We welcome the month of July with a stroll around the SEC:
Clemson's Sammy Watkins says the Tigers should "beat the mess" out of Georgia in the season opener.
A couple of former Vanderbilt players say coach James Franklin had several team meetings to remind them about their behavior off the field and also brought in speakers.
The perception of Vanderbilt changes quickly, writes David Climer of The Tennessean.
Charles Barkley sounds off on Johnny Manziel, AJ McCarron, Nick Saban and Gus Malzahn.
Mike Slive should make Nick Saban and Gus Malzahn cut down on the cupcakes, writes Kevin Scarbinsky of AL.com.
Top running back prospect Leonard Fournette is one of several LSU targets participating in The Opening.
Urban Meyer tried to point Aaron Hernandez on the right path, writes Pat Dooley of The Gainesville Sun.
Former Florida players are stunned over Aaron Hernandez's arrest on murder charges.
The Orlando Sentinel ranks Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel as the No. 3 college football player to watch this season in the state of Florida.
The offensive coordinator's job at Kentucky has been a lightning rod, writes John Clay of The Lexington Herald-Leader.
Tennessee hopes Butch Jones can help boost student attendance, but the Vols are fighting a nationwide ticket trend.
Mississippi State lands a commitment from quarterback Nick Fitzgerald of Richmond Hill, Ga.