Syracuse is coming off a close win at West Virginia, but even with a win at Cincinnati this week it's unlikely the Orange cracks the Top 25. Plus, the NCAA wouldn't bend should there be a 2011 NFL lockout. And is TCU heading to the Big East?
In the 2010 NFL draft, the SEC led all conferences in players selected -- but the Big 12 had the first four picks. The ACC had claims of its own (a run of years with a top-10 pick) and the Big Ten was No. 2 overall. What does all this mean?
Bruce Feldman returns from a crashed-laptop-induced hiatus to blog about several topics: the expectations for Bama in 2010, why Lane Kiffin and actor Jon Favreau are somewhat similar and out-of-conference scheduling. Dive in.