Too soon for SEC football rankings?

Between now and the first week of August when preseason camps open, the dynamic of teams can change dramatically. There are academic casualties of current players, signees who don’t academically qualify and player arrests for everything imaginable.

Take the case of South Carolina quarterback Stephen Garcia. He reported to Carolina in January 2007 as an early high school graduate. He has had so much off-the-field trouble, resulting in suspensions, that this was the first spring that the third-year sophomore was able to practice without serving a Steve Spurrier-issued suspension.