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SCOTT: The SEC Bowl Pecking Order

Sly Croom has State in first bowl since 2000

LSU didn't do the SEC any favors with its three-overtime loss to Arkansas, most likely depriving the conference of a shot at a second consecutive national championship.

The Tigers also threw the SEC's bowl situation up for grabs, with 10 bowl-eligible teams competing for eight guaranteed spots and the conference office looking for possible openings in other bowls. The SEC's best hope at this point is to place two teams in BCS bowls. One will certainly be the winner of Saturday's SEC championship game between LSU and Tennessee. The other will most likely be... Recommended Stories