Mid-term exam for SEC

It’s mid-term exam time. Get out your No. 2 pencils. Or, for the Auburn fans whose loved ones have cautiously removed all sharp objects from within reach, make do as best as you can.

1. Alabama is 6-0. At season’s end, the Tide will be: (a) 12-2 and in a BCS bowl. (b) contending for a national championship. (c) brought down to earth somewhat, but still in New Year’s Day bowl. (d) the subject of 12 new books, two of them alone written by Eli Gold.