It's the holiday, time for cheer and joy. When it comes to football some teams go along exactly with this, but some are feeling the complete opposite. Here's your rundown of teams that are going into the holiday feeling HOT or NOT.
The LSU Tigers are already in the SEC Championship Game. They also are considered by some the #1 team in the land. With a chance to make it to the National Championship the LSU Tigers are the SEC's hottest team.
NEXT OPPONENT: Arkansas
The Tennessee Volunteers have been an up and down team. After rumors of Fulmer's days pn the hill were over they now have a shot at the SEC Championship Game. The Vols have some made their way to the top of the SEC East after a 1-2 start. Take care of business Saturday and they will find themselves in Atlanta.
NEXT OPPONENT: Kentucky
The Mississippi State Bulldogs have been the laughing stock of the SEC for a few years now. Fans were starting to disagree with the job Coach Croom was doing and looked like he would be gone after the season. But after wins over Kentucky and Alabama the Bulldogs are bowl bound and Croom looks to be safe for another year.
NEXT OPPONENT: Mississippi
After bringing in Coach Saban the Crimson Tide had high hopes for this season. After a big win over Tennessee, Alabama seems to have fallen apart. The Crimson Tide have dropped out the Top 25 after losing 3 games in a row to LSU, Mississippi State, and the latest being Louisiana-Monroe. Alabama who is bowl eligible wants to up their status Saturday and get on the winning road. Not to mention Coach Saban's latest "motivation" in which he compared his team's challenges to those of Pearl Harbor and 9-11.
NEXT OPPONENT: Auburn
Another team with high hopes that is bowl eligible, but they wanted to outdue Alabama in losing 4 straight games. I don't see them as cold as Bama because of the teams they lost to which are Vanderbilt, Tennessee, Arkansas, and Florida. A big game Saturday for the Gamecocks as they to hope to up their status for a bowl.
NEXT OPPONENT: Clemson
The Ole Miss Rebels however are not bowl eligible. Coach O is starting to feel the pressure and the SEC doesn't seem like the right conference for this team right now. They try to play the role of spoiler this Saturday before their season comes to a close. The Ole Miss SEC record of 0-7 is one no fan is proud of. The offseason provides hope for some that the Rebels will get rid of their head coach but we'll have to wait and see.
NEXT OPPONENT: Mississippi State