Think they take their football seriously in the SEC? Most of this season’s Media Day was spent trying to determine which coach didn’t vote Tim Tebow as the conference’s best quarterback. Now, he was still the consensus pick as the league’s best, just not the unanimous one so, the investigation was launched. Turns out it was South Carolina head man, Steve Spurrier, who pled ignorance to the fact that an aide had voted for someone other than Tebow. Such is life in the SEC.
Heading into 2009, it’s hard to imagine Florida not repeating as National Champions, let alone Conference Champions. However, two other coaches who have won national titles, Nick Saban of Alabama and Les Miles of LSU, may have something to say about Urban Meyer’s quest for a third ring.
Can Houston Nutt build on last year’s momentum and guide Ole’ Miss past Florida? Is Lane Kiffin all talk at Tennessee? Check out our 2009 SEC Football Preview.