It may rank as the craziest weekend in recent Southeastern Conference history. Five conference teams in the Top 25 lost in league play Saturday, including three defeated by unranked opponents.
A look at five things to watch in the Southeastern Conference during Week 7 of the season.
LSU now has evidence it can win without Zach Mettenberger throwing for a single touchdown or even for 200 yards.
Les Miles insisted LSU’s defense would rebound from worrying performances in recent weeks, and it looks as if he knew what he was talking about.
The Florida Gators will put their bowl game hopes on the line Saturday when they travel to Death Valley to play the LSU Tigers in a Saturday afternoon matchup you can see only on CBS4.
Aaron Murray threw four touchdown passes, including a 25-yarder to Justin Scott-Wesley with 1:47 remaining, and No. 9 Georgia rallied to beat No. 6 LSU 44-41 in a thrilling game between Southeastern Conference powerhouses Saturday.
Marcus Mariota has become one of the emerging top contenders for the Heisman Trophy. The hype is warranted, as NFL fans hoping for a new franchise quarterback are also checking out Mariota as a potential draft pick.
The Southeastern Conference built its well-deserved reputation on the back of fearsome, fast, talented defenses. It’s led the conference to seven straight national championships, but it’s largely disappeared this year.
The Miami Hurricanes landed a major player that they really wanted, Saturday.
The University of Miami has sent a blistering response to the NCAA asking for the case against the school to be dropped. UM is asking the NCAA to drop the case after repeated missteps by the collegiate governing body during the investigation of the school.