A check of what's making news around the SEC:
Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen says he has no regrets about the way the Bulldogs recruited Cam Newton.
Former South Carolina offensive guard Garrett Chisolm has overcome unspeakable tragedy, writes Gene Sapakoff of The Charleston Post and Courier.
John Butler, who worked under Tim Brewster at Minnesota as special teams coordinator and linebackers coach, has been hired to replace Shane Beamer at South Carolina as the Gamecocks' special teams coordinator.
John Adams of The Knoxville News-Sentinel writes that Tennessee might want to seek former athletic director Doug Dickey's advice during this whole NCAA mess.
Harvey Updyke, the alleged Toomer's Corner tree poisoner, has gone into seclusion and is living in his car.
LSU first-year offensive coordinator Steve Kragthorpe is looking for players who can deliver in the clutch.
Former Alabama quarterback Greg McElroy doesn't expect to throw at the NFL combine or Alabama's pro day because of his injured hand.
Clint Hurtt, who interviewed at Auburn for the defensive line job, has decided to stay at Louisville.
Lane Kiffin's legacy continues to haunt Tennessee.