Happy Monday. We'll treat you to a few links:
Athlon names 12 SEC players first-team All-American.
The SEC's brightest stars can be found in the trenches this season, writes Tommy Hicks of The Mobile Press-Register.
Auburn lands a commitment from quarterback Jason Smith of Mobile, Ala. The 6-1, 180-pound Smith is ranked by ESPN as the No. 40 athlete nationally.
Ole Miss lands a commitment from quarterback Devante Kincade of Dallas, Texas. The 6-foot, 180-pound Kincade is ranked by ESPN as the No. 18 dual-threat quarterback prospect in the country.
The SEC may still consider going to a nine-game schedule down the road.
Barring injuries, Tennessee should field its most competitive team since the 2007 Eastern Division championship team, writes Mike Strange of The Knoxville News-Sentinel.
Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray checks in at No. 8 on The Gainesville Sun's countdown of the SEC's top 25 players for the 2012 season.
Dave Matter of The Columbia (Mo.) Tribune ranks LSU defensive coordinator John Chavis atop his list of the SEC's top 10 assistant coaches.
Mississippi State is still pushing to have the Egg Bowl moved to Thanksgiving night.
Texas A&M is revealing pieces of its new uniforms before the July 12 unveiling.