1. Alabama and Texas A&M have two players each in the top five of the SEC.
2. Five questions about Mississippi State are answered as we get ready for the preseason.
3. Former Alabama player John Copeland says Alabama is more talented than a year ago.
4. Freshman running back Johnathan Ford is showing he might be able to help Auburn this fall.
5. Auburn defensive coordinator Ellis Johnson once criticized uptempo offenses. Now he sees the benefit.
6. Video: LSU coach Les Miles spoke at a Rotary Club in Louisiana.
7. Freshman Anthony Jennings “might be” the top backup to LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger, according to Miles.
8. Offensive guard Aaron Morris is the No. 18 most important player for Ole Miss this season.
9. Six of Mississippi State’s practices will be open to the public, starting on Aug. 1.
10. Florida is still looking for Caleb Sturgis’ replacement as the team’s placekicker.
11. Georgia’s offensive line is still taking shape as the Bulldogs prepare for the preseason.
12. Both of Georgia’s coordinators met with the media on Wednesday.
13. Kentucky coach Mark Stoops is ready for football on the field to arrive.
14. Uniform changes are a touchy subject for SEC football fans.
15. Here’s another story about coach Gary Pinkel needing to win in Missouri’s second year in the SEC.
16. Florida is removing a brick outside Ben Hill Griffin Stadium honoring Aaron Hernandez. (Here’s a photo)
17. Leadership issues at point guard is the reason for Florida’s close losses in recent years, says a former Gator.
18. A reporter from Columbus, Ohio, has seen the surveillance video and says Ohio State running back Carlos Hyde did hit the woman.
19. Ohio State coach Urban Meyer addressed the team’s off-field issues, which he said have made him “furious”.
20. Add Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany to the list of people expecting fundamental changes involving the NCAA.
21. The AAC would likely push for inclusion in a power conference break, according to Jeremy Fowler.
22. Like most coaches, Charlie Strong is cautious when Louisville’s national title hopes come up.
23. Florida State tight Nick O’Leary (Jack Nicklaus’ grandson) survived a scary motorcycle crash in May.
24. The “Patriot Way” needs to be re-examined following what happened with Aaron Hernandez, writes Jarrett Bell.
25. The United States soccer team has advanced to the Gold Cup final with a 3-1 win over Honduras.
26. Yesterday was a weird one involving Alex Rodriguez, who’s trying to return to play for third base for the Yankees.
27. LeBron James is likely finished playing basketball for Team USA. He won two gold medals and a bronze in the Olympics.