ATHENS, Ga. — OK, all you SEC haters.
Time to get revved up again.
The league that everyone outside the South loves to despise has staked out its usual place in the championship hierarchy after Super Saturday, a coast-to-coast buffet of college football’s greatest rivalries.
Either Alabama or Georgia is assured of playing for the national title.
And the Southeastern Conference even had a backup plan, the Florida Gators, ready to step in if top-ranked Notre Dame faltered in the last big game of the day against Southern Cal.