Making the rounds in the SEC as we count down the days to Christmas:
Auburn's newcomers join the veterans in the Tigers' run to the Tostitos BCS National Championship Game.
Alabama's bowl trip is more about business than it is pleasure.
South Carolina quarterback Stephen Garcia and the Gamecocks are eager for bowl redemption.
Tennessee reports a secondary violation in connection with the Bar Knoxville brawl this past summer. As many as 36 athletes were not required to pay cover charges at the bar.
LSU lands its 19th commitment for the 2011 class, cornerback Micah Eugene of Acadiana, La. He's rated by ESPN as the No. 23 cornerback prospect in the country.
After being ruled academically ineligible for the season, Kentucky defensive tackle Mister Cobble will make his collegiate debut in the BBVA Compass Bowl.
Arkansas gets a commitment from cornerback Tevin Mitchel, who had previously been committed to Nebraska. Mitchel is rated by ESPN as the No. 16 cornerback prospect in the country.
Four-star tight end Drew Owens of Charlotte, N.C., commits to South Carolina, giving the Gamecocks 26 commitments for the 2011 class.