LSU and Georgia survived adversity this season, and now both teams have a chance to grab the SEC championship.
Les Miles draws attention for his quirky side, but don't forget that he's a great coach. And the job he's done with this year's young team might be his best coaching job yet.
Multiple sources have told ESPN.com that John Chavis has agreed in principle to become the new defensive coordinator at LSU and that the deal is expected to be finalized later this week.
In a conference known for its compelling showdowns, LSU-Auburn has become the SEC grudge match that matters most.
Maybe this will all just be a blip on the radar, but off-the-field problems could derail what should be one of Tennessee's best teams in years.