A couple of other links & thoughts

Tony Barnhart picks Alabama to win the SEC West. Barnhart writes, “The reason I like Alabama in this division is that that Tide is not going to need that many points to win.”

Scarbinsky: Isn’t it about time some Big Cats pledged to become AU Tigers? Ever read something and wondered aloud if the story was planted? I did when I read the Scarbinsky column. Auburn is desperate for publicity, and the media is ever accommodating. Today’s column is an attempt to build buzz toward the weekend when some commitments take place. It is a good move on Auburn’s part; it gives fans something to chatter about on talk radio. But, it would be nice if the media didn’t look to be so compliant in Auburn’s media planning.