Georgia. In the clash of undefeated, the home team without a win over Alabama has a bit more at stake this week. Not much more. But it’s enough to make the No. 3 Bulldogs (8-0, 5-0 SEC) to this spot in their first game since linebacker Nolan Smith’s loss to a torn pectoral muscle.
Tennessee. the no. 1-volunteers (8-0, 4-0 SEC) in November will be playing really meaningful football — the kind that can be made plausible with a national title hunt — in November for the first time since 2006 since 2006. How does Josh Heupel’s rapidly escalating program deal with the pressure, both of the psychological diversity and the kind that Georgia exerts?