Twelve accomplished resumes. Twelve huge egos. Welcome to the SEC's alpha male coaching fraternity, which ranks among the most revered of all time, writes Pat Forde.
Bobby Petrino doesn't love you or any other fan base. He doesn't love any school or any NFL franchise. He loves himself, his playbook and his bank account.
Arkansas RB Darren McFadden's overcome some obstacles to emerge as a Heisman favorite, but turning difficulties into something uplifting has become a family trait.
The football melodrama at Arkansas is another example of letting celebrity status seep into the grass roots, writes Pat Forde.
The consensus is that LSU has the best level of talent in the SEC, but unfortunately for its title aspirations it also faced the league's toughest schedule, writes Pat Forde.
Last year the Trojans scored 70 points on 67 offensive plays against Arkansas. This year, they needed 80 offensive plays to score a measly 50 points. Pete Carroll sure has work cut out for him with this bunch, writes Pat Forde.