A Friday stroll around the league:
- A look at the 40 must-see games in the SEC this season, according to Athlon Sports.
- Kiehl Frazier didn't get the Auburn starting quarterback job simply by default, writes Kevin Scarbinsky of The Birmingham News.
- Alabama running back Eddie Lacy returns to practice after spraining his knee and ankle in last Saturday's scrimmage.
- Mike Strange of The Knoxville News-Sentinel wonders if the reward Da'Rick Rogers offered the Vols was worth the risk.
- Missouri offensive guard Jack Meiners is the latest Tigers' offensive lineman to go down with an injury.
- LSU linebacker Kevin Minter is following in Kelvin Sheppard's footsteps.
- Tyrann Mathieu plans to enroll this semester at LSU, according to two of his teammates.
- Ole Miss is working overtime to get freshman defensive end Channing Ward up to speed.
- Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen says freshman Will Redmond has been practicing with the team.
- Arkansas running back Knile Davis will get his first live contact in Friday's scrimmage.
- Vanderbilt will rely on a pair of senior kickers on special teams.
- Florida's defense will be even more aggressive in Year No. 2 under defensive coordinator Dan Quinn.
- Georgia coach Mark Richt says the Bulldogs are close to nailing down their starters on the offensive line.
- Texas A&M is poised to play a ton of freshmen this season.
- Kentucky's Maxwell Smith is settling in as the Wildcats' starting quarterback.
2:00 PM ET Washington State Colorado State 3:30 PM ET 20 Fresno State 25 USC 5:30 PM ET Buffalo San Diego State 9:00 PM ET Tulane Louisiana-Lafayette
6:00 PM ET Pittsburgh Bowling Green 9:30 PM ET Utah State 23 Northern Illinois
2:30 PM ET Marshall Maryland 6:00 PM ET Syracuse Minnesota 9:30 PM ET Brigham Young Washington
12:00 PM ET Rutgers Notre Dame 3:20 PM ET Cincinnati North Carolina 6:45 PM ET Miami (FL) 18 Louisville 10:15 PM ET Michigan Kansas State
11:45 AM ET Middle Tennessee Navy 3:15 PM ET Ole Miss Georgia Tech 6:45 PM ET 10 Oregon Texas 10:15 PM ET 14 Arizona State Texas Tech
12:30 PM ET Arizona Boston College 2:00 PM ET Virginia Tech 17 UCLA 4:00 PM ET Rice Mississippi State 8:00 PM ET 24 Duke 21 Texas A&M
12:00 PM ET Nebraska 22 Georgia 12:00 PM ET UNLV North Texas 1:00 PM ET Iowa 16 LSU 1:00 PM ET 19 Wisconsin 9 South Carolina 5:00 PM ET 5 Stanford 4 Michigan State 8:30 PM ET 15 UCF 6 Baylor
7:30 PM ET 13 Oklahoma State 8 Missouri 8:30 PM ET 12 Clemson 7 Ohio State