For all the stars that the Southeastern Conference has produced, it's the second line on the SEC depth charts that has propelled the league to the past six BCS championships.
While the power shifted to the South in the 2000s, a program from the West emerged as the best of the decade.
No player or team has made the first half of the season sparkle, leaving fans waiting to be dazzled in the second half.
Between the games and the venues, the SEC takes center state this weekend.
As Ivan Maisel breaks the huddle on Week 1, the end of chaos, a trendsetting game and Michael Phelps are lined up in the I-Formation.
Gators backup quarterback Tim Tebow took just 15 snaps in Florida's 23-10 defeat of LSU. But he made each one of them count, writes Ivan Maisel.