Posted by ESPN.com's Chris Low
A little bit of this and a little bit of that as we point toward Week 10 in the SEC:
The SEC championship game matchup could be set on Saturday. Florida clinched the Eastern Division title last week, and Alabama can clinch the Western Division title this week with a win over LSU.
Alabama has led at the half of its last seven games. The Crimson Tide are 25-1 when leading at halftime under Nick Saban, including a 19-game winning streak. The only loss came against LSU during the 2007 season when Alabama held a 20-17 halftime lead before losing 41-34 at Bryant-Denny Stadium.
During its last three games, Alabama has kicked 11 field goals and scored only two offensive touchdowns (both Mark Ingram runs). In those games, the Crimson Tide have managed just one touchdown in 10 red zone trips. For the season, Alabama ranks 111th nationally in red zone touchdown percentage (42 percent).
LSU coach Les Miles has won four road games over top 10 SEC teams in his five years with the Tigers. Miles is 4-3 overall against top 10 teams in road games at LSU. The wins have come over Alabama (2005), Tennessee (2006), Arkansas (2006) and Auburn (2008).
The home team in the Alabama-LSU series has won only six of the last 28 games (6-21-1). LSU has won its last four visits to Tuscaloosa. Alabama hasn’t won at home against LSU since 1999, which was also the last time the Crimson Tide won the SEC title.
Over the last three seasons (35 games), LSU has the fewest lost fumbles in the nation (8), and only three have come from a tailback. The Tigers haven't lost more than one fumble in a game since November of 2006 against Arkansas.
Alabama has not allowed a first-half touchdown in any of its five SEC games this season.
The 2009 Florida senior class, with a 43-6 record, has a chance to become the winningest class in SEC history. The conference record of 45 wins is shared by the 1996 Florida senior class, the 1994 Alabama senior class, Tennessee’s 1998 seniors and the 2005 Georgia seniors.
Florida quarterback Tim Tebow gets one final shot to beat up on Vanderbilt. In his last two games against the Commodores, Tebow has a total of 10 touchdowns passing and running.
Tebow broke Herschel Walker’s SEC record for rushing touchdowns last week and now has 51 for his career. The only quarterback in FBS history with more rushing touchdowns is Nebraska’s Eric Crouch with 59.
The Gators’ 18-game winning streak is the longest by an SEC team since Auburn won 20 straight in 1993-94.
Arkansas quarterback Ryan Mallett has a quarterback rating of 188.05 at home this season, which ranks first nationally. Tebow is second in the SEC and eighth nationally with a 167.36 rating at home.
Tennessee has produced 20 offensive plays of 20 yards or more in the last four games, and six of those plays have gone for touchdowns. In the previous three games, the Vols had managed just eight plays of 20 yards or more. In the South Carolina and Alabama games combined, the Vols registered eight 20-yard plays.
Auburn has posted six games with at least 200 yards rushing this season. That total already equals the number of 200-yard rushing games that Auburn had in the two previous seasons combined. Auburn had four 200-yard rushing games in 2007 and just two in 2008.
Kentucky will vie for a school-record 18th consecutive nonconference victory when the Wildcats take on Eastern Kentucky at home on Saturday. Kentucky has tied the previous record of 17 set from 1954-60. The 17 straight wins against nonconference foes is the nation’s second-longest current streak.
Kentucky sophomore Randall Cobb continues to show his remarkable versatility by playing wide receiver, quarterback and returning punts and kickoffs. He piled up 237 all-purpose yards last Saturday against Mississippi State. For the season, he’s leading the team in pass receiving (30 catches, eighth in the SEC), punt returns (15.8 average, second in the SEC), scoring (60 points, second in the SEC) and all-purpose yardage (145.8 per game, third in the SEC). Cobb also is second on the team in rushing (297 yards, 6.9 per carry) and kickoff returns (25.1 average, ninth in the SEC).