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Two weeks have come and gone in the SEC, and teams are making headlines -- good and bad.

What's happening this week:

Alabama

Junior all-purpose-back Jalston Fowler will undergo season-ending knee surgery after being injured in the win over Western Kentucky.  Click here to read more.

Through two games, the Alabama defense has racked up the turnovers, recovering three fumbles and intercepting four passes.  Click here to read more.

The Million Dollar Band is approaching its 100th anniversary and will celebrate with a concert on September 21.  Click here to read more.

Auburn

Gene Chizik says his team is "manning up" after beginning the season 0-2.  Click here to read more.

Auburn is standing by their struggling quarterback Keihl Frazier.  Frazier committed five turnovers in the loss to Mississippi State last Saturday.  Click here to read more.

Chizik declined to comment on reports that the NCAA is looking into the Tigers' recruitment of running back Jovon Robinson.  Click here to read more.

Arkansas

Arkansas coach John L. Smith is doing his best to move forward following a devastating loss to Louisiana-Monroe.  Click here to read more.

Quarterback Tyler Wilson's status for the game against Alabama is uncertain after reportedly suffering a concussion against La.-Monroe last week.  Click here to read more.

Georgia

Two suspended players on defense will be back on the field for the Bulldogs' game against Florida this Saturday.  Click here to read more.

Mississippi State

New starting quarterback Tyler Russell is much more adept in the passing game than Bulldog quarterbacks of the past.  Click here to read more.

A Tennessee high school football coach said he witnessed a booster give a recruit around $200 in cash.  Click here to read more.

Ole Miss

The SEC has suspended defensive back Trae Elston for the Rebels' upcoming home game against Texas because of a hit in last weekend's win over UTEP.  Click here to read more.

South Carolina

Head coach Steve Spurrier will go for his 200th career victory at the college level on Saturday when the Gamecocks host UAB.  Click here to read more.

 

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