DawgNation links: Alvin Kamara update

Radi Nabulsi writesInsider: ESPN 150 four-star running back Alvin Kamara doesn't buy into heady recruiting pitches. For him, playing time and instant impact matter most.

David Ching writesInsider: With starting safeties Bacarri Rambo and Shawn Williams wrapping up their careers, Marc Deas needs to step up in his sophomore season if he is to outgrow his status as a perpetual backup.

ChingInsider: Class of 2012 signee Leonard Floyd completes a summer school course to qualify for college, and now he’s heading to UGA.