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.
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.
The struggling LSU offense can't hit big plays or sustain drives, and it's causing a dominant Tiger defense to wear down from spending so much time on the field.
Florida's offensive line has shown sizable improvement thus far, especially in the running game, but the scope of that improvement will start to be tested against LSU on Saturday.
Limiting LSU's success on the ground is Florida's top priority on defense and getting linebacker Jelani Jenkins back - provided he's cleared to play with a cast on his fractured right thumb - will help.
At 4-0 and with LSU looming on the schedule, the Florida Gators will take their bye week to watch their own film and make corrections before looking ahead to Oct. 6.