Previewing the SEC East

We're kicking off our preview of the different conferences today with a look at the SEC's Eastern Division. The Western Division is on tap for Wednesday.

Be sure to check out Pat Forde's feature on Georgia receiver A.J. Green and Mark Schlabach's piece on John Brantley and his daunting task of taking over for Tim Tebow at Florida. I had a chance to sit down with Tennessee first-year coach Derek Dooley, and he talks about his vision for getting the Vols back into the upper echelon of the league.

Also, here are five things to watch in the East this season.