Least. Shocking. Event. Ever. Of the day.
Alabama tops the first Harris Interactive College Football Poll of the 2013 season. Texas A&M and LSU come in at seventh and eighth respectively. (AL.com)
Eight Arms to Hold You.
Meanwhile, a record eight SEC teams make the AP Top 25 poll. (AP/AL.com)
Patrick Schmidt tries to put the idea that Alabama starting quarterback A.J. McCarron is little more than a "game-manager" to rest. (Rant Sports)
Obligatory Johnny Manziel item of the day.
Texas A&M starting QB Johnny Manziel's play on the field this season is helping make people forget about Manziel's infamous offseason. At least that's what Robert Cessna wants you to believe. (The Bryan-College Station Eagle)
The difficult we do immediately. The impossible takes a little longer.
The Auburn defense prepares for the difficult task of defending against Johnny Manziel. (AL.com)
Rum, Sodomy, and the Lashlee.
Auburn defensive coordinator Rhett Lashlee discusses the Tigers' upcoming road trip to Kyle Field to Face Texas A&M. (AL.com)
Closer to the Edge?
Georgia head football coach Mark Richt describes tailback Todd Gurley as being "real close" to returning to the field after missing two consecutive games following an ankle sprain. (ESPN)
There's a possibility, but no chance.
Florida's chances to win the SEC East took a hit following the Gators' loss to LSU, but they're still alive, thanks to Georgia and South Carolina also having lost conference games. (The Gainesville Sun)
Crisis on Earth-Mizzou.
Joe Walljasper praises Missouri's crisis-management abilities in its win on Saturday over Georgia. (The Columbia Daily Tribune)
A blast from the past.
A recording of the Aggie War Hymn from 1928. (Good Bull Hunting)