Though much of the country will focus on the BCS buster matchup between TCU and Utah, another game with huge BCS implications will be played in Baton Rouge. Sixth-ranked Alabama rolls into town to play 10th-ranked LSU.
Both teams still have BCS title aspirations, although 'Bama has a little bit more control. With the toughest remaining schedule of any team, Alabama must win out to have a shot at the title.
They must first beat LSU, then go on and best top-ranked Auburn and a ranked Mississippi State team. After that, they'll have to win the SEC title game for a shot at the BCS title game.
LSU needs just a little more luck. They too must win out and then hope that Georgia or Alabama beats Auburn to give them a spot in the SEC title game and a chance to make it to the BCS title game.
Both teams are 7-1 and 4-1 in SEC play. Let's take a look at some of the keys to victory and some of the key matchups.