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SEC in the headlines: Arrests mounting for Georgia

Posted by ESPN.com's Chris Low

ATHENS, Ga. -- A quick stroll through the conference before I head over to campus to see Georgia coach Mark Richt and some of his players. The Bulldogs will have their media day later on Monday and will then hold their first practice of the preseason. I'll have updates all day from Georgia's camp, so keep checking back:

* The Bulldogs head into preseason camp on the heels of more off-the-field trouble. The arrests of Georgia players are mounting, as Richt continues to look into this latest incident. Think he will get more questions about the preseason No. 1 ranking at media day or why his players keep running into trouble? At this rate, you wonder if he'll put the downtown bars in Athens off limits to his players.

* Kyle Veazey and David Brandt of the Jackson Clarion-Ledger take a look at minority hiring in college football. Ole Miss and Mississippi State are ahead of the curve. The Rebels have five black assistants, including defensive coordinator Tyrone Nix. The Bulldogs' Sylvester Croom, the SEC's first black head football coach, also has two black coordinators -- Woody McCorvey and Charlie Harbison.

* Croom was not thrilled with team's conditioning in Mississippi State's first practice.

* Gator John Brantley is healthier and ready to take his shot at the backup quarterback job. Whoever wins that job could play an important role this season. Florida coach Urban Meyer said he wants to play two quarterbacks this season and not overdo it with Tim Tebow.

* Glenn Guilbeau of Gannett News Service sizes up defending national champion LSU, which opens practice on Monday. Everybody will be watching the quarterback race, where true freshman Jordan Jefferson could play this season.

* A touching story from Gentry Estes of the Mobile Press-Register on the passing of John Mark Stallings, the son of former Alabama coach Gene Stallings. John Mark was an inspiration to everyone who came into contact with him.

* Tide teammates say it's a different John Parker Wilson this preseason. Bama needs Wilson to get off to a good start this season.

* The battle for Auburn's starting quarterback job begins with Kodi Burns and Chris Todd both feeling as if they're the man for the job.

* Once encouraged by his father to leave Tennessee, Jonathan Crompton waited his turn and is now the Vols' starting quarterback.

* South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier is serious about Tommy Beecher being his quarterback.

* Vandy's D.J. Moore gets a little work on offense. Bobby Johnson would like to use the All-SEC cornerback some at receiver.

* Questions swirl for Arkansas as the Hogs get set to open practice Monday. Tom Murphy of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette asks and answers some of those questions as the Hogs opening practice on Monday.