While the sports nation focused its attention on Auburn’s miraculous play at Jordan Hare Stadium and the dramatic ending between Michigan and Ohio State; in the middle of the nation, the Missouri Tigers continued to do what they have done all season, win.
After having their season saved on one of the most improbably finishes in college football history; the Auburn Tigers are just one win away from becoming the SEC Champion and possibly playing for the BCS Championship Game.
The Ohio State Buckeyes have run roughshod over the Big Ten Conference this year and stand one win away from claiming the Big Ten Championship.
The Southeastern Conference Championship Game remains a mystery heading into the final weekend of the regular season. But, by Saturday evening, the SECCG and the overall BCS rankings will come into better focus.
The Florida Gators will fight for their proverbial bowl lives Saturday when they travel to South Carolina to face the 11th ranked Gamecocks.
Barring a complete collapse against the Auburn Tigers, the Alabama Crimson Tide is likely headed back to Atlanta for the SEC Championship in early December. Who the Crimson Tide will play from the SEC East may not be decided until the final week of the regular season.
With Florida effectively eliminated from contention in the SEC Eastern Division race, the focus of the Southeastern Conference will be on Columbia, Missouri and a former head coach at UF, Steve Spurrier.
The Southeastern Conference eastern division championship used to go through Gainesville or Athens, Georgia, but this year after two big division victories; the road to the SEC Championship goes through Columbia. Not Columbia, South Carolina, but rather Columbia, Missouri.
After another wild weekend of upsets across the college football world, the first Bowl Championship Series standings for 2013 was released Sunday night and the team at the top was once again the Alabama Crimson Tide.
While the Florida Gators will have their hands full against the LSU Tigers on Saturday, Gators fans may want to keep one eye on the game in Athens, Georgia between the Missouri Tigers and the Georgia Bulldogs.