1. The ACC once planned to challenge the SEC in football. So what happened?
2. The Ole Miss running game will be an X factor for the Rebels when they face Georgia Tech in the Music City Bowl.
3. Ole Miss and Mississippi State are both preparing for run-dominant opponents in Georgia Tech and Rice.
4. It was a frustrating first year for Alabama running back Derrick Henry but there are positive signs for the future.
5. Alabama WR Amari Cooper failed to live up to expectations this season due to several injuries.
6. Auburn tight end C.J. Uzomah will see his best friend when the Tigers play Florida State in the BCS title game.
7. LSU running back Jeremy Hill won’t say whether he will leave for the NFL after this season.
8. LSU’s running backs are preparing to play with quarterback Anthony Jennings, who will make his first career start against Iowa.
9. Johnny Manziel said he’s “nowhere even close” to making an announcement on his future plans.
10. Not surprisingly, Gil Brandt reported that Manziel and wide receiver Mike Evans will leave for the NFL.
11. Several Georgia players are dealing with a stomach virus. Mark Richt: “I think it’s just a 24-hour bug kind of thing.”
12. Georgia running back Keith Marshall isn’t likely to redshirt but it “still can’t be ruled out.”
13. South Carolina sure is glad it landed linebacker Skai Moore. He’s the Gamecocks’ leading tackler.
14. Here’s a look at some defensive snap stats for Missouri’s football team.
15. Patric Young reached the 1,000-point milestone in Florida’s 76-34 win over Savannah State.
16. Kentucky forward Alex Poythress is making progress and helping the Wildcats.
17. Tennessee and Virginia both enter tonight’s game needing a win.
18. Marshall will play its first game in more than a week when it plays at South Carolina tonight.
19. Criticism has helped Vanderbilt guard Kyle Fuller improve. The Commodores will host Saint Louis tonight.
20. Here’s a look at the top 25 athletic revenues in college sports for 2012-13.
21. Athlon Sports has some of the best SEC stats from the 2013 season.
22. Wichita State needs Alabama or Tennessee to step up before the college basketball season ends.
23. Penn State could target Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano if Bill O’Brien leaves for the NFL.
24. Duke’s David Cutcliffe won the Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year award.