AJC: Andy Johnson posts his SEC power rankings: Week 1.
Garnet & Cocky: Sanders Early posts Putting Connor Mitch's First Start into Perspective.
Gamecock Cereal: Rixon Lane posts twenty five Fast & Furious Monday Morning Observations. # 6 is a real problem that needs to be addressed; # 22 is a freaky coincidence. Read them all. Do you disagree with any? Plus -NFL Gamecock Roundup (1)and NFL Gamecock Roundup (2). Check them both out. Jasper Brinkely getting cut from Dallas is pretty tough news - hopefully he will make another roster.
Louisville Courier-Journal: Five Takeaways from UK's Mark Stoops. He respects Pharoh Cooper.
A Sea of Blue: Kentucky Football: Seeing Saturday’s Forest Beyond the Trees and The Drinking Glass Half-Full and Half-Empty: Louisiana-Lafayette Edition. Both writers cover the same ground but it's worth looking at their takes.
Tom Dienhart: Sweet music - It's been a tough beginning for Big Ten football. No kidding. And that was before Purdue lost to visiting Marshall 41-31 on Sunday.
DailyBulletin: Sweeter music - Pac-12 football falls flat in first week.
Bleacher Report: I was going to say "Sweetest" but then it is Barrett Sallee, after all, plus he didn't give us any props for leading off the whole 12-1 SEC opening weekend shebang by throttling was was projected to be a top 10 nCar offtense, but at least its not a slideshow: SEC Football Re-Established Its Dominance in Week 1. Dominant male monkey m- .... Oh, you know the rest.
CBS Sports: Falcons, SEC reach 10-year title game deal for new stadium. I guess Atlanta has become a tradition but I personally wouldn't mind the SECCG moving around a little, either.
Post & Courier: $14.5 million project transforms area surrounding Gamecocks’ stadium. This project to improve the look of Williams-Brice may ultimately prove to be Eric Hyman's biggest legacy at USC. That and Dawn Staley, of course!
Raleigh News & Observer: UNC’s Larry Fedora attempts to answer the great Elijah Hood question. Apparently they had a suite of goal line plays that didn't include Hood. And it's not like we were out there playing bean bag.
Palmetto Recruiting: Richland NE standout LB T.J. Brunson says Gamecocks would now take him.