It doesn't seem like that long ago that an undefeated Auburn Tigers team was being snubbed from the national championship game in 2004. Since that time, the SEC has proven each season that it is the dominant conference in college football.
It seemed certain coming into the season that whoever won the SEC would have a shot at the national championship. However, the league has become so dominant that the top two teams will make it to the BCS championship game.
One of the things that makes the SEC special and difficult is the depth that there is in the league. This has come to fruition once again. Five SEC teams finished the season with 10 or more wins this season, and the SEC dominance shows no signs of slowing down.
As a result, here is the final power rankings of the regular season.