Taking the Friday temperature from around the SEC:
Ole Miss defensive tackle Jerrell Powe has a score to settle with loose-lipped LSU, writes David Brandt of The Jackson Clarion-Ledger.
A civil lawsuit accuses Auburn running back Eric Smith and two other players of assaulting a student during an August incident, reports Jay G. Tate of The Montgomery Advertiser.
Mississippi State quarterback Tyson Lee has taken his lumps, but keeps on keeping on.
The Outback Bowl could be in the mix for LSU, writes Randy Rosetta of The Baton Rouge Advocate.
Former Tennessee quarterback B.J. Coleman gets his shot at the Alabama defense.
Another Georgia player has a run-in with the law over a driver's license issue.
Is this the year that Florida defensive coordinator Charlie Strong finally gets a head job?
Walk-ons could play a key role for Tennessee on Saturday against Vanderbilt.