The best there is! The best there was! The best that ever will be!
Former Georgia and NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Fran Tarkenton declares Georgia tailback Todd Gurley to be “the best running back on the planet…pro football or college football.” (Dude You Crazy)
Obligatory Johnny Manziel item of the day.
ESPN media gadfly Paul Finebaum says that Texas A&M starting quarterback Johnny Manziel is his favorite to win the Heisman Trophy for a second consecutive time. (The Dallas Morning News)
Up in the Air.
Vanderbilt head football coach James Franklin says that no decision has been made over whether Austyn Carta-Sanmuels or Patton Robinette will be the starting quarterback for Saturday's game against Texas A&M. (AP/Yahoo! Sports)
I'm OK, you're OK.
Pete Yolk describes Arkansas recruiting under first-year head football coach Bret Bielema as being just "OK." (SB*Nation)
Florida injury report.
Florida backup linebacker Jeremi Powell will miss the rest of the season because of a torn ACL suffered during the Gators' loss to Missouri. (ESPN)