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.
The spectacle known as the SEC media days begins on Wednesday. The three-day event acts as the unofficial start to the new season, and never fails to entertain and confound.
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.
With so many games, it was easy to cull out the best (and worst) of the bowl season crop.
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.
The traditional transition of power occurs in January. But now is the time to analyze the candidates and major issues. Let the debate on the 2008 season begin.
Ivan Maisel and Mark Schlabach share the three things they can't wait to see this fall in the SEC.
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.
Ivan Maisel and Pat Forde share the three things they can't wait to see this fall in the SEC.