Tennessee quarterback Erik Ainge has undergone a transformation under coordinator David Cutliffe. Whether that makeover will be sustained over the course of the year is another question.
From Alabama's chance for redemption to Kentucky's secret weapon, the SEC is covered here.
From Tennessee's offensive surge to LSU's receivers to Joe Tereshinski taking over at Georgia, ESPN.com runs through all the important story lines in the SEC.
In a critical year for Houston Nutt, the Arkansas coach turned to high school coach Gus Malzahn to diversify the Razorbacks' offense.