Making the rounds in the SEC:
Florida Gators senior linebacker Brandon Hicks is ready to take on a leadership role for the Gators.
Rodney Garner, the only holdover from the defensive staff last season at Georgia, is getting used to his new colleagues.
Brandon Marcello of The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette has sophomore tight end Chris Gragg as one of his "Three 2 Watch" for the Hogs this spring.
Mark Ingram Sr., the father of Alabama Heisman Trophy winner Mark Ingram, has been sentenced to two more years in federal prison for jumping bail in an attempt to see his son play in the 2009 Sugar Bowl.
South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier said the Gamecocks will have two quarterbacks ready to play this season, and he's liked what he's seen so far from freshman Connor Shaw.
Auburn kicks off spring practice on Wednesday and will do mostly morning practices this year.