And with that, we're off.
-- Roundtable roundup: 3rd Saturday in Blogtober is there. Worth noting: of the blogs that participated this time around, nearly all of them wished for Derrick Thomas to come back. And with good reason.
-- Some Clemson-related links:
- SMQ examines the Tommy Bowden Phenomenon. Are his teams underachievers? Overachievers? And is this the year they finally -- finally -- live up to the potential "the media" set for them?
- Up State Today has a list of questions Clemson must answer. Incidentally, the S-O-N in Clemson stands for "Chivalry, Honor and Knowledge." That's a joke, see, because ... never mind.
- Caps has the skinny on the game itself. His verdict: tough, but winnable, which describes 8 of the 12 games on the schedule, but I digress. Scroll down to the commentary section and you'll note Cappy has attracted the attention of a few 14-year-old Auburn fans who have nothing to do with school being out. Part of the gig, dude -- garbage attracts flies.
-- Finally, and I normally don't tout my own stuff through this site, but here's my column from Sunday, an attempt to delineate the ridiculous perception of media bias over everything.