Georgia Bulldogs: Alexander Montgomery
Here are some of today's top stories from around the SEC:
- Alabama's Nick Saban and LSU's Les Miles have different philosophies in preparing for big games.
- LSU's receivers believe they can make some big plays against Alabama's secondary.
- Alabama-LSU lacks recent luster, but the rivalry is still very much alive.
- The Charleston Post and Courier's Ryan Wood: South Carolina will either play in Atlanta or New Orleans, but probably not both.
- Auburn's defense has been impressive when opponents drive inside the Tigers' 20-yard line.
- Should Florida coach Will Muschamp be on the hot seat? Athlon Sports' writers discuss.
- Butch Jones wants his team to be “Tennessee tough” before facing Auburn's running game on Saturday.
- Texas A&M was mum on the reasons behind longtime athletic trainer Kyle Kapchinski's firing on Monday.
- Mississippi State is focused on containing Johnny Manziel in Saturday's game against the Aggies.
- Ole Miss' defense is finally healthy entering Saturday's game against Arkansas.
- Georgia receiver Justin Scott-Wesley addressed his marijuana possession arrest in a series of four tweets.
- Maty Mauk is still Missouri's quarterback – for now.
- Kentucky receiver Alexander Montgomery is out for the season with a torn ACL.
- The Lexington Herald Leader's Mark Story: For Mark Stoops to elevate Kentucky football, success against Missouri is a must.
The top five freshmen in the SEC
11:00 AM ET Nevada Louisiana-Lafayette 2:20 PM ET Utah State UTEP 3:30 PM ET 22 Utah Colorado State 5:45 PM ET Western Michigan Air Force 9:15 PM ET South Alabama Bowling Green
6:00 PM ET Marshall Northern Illinois 9:30 PM ET Navy San Diego State
12:00 PM ET Central Michigan Western Kentucky 8:00 PM ET Fresno State Rice
1:00 PM ET Illinois Louisiana Tech 4:30 PM ET Rutgers North Carolina 8:00 PM ET North Carolina State UCF
1:00 PM ET Cincinnati Virginia Tech 2:00 PM ET 15 Arizona State Duke 3:30 PM ET Miami (FL) South Carolina 4:30 PM ET Boston College Penn State 8:00 PM ET Nebraska 24 USC
2:00 PM ET Texas A&M West Virginia 5:30 PM ET Oklahoma 17 Clemson 9:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas
3:00 PM ET Notre Dame 23 LSU 6:30 PM ET 13 Georgia 21 Louisville 10:00 PM ET Maryland Stanford
12:30 PM ET 9 Ole Miss 6 TCU 4:00 PM ET 20 Boise State 10 Arizona 8:00 PM ET 7 Mississippi State 12 Georgia Tech
12:00 PM ET 19 Auburn 18 Wisconsin 12:30 PM ET 8 Michigan State 5 Baylor 1:00 PM ET 16 Missouri 25 Minnesota 5:00 PM ET 2 Oregon 3 Florida State 8:30 PM ET 1 Alabama 4 Ohio State
12:00 PM ET Houston Pittsburgh 3:20 PM ET Iowa Tennessee 6:45 PM ET 11 Kansas State 14 UCLA 10:15 PM ET Washington Oklahoma State