Following in Nick Saban's footsteps is never easy. But after LSU failed to win even the SEC West crown in 2006 with JaMarcus Russell at QB, the pressure is on coach Les Miles to live up to the Tigers' lofty standards.
While the SEC West has national contender LSU and Heisman favorite Darren McFadden, the SEC East will be the better division in 2007.
JaMarcus Russell has an opportunity to supplant Brady Quinn as the top draft pick -- and leave a lasting legacy -- with a Sugar Bowl win, writes Mark Schlabach.
Entering the season, no one team stands out, but there are 10 teams to watch in the wide-open 2006 title chase, writes Mark Schlabach.