We kick it off in the SEC in 10 days. For now, we'll settle for a little linkage:
Don Kausler, Jr. of The Birmingham News examines how many true freshmen will play for Alabama this season.
Cornerback Jonathan Jones of Carrollton, Ga., commits to Auburn. Jones is ranked by ESPN as the No. 22 cornerback prospect in the country.
Auburn's Trovon Reed is ready to make an impact this season.
Arkansas' Jerico Nelson is a valuable part of the Hogs' defense no matter where he lines up.
Florida coach Will Muschamp says he supports receivers coach Aubrey Hill 100 percent. Hill was mentioned in the Yahoo Sports story concerning violations at Miami.
Melvin Ingram is South Carolina's forgotten man in the defensive line.
Mississippi State quarterback Chris Relf hopes to build on his late surge from a year ago.
Stuart Hines is the quiet leader of Kentucky's offensive line.
A former baseball player, Tennessee safety Brent Brewer is becoming the Vols' "power hitter."
Vanderbilt's players form their own scooter club.
The lawyer for the four LSU players implicated in last week's bar fight has delayed their meeting with police.
LSU's Barkevious Mingo is racing to get after the quarterback.
The early reviews on Alex Ogletree's move to safety are all good for Georgia.