– Jennifer Smith of Herald-Leader writes that UK football’s senior class is eager to reignite the flame. The Cats have won two SEC games in the past two years.
– Suitors are lining up for Ballard’s Quentin Snider, reports Ben Roberts of the H-L. Snider withdrew his commitment to Louisville and is taking calls.
– Mark Story of the Herald-Leader writes that even off the field, U of L quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is ready for the big-time.
– UK is working on a blank canvas at wide receiver, reports Guy Ramsey of Cat Scratches. Not a single returning receiver caught a single touchdown pass a year ago.
– Julius Mays has made a deal to play overseas, reports Eric Lindsey of CoachCal.com.
– New targeting rule makes Alabama coach Nick Saban nervous, reports Don Kausler of AL.com.
– Yankees manager Joe Girardi talked to the Crimson Tide football team, reports John Zenor of the AP.
– John Adams of the Knoxville News-Sentinel thinks Tennessee football is due for a run of good luck. If it weren’t for bad luck, Derek Dooley would have had no luck at all.
– Decimated Vanderbilt basketball is making a trip to Greece, reports Jeff Lockridge of the Tennessean.
– Robbie Andreu of the Gainesville Sun reports that Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel has returned to practice after an appendectomy.
– Linebacker Antonio Morrison is apparently also back with the Gators, reports Mike DiRocco of espn.com. Morrison had been suspended indefinitely.
– Manziel family attorney says Texas A&M quarterback will play in opener, reports Robert Cessna of the Bryan-College Station Eagle.