Making the rounds in the SEC:
Newly hired Texas Tech coach Tommy Tuberville is trying to pry James Willis away from Alabama to be his defensive coordinator in Lubbock.
South Carolina defensive end Clifton Geathers is leaning toward declaring for the NFL draft, reports Joe Person of The State newspaper.
LSU's 2009 offensive line never lived up to Les Miles' lofty preseason billing.
With LSU's Chad Jones deciding to turn pro early, Craig Loston will get a chance next season to show that all of the recruiting hype was justified.
Rick Minter is a new name to watch as Mississippi State's Dan Mullen continues his search for a defensive coordinator.
Vanderbilt safety Ryan Hamilton had his request for a sixth year of eligibility denied by the NCAA.
Minnesota's Terrell Combs transfers back closer to home and will play at Kentucky next season.