When the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Georgia Bulldogs take the field Saturday in the SEC Championship Game, much more is on the line than a conference championship.
The winner will move on to face top-ranked Notre Dame for the BCS title while the loser could find itself left out of the BCS altogether.
As is typically the story in college football, the pressure in this one will lie on opposing quarterbacks AJ McCarron of Alabama and Georgia's Aaron Murray.
Murray, the junior leader of the Dawg offense, has had his ups and downs at Georgia. Come Saturday, he is likely to struggle once again.
Even though he is as talented as any quarterback in the country, Murray has struggled to come through when his Bulldogs have most needed him throughout his college career. Here are three reasons why Saturday will be no different.