Catching the Gators and the Tide

Between them, they’ve lost three conference games, and two of those losses were to each other. Florida reeled off a 22-game winning streak before losing … to Alabama.

Meanwhile, Alabama hasn’t lost a regular-season game in two years.

It’s been compelling to watch Alabama and Florida go at it the last two seasons, but the best thing for the league would be for somebody else to rise up and make a run in 2010.

A third straight Alabama-Florida meeting in the SEC championship game would only bolster the growing sentiment nationally that the SEC is essentially Alabama and Florida and then everybody else.