Of course, SEC football fans fret like it’s the last Saturday in November when it’s the first Wednesday in April.
That doesn’t make the fretting exaggerated. It only makes it relentless. This year the fretting makes it feel like a season when the University of Kentucky can do something unusual, like wiggle into the top half of the SEC East. The Wildcats have landed that high once (2006) in the past 16 seasons.