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.
In 74 years, No. 1 and No. 2 have met in the regular season just 22 times -- and only three other meetings have come after both teams had an off week. LSU and Alabama join elite company when they play next week.
Florida and Alabama gave us a classic title game last season. This year, the stakes are even higher.