1. Auburn coach Gus Malzahn stands to make an additional $625,000 in bonus money with a win tonight.
2. Win tonight by Auburn would make the greatest single-year turnaround in NCAA history.
3. Ron Higgins: ”I was wrong thinking the 48-year-old Malzahn…would have difficulty succeeding at the BCS conference level.”
4. Current Auburn and former Florida State assistant Dameyune Craig on FSU quarterback Jameis Winston: ”I think Jameis is trying to prove that I made a mistake by coming here.”
5. How Auburn’s 2013 roster was built - where would the Tigers be without their Florida players?
7. Todd Blackledge on Auburn: “I think they present a better offensive line, a more physical offensive line and defensive front than Florida State has seen all season.”
8. Auburn cornerback Chris Davis on facing the Florida State offense: “Our defense sometimes gets overlooked, but we’re ready for the task.”
9. What’s it like at Auburn to get chewed out by a head coach who doesn’t cuss? ”It’s way worse.”
10. David Climer: ”Florida State recruits like an SEC team, coaches like an SEC team and plays like an SEC team.”
11. Stewart Mandel: “If Florida State plays the way it has all year, it may do to Auburn what Alabama did to Notre Dame last January.”
12. What do the guys who manage the sports books in Vegas think of this game? Almost all of them pick Florida State.
13. ESPN’s Mark Schlabach takes the other side - 10 reasons why Auburn will win the game.
14. Some Auburn buildings get spray painted with “FSU”.
15. Goodbye BCS - here’s how things will work starting next year.
18. Here’s a look at Georgia’s pre-spring defensive depth charts.
19. Steve Spurrier: “I am going to declare South Carolina the national champion of the bowl season.”
20. Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin will be among those providing real-time analysis of the game as part of ESPN’s “BCS Megacast” tonight.
21. Brent Musberger’s contract with ESPN is up in August. ESPN loves Nick Saban’s broadcast potential.
22. Challenging the view that attendance issues at games are caused by the comfort of home: “I don’t think the TV vs. live experience disparity is the culprit.”
23. The father of Georgia coach Mark Fox passed away over the weekend.
24. LSU wide receivers Odell Beckham Jr and Jarvis Landry expected to make formal announcements today about entering the 2014 NFL draft.
25.Florida defensive lineman/linebacker Ronald Powell announces he’ll enter the draft.
26. As many as 10 Alabama players have explored the possibility of leaving early for the NFL.