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  1. What we learned in the SEC: Week 5

    Chris Low

    Posted by's Chris Low On a weekend when No. 1-ranked Florida was idle, the rest of the league had the spotlight to itself. LSU made good on its end of the bargain, setting up a huge showdown of top 5 teams in Tiger Stadium next Saturda...

    Blog | October 04, 2009
  2. Tracking Nutt vs. the top 5

    Chris Low

    Posted by's Chris Low Following my story Thursday on Houston Nutt showing a penchant during his career for pulling off the shocker, I received several questions about what top 5 teams he had beaten. He's 5-8 all-time against top 5 ...

    Blog | October 17, 2008
  3. Poll: Which SEC team is poised for a fall?

    Chris Low

    Five SEC teams finished with 10 or more wins last season, and four of the five wound up in the top 10 of the final polls. Auburn was No. 2, South Carolina No. 4, Missouri No. 5 and Alabama No. 7. LSU also hit double digits in wins last season and ...

    Blog | February 21, 2014
  4. ACC taking aim at respect, SEC reign

    Chris Low

    How fitting that our first top-5 matchup of the college football season involves a pair of ACC teams. For the record, it's the first top-5 matchup in the ACC since 2005. Save the hoops jokes, and in the spirit of full transparency, I've been as...

    Blog | October 18, 2013
  5. Alabama, Florida, Georgia setting the pace

    Chris Low

    The ESPN recruiting team has updated its recruiting rankings, and Alabama remains atop the list nationally. The top 5 is SEC-heavy, as Florida is No. 4 and Georgia No. 5. The Crimson Tide have commitments from six of the top 31 players on the E...

    Blog | January 20, 2012
  6. SEC Power Rankings: Week 10

    Chris Low

    The SEC has four teams in the top 10 of the latest BCS standings. This week's SEC Power Rankings have a similar look at the top: 1. LSU (8-0, 5-0): Approaching midnight Saturday, we won't have to choose anymore between Alabama and LSU. We'll know ...

    Blog | October 31, 2011
  7. No looking ahead for Arkansas

    Chris Low

    While everybody else around the college football world counts down to the Alabama-LSU showdown on Nov. 5, the challenge for the other top 10 team in the SEC is to pretend that game doesn't even exist. Arkansas, No. 10 this week in the BCS standing...

    Blog | October 26, 2011
  8. LSU gets early nod as SEC's best defense

    Chris Low

    Two weeks into the 2011 college football season, there's a familiar sight atop the defensive statistical rankings. Four SEC teams -- Alabama (No. 5), Florida (No. 6), LSU (No. 12) and Arkansas (No. 16) -- rank among the top 16 in the country in to...

    Blog | September 13, 2011
  9. LSU tops The Sporting News poll

    Chris Low

    The best team in college football for the 2011 season? The Sporting News has tabbed LSU No. 1 in its annual preseason magazine. The Tigers will likely be a consensus top 5 pick in every preseason poll. We'll find out right away how valid that rank...

    Blog | May 24, 2011
  10. Arkansas says crime report misleading

    Chris Low

    Arkansas showed up Wednesday in the kind of top 5 nobody in college sports wants to be associated with. According to a joint investigation by Sports Illustrated and CBS, Arkansas' football team had 18 players with criminal records last season, tyi...

    Blog | March 03, 2011
  11. Post-signing day rankings for 2011

    Chris Low

    My colleague, Mark Schlabach, has revised his early Top 25 for next season taking into account each team's classes on signing day. He still has two SEC teams in the top 5 -- Alabama at No. 2 and LSU at No. 4 -- and he has Arkansas knockin...

    Blog | February 04, 2011
  12. SEC did you know: Week 11

    Chris Low

    A little bit of this and a little bit of that as we point toward Week 11 in the SEC: Auburn is the only team in the country to have beaten four teams currently ranked in the Associated Press' Top 25 -- No. 5 LSU, No. 14 Arkansas, No. 17 Mississip...

    Blog | November 12, 2010
  13. BCS standings and recruiting rankings

    Chris Low

    The current BCS standings could end up looking completely different by the time we get to Dec. 5. Still, they're a reminder that just because your team doesn't finish in the top 10 or even the top 20 of the recruiting rankings every year, there's ...

    Blog | October 27, 2010
  14. SEC Power Rankings: Week 9

    Chris Low

    There wasn't much movement in this week's SEC power rankings, just a few tweaks here and there: 1. Auburn: The Tigers (8-0, 5-0 SEC) have it rolling right now with back-to-back victories at home over teams ranked in the top 12 nationally, most rec...

    Blog | October 25, 2010
  15. SEC did you know: Week 8

    Chris Low

    A little bit of this and a little bit of that as we point toward Week 8 in the SEC: Auburn's No. 4 ranking in the BCS standings marks the 33rd straight week that the SEC has had a team in the top 5 of the standings, which is the longest active st...

    Blog | October 22, 2010
  16. Don't count SEC out of BCS title hunt

    Chris Low

    The first BCS standings will be released Sunday night on ESPN, and it's unlikely that an SEC team will be in the top 5. ESPN's Brad Edwards unveiled his projected BCS standings earlier this week, and LSU was the highest SEC team at No. 6. Auburn w...

    Blog | October 13, 2010