabama, writes Kevin Scarbinsky of The Birmingham News.
- Saban hits the recruiting trail in the Atlanta area.
- LSU coach Les Miles shoots down the rumors that select players were benched for wanting to go with Jarrett Lee in the BCS National Championship Game.
- New Florida offensive coordinator Brent Pease cut his SEC teeth at Kentucky.
- The lack of underclassmen leaving Tennessee's program is telling, writes John Adams of The Knoxville News-Sentinel.
- Joel Erickson of The Columbus (Ga.) Ledger-Enquirer breaks down Auburn's prospective 2012 roster by scholarship players.
- Georgia's Jay Rome waits his turn in one sport while playing another.