Posted by ESPN.com's Chris Low
Strolling around the SEC for a check of the latest headlines:
Former Auburn basketball great Charles Barkley says the No. 1 reason the Tigers didn't hire Turner Gill as head football coach was because he's black.
Doug Segrest and Jon Solomon of The Birmingham News do a nice job of digging deeper into who new Auburn coach Gene Chizik really is.
Columnist Rick Cleveland of The Clarion-Ledger writes that Dan Mullen faces a stiff challenge at Mississippi State.
South Carolina tight end Jared Cook tries to get past his benching in the Clemson game.
Monte Kiffin confirms that he'll join his son, Lane Kiffin, at Tennessee following the NFL season.