RecruitingNation links: SEC edition


From David Ching: Georgia must replace one of the most accomplished receivers in program history in Tavarres King, who is third all-time in touchdown catches (21) and fourth in receiving yards (2,602).

More from ChingInsider: Chris Conley will have a chance to contribute from the beginning this fall -- and he hopes to take advantage of that opportunity.

From Radi NabulsiInsider: Two freshmen turn heads at the Atlanta NFTC.


From Michael DiRoccoInsider: Mike Gillislee's stats sheet got a major leg up in 2012 with help from fullback Hunter Joyer. Behind Joyer in 2013, though, UF is lacking in true fullbacks.

More from DiRocco: Florida coach Will Muschamp announced the hiring of UTEP defensive coordinator Jeff Choate on Wednesday morning as the Gators’ special teams coordinator and outside linebackers coach. On the defensive staff, Choate replaces line coach Bryant Young, who resigned last week for personal reasons.


From Gary LaneyInsider: Five things to watch as LSU gets ready to kick off its spring game on Saturday.


From Sam Khan Jr.Insider: ESPN Watch List linebackers Zach Whitley Jr. talks about his spring visits and which schools he's most interested in.


From Alex Scarborough: Many of the same issues that troubled Alabama in 2012 remain, amplified by 11 starters packing up and heading to the NFL.