Slow news week in the SEC (riiiiight).
Bobby Johnson leaves Vanderbilt with a blueprint of how to succeed, colleague Chris Low writes. Both Vanderbilt and the SEC lose out with Johnson's retirement, Tony Barnhart writes in The Atlanta Journal Constitution.
The SEC West looks like the loaded half of the league entering 2010, Andrea Adelson writes in the Orlando Sentinel.
Two-a-days are a thing of the past at Georgia, Tim Tucker writes in The Atlanta Journal Constitution. In case you missed it, Bulldogs backup running back Dontavius Jackson is transferring following his arrest.
Some good Auburn nuggets from The Birmingham News' Charles Goldberg.
Kentucky's hiring of assistant Greg Nord is now official, reuniting Nord with head coach Joker Phillips, Chip Cosby writes in the Lexington Herald-Leader.
South Carolina recruit Brandon Golson is heading to prep school, Joseph Person writes in The State.
The plan to expand Mississippi State's Scott Field remains hazy, Kyle Veazey writes in The (Jackson) Clarion-Ledger.
Several SEC nuggets can be found in Stewart Mandel's latest mailbag at SI.com.
Alabama finally loses -- in the ESPYs, Don Kausler Jr. writes in The Birmingham News.
Florida's John Brantley has some big shoes to fill in Gainesville, Pat Dooley writes at Athlon Sports.