1. The NCAA’s probe of Johnny Manziel is a reminder that amateurism rules need to be reconsidered, writes Dan Wetzel.
2. If the allegations against Manziel are true, he is a “spoiled, reckless, ungrateful kid,” writes Teddy Greenstein.
3. Should Texas A&M prepare for life without Johnny Manziel? Barrett Sallee examines.
4. The attorney for suspended LSU running back Jeremy Hill will meet with a judge on Monday.
5. Alabama defensive coordinator Kirby Smart says his defense wasn’t up to par last year.
6. Alabama has put a “big emphasis” on preparing for offenses with a faster tempo.
7. Auburn picked up its pace and physicality at practice on Sunday.
8. Kris Frost and Jake Holland are battling for Auburn’s starting middle linebacker position.
9. Who should start at quarterback for Kentucky? Mark Story looks at the three options.
10. It will be a long season for the Wildcats if these predictions hold true.
11. Senior linebacker Lamin Barrow has been chosen by LSU players to wear the respected No. 18.
12. Ole Miss needs its young receivers to be ready because of the injury to Vince Sanders.
13. Like its rival, Mississippi State is looking for help from some inexperienced receivers.
14. Florida senior defensive tackle Damien Jacobs: “I think I have a great opportunity to start.”
15. Florida running back Mack Brown, once a highly-touted recruit, is hoping to earn playing time this fall.
16. Expectations are high for Georgia’s defense. CB Damian Swann: “The defense needs to be great because we want to be great.”
17. South Carolina quarterback Dylan Thompson relies on his faith, who has developed into a spiritual leader.
18. Tennessee coach Butch Jones on freshman WR Marquez North: “We’re very, very excited about him.”
19. Tennessee’s defense will “wreak havoc” on some quarterbacks, says end Jacques Smith.
20. Vanderbilt’s assistant coaches are still looking for improvement despite progress in the last two seasons.
21. Offensive lineman Max Copeland discusses his development from being a walk-on to a starter on scholarship.
22. Freshman offensive lineman Harneet Gill has left Missouri’s program three days into fall camp.