SEC links for Monday:
- Emotional Bruce Pearl picks up recruit as his show-cause penalty ends, reports Brandon Marcello of AL.com.
- Legendary Dan Magill passes away at Georgia, reports Seth Emerson of Columbus Ledger-Enquirer. The long-time tennis coach was 93.
- Jeremy Pruitt brings pedigree to Georgia, writes Marc Weiszer of Athens Banner-Herald. Georgia opens with Clemson on Saturday.
- South Carolina near potential “banner” season, writes David Caraviello of Charleston Post and Courier.
- Gamecocks smartly shine under Thursday night lights, writes Ron Morris of The State. South Carolina plays host to Texas A&M on Thursday.
- Jeremy Johnson, Nick Marshall both told to be ready at Auburn, writes James Crepea of Montgomery Advertiser.
- Alabama has done well in openers under Nick Saban, reports Aaron Suttles of Tuscaloosa News. Crimson Tide opens against West Virginia.
- Opposing coaches for Ole Miss and Boise State share history, writes Hugh Kellenberger of Clarion-Ledger.
- Florida looking for a dominant receiver, writes Pat Dooley of the Gainesville Sun.
- LSU’s task will be stopping Wisconsin’s 1-2 running punch, says Jim Kleinpeter of NOLA.com. The two teams face off in Arlington, Texas on Saturday.
- Brandon Allen traveling road to redemption as Arkansas quarterback, writes Robbie Neiswanger of Arkansas News.
- Brains and brawn drive Missouri defensive tackle Harold Brantley, reports Tod Palmer of Kansas City Star.
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