It was a day of challenges. I had to step up for an injured Ken Trahan to pound out a First Take column blog while the New Orleans Saints needed to stop the 2012 bleeding and bring home their first win at Lambeau Field. One of us succeeded.
Since the wild and potentially calamitous conference realignment machine can be stopped in its tracks by keeping the Big 12 alive, most SEC fans would like to see the status quo. Well, after the moves of Texas A&M, Pitt and Syracuse, that is.