A check of what's making headlines in the SEC:
Florida quarterback John Brantley says his father is battling prostate cancer and will undergo surgery in March, reports David Jones of Florida Today.
Georgia's offensive coaches are feeling the heat, too, writes Tim Tucker of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
The system and Nick Saban give Alabama players an edge in the NFL, writes Don Kausler Jr. of The Birmingham News.
Evan Woodbery of The Mobile Press-Register weighs in on freshman quarterback Tyrik Rollison's apparent departure.
LSU's Les Miles has the running game on his brain, writes Glenn Guilbeau of Gannett Louisiana Newspapers.
Tennessee's athletic department drug policy is going back to three strikes. Previously, it was four strikes before a Vols' athlete was automatically dismissed for a positive marijuana test.