Arkansas, Auburn and Tennessee are among programs looking for new coaches. Those new coaches are entering an SEC that's as powerful at the top as ever with six 10-win programs.
LSU was expecting to basically start over on the offensive line next season. But with injuries necessitating the use of several young players, the Tigers are set up well this season and in the future.
Alabama's game-winning touchdown drive Saturday was the latest in a troubling trend by the Tigers' defense -- the inability to stop a hurry-up offense.
The Tigers dominated No. 1 Alabama for much of Saturday night's game, but failed gambles and one final Bama drive cost them an upset and a chance at much more.
Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron had his coming-of-age party in last season's BCS Championship Game against LSU, which now seeks a way to contain him.
In a college football world that can find one loss to be punishing, the LSU Tigers must rebound immediately with South Carolina coming to town.