1. Jon Solomon: “The more conference realignment plays out, the more I think Mike Slive is reconsidering the SEC channel the league passed on in 2008.”
2. Former Florida assistant Mike Heimerdinger is dead following a battle with cancer.
3. Dennis Dodd on Alabama-Florida: “Weis is the offensive antonym to Saban’s defensive smarts in this game.”
4. Auburn will likely be the underdog the entire month of October.
5. Keep your eye on Georgia’s punt team today.
Extra: “North Dallas Forty” author – Peter Gent - dead at the age of 69.