Its ultimately a national semifinal, but Alabama and Georgia are insisting theyre focused on the SEC championship.
The second-ranked Crimson Tide (11-1) and third-ranked Bulldogs (11-1) will meet for the conference title at 4 p.m. Saturday, but in all reality, the game is for the right to meet Notre Dame in the BCS Championship Game.
These programs havent met since 2008, so lets see how they match up with each other.
Alabama: AJ McCarron is No. 2 in the country in passing efficiency, behind Georgia's Aaron Murray, but McCarron makes fewer mistakes. Hes thrown only two interceptions both against Texas A&M in the last 15 games and completes a higher percentage of his passes (67.2 percent to 66.6), but isnt asked to do as much as Murray.
Georgia: Murray has been remarkable since halftime of the Florida game, with 14 touchdowns and no interceptions. He excused himself from media interviews this week to focus on studies and his preparation. Now is the time to shake...