In the SEC, the schedule matters every year. The difference between a night game in Bryant-Denny Stadium or at home could mean the difference between a SEC West title and playing a bowl game before New Year’s Day.
The Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation did little to honor their award's namesake when the preseason Fred Biletnikoff Award watch list was released on Wednesday, as several marquee wide receivers expected to make a lot of noise on the collegiate gridiron in 2015 were missing.
Ole Miss topped Vanderbilt in the only Week 1 matchup between SEC teams, but there were several other schools that made a statement in the first weekend of the season. LSU picked up a solid non-conference win over TCU in Arlington; Florida looked great on defense in its win over Toledo; and Auburn knocked off an improved Washington State team in the first game of the Gus Malzahn era.