Mississippi State's fans expected to see the Bulldog’s offense take off and possibly lead State to contention in the SEC West in 2018.
Burrow returns as do several key receivers and most of the offensive line, giving LSU a chance to build on the solid 2018 campaign.
Something that won’t be in their favor is a daunting schedule which sees the Tigers play a slew of top-notch teams.
The Hogs stumbled in year one under the new coach, falling to a 2-10 record and failing to record an SEC win.
When last we saw Alabama, Clemson was in the process of hanging 44 points on them and running them out of the College Football Championship game.
One feather in the Commodores' hat is the three-game winning streak over in-state rival Tennessee.
Considering the disaster they were on the field in 2018 season, the vibe around Jeremy Pruitt’s Vols program is extremely positive.
Will Muschamp’s Gamecocks were the preseason dark-horse darlings entering the 2018 campaign.