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Robert Lester has risen the ranks to be "the general" in Alabama's secondary.
How Nick Saban turned the Tide.
Kevin Scarbinsky of The Birmingham News writes that Auburn coach Gene Chizik can answer at least a few questions by beating Clemson on Saturday.
The CBS Sports Network is airing a season-long series highlighting Arkansas' season.
Texas A&M's schedule will shine on after the opener was canceled, but dark clouds loom.
Tennessee quarterback Tyler Bray isn't nervous about Friday's opener against NC State, he's just eager to get the season started.
Florida offensive coordinator Brent Pease says results will dictate who becomes the Gators' starting quarterback.
Kentucky's offensive line is well-healed heading into the opener against Louisville.
Walk-on Merritt Hall earned his spot at fullback at Georgia.
LSU junior wide receiver James Wright rises to a starting spot in the Tigers' offense.
Josh Boyd is making an easy transition to Fletcher Cox's old defensive tackle spot at Mississippi State.
Missouri linebacker Andrew Wilson is looking to follow in his father's footsteps as Mizzou's toughest player.
Vanderbilt's Jordan Rodgers and Tennessee's Bray are in the quarterback spotlight.
Ole Miss hopes its offseason improvements translate into wins.