It is hard not to admire Bret Bielema right now.
It is a must that a newly hired athletic director immediately should start meeting with booster clubs, Rotary or Lions clubs, whatever it takes to reunite a fan base from border to border without asking for more money -- at least for now.
An odd week ended with a wacky game seemingly destined to be determined by fumbles and leave Arkansas champions of Mississippi.
Before getting to this week's picks, the search for a new athletic director is on everyone's mind and it carries some good news and some not so good news.
Perhaps the only person surprised that Jeff Long was terminated Wednesday as the Vice Chancellor/Athletic Director for the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville was Jeff Long.
The world of perspiring arts seems to be spinning out of whack, at least at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.
Whatever plans Athletic Director Jeff Long has to improve the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville football program doesn't include him playing receiver.
When it was tied 7-7 at the half it didn't feel like a close game.
There are very interesting games in Athens, Starkville and maybe Baton Rouge -- mostly because of the 11 a.m. kickoff, but those fans know their way around a bloody mary so the LSU faithful will be up for the game.
Taking a look around the SEC with three games to go, you see every team but Ole Miss has a shot at getting bowl eligible.