The approaching weekend says all you need to know about the divisional divide in America’s Greatest Football Conference.
The SEC West is laying out a spectacular tailgate spread that features No. 6 Texas A&M at No. 1 Alabama, Arkansas at rising Auburn and Mississippi at Coach O’s rejuvenated LSU.
The SEC East is, basically, in duck and cover mode. Florida, Georgia and Tennessee have byes while Missouri, South Carolina and Vanderbilt are looking to pad their accounts against a middling lot known as Middle Tennessee, Massachusetts and Tennessee State.
Kentucky hosts doormat Mississippi State in what could be the East division’s best chance against the West this season.
That’s right, one of these divisions is not like the other.
The SEC East is connected to the West only in the way Tommie Aaron is connected to Hank.
They are related, raised under the same roof, but not the same. Tommie and Hank combined to become the greatest home run hitting brother duo in baseball history. The Aarons combined for 768 dingers, with Hank accounting for 755. The rest of this article is available to subscribers only – to become a subscriber click here.