Taking a look at what's making headlines around the SEC:
Auburn's biggest commitment was holding onto offensive coordinator Gus Malzahn, writes Kevin Scarbinsky of The Birmingham News.
Paul Finebaum of The Mobile Press-Register writes that it's lonely at the top for Nick Saban and Alabama.
Tennessee athletic director Mike Hamilton wanted to give Kippy Brown a shot at the Vols' head coaching job, but admitted that it wasn't ideal the way everything went down with Brown.
Tennessee officials are looking into former coaches' contact with Vols' recruits.
Georgia's Mark Richt hires Scott Lakatos off the Connecticut staff to be the Bulldogs' secondary coach.
Top running back prospect Marcus Lattimore of Duncan, S.C., says Auburn holds a slight advantage over South Carolina.