Alabama is known for getting underclassmen ready to play big-time college football, and many of them are already prepared to play in the NFL.
Michigan tackle Taylor Lewan came into the Outback Bowl with a decision in mind on whether to leave for the NFL draft or not, and Tuesday's game did nothing to dissaude the yet-to-be-revealed plan.
One of the key formulas for Florida's success is winning the turnover battle. The Gators are taking better care of the ball and forcing more turnovers than the last two years.
Jadeveon Clowney's combination of size and athletic ability has made him a focal point for the Florida offense this week.
LSU's offensive line went into Saturday's game with No. 3 South Carolina wounded. The Gamecocks ended up leaving with bruises.